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    "...build up, don't tear down."
    running teams for elementary and middle school students
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Run Hard Running Team - Gold Division

Cost is $90 per participant.

The Run Hard club is an eight week running club for Elementary and Middle Schoolers that equips students to run a 5K. During the season, students train twice a week for about 1 1/2 hours with a focus on endurance training and the Run Hard Core Values. Practice days for individual schools are listed below.
Please contact individual schools for specific start and finish times and other school-specific details.

On 5K race day, schools will start in waves that are designated by color. The color for this division is Gold.


School Days Type Status
Ballentine Elementary M/W Coed Closed
Chapin Intermediate M/W Coed Closed
Community Group - Gold T/Sa Coed Closed
Irmo Elementary M/Th Coed Closed
Lake Murray Elementary - Irmo T/Th Boys Closed
Lexington Homeschool Co-op M/Th Coed Open
Nursery Road Elementary M/W Coed Closed
Oak Pointe Elementary T/Th Coed Closed

Status Legend
Open = Spaces are available
Full = The maximum number of participants has been reached
Closed = School approval is pending for the current season or registration deadline has ended

Important Details

Date Information
January 4 Registration Opens
February 15 School Commitment Deadline
March 5 Registration Closes
March 6 Week One
May 6 5K Race begins @ 8 am
May 13 Championship Race
5K Details

The Run Hard race for the Gold and Silver divisions is a 5k (3.1 mile) on May 6, 2017. Check in begins at 7:00 am and the race begins at 8:00 am.
The race location is Northwest Ymca 1501 Kennerly Road in Irmo, SC.
For Run Hard participants, the race will be officially timed, so you can be sure your time will be accurate.
This race is free to all Run Hard club members and one running buddy. Running buddies will not be timed.
Running buddies must be 16 years or older and will need to sign and return the Running Buddy form to the school coaches.


Participants earn rewards along the way. For example, when runners accomplish 1.5 miles they have earned their Run Hard t-shirt. Our goal is to reward participants for working hard to achieve a goal. Upon completion of the program, each participant will have earned a water bottle, dri-fit moisture wicking shirt and finisher medal.