Run for the Heroes 5K, 10K, & Honor Walk

Florence, SC

Come join us in remembering our deceased military who died while on active duty in our armed services.  The annual 5K & 10K race and 1 mile Honor Walk honor the men and women who have given their lives to preserve the freedoms of our great country.  We also recognize the current sacrifices of our Active and Reserve personnel and their families.  It is a cherished Memorial Day event that incorporates national pride while promoting a healthy and active lifestyle.  There will be a military tribute prior to the race and all registered participants will receive a “Red, White, and Blue” pancake breakfast immediately following the race. (Non-race participants are welcome to enjoy breakfast for a voluntary, nominal donation.)  Runners and walkers of all experience levels are invited to come out and enjoy this Memorial Day event!  Military discounts are available.  Proceeds go to benefit St Anthony School with a portion being donated to the local American Red Cross.


Event Schedule:

  • Packet Pickup: 4:30-6:30pm- Friday May 25
  • Race Day Registration and Packet Pickup: 7:00am
  • Race Start Time: 8:00am
  • Post Race party: Red, White, and Blue Pancake Breakfast after race
  • Location of Packet Pickup and Race: St Anthony Schoo l2536 Hoffmeyer Rd Florence, SC 29501
  • Proceeds Go To: St. Anthonys School and the American Red Cross

Event special notes:

  • Are strollers welcome? yes
  • Can people listen to music while running? yes
  • Are pets welcome? yes
  • Are there parking restrictions that people should know about?
    • Follow the signs and parking attendants
  • Are there any age restrictions for any of the races? no

Awards: (Overall Awards are based on Gun Time)

  • Overall Male / Female: 1 male (5k), 1 female (5k), 1 male (10k), 1 female (10k)
  • Masters (40+) Male / Female: 1 male (5k), 1 female (5k), 1 male (10k), 1 female (10k)
  • Age Group Awards for Male / Female
    • 1st, 2nd, & 3rd place in each age group after the overall and masters awards

5k 10k
10 & Under 10 & Under
11-14 11-19
15-19 20-29
20-24 30-39
25-29 40-49
30-34 50-59
35-39 60+

Entry Fees:
Race/Walk Military Register by May 18 After May 18
   10k:  $20.00           $35.00 $40.00   
   5k:  $15.00         $25.00 $30.00   

Honor Walk
Individual: $15.00
Honor Walk - Family: $30.00

Race Director:

  • Charlotte Tilton
    • Email:
    • Phone: 843-662-1910




When & Where

May 26, 2018


8:00 AM

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