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4 Leaf Clover 5K
Fri, Mar 18, 2016
Running-5K - Individual Age group/open
Virtual Runner - Contribution Only - Individual Age group/open
About This Activity
Join us for the 1st Annual 4 Leaf Clover 5K in Historic Downtown Aiken, SC on Friday, March 18th at 6pm. You will begin your run on the Newberry St. bridge and end your run on Newberry St. in front of the beautiful Aiken Community Playhouse. This run will benefit the Aiken Department of Public Safety Police Benevolent Fund. Monies raised help fund the ADPS Honor Guard, flowers for deaths and babies, Wall of Honor for fallen officers, retirement luncheons and more.
You will not want to miss the action in The Alley following the race! We will have an awards ceremony, along with music provided by one of our local bands - 40 Going North!
All runners and walkers are encouraged to participate in our costume contest. Show your St. Patrick's Day spirit by dressing as a leprechaun or in all green - be creative! Prizes will be given to the top two costumes. Our volunteers on the course will be the judges. This event will be held rain or shine.
Event details and schedule
4 Leaf Clover Entry Fee
4 Leaf Clover entry fee is $30.00 through March 15th and $35.00 after March 15th. If you do not want to run but want to contribute to the Aiken Department of Public Safety Police Benevolent Fund, you may register as a Virtual Runner and contribute $25.00. The Virtual Runners will receive a t-shirt.
4 Leaf Clover T-shirt
Event t-shirts will be available to participants who register on or before March 4th. T-shirts are not guaranteed to participants who register after March 4th. Extras will be ordered but will given out on a first come, first serve basis. Sizes include: YM, YL, AS, AM, AL, AXL, AXXL.
The 5K will be electronically timed by 2 Girls and a Clock. Awards will given to the overall top male and female 5K finishers as well as the top three male and female finishers in each age division. Age divisions are: 12 and under; 13-19; 20-29; 30-39; 40-49; 50-59; 60 and over.
The run will start on the Newberry St. Bridge and will finish on Newberry St. in front of the Aiken Community Playhouse. The course runs through Historic Downtown and is a flat, asphalt course.
Packet Pick-up/Late Registration
Runners can pick up their race packet on Thursday, March 17th at Dunkin Donuts on Whiskey Rd. from 5:30pm - 7:00pm. Packets will also be available for pick-up on race day from 4:30pm-5:15pm. Runners can register at packet pick-up on Thursday, March 17th from 5:30pm -7:00pm at Dunkin Donuts or on race day from 4:30pm-5:15pm. After 5:15pm, no new registrations can be accepted.
What is your favorite spot in Aiken?
Many of us have grown up in Aiken and some of us have relocated here, but we all probably have that favorite spot that we can't seem to get enough of. Share your favorite spot in Aiken with us by posting a picture to our Facebook page - 4 Leaf Clover 5K or email us your picture at firstname.lastname@example.org. It could be a scenic spot or even your favorite place of business. All submitions will be entered into a prize drawing that will be announced at the medals ceremony.