Location: Greenville, SC US 29607


Welcome to the Upstate Running Club: Empowering Youth, Uniting Communities

Founded in 2020, our non-profit organization is dedicated to providing direct funding for a comprehensive youth running program tailored to children aged 6-13. By becoming a member, making donations, or sponsoring our events, you actively contribute to fueling our team's endeavors as we engage in year-round training and competition.

The Upstate Running Club stands as a pillar of support for the vibrant running and fitness community of the Upstate of South Carolina. Through our dedication to fostering a love for running, promoting wellness, and nurturing a sense of community, we have become a driving force for positive change. From weekly club runs to impactful volunteer initiatives and dynamic youth programs, we are committed to making a difference one stride at a time.

Our Impactful Initiatives: Cultivating the Future of Running

At the heart of our mission lies our unwavering commitment to the youth. With over 1500 club members in the Upstate region, we are dedicated to nurturing the next generation of runners. Through organized youth events, practice sessions, and engaging club socials, we create a nurturing environment where young athletes can thrive. Thanks to our partnership with Without Limits Coaching, our Upstate Running Club Youth Team provides dedicated training sessions led by professional coaches. This year, we're proud to offer youth runners exclusive benefits, including racing singlets, discounts at local running stores, and reduced race entry fees for events across the Upstate.

A Community United by Passion: Weekly Club Runs

Our Upstate Running Club invites you to join us for our invigorating weekly club runs. With a spirit of inclusivity, our club welcomes adults of all ages and abilities. When you become a member, you gain access to a network that extends across Anderson, Greenville, Travelers Rest, Greer, Spartanburg, Simpsonville, and Greenwood. Through quarterly emails and structured club leaders, you'll stay connected to the pulse of our running community, embarking on exhilarating runs that invigorate both body and spirit.

Empowering Every Step: Your 15% OFF Club Membership Benefits

Your membership in the Upstate Running Club extends far beyond the trails. As a member, you enjoy a wealth of benefits designed to enhance your running experience. From exclusive discounts on Upstate Race Series Events, partner races, and the South Carolina Tri Series, to a generous 15% discount at the esteemed Run In, our local running store partner, your commitment to our club opens doors to an array of exciting opportunities. With weekly club runs and socials, you'll find camaraderie, encouragement, and a shared passion that propels you toward your personal best.

Join the Upstate Running Club Today

Whether you're a seasoned athlete, a novice runner, or someone looking to make a positive impact on your community, the Upstate Running Club welcomes you with open arms. As we lace up our shoes and embark on this journey together, we stand united in our pursuit of excellence, wellness, and the sheer joy of running. Join us today to discover a world of connection, empowerment, and the exhilarating sensation of chasing your dreams stride by stride. Together, we run stronger.

Membership Levels

2023 Upstate Running Club Membership

Maximum Number of Members Included in Membership: 1

Membership Options

Membership From September 1, 2022 to December 31, 2023: $7.50 + $2.00 Processing Fee

Club Officers

Name Title
Claire Blanton Anderson Chapter President
Andy Anderson Greenville Chapter President
Michael Buff Greer Chapter President
Eric Lane Spartanburg Club President
Kim Russel Greenwood Chapter President
Dane Simmons Shoe Store Specialist
Bethany Lannon Volunteer Coordinator
Kari Hill Trail Club President
Matthew Hammersmith Race Director & Youth Coach
Victoria Hammersmith Youth Team Coordinator
Georg Zimmer Web Developer
Emily Smith Secretary
Jonathan Fenske Graphic Design
Alex Ball Trail Club Leader
Jay Baker DJ & PA System
James Ashton Emergency Care

Club Contact Information

Phone: 864-867-2569

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Club Membership Discounts

As a member of this club, you can get discounts for the following races:

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