The Champions Run - VIRTUAL EDITION presented by Panagakos Asphalt Paving

Sat October 3 - Sat October 10 Anderson, SC 29621 US
Anytime - Anywhere!
Anderson, SC US 29621

This year's CHAMPIONS RUN has a plot twist - it's the VIRTUAL EDITION.  It's the same great superhero-themed fun to help some of our littlest heroes but instead of gathering all together, we are challenging you to set your own course.  Let's get moving!!!

Dust off your cape and join us for a Virtual 5K run benefiting children living with "different-abilities" and special needs!  Run, walk, stroll, swim, canoe or rollerblade - it's up to you.  The race will be open for participation anytime Oct. 3rd - Oct. 10th.  Registration and issuing of bibs will be completed through Once you have completed your distance, you can also upload your results using, either through a web browser or text message, and they will be updated in real time. We will also be posting the race routes for each distance, so if you are local you can run the official route!

Included in your registration will be a special 2020 version of the run t-shirt! Packet pick-up will be available in a drive-thru format for those local to Anderson, SC

Step 1:  Register for the Champions Run
Step 2:  Print out your bib, and attach it to you if possible.
Step 3:  Wear your favorite superhero gear, cape, mask or simply a hero t-shirt (or whatever makes you feel like a CHAMPION).

Finally - Cross your finish line, take a selfie and celebrate!
Share your photo using #championsrun20
You can also upload your results to

We will have some special awards this year:

Group Prizes (largest number of participants in a group):


*Most Spirited – (awarded via picture submitted to social media)

Individual Awards:

Oldest Participant
Youngest Participant
Participant Registered from the Farthest Away
Most Spirited – (awarded via picture submitted to social media)

If your group would like to participate, we are utilizing RunSignUp's group option. Please contact Laura Capell through our contact form, or at to set up your group, or you can create your own group through the registration website.

DCEC - the Developmental Center for Exceptional Children provides critical educational and therapeutic services to children living with different-abilities and special needs.  We serve children with Autism, Down Syndrome, Cerebral Palsy, Hydrocephalus, Muscular Dystrophy, Cystic Fibrosis, Genetic Conditions and Developmental Delays. 

EVERY CHILD DESERVES A CHAMPION!  Join this VIRTUAL EVENT and be a CHAMPION for these exceptional children.


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