The Greenville News Run Downtown

Sat January 19, 2019 Greenville, SC US 29601
Main Street
Greenville, SC US 29601

The 41st annual Greenville News Run Downtown 5K is one of the oldest, largest and most-popular 5K runs in the state. The run/walk is presented by The Greenville News and Greenville Track Club. It is also a GTC Corporate Shield event and is a part of the Greenville Track Club running series.

The certified race course will begin in front of Soby's Restaurant, head down South Main Street, wrap back toward North Main Street and end with a finish line in front of The Greenville News building.

WHO: Runners, walkers, families….and anyone who loves cold weather!

WHAT: The kick-off event for the 2019 running season in  Greenville, S.C.

WHEN: Saturday, January 19, 2018

Friday Packet Pickup... 11:00 am-6:00 pm at Academy Sports on Woodruff Rd

Race-day schedule:

7:00 a.m. - 8:00 am: Late registration/Late packet pick-up
9 a.m. - Race begins
10 a.m. - Post-race event
WHERE: The Greenville News, 305 S. Main Street, Greenville, S.C. 29601


Race-fee schedule:

Now - November 30, 2018 @ $25.00 (+ processing fee)
December 1 - Dec. 31, 2018 @  $30.00 (+ processing fee)
January 1 - Jan. 17, 2019 @ $35.00 (+ processing fee)

Registration on January 18 and Day of Race, January - $40.00 

Race Day Registration is CASH or CHECK only. 


For the best value you may enter The Greenville News Run Downtown 5K (January 19, 2019) AND either the 10K or 5K in the 42st Annual TD Bank Reedy River Run (April 20, 2019) for only one registration fee. Please visit for details. Two great events for one discounted registration!

To add a Corporate Shield team, contact the CS director at

Find pdf of race course at bottom of this page.

Race Contact Info

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Course map

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