Race the Helix Lowcountry

Sat May 18, 2019 Mount Pleasant, SC 29464 US Directions


Race the Helix Lowcountry 5K

9:00AM EDT - 12:00PM EDT
Open to ages 1 - 99.

Walk the Helix 1 Mile

9:00AM EDT - 12:00PM EDT
Open to ages 1 - 99.

Race Website

Additional race information can be found at http://www.ggc.org/.


444 Needlerush Parkway
Mount Pleasant, SC US 29464


Join us for the third annual Lowcountry race, inspired by one family's desire to raise awareness for genetic disorders and funding for genetic research!
Saturday, May 18 at 9 a.m. at Palmetto Islands County Park
5K trail run with chip timing by Charlestowne Road Race Services
1 mile paved course for walkers, runners, strollers, and wheelchairs
Snacks, water, and coffee provided
T-shirts guaranteed for all registrations received before April 20 and will be given to late and on-site registrants while supplies last
Proceeds from the event will benefit the Greenwood Genetic Center Foundation
For more information about the Greenwood Genetic Center Foundation or to make a donation, please visit: 
Entry fees:
$25 for 5K 
$15 for 1 mile Walk The Helix
Join us after the race for awards, which will be given to the top overall male and female finishers and to the top three male and female finishers in each 5K age group.
Age groups for awards: 12 and under; 13-19; 20-29; 30-39; 40-49; 50-59; 60 and older

Race Contact Info

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Greenwood Genetic Center Foundation Donation

If you wish to make a donation to the Greenwood Genetic Center Foundation, please click on the attached link!

Our Host Family

We are thrilled to have the Gunn family from Mount Pleasant as our Race the Helix Lowcountry host family. Meet Makayla Gunn and her family here:  https://ggc807.wordpress.com/2017/10/10/october-is-rett-syndrome-awareness-month/


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