Run2Overcome 5k & 10k

Sat August 5 - Sun August 6, 2023
Julie Valentine Center's mission is to stop sexual violence and child abuse and the impact of these crimes through prevention, investigation, collaboration, treatment, and advocacy.
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Events
August Live Event

Run2Overcome 10k

$15 08/05 7:30AM EDT - 12:00PM EDT Price increases after August 30, 2022 at 11:59pm EDT
August Live Event

Run2Overcome 5k

$15 08/05 8:00AM EDT - 12:00PM EDT Price increases after August 30, 2022 at 11:59pm EDT

Kids Fun Run Dash

$0 08/05 9:00AM EDT - 12:00PM EDT Registration ends August 5, 2023 at 11:59pm EDT

Virtual Run/Walk (Any Distance)

$10 Price increases after August 30, 2022 at 11:59pm EDT
Description

Packet Pickup

August 4 from 2-6 at the Julie Valentine Center, 2905 White Horse Road, Greenville SC 29611. We encourage everyone to do early packet pick-up. You can also pick up bibs & t-shirts in Cleveland Park on the morning of the run, Saturday, August 5th, starting at 6:00 a.m. at shelter 6 (near the Julie Valentine Memorial and sand volleyball court).  

 

Events:

  • Run2Overcome 10k - August 5th
  • Run2Overcome 5k - August 5th
  • Run2Overcome Kids Fun Run Dash - August 5th

 

Course:

 

Awards

  • Top 3 (Male and Female) Overall
  • Top (Male and Female) in the following Age Groups
    • 0-12
    • 13-19
    • 20-29
    • 30-34
    • 35-39
    • 40-44
    • 45-49
    • 50-54
    • 55-59
    • 60-69
    • 70-79
    • 80+

 

Julie Valentine Center Run2Overcome History:

One Sunday morning, June 8, 2008, a 19 year old woman was jogging in and around her neighborhood, just like most mornings. An unknown man sprang from the bushes, knocking this   young jogger down an embankment. She fought back, but she was no match for her assailant.  He sexually assaulted and severely beat her. This young woman required much more than The State Office of Victim's Assistance (SOVA) could provide; her community sprang to action, organizing a charity 5k to help with her mounting expenses.

It is now 2022 and her external wounds have healed. She no longer needs the financial help that her community stepped up to offer, but unfortunately there are others that do. The former 5k has evolved into a 5k and 10k and now benefits the Julie Valentine Center, so that they are able to assist others who have experienced sexual assault. Imagine yourself in the shoes of an innocent child who is being abused. Imagine the confusion and anger you feel. Imagine wondering if your home is safe. Imagine thinking there's nowhere left to turn, and then you discover a place that can help. 

Now imagine you are not alone. As an abused child, spouse or sexual assault victim, you meet others just like you who overcame the unspeakable things that happened. That's exactly why the Julie Valentine Center is here, to help people in your shoes. The inspiration for the team at Julie Valentine Center comes from an infant who was found deceased in a wooded area in Greenville on a cold February day in 1990. The police, so touched by the tragedy, named her Julie Valentine. Adopted by the community, her legacy has become a symbol of hope for those who have survived rape or child abuse.

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Place
Start Line on Lakehurst near Julie Valentine Memorial/Shelter 6/Sand Volleyball Court
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