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Lexington Medical Center Governor’s Cup Race

Friday, April 12 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Event Series Event Series: LMC Governor’s Cup Race

Events

Lexington Medical Center Governor's Cup Columbia, SC's Running Festival Half Marathon 5K Mile

April 12-13, 2024
Registration is now open for all events!

The Governor’s Cup is the longest-running, most-prestigious road race in the Southeast. Since 1973 this event has provided the opportunity for the region’s top distance runners to compete and attracted thousands of participants who have used the event to improve their health and fitness.


Half Marathon

Start at the State House and run the historic and scenic districts of Columbia. The course is a mixture of vibrant urban, charming historic and peaceful tree-lined neighborhoods. The course features rolling hills and is great for first-timers as well as seasoned runners looking for fast finish times. Learn more | REGISTER

5K Run/Walk

The 3.1 mile race will wind through the tree covered, downtown streets of Columbia. Runners will be treated to sights of the Township Theatre, Finley Park and the Governor’s Mansion. The course is relatively flat with a fast finish to Columbia’s Vista. Learn moreREGISTER

 Main Street Mile

Lace up your track shoes and run your best mile through the Heart of the Capital City! Elite runners and the region’s fastest will compete on the down-and-back course that starts at Laurel with a turnaround at Lady. Stick around for the art, live entertainment, cultural events, shopping and some of the greatest foodie hotspots in Columbia. Learn moreREGISTER

Kids Main Street Mile

Possibly the most joyful and energetic event of the weekend! Main Street will be filled with kids experiencing the joy of running/walking the iconic course through the heart of the city. Learn moreREGISTER

April 12-13, 2024
Registration is now open for all events!

The Governor’s Cup is the longest-running, most-prestigious road race in the Southeast. Since 1973 this event has provided the opportunity for the region’s top distance runners to compete and attracted thousands of participants who have used the event to improve their health and fitness.


Half Marathon

Start at the State House and run the historic and scenic districts of Columbia. The course is a mixture of vibrant urban, charming historic and peaceful tree-lined neighborhoods. The course features rolling hills and is great for first-timers as well as seasoned runners looking for fast finish times. Learn more | REGISTER

5K Run/Walk

The 3.1 mile race will wind through the tree covered, downtown streets of Columbia. Runners will be treated to sights of the Township Theatre, Finley Park and the Governor’s Mansion. The course is relatively flat with a fast finish to Columbia’s Vista. Learn moreREGISTER

 Main Street Mile

Lace up your track shoes and run your best mile through the Heart of the Capital City! Elite runners and the region’s fastest will compete on the down-and-back course that starts at Laurel with a turnaround at Lady. Stick around for the art, live entertainment, cultural events, shopping and some of the greatest foodie hotspots in Columbia. Learn moreREGISTER

Kids Main Street Mile

Possibly the most joyful and energetic event of the weekend! Main Street will be filled with kids experiencing the joy of running/walking the iconic course through the heart of the city. Learn moreREGISTER