Race Details

Run iconFamously Hot Pink Half Marathon, 5K + 10K race results can be found here.

The Famously Hot Pink Half Marathon, 5K + 10K are certified races administered by Strictly Running and are part of Tour de Columbia. Whether you’re an experienced runner or this is your first time pinning on a bib, you’re sure to have a blast maneuvering the beautiful course and helping beat breast cancer in the Midlands. The Famously Hot Pink Half Marathon, 5K + 10K are Saturday, Oct. 14, at Spirit Communications Park.

The half marathon is walker-friendly. There will be a time limit of 3.5 hours (approximately 16 minutes/mile) for the half marathon in an effort to open the course back up to the community. For walkers’ safety, Strictly Running asks that walkers to cross the finish line by 10:45 a.m. (three hours from the start time of 7:15 a.m.) in order to receive a half marathon finisher’s medal.

Starting line

Runners will start the 5K, 10K and half marathon races at the starting line on Gregg Street near the Calhoun Street intersection.

Packet pick-up

Individuals can pick up their T-shirts, bibs and chips during curbside pick-up from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 12, at Spirit Communications Park, at the Expo from 7 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 13, at Spirit Communications Park or the day of the event (Saturday, Oct. 14, beginning at 6:15 a.m.

Event Day Timeline for Oct. 14

     
Race packet pick-up 6:15 a.m.  
Walk for Life late registration 6:30 a.m.  
Famously Hot Pink Half Marathon start 7:15 a.m.  
10K race start 7:30 a.m.  
5K race start 7:40 a.m.  
Walk for Life start 7:45 a.m.  
5K medal ceremony 9 a.m.  
10K medal ceremony 9:30 a.m.  
Half marathon medal ceremony 10:00 a.m.  

Half Marathon fee schedule

Through 5 p.m. Sept. 30: $75

Oct. 1 through noon Oct. 11: $85

Oct. 12 & Oct. 13: $100

10K fee schedule

Through noon Oct. 11: $45

Oct. 12 & Oct. 13: $55

5K fee schedule

Through noon Oct. 11: $40

Oct. 12 & Oct. 13: $50

*NOTE: There will be no race registration on Oct. 14, the day of the event.

Important dates

Sept. 29: Deadline for Team Captains to turn in registration forms to be included in packet pick-up

Sept. 30: Famously Hot Pink Half Marathon registration increases to $85 at noon

Oct. 4: Team Captain Packet Pick-up Day at Palmetto Health Foundation from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Oct. 11: Online registration closes at noon

Oct. 12: Curbside packet pick-up at Spirit Communications Park from 4 to 6 p.m.

              Walk registration increases to $45

              5K race registration increases to $50

             10K race registration increases to $55

              Famously Hot Pink Halk Marathon registration increases to $100

Oct. 13: Expo Day at Spirit Communications Park from 7 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

              Deadline of 1:30 p.m. for Team Captains to enter additional donations to be considered for awards

Oct. 14: Event Day!

Maps

5K route map

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Click to download the 5K route map

10K route map

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Click to download the 10K route map

Famously Hot Pink Half Marathon route map

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Click to download the Famously Hot Pink Half Marathon route map

T-Shirts

Shirt sizes are not guaranteed and are available on a first-come, first-served basis. T-shirt sizes can be exchanged the day of the event before 9 a.m. depending on availability. NEW THIS YEAR! Ladies cut V-neck performance shirts will be available for female runners. Youth performance shirts will also be available this year.

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We've teamed up with the Fair once again to offer 2017 Walk for Life and Famously Hot Pink Half Marathon, 5K + 10K participants free admission to the Fair on October 14 and 15 if you wear your official 2017 Walk for Life and Famously Hot Pink Half Marathon, 5K + 10K shirt. That's a $10 value!

Experience the Expo!

Runners will pick up their shirts, chips and bibs at the Expo at Spirit Communications Park on Friday, Oct. 13 from 7 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

Payroll deduction is available for Palmetto Health team members. Click here to get started.

Training Schedule

If you're planning on training for the Famously Hot Pink Half Marathon check out Strictly Running's training program.

For Palmetto Health team members

Palmetto Health Team members can now register to walk or run through online payroll deduction. Your registration fee will be processed and deducted from your paycheck after you register. Click here to get started.

Famously Hot Pink Half Marathon, 5K + 10K paper payroll deduct registration form

Have a question?

Call the Hot Pink Hotline at 803-434-2898 or email WalkForLife@PalmettoHealth.org.

Walk for Life and Famously Hot Pink Half Marathon, 5K + 10K will take place rain or shine. Palmetto Health Foundation reserves the right to cancel the event in extreme circumstances. In that event, there will be no refunds. All registration fees are non-refundable and non-transferable as this is a fundraising event benefiting Palmetto Health Breast Center.