The Greenville News Run Downtown 5k

Where & When can I pick up my race packet?

Friday, January 18  |  11:00am – 5:00pm
Academy Sports + Outdoors, Woodruff Road

Saturday, January 19  |  7:30 – 8:30am
The Greenville News – 32 E. Broad Street

What if we have bad weather?

The race will take place as scheduled unless the City of Greenville cancels the event due to inclement weather. All entries remain non-refundable.

Can I transfer my registration/bib to another runner?

No, unfortunately, we do not allow any transfers.

I am coming in from out of town and will not arrive until race day, how will I pick up my bib and chip?

If you absolutely cannot make packet pick-up, email: to make special arrangements to pick up your race gear.

Can I run with earphones or other electronic device?

It is highly discouraged for runners to wear earphones of any type. If the runner chooses to do so, he or she will bear all liability.

Can I run with my dog or baby stroller?

Dogs are not allowed on the race course as they could potentially distract the other race participants.

Strollers are allowed on the course, but those who are running/walking with a stroller are asked to please start in the back of the group for the safety of other participants.

Can someone else pick up my bib and chip?

If you have pre-registered and signed the waiver, you can have a friend pick up your bib and chip.

Can I get a refund if I do not race?

The race is non-refundable.

I am walking the course; can my child walk with me?

Anyone who enters and wears a bib (race number) and chip can participate in the race or walk.