Sat. March 4, 2017 - 8:30am - Bon Secours Wellness Arena

Schedule of Events

March 3rd and 4th, 2017


Early Bib Pick Up

Friday March 3rd
Half-Moon Outfitters, 1420 Laurens Rd.


Late Bib Pick Up

Saturday March 4th
BSWA, Plaza Entrance


Fan Costume Contest

Saturday March 4th
BSWA, Plaza Entrance


Fan 5K Start

Saturday March 4th
BSWA, Plaza Entrance


Post Race Activities

Saturday March 4th
Finish Line on E. McBee Avenue


Awards Presentation

Saturday March 4th
Finish Line Stage

Frequently Asked Questions

Please let us know if your question is not on the list.


How do I register?

All registration is online at You may register with credit card, cash or check at Friday packet pick up. You may also register on race day but we only accept cash or check. Sorry, there is no mail-in registration.

What do I receive with my race entry?

All registrants receive a race packet and bib. The first 200 registrants will receive a Greenville Fan 5K t-shirt. Fans who dress "head to toe" in their team colors will get a special souvenir at the finish line.

Can I get a refund, deferral or transfer my race entry?

If you are unable to participate, you may give your race number to another person. We do not give refunds or deferrals (rain checks).

Can I register on race day?

Yes, you may register on race day, but we strongly recommend registering early for the best price and to get a shirt while supplies last.

Do you offer group discounts?

Yes, for groups of 15 or more. Please contact the race director for instructions.

How do I sign up as a Corporate Shield participant

Sorry but the Greenville Fan 5K is not a Corporate Shield event. We're working on it!


When will results be posted?

The results will be available at the AWARDS BOOTH adjacent to the finish line. Official results will be posted ON THIS WEBSITE as soon as they become available.

Who do I contact with questions about the results?

Please check the official results once they are posted on this website. Often, the mistakes have been corrected by then. If a problem still exists, contact the race timing company (contact information will be shown on the results page).

When will the awards be given out?

Awards will be given out at the awards ceremony, scheduled for 9:30am at the finish line stage on East McBee Avenue.

Are awards based on GUN TIME or CHIP TIME?

All awards are determined by GUN TIME.

Do you offer prize money?

Sorry, no prize money. We will give out awards to the top 3 male and female overall finishers and the top 3 male and female finishers in the following age groups: 9-under, 10-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-over.


Where can I see a map of the course?

Click on the "See the Course" button, displayed at the top of each page on this website.

Is the course hilly?

The first mile is mostly downhill, the second mile is generally flat, and the third mile is (you guessed it) mostly uphill. Welcome to running in Greenville!

Where are the restrooms and/or portable toilets?

There are restrooms in the BSWA at the start, restrooms in Cleveland Park near mile 1.2, and portable toilets at the finish line on East McBee Avenue.

Where are the aid stations (water stops)?

There is an aid station at Shelter #2 in Cleveland Park (about mile 1.5) and bottled water at the finish line.


What's going on after the race?

We will have food, drinks and music at the finish line on East McBee Avenue. The awards ceremony will take place at 9:30 at the finish line awards stage.

Do you have a Kids Run?

Sorry, we do not offer a Kids Run.


What happens if you have to cancel the event?

If we have to cancel the event due to severe weather, emergencies, or other safety issues, we will not give refunds but will offer discounts for next year’s race. Shirts will be given out to the first 200 registrants, or put at a location where the first 200 registrants can pick them up at their convenience.

Can I participate with a baby jogger or stroller?

Yes. Running with a baby jogger or walking with a baby stroller is allowed. Please start toward the back and yield the right-of-way to faster runners.

Can I run with my dog?

Sorry, no dogs (except service animals) are allowed at the BSWA or on the race course during the event.

Where can I pick up my unclaimed shirt, souvenir or award?

Unclaimed shirts, souvenirs and awards will be taken to Run In at 1942 Augusta Street. They will be available for you to pick up starting on Wednesday morning (March 8th), and will be kept on the premises for around six weeks. Later they will disappear to a backroom at an undisclosed location. Sorry, we don't mail out leftover shirts, souvenirs or awards.


We're taking it to the Streets

A Fun Run for the Fans

Calling All FANatics. If you're looking for a fun and exciting new run, the Greenville Fan 5K is the one. It's more than a race, it's a "tournament" to find out who's team is top dog. Choose your team when you register. Proudly wear your school colors at the race. When the gun goes off,  zip by all your rivals and claim a spot on the podium. Go team!

Show your Stripes. Blue, Red, Green, Purple, White….ORANGE. Wear your favorite team’s colors. Don’t forget to accessorize. Every participant dressed head to toe in “fanwear” gets a cool souvenir. We’ll also have a costume contest to determine the Best Fan, Loudest Fan, Tackiest Fan, and Smallest Fan. Win great prizes. Go ALL IN!