Run for the Roses 5K at Oktoberfest

  Start time: 6:00 PM
  Aiken, SC
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  • 5K / 3.1M — Road Run


The University of South Carolina Aiken is pleased to hold our annual Run for the Roses 5k. This race benefits a couple different causes. The Children's Hospital of Georgia in Augusta, GA as well as the Juvenile Arthritis through our Alpha Omicron Pi chapter. This is the first event of the City of Aiken's celebration of our annual "Oktoberfest" in downtown Aiken, SC!

Event details and schedule
Race Start - 6pm

Pre Packet pickup - Either Thursday, September 28th 12pm-7pm in the Student Life Office at USC Aiken Campus or before the race under the tent. Race day tent/registration set up will begin at 5:15pm.

Parking - Please use the available parking spots in downtwon Aiken, SC close to 146 Newberry Street, Aiken, SC, 29801.

Runners with Strollers are invited

No runners will be allowed to start after the inital start of the race due to safety concerns.

Water & Snacks will be provided at the conclusion of the race along with an awards presentation!

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