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2018 LMC Governor's Cup Road Race

On Friday, May 18, and Saturday, May 19, the Lexington Medical Center (LMC) will host its 46th annual Governor’s Cup Road Race. The two-day event will start with an Expo hosted on Friday at 11 a.m. at Hilton Columbia Center, located at 924 Senate Street, in Columbia. Following the Expo, participants will transition over to beautiful Main Street downtown to take part in the Main Street Mile and the Kids’ Main Street Mile. This road race is the 2018 Road Runners Club of America (RRCA) Southern Region 1 Mile Championship event.

On Saturday, the Half Marathon and the 5K Run/Walk will start at 7 a.m. and 7:30 a.m., respectively. The 5K is the 2018 RRCA S.C. State 5K Championship event. In both races, runners will experience a great road course that includes historic areas. The course finish is near the intersection of Park and Senate streets, where participants can enjoy music, great food, vendor booths and activities, leading up to an awards ceremony and post-race celebration at the Tin Roof, located at 1022 Senate Street.  

Launched in 1973, the Lexington Medical Center Governor’s Cup Road Race is one of the oldest, continuously conducted road race events in the Southeast.

For registration details and more information, call 803-960-6202, email or visit

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