Chick-fil-A 5K

The Chick-fil-A 5K is a fun 3-mile loop in downtown Columbia. You'll start on Sumter Street and work your way through Columbia passing by the Columbia Museum of Art. But this is no time to stop and enjoy a masterpiece, you still have four more blocks to go. So, finish strong and make every step count!

Important Details

Date: Saturday, March 7, 2020
Start Time: 8:00 am
Cost: $25: July 1 - September 30
$30: October 1 - November 30
$35: December 1 - March 04
$40: March 6 (@ Packet Pickup)
Location: Near the SC State House at 1100 Gervais St Columbia, SC
Timing: The race will be officially timed using a chip-based timing system
Award Time: 9:15 am - Near finish line
Award Categories: Overall Winners (3-Deep) Male & Female
Masters (3-Deep) Male & Female

Registration Info

Online registration will close on March 4 at midnight. Runners can still register at Packet Pickup on March 6. There will be no race day registration.

Packet Pick-up

All participants must pick up their race packet on

  • The Friday before race day between 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm at Fleet Feet in Forest Acres located at 4525 Forest Dr suite b, Columbia, SC 29206.
  • Race day from 6:00 am - 7:15 am on the State House grounds facing Sumter Street near the start line.
There will be no race day registration.

Finisher Medals

All participants will receive an official Run Hard Columbia finisher medal. (They are awesome!)

Age Group Awards: 3-Deep - Male & Female

10 & Under, 11-14, 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.


Registration includes a high quality running shirt. All shirts are UNISEX.
*Registration must be received on or before February 12, 2020 in order to guarantee a shirt and proper sizing.

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A Special Thanks to Our Sponsors

Corporate and Individual sponsorships are available for the Run Hard Columbia Marathon, Half Marathon,
Marathon Relay, and 5K. For more information about sponsorship opportunities, contact Stacy Kirkland.

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