This month, North Trenholm Baptist Church will host the second annual Palmetto Half Marathon. Events begin Friday, April 15 at 4 p.m. and end Saturday, April 16 after the running of the 13.1-mile road race. Festivities will take place at the Village at Sandhill, which is located at the intersection of Clemson and Two Notch roads.
On Friday, a race expo will be held from 4 until 8 p.m. A youth half marathon, which runs along the final mile of the marathon course, begins at 6:30 p.m. and a 1-mile road race begins at 7 p.m. On Saturday, the half marathon begins at 7 a.m., a 5k walk/run begins at 7:15 a.m. and the Kids Fun Run, a 1/2-mile run for ages 10 and under, begins at 9 a.m.
All proceeds will be donated to Friends of Juvenile Justice and D.I.V.A. Inc. Friends of Juvenile Justice is a non-profit group that works to stop the rise of gangs, teen crime, drugs and violence through prevention and rehabilitation. D.I.V.A., an acronym for Dedicated Individually to Valiantly Assist, provides intervention and education for girls and young women between the ages of 9 and 25 who are affected by domestic violence, sexual assault and child abuse.
The number of runners is limited to 2,500, so register early at www.palmettohalfmarathon.com.
For information, contact Anna Schrall at firstname.lastname@example.org or (803) 206-3123.