Packet Pickup Location – Upstate Warrior Solution Greenville Location

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Last Minute Instructions

Runners, Walkers, and Crawlers! Thank you for registering for A Hero’s 5K 2018! We have a huge increase in registrations this year, and we are excited about your willingness to support local solutions for local warriors! It is a blessing to be able to honor the lives of fallen heroes while helping their brothers and […]

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2018 Route

NOTE: This is a new route! The start line at the  Furman Amphitheater pushes into the backside of the campus, around the campus to the main avenue, and then around the other side of the lake, then rejoins the same route back to the other side of the lake and back around to the finish […]

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Photos Available!

Thank you for your support of A Hero’s 5K 2016! Photos can be found at our Facebook page, click here.

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A Hero’s 5K to present gift to Upstate Warrior Solution on Armed Forces Day

Greenville, SC – The third annual A Hero’s 5K Run & Walk was held on February 2, 2013, at Furman University in Greenville, South Carolina. The event raised $14,072.48, and those funds will be presented to the newly formed Upstate Warrior Solution today, May 18, at 7 p.m. at the Armed Forces Day Parade and […]

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Thank You, Photos Now Available

  Thank you for your strong support of A Hero’s 5K 2013! Photos and links to news stories are now available on our Facebook page. 

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The Organization that A Hero’s 5K 2013 Proceeds Support

  A Hero’s 5K proudly supports the efforts of Upstate Warrior Solution. All proceeds from the 2013 race will go to this brand new organization focusing on the needs of returning veterans in Upstate South Carolina.   Mission and Purpose We are a community based non-profit organization in the Upstate of South Carolina that connects […]

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Chronicles of a Hero

By: Steven Whitsitt February 5, 1988. I won’t forget it for as long as I live. There was snow up to the door handle on the Datsun that sat in the driveway. I was at my aunt’s house, snowed in with my cousins, waiting for the news. We had been outside building snowmen. It was […]

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A Hero’s 5K 2013

5K Walk & Run to say “Thank you!” to Upstate Soldiers, Marines, Sailors, Airmen and Coast Guard who have fought, lived and died for our country. In Memory: PFC Geoffrey Whitsitt, 21, of Taylors, SC died Jan. 13 at Combat Outpost McClain, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his vehicle with an improvised explosive device. He was assigned […]

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2012 Race Results

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