FAQ

What organization are the proceeds going to?
All proceeds of the 2017 A Hero’s 5K will go to Upstate Warrior Solution (UWS). UWS is a community-based non-profit organization in the Upstate of South Carolina that connects warriors and their families to the resources they need, and guides them through the process of developing realistic solutions for a variety of areas of their lives (upstatewarriorsolution.org). Last year, over $10,000 was raised for UWS!


Where can I find the 5K course map?
Please click here for a link for the 5K route.


Where can I pick up my 5K T-shirt?

Packet pickup will be held Friday, March 24, at Upstate Warrior Solution (3 Caledon Court, Suite A-3) from 10am – 6pm. If you cannot meet us there, you may pick up your t-shirt packet at the Furman Amphitheater from 7:30am – 8:20am race day March 25.

PLEASE NOTE: IN ORDER TO BE GUARANTEED A T-SHIRT, YOU MUST REGISTER PRIOR TO MONDAY, March 9, 2017.


What is the Leimbach Kids Fun Zone?
The Leimbach Kids Fun Zone exists in Memory of SGT. David Leimbach. The Zone features face painting, educational information about Gold Star families, and it provides an opportunity for you child to send a letter or picture to Upstate Veterans.


When does the Leimbach Kids Fun Run begin?
The Leimbach Kids Fun Run begins at 9:10. There is no charge for the Fun Run, but please make sure to register your children by clicking here.


Can I bring a stroller?

Your little ones are welcome to join you on the route. Just be aware of walkers and runners and stay closer to back of start to allow runners ample room.


Can my dog walk with me?

Furman is a pet-friendly campus! Feel free to bring along your furry one, but please be mindful of other runners and be sure to clean up after your pet.