Early Packets/Registration

Fleet Feet Sports
635 Augusta Street
July 3, 1PM – 6PM

Race Day Packets/Registration

Paladin Stadium, Concourse
Furman University
6:30AM – 8AM

RWBS 5K Race Start

North Stands Parking Lot
Furman University

Kids Steeplechase

Paladin Stadium
Furman University

Post Race Activities

Paladin Stadium
Furman University
9:15AM – 10AM

Awards Presentation

Paladin Stadium
Furman University

Frequently Asked Questions

Please let us know if you have a question that's not on our list!


How do I register?

All registration is online at You may register with credit card, cash or check at Monday packet pick up. You may also register on race day but we only accept cash or check. Sorry, there is no mail-in registration.

What do I receive with my race entry?

All registrants receive a high quality technical shirt emblazoned with the distinctive RWBS logo.

Can I get a refund, deferral, or transfer my entry?

If you are unable to participate, you may give your race number to another person. We do not give refunds or deferrals (rain checks).

Can I register on race day?

Yes, you may register on race day, but we strongly recommend registering early so you’re guaranteed a shirt.

Do you offer group discounts?

Yes, for groups of 15 or more. Please contact the race director for instructions.

How do I sign up as Corporate Shield participant?

When you sign up at, you will be offered the choice of registering as a Corporate Shield participant. Just choose your team from the drop-down list.


When will results be posted?

Unofficial results will be posted in a designated area in the stadium. They will also be uplinked and available at Official results will be posted ON THIS WEBSITE as soon as they become available.

Who do I contact with questions about the results?

Please check the official results once they are posted on this website. Often, the mistakes have been corrected by then. If a problem still exists, contact the race timing company (contact information will be shown on the results page).

When will the awards be given out?

Overall, Masters, Grandmasters and Age Group awards will be given out at the awards stage at the conclusion of the pie-eating contest (around 10am).

Are awards based on GUN TIME or CHIP TIME?

All awards are determined by GUN TIME.

Do you offer prize money?

Sorry, we don’t offer prize money but we have cool awards.


Can I see a map of the course?

The course map is shown on the Details page on the website, just below “Frequently Asked Questions.” SCROLL DOWN A BIT AND YOU’LL SEE IT!

Is the course hilly?

The RWBS 5K course is relatively flat and actually has a net elevation loss. Yes, there are a few hills but most of them are going DOWNHILL not up.

Are there any restrooms on the course?

There are plenty of restrooms near the start and finish. Also, restrooms facilities are located around the lake.

Do you have water stops?

There is one water stop located at mile 1.7, in front of the amphitheater.


What's going on after the race?

There is plenty to do after the race. Grab a snack at the refreshment tents. Check out the vendor booths. Enter your child in the Kids Steeplechase. By all means, stick around and participate in the contests. You might have a natural talent for pie eating and not even know it!

When and where is the Kids Run?

The Kids Steeplechase starts at approximately 9AM. The course is entirely within the stadium.


What happens if you have to cancel the event?

If we have to cancel the event due to severe weather, emergencies, or other safety issues, we will not give refunds but will offer discounts for next year’s race. T-shirts and will be given out to all registrants, or put at a location where registrants can pick them up at their convenience.

Can I participate with a baby jogger or stroller?

Running with a baby jogger or walking with a baby stroller is OK. Please start toward the back and yield the right-of-way to faster runners.

Can I run with my dog, or bring my pet into the stadium?

Sorry, no (non-service) dogs or pets are allowed on the race course or in the stadium.

Where can I pick up my award or leftover shirt?

Unclaimed shirts and awards will be taken to FLEET FEET at 649 Augusta Street. They will be available for you to pick up starting on Thursday morning (July 6), and will be kept on the premises for around six weeks. Later they will disappear to the backroom at GTC headquarters, the donation box at Goodwill, or the huge junk pile at the race director’s house. Sorry, we don’t mail out leftover awards or shirts.

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Start and Finish at Paladin Stadium

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