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Thank you for an incredible 46th annual Governor’s Cup Road Race

A beautiful yet hot weekend marked the 46 th Governor’s Cup Road Race presented by Lexington Medical Center. On Friday, we had over 800 kids join us for the Kids Main Street Mile. A huge thank you to Future Scholar 529 for allowing these kids to participate for free!

Following the kids event, we had our open Main Street Mile race where over 100 runners participated. First place male was Heath McDonald from Lexington, SC whose finish time was 4:53. Ashley Golbus from Irmo, SC was our first place female with a finish time of 5:41.

Up next was our Elite division of the Main Street Mile where Nahom Solomon from Atlanta, GA took first place with a finish time of 4:11. Pamela Cherotich was our first female winner from Chapel Hill, NC running the mile with a finish time of 4:54.

A breathtaking full moon made way to a beautiful Saturday morning which brought out nearly 1,000 runners and walkers to enjoy the 5K and half marathon races.

A big thanks to Blue Cross Blue Shield of SC for sponsoring the 5K. Matthew Hammersmith was our first place male from Mauldin, SC with a 5:20 pace and a 16:33 finish time. Jennifer Kryzanowksi was our first place female from Lexington, SC with a 6:14 pace and a 19:20 finish time.

History was made when Francis Kamiri from Birmingham, AL broke our half marathon record with a finish time of 1:03:41. Francis had an incredibly fast pace of 4:52. Nahom Solom was on his heels as our second place male to finish with a pace of 4:55 and a finish time of 1:04:19 Susan Jerotich from Chapel Hill, NC wasn’t to far behind when she became our first place female with a 5:48 pace and a finish time of 1:15:53. Pamela Cherotich, was seconds behind Susan with a finish time of 1:16:05 and a pace of 5:49.

A big pat on the back to all of our volunteers who helped make this event a success. You are the back bone of this event and we appreciate all your time and support of this event. Thank you for all that you do!

Thank you to all of our runners, walkers and sponsors who made our 46th annual Governor’s Cup Road Race such a success. We hope you will join us in 2020 for another incredible event!

If you qualitied for an age group award, you may pick up your award Monday – Friday, between 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. at Queens Communication located at 1215 Anthony Avenue, Columbia, SC 29201. Awards will only be held onto until July 1, 2019.