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19th Annual Thrivent Financial Race For The ARK

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August 25, 2018
7:45 am
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Registration is OPEN for the 19th Annual Thrivent Financial Race for The ARK. The race is set for Saturday, August 25 in Downtown Summerville. The ARK provides comprehensive support services to families living with Alzheimer’s or related dementia.

This race includes a 5K run/walk and 1-mile fun run – both races begin and end at St. Luke's Lutheran Church, 206 Central Avenue in Summerville. The USATF-certified course winds through historic downtown Summerville. The 5K begins at 7:45 a.m. and the 1-mile fun run kicks off at 8:45 a.m.

Awards will be given to the top three overall male and female winners as well as in several age groups. Plus, $100 will awarded to the first male and female to break the course records (15:40 male and 17:51 female).

Through Aug. 23, registration is $35 with T-shirt for the 5K run/walk and $25 for without T-shirt and $10 for the 1-mile fun run or $30 for a family of four (without T-shirts).

Registration and packet pickup will be noon to 7 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 24 and from 6:30 to 7:30 a.m. on race day in St. Luke's Fellowship Hall. During packet pickup and on race day, registration for the 5K is $40. For the 1-mile fun run, it’s $15 or $35 for a family of four (without T-shirts).

Businesses can create teams of five or more as part of the Corporate Challenge. The winning team (combined best times) receives a hand-crafted traveling trophy to display at its business or organization for one year. Cost is $350 and deadline is July 23.

For more information on Corporate Team Challenge, Youth Team Challenge, and Sponsorship Opportunites contact Michel'le Cressman at

Register for the race online at
For questions, call 843-471-1360

206 Central Avenue
Summerville, South Carolina 29483
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Michel'le Cressman