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5K Race 2014 Participant List
Furman Corporate Shield 5K
5K Course Map
Furman Corporate Shield 5K FAQ
When is the Furman 5K Race?
Saturday, April 12, 2014
How long is the 5K Race?
It's 5 kilometers, which
is 3.1 miles. The
course is certified for accuracy.
How do I register for the event?
Mail the completed and signed
registration form and non-refundable check payable to:
3300 Poinsett Highway
Greenville, SC 29613
How much is the registration for the 5K?
The pre-registration fee is $10 (entries received by 4:00pm, Thursday, April 10).How much is late registration?
Late registration (entries received
AFTER 4:00pm, Thursday, April 10)
Can I register day-of-race?
registration is from 6:45am to 7:30am at the Paladin Stadium Plaza. The price
Is there an online registration option?
In an effort to keep costs down, there
is no on-line registration.
Can I download the registration form
from the website?
Yes, you may download and print a copy
of the race registration form by going to www.furmanfirst.com and clicking on
“Corporate Shield 5K” link on the left side of the FIRST main page.
I didn’t see where to indicate my shirt size on the
entry form. Can I reserve a shirt in a
The Furman 5K is a low cost event with the primary intention of promoting
participation. To keep costs as low as
possible, there is not a t-shirt for the 2014 Furman 5K.
Can I register for a friend or
Each person must sign his/her own waiver. Parents must sign the waiver
for anyone under 18 years of age.
I see that Furman’s 5K is a
Corporate Shield event. What is
Shield, which began in 1979, is a competition under the auspices of the
Greenville Track Club (GTC) for companies, civic organizations and educational
institutions in upstate South Carolina which promotes running and walking.
Points are scored for performance and participation in four categories: Open,
Female, Masters (40 and older), Grandmasters (50 and over) and Seniors (60 and
Corporate Shield provides a friendly
competition between upstate companies and other organizations in an effort to
promote fitness. While excellent performance is recognized, the emphasis is on
participation— either running or walking.
If you have more questions, the GTC
website should answer most of your questions about scheduling so check it out
Can I get a refund if I register but don't run?
No. We are unable to provide refunds so once you have registered we cannot
offer you a refund.
What happens if I become injured after I
enter and cannot participate?
There are no medical
comps, rollovers or refunds, nor can you transfer your registration to another
Can I transfer my race bib?
No. This is mostly for safety reasons. We want to be able to identify a runner
if medical assistance is needed. It is also
embarrassing during awards when "Jeff" who is really
"Sally" wins the female 40-49 division. A
participant’s registration is non-transferable.
Where is packet pick up and
during what hours?
number pickup will be held at the Paladin Stadium concourse on race morning. Please arrive early (6:45am – 7:30am). The 5K starts at 8:00am.
Is there a time limit?
There are several events scheduled on campus for Saturday 12, April so the
finish time will be taken down at 9:00am; one hour after the start of the 5K.
Can I walk?
YES! Walkers are very welcome. All we ask is
that you obey the rules of the course and walk no more than two people abreast
so that others may pass easily. We ask that you start closer to the back of the line to allow
runners to make their best time. Walkers will start at
the same time as runners but are advised, for safety reasons, to start their
race at the back of the pack. Keep
in mind that the finish time will be
taken down at 9:00am; one hour after the start of the 5K.
Can I view the course before the race?
A course map is
Will the roads be closed to traffic?
No. There is always something taking
place on campus and we are unable to close the roads for the Furman 5K. Every effort will be made for the safety of
the 5K participants; however, there will be vehicular traffic on the roads
during the Furman 5K.
Can I run with headphones or ear buds?
Many runners and walkers use earphones during physical activity; however, for
safety reasons, we discourage the use of headphones on the course.
Can I run or walk with a baby jogger?
Due to the narrow path and the steep hill on the course behind the Furman lake,
for safety reasons, baby joggers are not allowed as part of the Furman 5K.
Can I run with my dog?
No. Please do not run with your dog on
the course. We like dogs, but they are
safer at home. This answer covers all animals BTW.
Will bikes or skates be allowed
on the courses?
Skates and bikes are not allowed on either course because they can create a
potential safety hazard.
Is there an age limit?
Anyone who is capable of walking or jogging a 5K within an hour is welcome to
enter the Furman 5K.
Where is the water stop?
Refreshments will be available after the 5K. There will not be a water stop along the 5K
Where is the start and how do I get there?
The start and finish of the Furman 5K are along Furman’s scenic tree-lined
mall. A map of the course is here
Can I take a shower after the race?
Bathroom facilities are available at Paladin Stadium before, during and after
the 5K. There are no shower facilities
in Paladin Stadium.
When do I get my t-shirt?
To keep costs as low as possible, there is not a t-shirt for
the 2014 Furman 5K.
Is packet pick up mandatory?
You need your race bib to participate in the Furman 5K. Your race bib must
be worn on the front or you will not be allowed on the course and you will
not receive a finishing time or qualify for age group awards.
Can someone else pick up my race
packet for me?
as long all required information was properly filled out on the registration
form and the waiver has been signed in advance.
Can my race packet be mailed to
All participants must pick up their race bib on race morning.
Where can I park for the event?
Ample parking is available around the football stadium. There will be sign and volunteers directing
you to parking.
Who will receive age group
ceramic mugs presented after the race to corporate teams and open, masters,
grandmasters and senior categories. The
Furman 5K is a Corporate Shield event; age group awards will not be awarded.
Awards will be
presented to the Top 3 Open, Masters (40+), Grandmasters (50+) and Female
will be presented to the top 3 males & females in Open, Masters, Grandmasters
and Senior categories.
Will I receive a finisher’s
No. We are trying to keep the Furman 5K
a fun, low-key and affordable event for everyone.
What about race
The Furman 5K uses start or gun time to determine the finish times and the
results. The Furman 5K does not use chip
Will race results be posted?
Race results will be posted on the Furman FIRST website by 2:00pm on Saturday
Results of Furman 5K are available below.
2013 Furman 5K Results
2012 Furman 5K Results
2010 Furman 5K Results
2009 Furman 5K Results
2008 Furman 5K Results
2007 Furman 5K Results
2006 Furman 5K Results
2005 Furman 5K Results
2004 Furman 5K Results
2003 Furman 5K Results
2002 Furman 5K Results