RiverDogs Host Annual 5K Race

16th annual 5K event takes place Saturday, May 18

By Charleston RiverDogs | March 25, 2019 4:33 PM

CHARLESTON, S.C. - The Charleston RiverDogs will host their 16th annual 5K Race presented by Fleet Feet Sports, on Saturday, May 18. Registration is now open for this year's "Make Fun" themed race.


Runners can pre-register now for one of the most unique race opportunities in the Lowcountry, featuring a 5K course around the park that culminates with a home plate finish at The Joe. Registration to the event includes a race bib, a "Make Fun" ball cap, post-race food and beer, and a ticket to that evening's game as the RiverDogs take on the Augusta GreenJackets at Riley Park.


"We're excited to bring this year's 'Make Fun' theme to our annual 5K event," said RiverDogs Director of Special Events Lisa Dingman. "New and returning participants will find a great way to spend an afternoon followed by a ballgame."


Fans can pre-register for the event for just $35 until May 5 and for $40 from May 6 until the day of the event.


Registrant packet pick up will take place on Friday, May 17 at Fleet Feet Sports in Mt. Pleasant from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. and on the day of the run from 2-3:30 at The Joe. The race begins at 4 p.m. with the first pitch of the evening's ballgame scheduled for 6:05.


Registration is open at rileyparkevents.com.

On the heels of their second straight year eclipsing 300,000 fans through the turnstiles, the RiverDogs are preparing to "Make Fun" all season long in another year down at The Joe. Some say it's good; girls just want to have it, but where does fun come from? The RiverDogs believe that they can create a better, happier, more joyful community by helping people to "Make Fun." Single-game tickets, including options to the Riley Park Club, are now available for the 2019 campaign at riverdogs.com/tickets or by contacting the RiverDogs front office at 843-577-3647 (DOGS). The RiverDogs begin their home schedule on April 11 when they host the Greensboro Grasshoppers at The Joe, preceded by a weeklong road trip. A full schedule and list of game times for the 2019 season is available at riverdogs.com.






This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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