2023 AEC Touchstone Energy RUN UNITED 5K, 10K, Half Marathon and Kids' Fun Run

Newberry St.
Aiken, SC 29801

Running > 10k, 5k, Half Marathon

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Event Description

The Aiken Electric Cooperative Touchstone Energy RUN UNITED is now in its' twelfth year and being held in historic downtown Aiken, SC.  The course winds around beautiful live oak trees, horse trails, training tracks, the Aiken Polo field, and majestic properties.

RUN UNITED aims to promote health and wellness while raising funds to benefit United Way of Aiken County. 


Event details and schedule

RUN UNITED • Newberry Street • Aiken, SC 29801

Check-in begins at 6:30 a.m., Half Marathon runs at 7:30 a.m., 10K at 7:30 a.m., 5K at 7:45 a.m., and One-Mile Kids Fun Run at 9:30 a.m.  Race End Time: 10:30 a.m. EST.


Participants are strongly encouraged to pick up race packets on Friday.  Packets will not be available on Saturday.* Packets can be picked up for friends or family members with a note of consent.

 Awards immediately following race completion.

In an effort to avoid gathering post-race, age group awards will be announced on the AEC Touchstone Energy RUN United and Aiken Electric Cooperative website and social media channels. Award winners will be contacted immediately following the race. 

Register before March 30th and receive a Dri-Fit runner’s shirt.

Please be advised Runners shirts are not unisex.

We recommend choosing the next size up in shirts.

Proceeds from the races are Tax-deductible and benefit the United Way of Aiken County.

The first 500 finishers in each race category will receive a medal regardless of their time.

Animals and or strollers are allowed at the back of the race route.

Cash Awards for Half Marathon --  $500  each for Male and Female First Place

Additional CASH PRIZES for Each Age Category: 15 & under, 16-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74,75-79, 80 & over.

For more information on cash prizes visit www.aikenco-op.org/RunUnited

Recognition Plaques for 5K and 10K, male and female first place in each age group plus a first second, and third overall.

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