2020 AEC Touchstone Energy RUN UNITED Half Marathon, 5K, and Kids' Fun Run

Starts Saturday October 10th, 2020

Aiken, SC

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The Aiken Electric Cooperative Touchstone Energy RUN UNITED is now in its' ninth 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.

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

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, and being consistent with the guidance we have received from State government officials, DHEC, and the CDC restrictions on large public gatherings, Aiken Electric Cooperative Touchstone Energy RUN UNITED 2020 event scheduled for April 25, has been postponed. Out of concern for the safety and well-being of everyone in our region and our race participants we have moved the new race date to October 10, 2020. 

Event details and schedule

RUN UNITED • Newberry Street • Aiken, SC 29801

Check-in begins 6:30 a.m., Half Marathon run at 7:30 a.m., 5K at 8 a.m., Kids’ Fun Run at 9 a.m.  Awards immediately following race completion.

  Same day registration begins at 6:30 a.m. October 10th.  

Register before Sept. 4th and receive a Dri-Fit runners shirt.

Please be advised Runners shirt 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.

Participants registering by Sept. 4, 2020 will receive a Dri-Fit runners shirt.  Registrations will be accepted up to race day.

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

Please no animals or strollers on the 5K and Half Marathon race route.

View the Half Marathon Race route at mapmyrun.com


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

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

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

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

Looking for accommodations and things to do in Aiken?   www.visitaikensc.com

Race Distances

Price Register
AEC RUN UNITED Half marathon - Individual ... $70.00 until Btn active register yellow
1 Mile Kids Fun Run - Individual Age group... Click to Find Out Btn active register yellow
AEC RUN UNITED Group Half marathon - Group... $67.00 until Btn active register yellow
AEC RUN UNITED-5K - Individual Age group/open $40.00 until Btn active register yellow
AEC RUN UNITED Group 5K - Group Registrati... $38.50 until Btn active register yellow
Business Challenge/6 Runners - Business Ch... Click to Find Out Btn active register yellow

Places to Stay

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Start Location

Newberry St., Aiken, SC

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