This year's t-shirt is quick-dry fabric!
If you like a loose fit, order one size larger than usual. 


For more information or for assistance with registration, please contact The ARK at INFO@THEARKOFSC.ORG OR 843-832-2357

Manual registrations will be accepted August 26-27  


Registration Fees

5K (with Tshirt) Closed

5K (without Tshirt) Closed

1 Mile (without Tshirt) Closed

1 Mile Fun Run/Family of 4 Closed

Youth Team Challenge Closed

Corporate Challenge 2015 Closed

5 members. Scroll down for more info

Thank you to our Sponsors!


Race Info

Exciting Awards!

$100 to the first male and female to break the course records
Course Records: 15:40 Male (2001) 17:51 Female (2007)

Top Three Overall M/F, First Master (over 40, 50, 60, 70, 80) M/F

Ribbons for all in the 1-Mile

Age Groups (top 3 M/F): 10 & under, 11-14, 15-19, 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

Awards Ceremony Starts soon after the race
Finish-line Services /RESULTS: (chip timing)

Safety NO PETS permitted on the course. HEADPHONES and wheeled strollers are discouraged.

Start The race starts and ends beside St. Luke's Lutheran Church, 206 Central Avenue in Summerville.
There are three water stations. The course is USATF certified (SC00012BS). This is a RAIN or SHINE event.

Corporate Challenge 2016

Corporate Challenge 2016
● Enter one (or more!) 5-member team in The ARK's 5K Run/Walk. This is a great event to build team unity and have fun.
● The winning team (combined best times) will receive a hand-crafted traveling trophy to display at their business or organization for one year. Each team member is also eligible for individual awards.
● The race/walk starts and ends at St. Luke's Lutheran Church, 206 Central Avenue in Summerville.
● There are three water stations and the course is certified (SC00012BS). This is a RAIN or SHINE event.

How to Register For more information or to register call Megan Severn at 843-832-2357 or
● Deadline – August 1, 2016 for inclusion on T-shirt - No Exceptions!
● Online registration -- Be sure to have ALL your participants' information handy!

Requirements $350 per team  (contact The ARK for promo code)
● Your corporate logo must be submitted electronically (jpg or pdf) at the time of your entry, black and white logos only. Please email the logo to:
● Your corporation or organization will receive 5 entries in the 5K Run
● Your company/organization's logo will appear on the back of the official race T-shirt
● Opportunity to provide promotional items in runners’ bags. Items due by August 15th.
● Your company/organization's name will appear on a special Corporate Challenge board to be displayed at the event
● Your company/organization's name will appear in the post-race advertisements and on The ARK's website

Lowcountry Youth Team Challenge

Youth/High School teams are invited to compete in this event, in a special category. Team Registration is due no later than August 15th. All students under 18 years of age must have parental permission. 

For more information and registration, please contact The ARK, 843-832-2357 or

Event Schedule

  • August 26 6:00 PM EDT - Registration & Packet Pick Up Closes

  • August 27 6:30 AM EDT - Race Day Registration & Packet Pick Up Opens

  • August 27 7:30 AM EDT - Race Day Registration & Packet Pick Up Closes

  • August 27 7:45 AM EDT - 5k Race Start

  • August 27 8:45 AM EDT - 1 Mile Start Time

  • August 27 9:30 AM EDT - Awards

  • August 25 5:59 PM EDT - Online Registration ENDS

  • August 26 12:00 PM EDT - Registration & Packet Pick Up Opens

Contact Information

Event Location

206 Central Avenue, Summerville, SC, United States

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