This scenic five-mile course in downtown Columbia begins and ends at beautiful Finlay Park. The course record for the five-mile event is 26:55, set by Janet Cherobon of Norcross, GA. in 2010. Walkers have their choice of completing a 3-mile or 5-mile course, which closes at 11 a.m. The course is sanctioned by USA Track & Field. Split times are provided at every mile, and water and first aid are available at three points along the course. Pacers will be available for 8-, 9- and 10-minute runners and 15-, 17- and 19-minute walkers. Strollers are welcome on the course. Please be courteous of other participants.