_The 2022 Triple Crown Road Race:
Join us March 12th for the 36th running of the Triple Crown Road Races!
The Triple Crown 10 Miler traverses a scenic course through the historic horse district of Aiken South Carolina, starting and ending at the Odell Weeks Activity Center. Flat, fast and certified, 10 current state age group records have been set on this course. The Triple Crown 10 Mile Road Race is a great opportunity to test your race fitness, or take the next step toward marathon distances. Aiken's average low and high temperatures in March are 43F and 71F respectively, ideal conditions for a fast time and pleasant post-race celebration.
Looking for a shorter distance? Complementing the flagship 10 mile event is a 5k race near Odell Weeks Mile Track.
Net proceeds from the Triple Crown Road Races will benefit the Great Oak Equine Assisted Programs. A local equine-assisted program that promotes the physical, emotional and psychological health of individuals with special needs. For more information, www.greatoakeap.org.
10 Mile race - $40 through December 31
$45 through January 31
$50 through Race Day
5K race - $25 through December 31
$30 through January 31
$35 through Race Day
Event details and schedule
The Triple Crown 10 Mile Road Race course is USATF certified (#SC16037DW). Although a portion of the race is run on unpaved streets through horse country, this course is flat and fast, and holds 10 state age group records. The course will be open from the race start at 7:30 am through 10:10 am (16 min/mi average pace). Signs will mark each intermediate mile.
The Triple Crown 5K course traverses paved roads and is also USATF certified (#SC21006DW), flat, and fast.
Water/aid stations will be located at approximate race distances of 2.5, 4.5, 6 and 8 miles. The majority of the race will be run on back streets open to normal traffic.