Register for USC Veterans Day 5K benefiting the Friends of Fisher House Columbia
COLUMBIA, S.C. (WIS) - WIS is proud to partner with the USC Veterans Day 5K to raise money to bring a Fisher House to Columbia.
The race is Sunday, Nov. 7 at 2 p.m. It starts on Sumter Street and goes past many veteran memorials in Columbia, finishing on Lady Street.
Register for the race by clicking or tapping here. It’s $20 for most runners, but student and military personnel can run for $10.
The 5K is organized by UofSC Student Government and Student Veterans Associations. It raises money for the Friends of Fisher House Columbia, which is working to bring a Fisher House to Columbia.
Fisher House provides a free place to stay for family members of veterans who require extended care at the Dorn VA Medical Center.
This is the fourth year for the race. The 5K raised $32,000 in 3 years to support Fisher House.
The goal for this year’s race is $20,000.
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