Carraway Memorial 5K ready for Labor Day race weekend | Local News

STAFF REPORTS

DARLINGTON, SC – Darlington Raceway will host the fourth annual Terrence Carraway Memorial 5K on September 1.

Brown’s RV Superstore will continue to be the presenting sponsor with the official race name of the Terrence Carraway Memorial 5K presented by Brown’s RV Superstore. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Terrence F. Carraway Foundation.

The Terrence Carraway Memorial 5K presented by Brown’s RV Superstore will honor the life of the city of Florence Police Sgt. Terrence Carraway, who lost his life in the line of duty on October 3, 2018.

sergeant. Carraway has dedicated his life to serving others and giving back to his hometown of Darlington. Carraway served in the US Air Force for 23 years and in the Florence Police Department for 30 years. He also coached football at Darlington Middle School and Darlington High School from 2005 to 2011.

“The Terrence Carraway Memorial 5K will once again welcome racers to compete on the same start/finish line as NASCAR’s greatest champions at Darlington Raceway. Through this racing event, we will continue to honor the legacy of Terrence Carraway who gave his life to protect our community,” said Darlington President Kerry Tharp. “We are grateful to Brown’s RV Superstore for continuing their partnership in supporting the Terrence Carraway Memorial 5K presented by Brown’s RV Superstore to benefit the Terrence F. Carraway Foundation.”

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The Terrence Carraway Memorial 5K presented by Brown’s RV Superstore will benefit the Terrence F. Carraway Foundation, a 501(c)3 charitable entity, with a mission to share his vision for the fusion of community, law enforcement and first responders through service, communications, education and understanding.

To learn more about the Terrence F. Carraway Foundation, visit thetfcfoundation.com.

“My husband, Sgt. Terrence Carraway has dedicated over 30 years of his life to serving and protecting his community and his brothers and sisters in blue. We are so grateful to Darlington Raceway for initiating the Terrence Carraway Memorial 5K and their continued support,” said Allison Carraway, President of the Terrence F. Carraway Foundation. “The Terrence F. Carraway Foundation was created to ensure that we keep his memory alive and continue to shine this beacon of light for our first responders, friends and family, and communities to come together. We thank everyone for their continued support and prayers as we began construction of the South Carolina Fallen Officers Memorial in honor of my husband. The memorial will be an interactive and historic monument to all of the South Carolina officers and K9s who paid the ultimate sacrifice. Please support our efforts to link the binds ns of honor, integrity and justice for all.

“We are thrilled to continue our partnership with Darlington Raceway as Presenting Sponsor of the Terrence Carraway Memorial 5K to benefit the Terrance F. Carraway Foundation,” said Barry Brown, General Manager of Brown’s RV Superstore. “As longtime fans of the sport and active members of our community, we look forward to continuing to support the Pee Dee area’s RV sales and service needs.”

The Terrence Carraway Memorial 5K presented by Brown’s RV Superstore will take place on Thursday, September 1 starting at 6:30 p.m. There will also be a one-mile Hot Lap Fun Run as part of the event. The race will start and end at the historic start/finish line at Darlington Raceway, where some of NASCAR’s top drivers scored their iconic Southern 500 victories.

Runners can register online for the Terrence Carraway Memorial 5K presented by Brown’s RV Superstore at darlingtonraceway.com/memorial5k. Early bird registration is $25 for the 5K and $15 for the Kids Run until August 1. After that date, registration will be $30 for the 5K and $20 for the Hot Lap Fun Run until August 31.

Race day registration will cost $35 for the 5K and $20 for the Hot Lap Fun Run. All participants in the race will receive a t-shirt and a medal. The race will be held in partnership with Simply Timing to benefit the Terrence F. Carraway Foundation.

For fans who may not be able to make it to Darlington, they will be able to participate in a virtual 5k run. Our partner at Simply Timing will be offering a virtual class option and participants will receive a medal for completing.

To learn more about the Terrence Carraway Memorial 5K presented by Brown’s RV Superstore, visit darlingtonraceway.com/memorial5k.

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