Race the Helix - Greenwood

October 7, 2023

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Online registration is now open!

It’s hard to believe that Race the Helix has been supporting families impacted by genetic disorders for 13 years!

Join us on Saturday, October 7 at 9am on GGC’s Greenwood campus for the 13th annual Race the Helix-Greenwood! Sign up for the 5K ($25) or 1 mile event (free).

A 5K virtual option is also available for our faraway friends!

All proceeds support the GGC Cares Fund of the Greenwood Genetic Center Foundation which directly supports families who are in need of genetic services and testing. We are so grateful for your support of Race the Helix and ultimately, the patients and families of those impacted by genetic disorders. We hope that you will enjoy your walk or run with us in Greenwood or wherever you are!

Race the helix flyer - October 7 at 9am at GGC

Download the flyer here

Meet the Shenal family to learn how Race the Helix got started…

Link to Race the Helix story video




Meet Jeremiah

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