Darlington Raceway To Host Sixth Annual Terrence Carraway Memorial 5K Presented By Brown’s RV Superstore, Aug. 29

Darlington Raceway To Host Sixth Annual Terrence Carraway Memorial 5K Presented By Brown’s RV Superstore, Aug. 29

by June 23, 2024 0 comments

DARLINGTON, S.C.  – Darlington Raceway announced today (June 20) it will host the sixth annual Terrence Carraway Memorial 5K on Thursday, Aug. 29. Participants will have the opportunity to run on the famed Lady in Black before the NASCAR stars fight for their spot in the NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs.

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

The event honors the life of the Florence Police Sgt. Terrence Carraway, who lost his life in the line of duty on Oct. 3, 2018. Carraway dedicated his life to serving others and giving back to his hometown of Darlington.

“It’s a pleasure to welcome runners back to Darlington Raceway in honor of the late Sgt. Terrence Carraway, who gave his life protecting our community,” said Josh Harris, President of Darlington Raceway. “Our team is thankful for Brown’s RV Superstore for supporting this event and allowing Darlington Raceway to continue paying tribute to our first responders.”

“The Terrence F. Carraway Foundation was established to honor the memory of my husband, Sgt. Terrence Carraway, who dedicated more than 30 years of his life serving and protecting his community,” said Allison Carraway, Terrence F. Carraway Foundation President. “We appreciate the continued partnership with Darlington Raceway and Brown’s RV Superstores to host the sixth Annual Terrence Carraway Memorial 5K. Please support our efforts to honor all South Carolina officers and K9s who paid the ultimate sacrifice serving our communities with honor and integrity.”

Brown’s RV Superstore, the family-owned and operated dealership in McBee, is the Official RV Sales and Service Partner of the Track Too Tough To Tame. For more information on Brown’s RV Superstore, visit brownsrvsuperstore.com.

“It is with great pleasure that the team at Brown’s RV Superstore will once again be the title sponsor of the Terrence F. Carraway Memorial 5K run/walk fundraiser at Darlington Raceway in Darlington, SC,” said Barry Brown, General Manager of Brown’s RV Superstore. “We are very proud to be part of an event that means so much to this community and the legacy of Officer Terrence Carraway. Each year, this event has grown, and it is with great anticipation that this year’s event will be the largest ever. We’d like to thank the staff at Darlington Raceway as well as Allison Carraway and the Terrence F. Carraway Foundation for the opportunity to participate in such a great event.”

The Terrence Carraway Memorial 5K presented by Brown’s RV Superstore will begin at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 29. There will also be a Pace Lap Fun Run that allows runners to take a lap around the track at their own pace. Both races will start and finish on the track’s historic start/finish line and give runners the opportunity to feel the triumphant victory that only NASCAR’s greatest drivers have experienced.

Runners can register for the Terrence Carraway Memorial 5K presented by Brown’s RV Superstore online at darlingtonraceway5k.itsyourrace.com. Early bird registration is $25 for the 5K and $15 for the Pace Lap Fun Run through Aug. 28. Race day registration will be $35 for the 5K and $20 for the Pace Lap Fun Run. All race participants will receive a t-shirt and gift bag.

Darlington’s Labor Day Race Weekend begins at 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 31, with the NASCAR Xfinity Series’ Sports Clips Haircuts VFW Help A Hero 200. Then at 6 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 1, the NASCAR Cup Series stars will battle to secure their spot in the NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs with the Cook Out Southern 500, one of NASCAR’s crown jewel events and the final race of the regular season.

NASCAR fans are encouraged to purchase their tickets while supplies last at 866-459-7223 or online at darlingtonraceway.com.


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About Darlington Raceway

Darlington Raceway, nicknamed The Lady in Black and the Track Too Tough To Tame, is home to the award-winning Official Throwback Weekend of NASCAR and annually hosts two NASCAR Cup Series race weekends, along with the NASCAR Xfinity Series and/or NASCAR CRAFTSMAN Truck Series. Opening in 1950, Darlington Raceway is “A NASCAR Tradition” and NASCAR’s original superspeedway with its famed 1.366-mile egg-shaped oval, challenging the sports best in one of the most iconic NASCAR races, the Southern 500®. For more information about Darlington Raceway, visit darlingtonraceway.com. Stay connected to Darlington Raceway on FacebookInstagramTwitter and the NASCAR Tracks App.

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