• Kids Fun Run
  • 5K open RACE
  • 8K race for elite runners

The races will be on December 31st. The start times are: Kids Fun Run - 3:00 PM, Open 5K - 3:30 PM, and Elite 8K - 4:45 PM.

All of the races are spectator-friendly on a "criterium style," two-block loop in downtown Columbia, SC.

Elite runners will compete for over $8,000 in prize money!



Without our sponsors, this event would not be possible. If you want to help us, we would LOVE your support.

Our goals are to -

  • Promote the growth and enhancement of Downtown Columbia,
  • Attract elite runners to Columbia and be known as a thriving running community
  • Promote a healthy lifestyle for children and families


Let's Move! is a comprehensive initiative that seeks to end childhood obesity by helping parents make healthy family choices, creating healthy schools, providing access to healthy and affordable food, and promoting physical activity.

Let's Move! Columbia is devoted to empowering its citizens with information and knowledge to make sure our city maintains a healthy lifestyle, not just for our youth, but for everyone.

Main Street Crit supports Let's Move! Columbia.


Main street crit in conjunction with the famously hot new year celebration

A Capital the New Year in downtown Columbia, South Carolina. Enjoy an unforgettable New Year's celebration in the welcoming, riverside city of Columbia, South Carolina - The New Southern Hot Spot - at our state's largest free NYE party. Set on Columbia's Main Street with the picturesque South Carolina State Capitol as the backdrop, the celebration encompasses a live outdoor concert by national headliners, a colossal midnight fireworks display, a VIP party, family fun, regional food and drink, and other surprises.


Main Street CRIT