LMC Governor’s Cup Road Race Working Well Corporate Challenge

In 2017, the Governor's Cup Road Race partnered with South Carolina Hospital Association's Working Well initiative to form the Working Well Corporate Challenge. We congratulate the SC Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) who recruited and registered 104 participants. 

DHEC promoted participation by creating an intra-office competition, with the winning team receiving a trophy and recognition at an ice cream social. DHEC promoted the event to walkers and runners alike by basing the competition on the total number of participants who finished a race, rather than distance or speed. This leveled the playing field between seasoned runners, new walkers, and everyone in between.

Will Britt, DHEC team captain, has seen an increase in physical activity interest since the Working Well Corporate Challenge. “The challenge went better than we expected,” said Britt. “We now have many employees who have already signed up for another race and are enthusiastic about toeing the line at the 2018 Governor’s Cup.”

Thank you to Britt and all the DHEC employees and family who participated.

We also congratulate Michelin who was second in the challenge, and thank the following seven work sites that participated: University of South Carolina; SC Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation; SCANA; SC Parks, Recreation and Tourism; SC Hospital Association; SC Department of Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Services; and Allendale County Hospital.

The Governor’s Cup Road Race and Working Well will partner again and host the Working Well Corporate Challenge for the 2018 race. Employers of all sizes and sectors across SC are encouraged to participate in the challenge to promote health and fitness among employees at worksites. Corporate teams receive a discount on race registration and other benefits. Registration for the challenge will begin this fall. For more information about the Working Well initiative, how your company can be involved, or how to be a team captain, contact Sara Grace Bailey at sbailey@scha.org.


07-20-2017 08:44 (EDT)