The race was created to honor the life of Peyton Moore and his love for running and community. Peyton died at the age of nine, but made a lasting impression on the Charleston running community and many more. He was born in Mount Pleasant, attended Mount Pleasant Academy, and was a member of The Mount Pleasant Track Club, the Charleston Running Club, Charleston Runs, and USA Track & Field.
Peyton's Wild and Wacky Run will include a 5K and an Ultra 10x5K (one 5k each hour for ten hours = 50k). The race will begin at 7 am (the 5K starts at 11 am).
All proceeds from the race will be donated to Peyton's favorite organizations:
- Injured Marines Semper Fi Fund
- Mount Pleasant Track Club
- Mount Pleasant Academy
Highlights of the event include:
- USATF Sanctioned Event
- Finisher Medals for the 5K and the Ultra
- Shirts Designed with Peyton’s Artwork
- Race Bag
- Lunch provided by Jim ‘N Nick’s BBQ