Memorial Day events happening in the Upstate, NC

Memorial Day (generic)
Memorial Day (generic)(MGN Online)
Published: May. 8, 2022 at 11:17 PM EDT
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GREENVILLE, S.C. (FOX Carolina) - Memorial Day is a time to reflect and remember service men and women.

In honor of those service men and women, there are a lot of events happening across the Upstate and North Carolina as people honor their memory.

  • The Red, White, and Blue Golf Tournament - This event will happen on Monday. May 30 from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. at the Apple Valley Golf Course in Lake Lure, North Carolina. For more information or to sign up click here.
  • Palmetto Heroes Hike - This is a 12.5 or 6-mile hike to honor fallen service members and first responders. The hike is happening in Greenville starting at 7 a.m. until 4 p.m. at 4 McGee Street with the hike ending at the Bon Secours Wellness Arena with an after-party on Saturday, May 28. To register for the event click here.
  • Run on a Runway - Participants will run down the Greenville Downtown Airport runway for a unique running experience and flat 5K race. The event will happen on Saturday, May 28, at starts at 7:30 a.m. for the ceremony and the running begins at 8 a.m. To register for this event click here.
  • GTC Freedom Flyer 2 Miler -This race will start at the soccer field and runners will head right on the Swamp Rabbit Trail toward downtown. Veterans, active duty military, police, fire, and first responders are admitted for free. To register for the race, click here.