2017 MGC Long Run Raises Over $23,000 for USO South Carolina

Columbia, SC – The MGC Long Run raised $23,233.41 for USO South Carolina. The USO South Carolina is a nonprofit organization that strengthens America's military service members by connecting them to family, home and country throughout their service to the nation. The donation is a result of the 2017 MGC Long Run 15k, 15k Relay, 5k and Kids’ Fun Run that took place on Feb. 4.

This year’s race had over 750 runners and walkers and over 125 volunteers. The Long Run was presented by McAngus Goudelock & Courie, a regional insurance defense firm headquartered in Columbia. The Not-So-Long Run 5k was presented by Midlands Orthopaedics, P.A.

"MGC is proud to bring the Long Run to Columbia each year as an effort to recognize and support our troops,” said Rusty Goudelock, one of MGC’s founding members. "Our service men and women protect us each and every day, and we are honored to give this donation to the USO South Carolina.”

"Thank you MGC partners, associates, sponsors, donors, volunteers and participants for another successful year! Without you, the USO South Carolina could not do what we do, said Joanie Thresher, Director of USO South Carolina. "Thank you for being a Force behind the Forces!"

The MGC Long Run has raised nearly $100,000 for nonprofits since it began in 2014. The 2018 race will take place on Sat., Feb. 3, and will feature a 15k, 5k and Kids’ Fun Run. More information can be found at www.mgclongrun.com.

About the MGC Long Run The MGC Long Run 15k|5k will take place in downtown Columbia on Saturday, February 3, 2018. The race is presented by McAngus Goudelock & Courie, a regional insurance defense firm headquartered in Columbia, and net proceeds will benefit the USO South Carolina. For more information, please visit www.mgclongrun.com.

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