Y Race Team


Traci Weisner
Peter Schriver
Mike Russell
Lori Ellenburg

Find motivation and support in this community of athletes who use racing to improve mind, body and soul.

Who is this for?        You!

Anyone, YMCA member or non-member, regardless of skill level or fitness level, can participate.

YMCA Members - Free!
Non-Members - $20/yr

Who is the Y Race Team?

We are a team of people linked in a common purpose. We enjoy many areas fitness and exercise. Our members swim, bike, run, strength train and compete in road races, triathlons, body weight competitions, charity rides, bike events, trail runs, and Ironman events. We enjoy the training and racing because it provides motivation, a sense of accomplishment, opportunity for new friends. We help one another realize ones true potential and create an environment that allows everyone to go beyond his or her perceived limitations.

Why should you join?

There is a place for every type of athlete. The YMCA Race Team will be a source of motivation and encouragement. You will have the opportunity to meet other like minded folks who will push you, inspire you, and encourage you. We seek out race discounts for our team. We have an Annual YRT Banquet and offer other training and social activities throughout the year. You will also receive a free YRT Race Shirt by joining the team.

How does it work?

We have a friendly competition to compete for age group awards at the end of our racing year. As you participate in races, you report your results online. You will receive points for completing races, and you will receive bonus points according to how well you do in each race. At the end of the year, points are calculated and awards are presented at the banquet. The race results are posted online and updated monthly at each Y location.


- Must be at least 13 years old.

- Must participate in 3 of the endorsed races to be eligible for the end of the year age group awards.



Greenville News Run Downtown 5K, January 20
GHS Half Marathon and 5K, February 24
Myrtle Beach Marathon and Half Marathon, March 3
Parris Island Sprint Triathlon, March 10
MAC Ride & Run, April
Pickens Azalea Festival 5K, April 
Cooper River Bridge Run, April 7
Coastal Cyclist Spring Century Charleston, April 14
Reedy River 10K and 5K, April 21
Clemson Sprint Triathlon
Beastmode Games
Swamp Rabbit 5K
Sole for Souls 5K
Mountains to Main Street Triathlon and Half Marathon, May 19
YRT Memorial Day Bike Ride, May 28
Swamp Rabbit Sprint Triathlon, June 23
Firecracker Frolic 5K, July 4
Doodle Challenge 15K and 5K
Greenville Triathlon, August 12
Run for Missions 5K
Ride to the Rock
Augusta Half Ironman, September 23
Half Moon Outfitters Moonshiner 5K
Venture Outdoors Day
Upstate Splash Open Water Swim
Feet for Heat 5K
AAYMCA Crossfit Throwdown
Pickens County Meals on Wheels Glow Run
Tour de Tugaloo
Spinx Run Fest
Paris Mountain Road Race 20K, 10K and 5K
Trees Greenville Turkey Day 8K
Gotta Run Clemson Turkey Trot 5K
Dream Center Christmas Cruise