4th Annual Fundraising Event for Shriners Hospitals for Children of Greenville
Friday, August 23 - 6:30 p.m.
Historic Main Street
Waynesville, NC

We had over 400 runners register for the 4th annual Run for the Children!  We hope that everyone had as much fun as we did.  Can't wait to do it all again next year.  A special thank to all of our sponsors: 

Great Beginnings Pediatric Dentistry, Hazelwood Soap Company, Servpro, Najeeb Ghaussy, MD, Michael Gillespie, DDS, Highland Painters, Foot Rx of Asheville, Joey’s Pancake House, Maple Tree Veterinary Hospital, United Community Bank, Mr. and Mrs. Tony Brown,  Ray, Bumgarner, Kingshill, and Associates PA, Realty World Heritage Realty, Blue Mountain Chiropractic, Level One Sites, The Mountaineer, Smoky Mountain News, Tipping Point Tavern and Brewery, Bear Waters Brewery, Frog Level Brewery, Rikki Tikki Tees, Progenex, Red Star, Sunburst Market, Western Carolina Orthopaedic Specialists, CrossFit 2311, Cataloochee Dental Group, Yarrington Physical Therapy & Sports Care, Inc, Sweet Onion, Basulto Academy of Defense / Gracie North Carolina, Speedy Roberson’s Pawn World, William D. Miller, MD & Jeffrey R. Albea, MD  Spine Surgery, Mud Dabbers Pottery, and Soldier's Heart


2013 Race photos by Patrick Parton







The Shriners Hospitals for Children-Greenville (SHC-G) is a state-of-the-art tertiary care hospital with more than 20 orthopaedic treatment specialties, with a special expertise in the following areas:

- Cerebral Palsy

- Scoliosis and other spinal abnormalities

- Clubfoot and other problems of the foot

- Limb deficiencies and prosthetic restoration

- Myelodysplasia

- Metabolic bone diseases

• Treats orthopaedic patients up to age 18 at no charge

• A minimum of $0.93 of every $1.00 donated goes to direct patient care services

• Received 14,269 out-patient visits in 2008

• Approved 2,062 new applications in 2008

• 1,765 hours of operating room service in 2008

• Open to all children who can be helped by the services provided regardless of race, creed, or financial background of the parents.

• Features:

- Motion Analysis Lab

- state-of-the-art laboratory

- prosthetics and orthotics department

- completely digital x-ray services

- physical, occupational, and recreational therapy departments

- 2 fully functioning OR suites

- 7 full-time medical staff

SHC-G is a 50 bed pediatric orthopaedic hospital licensed by the state of South Carolina and accredited by the Joint Commission

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