Girls on the Run®
This program for girls ages 8-15 combines training for a 5K with esteem-enhancing workouts. It takes place September 14-December 3 at multiple times and locations in Greenville, Pickens and Laurens County. Scholarships and payment plans are available. Visit ghs.org/girlsontherun to learn more.
This event takes place Saturday, November 5, 9 a.m., at the Caine Halter YMCA and raises funds for cancer research at the GHS Cancer Institute, as well as support services offered through the Cancer Society of Greenville County. A smoothie bar, live music and other activities follow the race. Visit run4lifesc.org to sign up.
Join SoleMates and train for a 5K, 10K, half or full marathon while raising funds for the Girls on the Run program. To sign up, call 455-4001.
Diabetes Support Group
This free support group meets the second Monday of every month from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Greenville Health System Life Center. For more information, call (864) 455-4003.
Tobacco Cessation Support Group
This free support group meets every Tuesday from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. in the Community Room at Patewood Memorial Hospital. For more information, call (864) 455-9355.
Weight Management Support Group
This free support group meets every Thursday from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the Greenville Health System Life Center. For more information, call (864) 522-3144.
This free nutrition class focuses on creating positive nutrition changes for cancer survivors and takes place every Thursday from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Cancer Institute of Greenville Health System. To register, call (864) 455-2862.
Greenville Health System’s Hospice of the Foothills offers bereavement support and education to the community. Dates, times and locations vary. To learn more, call (864) 882-8940.