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Welcome to the Live Well Furman blog!  This blog is designed to help support healthy behaviors in the Furman community and beyond.  Be sure to sign up for our email subscription to have the latest campus wellness offerings, wellness news briefs, healthy meal ideas, and exercise tips delivered straight to your inbox each week!

FIT Rx: Free Individualized Exercise Training

Furman Group Exercise Classes Fall 2019

Furman Employee Wellness: Recreational Basketball

Greenville Track Club Corporate Shield Races for Runners & Walkers

The Greenville Track Club hosts races throughout the year for runners and walkers.  These events are open to the entire community.  Furman faculty, staff, and dependents are encouraged to participate to represent the Furman Corporate Shield team.  All participants help the Furman team to accrue points, regardless of finish time.  For more information about individual events, please see details below.  For more information about the Furman Corporate Shield Team, please email Dr. Scott Murr (Health Sciences) at



Corporate Shield
The Greenville Track Club Corporate Shield program was established by the track Club in 79′ to promote running & competition among area companies & organizations. The 8-race schedule allows teams to earn points for both placement & participation in four (4) categories: Open, female, masters and grandmasters.   If your team/group wants more info, or you have questions on this program, please email

January 19: The Greenville News Run Downtown 5K
Race Director: Kerrie Sijon
March 23: Milliken Earth Run 5K
Roger Milliken Center – Spartanburg
Race Director: George Sykes
Register: Click Here
Results: Click Here
May 11: Zoom through the Zoo
Greenville Zoo/Cleveland Park – Greenville
Race Director: Lydia Thomas
June 8Sunrise Run 8K ​
Downtown Simpsonville
Race Director: John Lehman
July 4: Red, White & Blue Shoes 5K
Furman University
Race Directors: M McCauley or Ed Hughes
August 24:  Edouard Michelin 5K Memorial Race 
Michelin Campus – Donaldson Center
Race Director: TBD
September 13BMW Performance Classic 2 mile 
BMW Performance Center – Greer
Race Director: Robert Morse
October 12: GE Cross-Country Race 
Location: TBD
Race Director: Greg Brown
Results:For questions and/or more information please contact the GTC Corporate Shield Director @

Furman Fitness Center Summer Activities for Faculty & Staff

The Furman Fitness Center is offering free Lakeside Yoga, Campus Cruises on the new 7-seater bicycle, and weekly recreational volleyball for Furman faculty and staff.  Click on the image below for more information.

(Note:  “Crush it with Cush” small group training class is currently full)


FREE Wellness Gift Bag for Furman Employees!

Furman encourages all faculty and staff to take advantage of the wide variety of high quality wellness programming offered on campus.  Employees who complete at least 10 hours of Furman sponsored wellness activities from at least three different wellness events are eligible to receive a MyWellness gift bag (movie ticket, Daniel Dining Hall meal ticket, healthy snack).

Browse through the eligible activities by clicking on the image below.  To claim your prize, please send completed forms to Jason Hayden (Psychology) at


Click here to print 2019 MyWellness Incentive Worksheet

Reserve the new 7-seater bicycle at Furman