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January 7, 2017
9:00 am
2014 Ghop start - small
   Past Results     Past Photos     Course Map     Course Video     Cowpens National Battlefield
 At the close of the Battle of Cowpens in 1781, two American officers—confident in victory—raced for the ultimate prize, a British three-pounder cannon, called the “Grasshopper”.

Join the race and celebrate the 236th anniversary of this historic victory!

SAVE THE DATE: Next year's race will be
 January 7, 2017
Online registration is now open!
(SRC members: log-in on the SRC homepage to access a $10 discount code)
   
Race Schedule
1 mile fun run -- 8:30 AM
5K run/walk -- 9:00 AM


Cowpens National Battlefield
Packet pick-up is in front of the park office
starting at 7:45 am. 
Entry Fee (5k)
$25 by December 18, 2016

$32 after December 18, 2016

(Online registration closes January 5, 2017)

Race registration includes

long-sleeve, wicking tech shirts

(sizes not guaranteed after Dec. 18)

 
Spartanburg Running Club members can get $10 off the 5k registration fee!
Log-in on the SRC homepage to find discount code.
Not a member?  Join the SRC today!
 
Early packet pick-up will be Friday, January 8, 2016 at Gotta Run Spartanburg (159 South Pine St - Suite D Spartanburg, SC 29302) 4:30pm - 6:30pm. In-person late registration will be available for $32, payable by cash or check.

*No race day registration.*

 

The 1 mile kids fun run is free (no t-shirt).


Awards

Top 3 Overall: open, masters, grandmasters


Age group awards:

14 & under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44,

45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75 & over


Sponsors
(If you're interested in sponsoring, please see our Sponsorship Information)
2016 Sponsors:
Billy Webster
 
  Gotta Run

Directions to Cowpens National Battlefield
Greenville/Spartanburg:
From I-85 northbound, take exit 83. Turn left, on Hwy 110. Drive about 8 miles.  At the intersection for Hwys 110, 221, and 11, turn right. The park is about a half mile on the right.

Charlotte:
From I-85 southbound, take exit 92 at Gaffney, west toward Chesnee on Hwy 11. The park is about 10 miles on the left.

Asheville:
From I-26 eastbound, take exit 5, east toward Chesnee on Hwy 11. The park is about 20 miles on the right.

Columbia:
From I-26 westbound, take I-85 North, take exit 83. Turn left, on Hwy 110. Drive about 8 miles.  At the intersection for Hwys 110, 221, and 11, turn right. The park is about a half mile on the right.

GPS Directional Devices:
To reach the physical address of the Visitor Center please use the following address:
                                  4001 Chesnee Highway
                                  Gaffney, SC  29341    
                            
                                                       OR
                                  Lat / Long: 35.13394 / -81.81455

More Information
Race Director

Stephen Sykes

sgsgolf102@yahoo.com 

 

Course USATF Certified SC07031BS
Inclement Weather Date:
January 21, 2017
 
 



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