RACE DAY REGISTRATION IS OPEN FROM 7-7:40 AM SATURDAY AM AT ROPER MOUNTAIN SCIENCE CENTER. Also at Strossners from 3-6 Friday PM the 30th. COST IS $30.
Event Director Info
Roper Mountain Science Center Association
115 Shady Creek Ct
Greer, SC 29650
Presented by The Roper Mountain Science Center Association and Greenville Water. The TROAD 5K Trail and Road Run
is the inaugural running event at
Roper Mountain Science Center's campus
A part of the Run Roper Mountain Series, it is staged on a combination of paved paths and road, and woodland trails and paths, This is an opportunity to experience Roper Mountain and the adjacent Greenville Water woodlands in a way that will happen only once a year. Roper Mountain has a unique natural setting that has been preserved and transports you to a setting far removed from its urban surroundings.
The multisurface closed course climbs 276 feet over a rolling course on 80 acres that should be challenging for the serious and accessible for the novice.
Split times and water stations will be provided. Unique handcrafted awards for Male and Female 1st, 2nd, 3rd overall and age group places also. A unique logo T-shirt goes to all registered runners. Timing will be via electronic bib chips.Trainers from Greenville Hospital System will be onsite to offer assistance. Event is limited to 300 runners. Limited onsite registration will be available the morning of the event between 7:00 and 7:45 at the $30 level if event is not sold out. T-shirts will be provided to late registrants, but may not be available that day if event is close to selling out FYI.
A free Family Fun Run will follow the TROAD run at 9:30 at the Farm at Roper Mountain with participant awards for children. Parents may participate.
Parking is offsite at the Roper Mountain Business Park next door, a short sidewalk away. All proceeds from The TROAD 5K go to benefit the science education programs at Roper Mountain Science Center, THE science education center for Greenville County students.