Time: 09:00 AM
Spartanburg Running Club
205 Woodgrove Trace
Spartanburg, SC 29301
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 234th anniversary of this historic victory!
Start the year off with a bang at the 30th Annual Race for the Grasshopper 5k!
The 5k race is on a fast, certified course (USATF certified SC07031BS ) on the road around the battlefield.
Spartanburg Running Club members are eligible for a $5 discount on the early entry fee.
Log-in on the SRC homepage to find the discount code.
Not a member? Join the SRC today!
The 1 mile kids fun run is free and will be held at 8:30 am.
The 5K run/walk starts at 9:00 am.
Thanks to our sponsors:
The Webster Family
Little River Roasting
Gotta Run Spartanburg
Entry fee is $20 through January 1, 2015.
$30 January 2, 2014 through January 8, 2015.
NEW this year: In-person late registration on Friday, January 9 from 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm at Gotta Run Spartanburg (159 South Pine St - Suite D, Spartanburg, SC 29302).
No Race Day Registration.
Race registration includes long-sleeve, wicking tech shirt (men's and women's fits).
Shirt sizes are not guaranteed after December 19, 2014.
NEW this year: Packets can be picked up the day before the race on Friday, January 9 from 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm at Gotta Run Spartanburg (159 South Pine St - Suite D, Spartanburg, SC 29302).
Race day packet pick-up is in front of the park office starting at 7:30 am on Saturday, January 10.