Race for the Grasshopper 5K


Event Total Price (all fees shown)
Race for the Grasshopper 5K
Participant List ( 104 )
$ 22.09
Closes: 01/08/2015 at 11:59PM
1 Mile Kids Fun Run
Participant List ( 3 )
Closes: 01/08/2015 at 11:59PM



Time: 9:00AM


Cowpens National Battlefield
3860 Chesnee Highway
Gaffney, SC29341

Event Director Info:
Stephen Sykes
Spartanburg Running Club
205 Woodgrove Trace
Spartanburg, SC29301
email address

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:

Advance America

Little River Roasting

Gotta Run Spartanburg


Entry fee is $20 through January 1, 2015.


$30 January 2, 2014 through January 8, 2015.


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.

Packet Pickup:

Race day packet pick-up is in front of the park office.



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