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 235th anniversary of this historic victory!
Start the year off with a bang at the 31st 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 $10 discount off the race 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.
Entry fee is $25 through December 28, 2015.
(this year it's a flat $25, which includes fees)
$30 December 29, 2015 through January 7, 2016.
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 16, 2015.
Race day packet pick-up is in front of the park office starting at 7:30 am on Saturday, January 9.