2017 South Carolina State Parks Come Out & Play 5K Series
The third race of the SC State Park 5K Series will be held at Oconee State Park on Saturday March 4th, 2017 at 10 AM. No matter if the weather is warm or cool, rain or shine, we will get a jump on Spring and get rid of your Cabin Fever and go for a run through Oconee State Park.
All ages, ability and experience levels are welcome to participate in this 5K event. This race is open to all runners, joggers, walkers, dog walkers or anyone who wants to get some fresh air and exercise. Due to the terrain and trails, this event is not recommended for strollers or wheelchairs.
Pets are permitted inside Oconee State Park and for this 5K event, but must be on a leash at all times.
The registration fee for this race is $30.00 per person, and all proceeds will benefit trail construction and improvements at Oconee State Park. We encourage you to help support Oconee and visit one of the most iconic CCC constructed parks in South Carolina. Prizes will be awarded to top place finishers, and T-shirts and give away items will also be given to each paid participant.
Campsites and cabins are available for reservation by contacting Oconee State Park at (864) 638-5353 or go to our website at www.southcarolinastateparks.com . You can also bring or purchase your Ultimate Outsider Guide Book and get it stamped at Oconee on the day of the race. You can also collect many other stamps from several other nearby SC State Parks in close proximity.
This combination road & trail run is the third out of six scheduled races for the 2017 South Carolina State Parks Come Out & Play 5K Race Series, which includes these 5K events:
Be a part of the fun by entering in one or as many races as you like. All races will be held rain or shine, and are meant to be a fun experience for anyone. You can race as hard as you want, or just take a stroll through the park. Please join us in visiting and supporting your beautiful South Carolina State Parks.
For information about camping or cabins at Oconee State Park, visit: http://southcarolinaparks.com/oconee/introduction.aspx
For more information about this event or the trail-race series contact Jim Stanton at: 864-918-8475 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
The 5K will take place even in the event of inclement weather, unless weather and/or conditions inside the park are deemed unsafe by park staff.
Cancellations will be made as conditions are assessed, and notificiations will be sent out, however, no refunds will be provided in the event that the race is cancelled due to dangerous weather and/or site conditions.
Park admission is included with each race participant registration fee, but not for spectators or family members. Please pay park admissions when you enter the park's main entrance or purchase a Park Passport at any South Carolina State Park or online at www.southcarolinastateparks.com.
Registration will be open until the night before the race. Please arrive 30 minutes to Oconee State Park before the race starts to pick up your bib, T-shirt and race course information. The race will start and stop at the CCC Bath House building/parking area by the main lake.