Lowcountry Trail Half Marathon and 5K on Oct. 8

Lowcountry Trail Half Marathon and 5K on Oct. 8
September 23 05:39 2016 Print This Article

On Saturday, October 8 the Lowcountry Trail Half Marathon and 5K returns to scenic Mullet Hall Equestrian Center on 2662 Mullet Road, just off River Road.

Runners will have a chance to embrace the breathtaking fall foliage, moss-draped oaks and native wildlife as they make their way through beautiful Johns Island trails. Races are offered for two distances: a half marathon and a 5K. Both the Half Marathon and 5K events will begin at 8:30 a.m. Spectators are welcome. Couple the scenic backdrop with an elaborate awards program and post-race food, and everyone wins. Participants will enjoy breakfast and cold beverages provided by The Loophole restaurant on Johns Island. All are included in the price of registration.

Registration for the Half Marathon is $48 ($40 for Charleston County residents), and registration for the 5K is $34 ($28 for county residents). Move IT! pass holders receive additional discounts. Online registration is available at www.CharlestonCountyParks.com and will end at 3 p.m. on Oct. 7. T-shirts will be guaranteed for runners who register prior to Sept. 30.

The race is open to ages 10 and up. Ages 10-15 must be accompanied by an adult chaperone (registration and participation not required for chaperone).
For more information on the Lowcountry Trail Half Marathon and 5K, to view race course maps, or to register, visit www.CharlestonCountyParks.com or call 843-795-4386.