Race for the Grasshopper 2019

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January 12


09:00 am - 11:00 am

Event Website

Cowpens National Battlefield

4001 Chesnee Hwy

Gaffney, SC, United States, 29341

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 236th anniversary of this historic victory!

Start the year off with a bang at the 35th 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.

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