Fall colors should be filling the trees on Oct. 22 when runners gather at the South Carolina Botanical Garden for a 3.1-mile run that promotes healthy competition while raising money for a Clemson University student group. Join us!
When: Saturday, Oct. 22 (please be in place at 7:45 a.m. for the 8 a.m. start)
Where: South Carolina Botanical Garden, Clemson, South Carolina
Who can participate: Everyone! Runners and walkers alike are welcome.
Packet pickup: Oct. 20 and 21 in Riggs Hall 100a, going from 9:30-11 a.m. and 3:30 to 5 p.m. both days. Or at the botanical garden on race day.
Online registration: Closes at 11:59 p.m. Oct. 18, but you can still register in person on race day or during packet pickup in Riggs Hall, 100 A, at the following times:
Thursday from 9:15 a.m.-1 p.m
Friday from 9 a.m.-12 p.m.
Race day parking: Access the start of the race by entering the botanical garden at Garden Trail off Perimeter Road. Please park in the Wren House lot.
Race benefits: CESSAB, a student advisory group serving the College of Engineering, Computing and Applied Sciences and the College of Science
PROMO CODE : CUFIT16
T-shirts & requested sizes not guaranteed after October 11th, 2016 at 5:00 pm!
START: Fork on Garden Trail
Lap 1: Go straight down hill and into woods
Lap 1: Veer right at the fork
Lap 1: Continue straight passing “P” sign on your left
Lap 1: Continue right past cut through area
Lap 1: U turn left at loop end
Lap 1: Continue straight until you reach the first fork
Lap 1: U turn left to begin lap 2
*Lap 2 begins*
Lap 2: Continue straight passing “P” sign on your left
Lap 2: Continue right past cut through area
Lap 2: Continue right at loop end
Lap 2: Turn left at stop sign intersection
Lap 2: Right turn into Hanover house loop
Lap 2: After completing loop at Hanover house, continue left
Lap 2: Follow road straight back to beginning of race, always keeping right
FINISH: Come out of woods and continue up Garden Trail to where the start was. U Turn left via the side road in front of the Bob Campbell Geology Museum and continue down side driveway to the finish line.
Come ready for a scenic 5k in South Carolina's Botanical Gardens! Be ready to run at 7:45 am and the race starts at 8:00 am!
This is a kid-friendly, community event that is perfect for all Tiger Fans and 5K enthusiasts! Walk or run the beatiful trails in Clemson, SC!
After the race there will be an unlimited photobooth, food, and lots of fun!
AVAIL A 5$ DISCOUNT USING PROMO CODE : CUFIT16
Parking is available just inside the main entrance and to the left. Please feel free to park in the lot beside the Heritage Garden and Caboose.
Overflow parking will be available in the lot beside the Campbell Geology Museum and Carriage House.
October 22 8:00 AM EDT - Race Start Time
October 22 8:15 AM EDT - Photo Booth Start Time