Lowcountry Trail Half Marathon and 5K debuts Oct. 12 at Mullet Hall

  • Thursday, October 3, 2013

Runners will take to the scenic trails of Mullet Hall Equestrian Center for the premiere Lowcountry Trail Half Marathon and 5K on Saturday, Oct. 12.

Breathtaking fall foliage, moss-draped oaks and occasional wildlife sightings will offer runners the rare chance to connect with nature as they make their way through these Johns Island trails.

Couple the scenic backdrop with a post-race party, and everyone wins. Participants will enjoy an awards program complete with food and beverages, plus live music by Whiskey Diablo. Neapolitan-style pizza as well as hot chocolate or espresso will be provided by Coastal Crust. Cold beverages will be available courtesy of Palmetto Brewery. All are included in the price of registration.

Both the Half Marathon and 5K events will begin at 8:30 a.m. Spectators are welcome.

Registration for the Half Marathon and 5K is $48 and $34 respectively. Charleston County residents can receive discounted rates of $40 and $28 when registering in advance. Online registration is available at www.ccprc.com/lowcountrytrail and ends Oct. 11. T-shirts will be guaranteed for runners who register prior to Oct. 1.

This event is for ages 10 and up. Ages 10-15 must be accompanied by an adult chaperone (registration and participation not required for chaperone).

Mullet Hall Equestrian Center is located at 2662 Mullet Hall Road on Johns Island, just off of River Road, and is owned and operated by the Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission.

For more information on the Lowcountry Trail Half Marathon and 5K or to register, visit www.ccprc.com/lowcountrytrail or call 843-795-4386.This event is brought to you by The Foot Store, Palmetto Brewing Company and your Charleston County Parks.

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