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First Annual Reedy River Trail Run at Griffin Park

April 07, 2008 | | Comments 0

Simpsonville’s Griffin Park, one of the Upstate’s best examples of green and smart growth, is pleased to announce the First Annual Reedy River Trail Run at Griffin Park. This 8K race and 2K fun run is an event the whole family can enjoy. A charitable donation will go to the McCall Hospice House in Simpsonville. The race will be held at Griffin Park on April 26 with the 8K beginning at 9:00 a.m. and the 2K beginning at 11:00 a.m. The race will allow runners and walkers to experience some of South Carolina’s most beautiful scenery through the community park system of nature trails and breathtaking frontage on the Reedy River. In addition to the 8K and 2K Fun Run, there will be family activities including a barbeque lunch served after the 8K and throughout the afternoon that will appeal to all members of the family.

Runners and walkers are encouraged to register now for this event at www.GriffinPark.com and to bring the whole family. The cost is as follows: individuals $20, couples $25, family of four $35, and $8 for the Fun Run. All participants will receive a t-shirt and a free lunch, which will be served after the race. First, second, and third place finishers will receive cash prizes of $100, $50, and $25, respectively. Wagons and strollers are encouraged for toddlers and infants.

As a commitment to honor those who helped pave the way for the quality of life many of us enjoy everyday, Griffin Park will be making a donation to McCall Hospice House. McCall Hospice House is a free-standing, 30-bed facility located approximately one mile from Griffin Park on West Georgia Road, which provides patients’ at the final stage of life with
compassionate medical care in comfortable surroundings. It was created through the combined efforts of community leaders, the Hospice House of Greenville Board, Greenville Technical College, Greenville Hospital System and Bon Secours St. Francis Health System.

For more information and to register for the race, call 864-277-5757 or visit www.griffinpark.com.

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