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Prisma Health Swamp Rabbit 5K is May 3

Hop to it and sign up for the 11th annual Prisma Health Swamp Rabbit 5K to be held on May 3.

One of the largest 5Ks in South Carolina with about 4,000 participants, the Friday evening race begins at 6:30 p.m. at Gateway Park behind Sunrift Adventures in Travelers Rest, SC. Runners and walkers are welcome and the race will go on, rain or shine.

“The Swamp Rabbit 5K is an opportunity for the community to enjoy one of our greatest health and wellness resources right in our backyard,” said Rebecca Cooper, Prisma Health–Upstate community relations and Prisma Health Swamp Rabbit 5K coordinator. “We’re thrilled to be enhancing our community connection this year through our partnership with Harvest Hope, and we’re looking forward to a successful event.”

Pre-registration for the popular Upstate 5K race is online only until Thursday, May 2. The online registration fee is $6 until April 28, increasing to $15 after that date. All online registrants receive a free Prisma Health Swamp Rabbit 5K t-shirt.

Racers can register in person on Thursday, May 2, at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, 851 Congaree Road in Greenville, from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. or at Gateway Park on Friday from 11:30 a.m. until 5:30 p.m.

In-person registration is $15 and can be paid by cash or credit card. All participants are encouraged to pick up their race packets on Thursday, May 2, between 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. at the Crowne Plaza.

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Electronic scoring will be used for all runners and walkers to capture start and end times, with awards given for the top finishers in each age group. After the race, participants are invited to enjoy free food, drinks and music, along with many children’s activities.

To view the course map and see answers to frequently asked questions about parking, pets (dogs are not allowed to run with race participants) and more, visit ghs.org/community/swamprabbit5k.

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