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Paris Mountain Half Marathon

October 12, 2024 Greenville, SC 29609 US

Upstate Race Series Presents


Paris Mountain Half Marathon

Paris Mountain State Park


What Goes Up Must Come Down!


Included in Registration

  • Finisher Medal
  • Custom Race Bib
  • Event Themed Giveaways
  • Race Sticker
  • Post Race Pancakes
  • Complimentary Race Photos
  • Music & Post Race Hangout
  • Optional Race Shirt
  • Chip Timing w/ Live Results


Discover the ultimate trail running adventure at the Paris Mountain Half Marathon, where rugged terrain and breathtaking views come together for an unforgettable experience. Nestled in the heart of Paris Mountain State Park, this challenging trail race takes you on a journey through some of the most scenic landscapes in South Carolina. With a demanding elevation gain of 2,500 feet, you'll traverse switchbacks, circle pristine lakes, and summit the park's highest peaks. This race is perfect for trail running enthusiasts seeking to push their limits and immerse themselves in the natural beauty of Paris Mountain.
The Paris Mountain Half Marathon course is designed to highlight the park's diverse and stunning terrain. As you navigate the trails, you'll encounter lush forests, tranquil lakes, and the exhilarating switchbacks that wind their way up to the mountain's summit. Each section of the trail offers unique challenges and rewards, from steep climbs that test your endurance to serene lakeside paths that provide a moment of tranquility. The breathtaking vistas from the summit are a fitting reward for your efforts, offering panoramic views that make every step worthwhile.
Join a vibrant community of runners at the Paris Mountain Half Marathon and experience the camaraderie and support that define this event. With well-marked trails, strategically placed aid stations, and enthusiastic volunteers, you'll have all the support you need to conquer the course. Whether you're an experienced trail runner or new to the sport, this race offers an opportunity to challenge yourself and celebrate your achievements in a truly spectacular setting. Don't miss out on this chance to explore the trails of Paris Mountain State Park – register today for the Paris Mountain Half Marathon and embark on a trail running adventure like no other!


Race Day Details

  • What: Paris Mountain 13.1 Trail Race @ 8am
  • Where: Paris Mountain State Park
  • When: Saturday October 12th 2024
  • Address: 2401 State Park Rd, Greenville, SC 29609
  • Packet Pickup: will be held at Shelter #3 located behind the main parking lot @ 7am
  • Parking: The main gate of the state park will be open at 6:30am. You can access the park at this address: 2401 State Park Rd. Greenville, SC 29609. Fees: $6 adults - $3.75 SC seniors - $3.50 children age 6-15 - age 5 & younger are free
  • Event Shirts - Our local apparel vendor (Graphic Cow) will be processing all shirt orders. Please follow the link below to pre-order a shirt from the list of races. All race specific shirts will be mailed directly to your home address after the event to commemorate your race experience! The store link will be open until the Monday after each race


Course Map HERE - Elevation Gain is 2300 Feet

  • The Half Marathon entails a single 13.1-mile loop, start and finishing at Shelter #3 behind the main parking lot. With a total elevation gain of 2,300 feet, the course offers a mix of single track trails, wide switchbacks, encounters with three different lakes featuring waterfalls, and two challenging steep climbs.

Aid Stations

There are two aid stations on course during the 13 mile loop with the first one coming at mile 4.6 and the 2nd one at mile 10.4. Items will include water, tailwind, assorted crackers, chips, cookies, and soda. Please Bring your own water/hydration cup/flask. This is a CUPLESS event as runners are required to have their own hydration carrying bottles or packs. 

Race Day Countdown

Race Awards &  Age Group Point Series

  • Top 3 Male and Female Overall
  • Top 3 Male & Female Age Group
  • Age Group Categories
    • 0-9
    • 10-12
    • 13-16
    • 17-19
    • 20-29
    • 30-34
    • 35-39
    • 40-44
    • 45-49
    • 50-54
    • 55-59
    • 60-64
    • 65-69
    • 70-79
    • 80+

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Event Location

Paris Mountain State Park
2401 State Park Rd
Greenville, SC 29609 US

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