True to the Brew Trail Run/Hike 13.1 Half Marathon

Sat September 29, 2018 Spartanburg, SC US 29301 Directions
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True to the BrewTrail Run/Hike Half Marathon - Croft Passage

$50 7:30AM EDT - 12:00PM EDT Price increases after August 15, 2018 at 11:59pm EDT
Place
Croft Passage, Spartanburg SC
Spartanburg, SC US 29301
Description

 You asked for more mileage on the Palmetto Trail and we are giving it to you!

Join us on Saturday, September 29th for the Inaugural True to the Brew Trail Run/Hike Half Marathon! That's right!  13.1 miles on the Croft Passage of the beautiful Palmetto Trail!  https://palmettoconservation.org/passage/croft-passage/

New Race!  New Location! 

Ready for a NEW True to the Brew challenge?  We will be on the Croft Passage in Spartanburg SC!   Celebrate your finish with a Palmetto Trail Ale and an AWESOME Bottle Opener Finisher Medal!  First beer is on us!  There will be Overall Awards for the Top Three Male/Female Finishers, Overall Masters Awards for Top Three Male/Female Finishers, and Age Group every five years.  You must be 14 or older to register for this race!  No Strollers Please!  Dogs are welcome but must be on a leash and can't be in the way of other participants. No Refunds.  Race is Rain or Shine!  Race is capped at 250 runners so everyone can have a great race on the Croft Passage!

And that's not all!  We are also offering discounted entry to a the RJ Rockers Southern Rock Concert with Jupiter Coyote on Saturday evening!  Tickets are just $10! The warm up band starts at 5pm and Jupiter Coyote will hit the stage at 7 pm.   Invite your friends.  It's going to be a great show.

The  race will be point to point!  We will start at the Croft State Park Camp Grounds and end just outside the Croft Passage of the Palmetto Trail.  We will have parking at the finish line and provide shuttles to the start line that morning.  For information  on the Croft Passage please go to this link:  https://palmettoconservation.org/passage/croft-passage/

Aid Stations will be every 2 miles on the course and at the finish line.  Restrooms will be at the start line, on the course and at the finish line~

 

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Packet Pick Up & Race Day

Join us for Packet Pick Up on Friday, Sept 28th from 4pm - 7pm at RJ Rockers!  We hope you will bring your friends and enjoy a beer!

Address:  RJ Rockers Brewing Company, 226-A W Main St., Spartanburg, SC http://www.rjrockers.com/home   

Race Day Packet Pick Up: Saturday, September 29, 2018 

Race Day Packet Pick Up will be at the start line of the race at the Croft Camping Area.  We will open at 6:00am.  Race starts at 7:30am!                
 

Directions
From I-85: Take exit 78 toward downtown Spartanburg. Turn onto US Hwy 221 for about 4.5 miles. Turn left onto US Hwy 176 east to Country Club Road (about 5 miles). Turn right on Country Club Road. Turn left at the traffic light (SC Hwy 56). Stay on Hwy 56 about 3.2 miles and turn left onto Dairy Ridge Road. Follow signs.

 

From I-26 eastbound: Take exit 22 toward downtown Spartanburg. Drive east on SC Hwy 296 for approximately 1 mile, turn right onto SC Hwy 295 (Southport Road) about 6 miles to the intersection with SC Hwy 56. Turn right onto Hwy 56 for about 3 miles. Turn left onto Dairy Ridge Road and follow signs.

 

From I-26 westbound: Take exit 52 (north away from Clinton) onto SC Hwy 56. Drive north toward Spartanburg for about 30 miles. Turn right onto Dairy Ridge Road and follow signs.

Sponsorship Opportunities

TRUE TO THE BREW TRAIL RUN & HIKE SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Palmetto Conservation Foundation (PCF) is pleased to announce the True to the Brew Trail Run & Hike.  The annual run & hike will offer trail runners and hikers the opportunity for a competitive experience through one of the Palmetto Trail’s most beautiful passages. People have been running and hiking trails as long as there have been trails. The benefits of trail running span from the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual. Trail running and hiking is booming worldwide!

As a sponsor, this is a great chance for marketing opportunities and a way to show that you are a dedicated corporate citizen interested in promoting land conservation, active living, health and wellness on a statewide level. It is with corporate support that we can deliver one-of-a kind outdoor recreation experience for people of all ages and demographics that will generate even more interest in the Palmetto Trail and South Carolina’s stunning beauty. We look forward to your partnership in this special trail adventure.

Palmetto Trail Runner & Hiker ($5,000)

4 Free Runner/Hiker Registrations

Opportunity to set up table at the event

Speaking opportunity at the event

Online links to company website

Logo on all printed materials

Logo and acknowledgement in PCF statewide monthly newsletter

Mention in all press releases

Acknowledgement on social media

4 True to the Brew Trail Run t-shirts

Logo on event t-shirts

 

Off Road Trail Runner & Hiker ($2,500)

2 Free Runner/Hiker Registrations

Opportunity to set up table at the event

Online links to company website

Logo on all printed materials

Logo and acknowledgement in PCF statewide monthly newsletter

Mention in all press releases

Acknowledgement on social media

2 True to the Brew Trail Run t-shirts

Logo on event t-shirts

Backpacker Trail Runner & Hiker ($1,000)

1 Free Runner/Hiker Registration

Online links to company website

Logo on all printed materials

Logo and acknowledgement in PCF statewide monthly newsletter

Mention in all press releases

Acknowledgement on social media

1 True to the Brew Trail Run t-shirts

Logo on event t-shirts

 

Blaze Trail Runner & Hiker ($500)

Logo on all printed materials

Logo and acknowledgement in PCF statewide monthly newsletter

Mention in all press releases

Acknowledgement on social media

Logo on event t-shirts

 

 

Trek Trail Runner & Hiker ($250)

Logo on all printed materials

Logo and acknowledgement in PCF statewide monthly newsletter

Acknowledgement on social media

Logo on event t-shirts

 

About Palmetto Conservation

The mission of the Palmetto Conservation Foundation (PCF) is to conserve South Carolina's natural and cultural resources, preserve historic landmarks, and promote outdoor recreation through trails and greenways. Founded in 1989, PCF is a statewide nonprofit organization with headquarters in  Columbia PCF’s largest and best-known project is building and maintaining the Palmetto Trail.

 

For more information:  www.palmettoconservation.org and Facebook/palmettoconservation

 

About RJ Rockers

Palmetto Conservation Foundation and RJ Rockers Brewing Company have combined their respective passions and have brought to market the quality handcrafted Palmetto Trail Ale that will help support the Palmetto Trail.

"Our slogan is HANDCRAFTED. EVERY BEER. EVERY DROP. EVERY TIME. And we aren't kidding either. Mark makes every batch with his own hands in our facility. He knows exactly what goes into the beer, and it is quality ingredients. He cares about what he makes."

“We understand not everyone drinks beer, but we appreciate those that know good beer. We are not a big beer company, and we don't merit ourselves mainly on huge promotions and large public events (although we are involved). We merit ourselves on beer. Any establishment that recognizes that fact is an establishment we want to be in. We don't want to be disconnected. We want to be right there with the people who drink our beer. After all, without them we are nothing.

From the web: www.rjrockers.com and on Facebook/RJ Rockers Brewing Company

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