Get ready for the Spring Water Run

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The Annual 5K Spring Water Run is being held Saturday, Aug. 24 in conjunction with the 38th Annual Spring Water Festival.
The 2019 Spring Water Run is sanctioned as an RRCA Palmetto USA T&F certified event. The 5K open race will begin at 8:30 a.m. There will also be a 1 mile fun run at 7:45 a.m. Drinks and snacks will be provided for runners.
Entry fee for the Spring Water Run is $25 in advance or $30 on the day of the race. Pre-registration ends on August 22. Entry fee for Fun Run is $10, Ages 12 and under free. Shirts will be $10.
Packet pickup and pre-registration will be held on Friday, Aug. 23 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Ace Hardware, 29 Pelzer Ave. in Williamston.
Registration will be held on the day of the run, August 24 between 6:15 a.m. and 7:45 a.m. in the parking lot beside McDonald’s in downtown Williamston. Online registration is available at www.itsabouttime.run/event-registration.
Trophies will go to the top two males and females in the 5K, the top male and female masters and medals to second and third place male and female by age group.
Age groups will include 10 and under, 11-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, and 65 and over.
Awards and drawings will be held following the one mile run. All registered runners are eligible for race day drawings which will include a variety of prizes. Pictures of all winners will be made immediately after presentation of awards.
The course includes city streets and country roads with rolling hills. Splits will be called at the one and two mile mark and water stations will be on the course. Food and drink will be provided after the race for runners. The Williamston Police Department will secure all major intersections and MedShore Ambulance will be on site.
Additional information including registration and forms is available online at www.springwaterfestival.com and at The Journal or email: