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36th Annual Springmaid Trail Race Returns Saturday, October 10th

More than 400 Runners Expected to Participate in Benefit Race for Mary Warner Mack Dog Park

WHAT:                                
36th Annual Springmaid Trail Race 10K and 5K

WHO:                                  
Over 400 runners are expected at this year’s race, starting at the Greenway Field Trial Barn with a DJ to warm up the crowd and a finish line celebration at the Mary Warner Mack Dog Park. Fort Mill resident and Greenway namesake, Anne Springs Close, 89, will also participate in the Springmaid race for her 36th year.

WHY:                                   
The storied 36-year tradition of the Springmaid races continues this year and will benefit the Mary Warner Mack Dog Park, a 12-acre dog park located at the Anne Springs Close Greenway that opened in May. Race participants will receive two free passes to the Fall Frolic festival, as well as a long-sleeve race t-shirt (while supplies last.) Red Ventures joins the race as Title Sponsor for this year's event and is offering free registration for Red Ventures employees to join in this exciting race. Special thanks to event sponsors including Red Ventures, The Andy Bovender Team - Allen Tate, Crossings on Main and Rock Hill Coca-Cola.

WHEN:                                
8a.m., Saturday, October 10th; Packet pick-up starting Friday, October 9th 1-6p.m. at the Recreation Complex, 971 Tom Hall Street, Fort Mill. Race-day registration and packet pick-up begins at 7:15a.m.

WHERE:                              
Anne Springs Close Greenway, Adventure Road Entrance, 835 Springfield Parkway, Fort Mill

CONTACT:                          
For more information, photos or to schedule interviews, please contact Elizabeth Bowers, 803-547-1059 or (c) 843-277-7952 the morning of the race.

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