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Register now for the 2018 Spring Water Run – Sat., August 25

The Annual Spring Water Run is being held Saturday, Aug. 25 in conjunction with the 37th Annual Spring Water Festival.
The 2018 Spring Water Run which 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 23. 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. 24 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 25 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, Vickery said.
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: michaelvickery7@gmail.com

Online Registration

5K Spring Water Run 2018 Application

Spring Water Festival 2017 – Coming Soon!

 

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August 25 & 26 – 2017

Mineral Spring Park – Williamston, SC

 State Hwy. 20 just off I-85 between Anderson and Greenville, SC

Entertainment and Schedules to be announced soon!
Check back for updates.

All Registration and Applications are now posted!

Spring Water Run August 19, 2017

The 2017 5K Spring Water Run will be held on Saturday, August 19, one week before this year’s Spring Water Festival organizers said this week. Race organizer Michael Vickery said the race was moved up a week so that it would not conflict with the Midnight Flight race held in Anderson. Two years ago there was no Spring Water Run and organizers of the Midnight Flight moved their date, which had been the Friday after the Spring Water Festival, up a week. Until then many runners participated in the Spring Water Run as training for the Midnight Flight the following week. Vickery organized the SWR last year, and due to the Midnight Flight being the night before, many runners who normally participate in the SWR did not.
This year Vickery said he is hoping more runners will participate in the Spring Water Run. The one mile Fun Run will also be returning he said. The run is RRCA Palmetto USA T&F certified. AnMed Health is a run sponsor.

T. G. Sheppard to headline Spring Water Festival entertainment

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The Williamston Springwater Committee announced this week that “classic country artist” T. G.. Sheppard will headline entertainment for the 35th annual Spring Water Festival which will be held August 26 & 27 in Williamston’s Mineral Spring Park. T. G. Sheppard has 21 number one hits and is ranked among the top 100 country artists of all time which according to Spring Water Festival Chairman David Meade, “has made him one of the most popular  performers on tour today.”

“We are excited to have T. G.. Sheppard headline this years entertainment,” Meade said. “With a show full of chart topping hits like “Last Cheaters Waltz”,”I Loved ‘Em Everyone”,”Do You Wanna Go To Heaven”, and “Party Time”, T. G. Sheppard is sure to bring a show that country music lovers will appreciate and enjoy.”

“T. G. Sheppard has a reputation as a solid performer and is one of the great Legends in country music. We are looking forward to having him perform at our festival,” Meade said.

Sign up now for 2016 Spring Water Run

After taking a year off, The 5K Spring Water Run will return this year as a featured attraction of the 35th annual Spring Water Festival on Saturday, Aug. 27. The run is sanctioned as an RRCA Grand Prix event.

Entry fee is $20 in advance or $25 on the day of the race. Pre-registration ends on August 21.

The 5K open race will begin at 7:45 a.m. 

(There will not  be a one mile fun run this year)

Registration will be held on the day of the festival, August 27 between 6:15 a.m. and 7:30 a.m. in the parking lot beside McDonald’s in downtown Williamston.

Medals will go to all finishers in the one mile race and trophies will go to the top two males and females in the 5K, the top two male and female masters and the first three places 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, organizer Michael Vickery said.

Food and drink will be provided after the race for runners. The Williamston Police Department will secure all major intersections. Run applications are available at The Journal or by emailing Vickery at michaelvickery7@gmail.com 

Online registration can be done at www.Strictlyrunning.com

Download 2016 5K Spring Water Run Application

 AnMed 5K Spring Water Run Map

Registration forms are also available at The Journal.

 

Spring Water Run returning this year!

The 5K Spring Water Run will return this year as a featured attraction of the 35th annual Spring Water Festival on Saturday, Aug. 27. The run is sanctioned as an RRCA Grand Prix event. The 5K open race will begin at 7:45 a.m.

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.

Additional information on registration and forms will be posted online soon!

AnMed 5K Spring Water Run Map
AnMed 5K Spring Water Run Application

 

 

 

Singer/songwriter Lucas Hoge to headline Spring Water Festival

 

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Award winning country music singer/songwriter Lucas Hoge will headline the 33rd Annual Spring Water Festival coming up August 22 and 23, organizers said this week.
Hoge has recorded three country albums, a Christian EP, had songs featured on two TV shows, starred in an HBO TV series, wrote a jingle for Lipton Tea and entertained and supported military troops and their families.

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Hailing from Nebraska, Hoge moved to Nashville and soon had his song “If I Only Could” featured on the Warner Brothers’ show Smallville.
His song “Give A Damn” is the theme song for the Great American Country (GAC) show Tom’s Wildlife, about an outfitting business which featured celebrity country star clients including Miranda Lambert and Blake Shelton.
It was the first theme song GAC used for one of its TV shows and the music video stayed at number two in the top 25 videos on www.gactv.com for over two weeks.

His debut album “Dirt”, received rave reviews, winning multiple music awards, including ‘Country Album of the Year’ at the 16th Annual Los Angeles Music Awards, which also named Hoge as Contemporary Christian Singer/Songwriter Of The Year for “Get The Door”. He has appeared on TV with Faith Hill in the Sunday Night Football commercial campaign, with Toby Keith in his Christmas special and in a Mary Kay commercial with Danielle Peck and Jennifer Hanson.

Festival Entertainment to be announced soon

The Spring Water Festival Committee will annouce entertainment for the 2014 festival soon!

2014 funding remains at previous level

Williamston Town Council recently declined to increase funding for the 2014 Spring Water Festival.

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Palmetto Amusements returns to SWF 2015

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 Palmetto Amusements will return with festival favorites including the Ferris Wheel, Loop-o-Plane, Spinner, Berry Go Round, Kids Town Fun House, Heavy Haulin Slide, Monster Truck Combo and a Carnival game. Friday night will be Wrist-Band-Night with unlimited rides for one price.

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