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Saturday, January 28, 2023
Girls on the Run Grades 3-5/Heart + Sole Grades 6-8
Jan 28 all-day
various locations
  • What it is:

    Girls on the Run inspires girls of all abilities to recognize their individual strengths, while building a sense of connection in a team setting. Volunteer coaches facilitate lessons that blend physical activity with life skill development to enable girls to adapt to whatever comes their way. At the end of the season, the team completes a 5K together, which provides a tangible sense of accomplishment and sets a confident mindset into motion.

  • Our Heart & Sole middle school program meets the unique needs of girls of all abilities in 6th-8th grade. The program considers the whole person – body, brain, heart, spirit and social connection. Heart & Sole offers an inclusive place of belonging, where girls feel supported and inspired to explore their emotions, cultivate empathy and strengthen their physical and emotional health. At the end of the season, all program participants complete a 5K.

 

  • Girls on the Run was founded in 1996 with 13 participants and has now served over 2 million from coast to coast.
  • Each season, program participants in 3rd-8th grade develop essential emotional, social and physical skills to successfully navigate life experiences.
  • Participants positively impact their communities.
  • Our programs, Girls on the Run and Heart & Sole, end each season with a celebratory 5K event.
  • Girls on the Run hosts hundreds of 5Ks per year across the United States and Canada, making it one of the largest 5K series in the world.
  • The National Afterschool Association (NAA) recognized Girls on the Run as one of the most influential after-school programs in health and wellness.
  • Because of its evidence-based impact, Girls on the Run has been featured in numerous publications and academic journals.
Upstate Running Club Youth Team
Jan 28 – Nov 25 all-day
Greenville Sc
“Hard work beats talent when talent doesn’t work hard.”

Upstate Running Club Youth Team (2023)

$001/01  11/2512:00AM EST9:00AM ESTRegistration ends October 1, 2023 at 11:59pm EDT

3k & 1 Mile Cross Country Race KICKOFF! – Feb 26th

$002/265:00PM EST6:00PM ESTRegistration ends February 26, 2023 at 11:59pm EST

Track Meet – 3/26

$003/265:00PM EDT6:00PM EDTRegistration ends March 25, 2023 at 11:59pm EDT

Country Mile 5k – 4/2

$004/029:00AM EDT10:00AM EDTRegistration ends April 1, 2023 at 11:59pm EDT

Bell Lap Endurance Run 5k & 1 Mile – 4/16

$004/169:00AM EDT10:00AM EDTRegistration ends April 15, 2023 at 11:59pm EDT

Track Meet – 4/30

$004/305:00PM EDT6:00PM EDTRegistration ends April 30, 2023 at 11:59pm EDT

Track Meet – 5/28

$005/285:00PM EDT6:00PM EDTRegistration ends May 27, 2023 at 11:59pm EDT

Track Meet – 6/25

$006/255:00PM EDT6:00PM EDTRegistration ends June 24, 2023 at 11:59pm EDT

Track Meet – 7/23

$007/235:00PM EDT6:00PM EDTRegistration ends July 22, 2023 at 11:59pm EDT

Track Meet – 8/27

$008/275:00PM EDT6:00PM EDTRegistration ends August 26, 2023 at 11:59pm EDT

Cross Country Race at Preserve – 9/24

$009/245:00PM EDT6:00PM EDTRegistration ends September 23, 2023 at 11:59pm EDT

Cross Country Race at Preserve = 10/29

$010/295:00PM EDT6:00PM EDTRegistration ends October 28, 2023 at 11:59pm EDT

Footlocker Championship – 11/25

$011/258:00AM EST6:00PM ESTRegistration ends November 24, 2023 at 11:59pm EST
Upstate South Carolina Boat Show
Jan 28 – Jan 29 all-day
Greenville Convention Center

The 53rd Annual Upstate SC Boat Show is coming to the Greenville Convention Center on January 26-29, 2023!

The show will host the latest models of boats including Fishing, Pontoon, Speed, Ski, Cruisers, and Personal Watercraft. Additionally, you’ll find boating accessories, fishing gear, insurance and finance vendors and more; everything that you need to start the season off right!

Sunday, January 29, 2023
Girls on the Run Grades 3-5/Heart + Sole Grades 6-8
Jan 29 all-day
various locations
  • What it is:

    Girls on the Run inspires girls of all abilities to recognize their individual strengths, while building a sense of connection in a team setting. Volunteer coaches facilitate lessons that blend physical activity with life skill development to enable girls to adapt to whatever comes their way. At the end of the season, the team completes a 5K together, which provides a tangible sense of accomplishment and sets a confident mindset into motion.

  • Our Heart & Sole middle school program meets the unique needs of girls of all abilities in 6th-8th grade. The program considers the whole person – body, brain, heart, spirit and social connection. Heart & Sole offers an inclusive place of belonging, where girls feel supported and inspired to explore their emotions, cultivate empathy and strengthen their physical and emotional health. At the end of the season, all program participants complete a 5K.

 

  • Girls on the Run was founded in 1996 with 13 participants and has now served over 2 million from coast to coast.
  • Each season, program participants in 3rd-8th grade develop essential emotional, social and physical skills to successfully navigate life experiences.
  • Participants positively impact their communities.
  • Our programs, Girls on the Run and Heart & Sole, end each season with a celebratory 5K event.
  • Girls on the Run hosts hundreds of 5Ks per year across the United States and Canada, making it one of the largest 5K series in the world.
  • The National Afterschool Association (NAA) recognized Girls on the Run as one of the most influential after-school programs in health and wellness.
  • Because of its evidence-based impact, Girls on the Run has been featured in numerous publications and academic journals.
Carolina Hurricanes vs. Boston Bruins
Jan 29 @ 5:00 pm
PNC Arena

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Monday, January 30, 2023
Swamp Rabbit Trail Tour
Jan 30 @ 9:30 am
Reedy Rides

The Swamp Rabbit Trail is a 22-mile multi-use (walking and bicycling) greenway that traverses along the Reedy River, an old railroad corridor and City parks to connect Travelers Rest with the city of Greenville, South Carolina.

From our location, you can venture south on the trail through Greenville’s many parks. The Swamp Rabbit links up with Falls Park on the Reedy, Cancer Survivors Park and down into Cleveland Park. Heading north, you’ll see how the trail has transformed from an old railbed to a thriving trail with many breweries and eateries, as you head toward Furman University (7 miles) and Travelers Rest (1 miles).

 

Running every Monday/Wednesday 9:30am and 2:30pm and Fridays at 2:30pm

 

2 Hours | Approx 8-10 Miles | $65 per person

Swamp Rabbit Trail Tour
Jan 30 @ 2:30 pm
Reedy Rides

The Swamp Rabbit Trail is a 22-mile multi-use (walking and bicycling) greenway that traverses along the Reedy River, an old railroad corridor and City parks to connect Travelers Rest with the city of Greenville, South Carolina.

From our location, you can venture south on the trail through Greenville’s many parks. The Swamp Rabbit links up with Falls Park on the Reedy, Cancer Survivors Park and down into Cleveland Park. Heading north, you’ll see how the trail has transformed from an old railbed to a thriving trail with many breweries and eateries, as you head toward Furman University (7 miles) and Travelers Rest (1 miles).

Tuesday, January 31, 2023
Carolina Hurricanes vs. Los Angeles Kings
Jan 31 @ 7:00 pm
PNC Arena

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Wednesday, February 1, 2023
Swamp Rabbit Trail Tour
Feb 1 @ 9:30 am
Reedy Rides

The Swamp Rabbit Trail is a 22-mile multi-use (walking and bicycling) greenway that traverses along the Reedy River, an old railroad corridor and City parks to connect Travelers Rest with the city of Greenville, South Carolina.

From our location, you can venture south on the trail through Greenville’s many parks. The Swamp Rabbit links up with Falls Park on the Reedy, Cancer Survivors Park and down into Cleveland Park. Heading north, you’ll see how the trail has transformed from an old railbed to a thriving trail with many breweries and eateries, as you head toward Furman University (7 miles) and Travelers Rest (1 miles).

 

Running every Monday/Wednesday 9:30am and 2:30pm and Fridays at 2:30pm

 

2 Hours | Approx 8-10 Miles | $65 per person

Swamp Rabbit Trail Tour
Feb 1 @ 2:30 pm
Reedy Rides

The Swamp Rabbit Trail is a 22-mile multi-use (walking and bicycling) greenway that traverses along the Reedy River, an old railroad corridor and City parks to connect Travelers Rest with the city of Greenville, South Carolina.

From our location, you can venture south on the trail through Greenville’s many parks. The Swamp Rabbit links up with Falls Park on the Reedy, Cancer Survivors Park and down into Cleveland Park. Heading north, you’ll see how the trail has transformed from an old railbed to a thriving trail with many breweries and eateries, as you head toward Furman University (7 miles) and Travelers Rest (1 miles).

Friday, February 3, 2023
MOUNTAIN RV + BOAT SHOW
Feb 3 @ 10:00 am – 7:00 pm
WNC Ag Center
Come see your favorite local Dealers with their latest product offerings. The show will showcase industry leading RV, Automotive, Recreation, and Marine Brands.

Mountain RV Boat Show
Hours
Friday: 10:00 a.m. till 7:00 p.m.
Saturday: 10:00 a.m. till 7:00 p.m.
Sunday: 10:00 a.m. till 5:00 p.m.

Swamp Rabbit Trail Tour
Feb 3 @ 2:30 pm
Reedy Rides

The Swamp Rabbit Trail is a 22-mile multi-use (walking and bicycling) greenway that traverses along the Reedy River, an old railroad corridor and City parks to connect Travelers Rest with the city of Greenville, South Carolina.

From our location, you can venture south on the trail through Greenville’s many parks. The Swamp Rabbit links up with Falls Park on the Reedy, Cancer Survivors Park and down into Cleveland Park. Heading north, you’ll see how the trail has transformed from an old railbed to a thriving trail with many breweries and eateries, as you head toward Furman University (7 miles) and Travelers Rest (1 miles).

WWE Smackdown
Feb 3 @ 7:45 pm
Bon Secours Wellness Arena

WWE FRIDAY NIGHT SMACKDOWN RETURNS TO GREENVILLE!
FEEL THE FALLOUT OF ROYAL RUMBLE LIVE!
SEE YOUR FAVORITE WWE SUPERSTARS
DREW MCINTYRE
SMACKDOWN WOMEN’S CHAMPION CHARLOTTE FLAIR
BRAUN STROWMAN
THE BRAWLING BRUTES
SAMI ZAYN AND
UNDISPUTED TAG TEAM CHAMPIONS THE USOS

PLUS, FROM MONDAY NIGHT RAW
THE O.C.’S LUKE GALLOWS AND KARL ANDERSON VS.
THE JUDGEMENT DAY’S
FINN BALOR AND DAMIAN PRIEST!

Saturday, February 4, 2023
Girls on the Run Grades 3-5/Heart + Sole Grades 6-8
Feb 4 all-day
various locations
  • What it is:

    Girls on the Run inspires girls of all abilities to recognize their individual strengths, while building a sense of connection in a team setting. Volunteer coaches facilitate lessons that blend physical activity with life skill development to enable girls to adapt to whatever comes their way. At the end of the season, the team completes a 5K together, which provides a tangible sense of accomplishment and sets a confident mindset into motion.

  • Our Heart & Sole middle school program meets the unique needs of girls of all abilities in 6th-8th grade. The program considers the whole person – body, brain, heart, spirit and social connection. Heart & Sole offers an inclusive place of belonging, where girls feel supported and inspired to explore their emotions, cultivate empathy and strengthen their physical and emotional health. At the end of the season, all program participants complete a 5K.

 

  • Girls on the Run was founded in 1996 with 13 participants and has now served over 2 million from coast to coast.
  • Each season, program participants in 3rd-8th grade develop essential emotional, social and physical skills to successfully navigate life experiences.
  • Participants positively impact their communities.
  • Our programs, Girls on the Run and Heart & Sole, end each season with a celebratory 5K event.
  • Girls on the Run hosts hundreds of 5Ks per year across the United States and Canada, making it one of the largest 5K series in the world.
  • The National Afterschool Association (NAA) recognized Girls on the Run as one of the most influential after-school programs in health and wellness.
  • Because of its evidence-based impact, Girls on the Run has been featured in numerous publications and academic journals.
MOUNTAIN RV + BOAT SHOW
Feb 4 @ 10:00 am – 7:00 pm
WNC Ag Center
Come see your favorite local Dealers with their latest product offerings. The show will showcase industry leading RV, Automotive, Recreation, and Marine Brands.

Mountain RV Boat Show
Hours
Friday: 10:00 a.m. till 7:00 p.m.
Saturday: 10:00 a.m. till 7:00 p.m.
Sunday: 10:00 a.m. till 5:00 p.m.

Sassafras Mountain 8k + 8mi
Feb 4 @ 10:00 am
Rocky Bottom Retreat and Conference Center

Sassafras Struggle

Slightly Hilly Road 8k 

Leg Busting 8 Mile Trail Run

Sassafras Mountain – Rocky Bottom Retreat Center

Come run a scenic 8k or 8mile race that summits Sassafras Mountain!  From the Rocky Bottom Retreat and Conference Center we will climb 5 miles to the HIGHEST PEAK in South Carolina! Sassafras Mountain stands at 3,554 feet above sea level and edges the North/South Carolina state line border! This will serve as the toughest road race in the state and you will get a front row view of the most beautiful overlooks in the entire state as you reach the lookout tower! Shuttles will be available and will depart every 10 minutes from the Sassafras mountain top back down the Rocky Bottom Retreat and Conference Center.
Upstate Race Series – Upcoming Events HERE
Join us for one of our 30 events throughout the year. With something for everyone we have races that extend throughout the Upstate of South Carolina. From Lake Hartwell through the Foothill Mountain Range. Locations that cover all of the State Park systems into the Streets of Anderson, Greenville, Travelers Rest, and Spartanburg. We have events that offer opportunity to every level of runner looking to take on their next challenge!
*BONUS* – Participants who complete both the Sassafras 8k or 8mi on Saturday and also finish the Icebreaker 8k on Sunday will receive a SPECIAL Award and 25% OFF Next years Races

Race Information

  • What: Sassafras 8k or 8 Mile Run!
  • Where: Rocky Bottom Retreat and Conference Center – 123 Hancock Rd, Sunset, SC 29685
  • When: Feb 4th 2023
  • Packet Pickup: 1 Hour Prior to your race start time near starting line
  • Food: Meal tickets are available during registration
  • Overall Awards will be given out at the conclusion of the race
  • Age group winners will be recognized in the results tab and our point series.
  • Aid Station: We will have water at the top of the mountain
  • Our Events Are:
    • Walker Friendly (90 Minute Cutoff for 8k)
    • Stroller Friendly (IF YOU DARE)
    • Dog Friendly

Events

In Her Shoes
Feb 4 @ 1:00 pm
Bon Secours Wellness Arena

In Her Shoes is a program to inspire young women to be future leaders.

 

Join us on February 4 at 1PM (before the Furman game) in the Bon Secours Wellness Arena Atrium to hear from some of our local female leaders.

 

Ticket price includes access to the In Her Shoes program, one meal voucher, plus one ticket to the Furman Paladins Basketball Doubleheader vs. Wofford.

Code: SHOES

Panelists:
Jackie Carson – Head Coach, Furman Women’s Basketball

Dr. Elizabeth Davis – President, Furman University

Beth Paul – General Manager – Bon Secours Wellness Arena

Jenny Wehrs – COO, Bon Secours St. Francis

Patricia Mullinax – Captain, Greenville Police Department

* panelists are subject to change 

Weekends at the Well Furman Paladins Men’s and Women’s Basketball Doubleheader
Feb 4 @ 3:00 pm
Bon Secours Wellness Arena

Women’s Basketball vs Wofford: Tip off at 3PM

Men’s Basketball vs Wofford: Tip off at 6PM

*Tip off times subject to change

Sunday, February 5, 2023
Girls on the Run Grades 3-5/Heart + Sole Grades 6-8
Feb 5 all-day
various locations
  • What it is:

    Girls on the Run inspires girls of all abilities to recognize their individual strengths, while building a sense of connection in a team setting. Volunteer coaches facilitate lessons that blend physical activity with life skill development to enable girls to adapt to whatever comes their way. At the end of the season, the team completes a 5K together, which provides a tangible sense of accomplishment and sets a confident mindset into motion.

  • Our Heart & Sole middle school program meets the unique needs of girls of all abilities in 6th-8th grade. The program considers the whole person – body, brain, heart, spirit and social connection. Heart & Sole offers an inclusive place of belonging, where girls feel supported and inspired to explore their emotions, cultivate empathy and strengthen their physical and emotional health. At the end of the season, all program participants complete a 5K.

 

  • Girls on the Run was founded in 1996 with 13 participants and has now served over 2 million from coast to coast.
  • Each season, program participants in 3rd-8th grade develop essential emotional, social and physical skills to successfully navigate life experiences.
  • Participants positively impact their communities.
  • Our programs, Girls on the Run and Heart & Sole, end each season with a celebratory 5K event.
  • Girls on the Run hosts hundreds of 5Ks per year across the United States and Canada, making it one of the largest 5K series in the world.
  • The National Afterschool Association (NAA) recognized Girls on the Run as one of the most influential after-school programs in health and wellness.
  • Because of its evidence-based impact, Girls on the Run has been featured in numerous publications and academic journals.
Ice Breaker 8K
Feb 5 @ 10:00 am
Lakeside Park
The Ice Breaker 8K is back and Square One Events alongside Upstate Ultra will be hosting it for the 2nd time at Lakeside Park in Piedmont, SC (just south of Greenville). The new trail system at Lakeside Park is ideal for beginners looking to test out their trail shoes or even advanced runners looking to find some speed around the various switchbacks and turns!
The course will feature a rolling run/walk/hike through the woods using the “Every Minute Trail” and “All Day, Baby Trail”. We never know what the weather will be like, but we know you’ll have a great time together. Come join the fun and add this race to your early season schedule now. Runners, walkers, hikers and furry friends are welcome.
Upstate Event Management – Upcoming Events HERE
Join us for one of our 30 events throughout the year. With something for everyone we have races that extend throughout the Upstate of South Carolina. From Lake Hartwell through the Foothill Mountain Range. Locations that cover all of the State Park systems into the Streets of Anderson, Greenville, Travelers Rest, and Spartanburg. We have events that offer opportunity to every level of runner looking to take on their next challenge!

*BONUS*  Participants who complete both the Sassafras 8k or 8mi on Saturday and also finish the Icebreaker 8k on Sunday will receive a SPECIAL Award and 25% OFF Next years Races

  • Information & Registration on the Sassafras races can be found HERE