Sat September 7, 2024 Camden, SC 29020 US Directions
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Springdale 5K

$30 8:00AM EDT - 11:59PM EDT Price increases after May 31, 2024 at 11:59pm EDT


200 Knights Hill Road
Camden, SC US 29020


Join us for the Springdale 5K Run and Walk on Saturday, September 7th, 2023!  This race starts at 8am on the grounds of the Historic Springdale Race Course and the National Steeplechase Museum!  Finish strong at the gates of the Carolina and Colonial Cup! Runners and Walkers are welcome!  Race proceeds benefit the Mobile Nutrition Center, a mobile food pantry that delivers healthy foods to sites located in rural Kershaw County, SC. The MNC directly serves clients by removing barriers that prevent access to food like transportation and income. Through community partnerships, MNC delivers farm fresh, store-bought and even rescued food and grocery products like vegetables, meats, whole pastas and rice, and baked goods to food insecure people.Health and Homeless initiatives in Kershaw county are operated by the United Way of Kershaw County!  


This certified and officially timed race starts at 8am. The course will have three water stops and lots of friendly volunteers to guide and cheer you on the the finish line! Your registration includes a quality Springdale 5K Shirt, FREE Waffles with all the fixings at the finish line for our registered runners! Dogs on leashes and children in strollers are welcome.  This is a great community event we hope you will enjoy with your family and friends

SHIRT DEADLINE! - You must be registered by August 5,  2024 to be guaranteed a shirt! We will order extra shirts! But there are NO GUARANTEES of a race shirt after the deadline. We are unable to ship or hold shirts for those who do not pick their shirt up before or on race day.


This is a Rain or Shine, non refundable event! No deferrals.

Strollers and Dogs on Leashes are WELCOME!


We appreciate your support of the United Way of Kershaw County and their Health and Homeless Initiatives!  For more information, please visit:



Race Contact Info

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Packet Pick Up/Race Day


Friday, September 6th  - 4 - 6:30 pm

This year's packet pick up will be hosted by Historic Camden! 

**Please turn into the main entrance to Historic Camden at 222 Broad Street. 
**Look for the Packet Pick Up flag and directional signs on where to pull up to get your race packet. 
**For your safety, please do not park your car and walk up to get your packet. 
**You are allowed to pick up packets for your friends and family.
**We are unable to exchange shirt sizes at this packet pick up.  If you need a different size, please bring your shirt to race day and we can exchange it if we have your size after the race.

Online Race Registration will close at midnight on Friday, Sept. 8th



220 Knights Hill Road, Camden SC

Opens at 7am

You can register for the race on race day!

Race Starts at 8am!

Course Map

GIDDY UP!  This awesome race course starts and finishes at the Historic Springdale Race Course looping through the beautiful neighborhoods of Camden SC.  You can gallop for a PR or you can trot with your friends.  The best part?  You can smell the waffles cooking at the finish line!  Race to the finish and enjoy waffles with all the fixins!  Thanks to our friends from Target for being our chefs!


Our Awards Ceremony will begin around 9:30am!  Here is our Award Structure!

Top Three Overall Male and Female Winners
Top Three Masters Male and Female Winners
Top Three Male and Female in the following Age Groups:
10 & Under; 11-14; 15-19; 20-24; 25-29; 30-34; 35-39; 40-44; 45-49; 50-54; 55-59; 60-64; 65-69; 70 - 74, 75 & Over

Awards must be picked up on race day!  We are unable to ship the awards.  You are allowed to pick up an award for friends if they can't stay for the award ceremony!

Our Cause : Mobile Nutrition Center Needs List

DONATIONS NEEDED!  Help others with a donation for the Mobile Nutrition Center from our "Needs List".  To make a donation, bring some items to donate from the list to our BIG DONATION BOX at Packet PIck Up or on Race Day!  What a great way to give back to our community!  We appreciate your donations!

Non-perishable food items needed at the MNC:

Pop-top canned vegetables and soups

Spaghetti noodles

Canned pasta sauce *no glass please*

1-2 pound bags of rice

Macaroni and cheese

Peanut butter


Canned meat

Dried beans




You will LOVE our high quality,  cool blend,  race shirt!   Make sure you get one!  Get registered before our  Shirt Guarantee Deadline on August 6th.  We will order extras for those who register after this date.  When you register for the race, our system shows how many shirts are available in each size.  They are first come, first serve after the shirt deadline!

*****You must pick up your shirt at packet pick up or on race day!  We do not hold shirts after the race and are not able to ship them to you.  Can't be there to pick up your shirt?  Send a friend!  We are happy to give the shirt to them at packet pick up or on race day!  We appreciate your understanding.


Sponsor Information

Contact us for more information on becoming a Sponsor for the Springdale 5K Run and Walk!  Sponsors get lots of perks including FREE Race Entries, recognition at the race and on the race shirt, a table at the event and it's a great way to promote your business in our community!

Click the icon below to download the attached PDF.


Team Spirit Awards

At Springdale 5k, we want a big corral of runners and walkers!  That's why we are awarding TEAM SPIRIT AWARDS to the Top Three Largest Teams at the race.  

How do you form a team?

* Get Five or MORE friends, coworkers, or family together to register.

*Pick the TEAM option when registering.

*Look for your TEAM name or create your TEAM

The BEST part?  Teams of five or more qualify for a discounted race fee.  You can't beat that!

So get your TEAM corralled and GIDDY UP for United Way of Kershaw County!



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