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Gnome Run 5k Trail Run/Walk - 2024

Mon January 1, 2024 Fort Mill, SC 29708 US Directions



3187 Colonel Springs
Fort Mill, SC US 29708


Baxter Trail Club 12th Annual New Year's Day Trail Gnome Run

Sunday, Jan. 1, 2024

Kicking off the New Year with a healthy start! Now in our 12th year, our little community event has become one of the most anticipate trail events we host.
Enjoy a 5k trail run with family and friends, or really test yourself on our 10 mile route.
Back this year is our traditional NYD good luck lunch of fresh pulled pork, black eyed peas, collard greens, cornbread and Amor Artis craft beer! 

January 1 Calendar of events

7:30 a.m. 10-mile Ruck start time
10:15 a.m. 10-mile Run start time
11:00 a.m. 5K Run start time
12:00 Food is served!

The Start/Finish Location will be on the Baxter Village Green at 3187 Colonel Springs Drive. Registration fee includes the race, music, a t-shirt, giveaways, prizes and food.

Registration fees are: $35.00 until race day.   Race T-shirts are available to persons registering before December 12.

There is NO CHARGE for children 10 and under participating with a paid parent or guardian. Four-legged family members are welcome also, but they must be on a leash.

This event is a fundraiser for the Baxter Trail Club. Proceeds will go towards the club's activities and the hosting of community events including trail work days, group hikes, full moon fires, and general club administration. We are a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. Your tax deductible donations are welcomed! 

Volunteers! All hands on deck - food, drink, water stops, setup, road crossings.   We'll need lots of volunteers this year.      Gnome Run New Years Day Volunteer Registration HERE!

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