There is some significant history tied to this very popular race in Gaffney SC:
At the close of the Battle of Cowpens in 1781, two American officers – confident in victory – raced for the ultimate prize, a British three-pounder cannon, called the “Grasshopper.” Join the race and celebrate the 234th anniversary of this historic victory! Start the year off with a bang at the 30th Annual Race for the Grasshopper 5k! The 5k race is on a fast, certified course (USATF certified SC07031BS) on the road around the battlefield.
Online registration is available at Go Green Events.