Hell Hole Swamp Gator Run & Walk

10K, 5K

Event Date

Sat, May 3, 2014


Jamestown, SC

About This Activity

Large (actual) gator-head trophies will be given to the M/F overall, masters and grand masters divisions . Smaller gator-head trophies will be given to five-year age group winners,both male and female, ages 10-14 through 74-79.

T-Shirts will be given to each registrant, and medallions will be given to each of the first 200 finishers. Unique art will be used for each from a middle-school art competition and judged by attendees at the Cooper River Bridge Run Expo.

A poem will be composed by the Hell Hole Poet Laureate, who doubles as the Race Director, while the runners are on the course. The six champions will be featured on a float (bed of pick-up truck) in the Hell Hole Swamp Festival Parade, which will be held immediately following the Award Ceremony.

These taxidermied gator heads are purchased from a gator farm in Florida, which would toss them onto a trash heap. Instead, your gator's head can live in infamy in your trophy case. Their bases are planks from Charleston Heart Pine.

Event schedule and times

Race begins at 8:15am

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