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Sunday, March 2nd 2014

12:30 until 4:00 pm

at Oakland Plantation

Thanks to everyone who attended the 3rd Annual RACE & ROAST! Race results have been posted here. We hope to have the photos online shortly.

The 5K Trail Run will begin at 12:30 pm and wind through the 132-acre forest at Oakland Plantation, one of the local treasures that we have protected via a Conservation Easement. The run is predominantly on hard packed dirt trails or road, winds through the preserved forest and finishes on the avenue of oaks lining the main drive of this seldom seen historic plantation. Walkers are also welcome. Strollers are not recommended due to the terrain but are allowed if they remain with the walkers. Awards will be given out during the oyster roast. Registration includes admission to the oyster roast, a race t-shirt, and a commemorative event pint glass (adult participants only).

The Oyster Roast is from 1-4 pm on the picturesque lawn of the plantation house. Enjoy all-you-can-eat local oysters, hot dogs, meat and veggie chili, and coleslaw. Soft drinks and water available to all participants. Those 21 and older will enjoy complimentary wine and Palmetto Brewing beers, including a commemorative event pint glass. Live Music will be provided by The Green Levels. The kids will enjoy an inflatable slide, jump castle, wagon rides, and face painting. Children 10 & under get into the oyster roast for free.


AlisonG-22.jpgParking: Available on site, but please carpool for the planet and choose a designated driver in advance!

Pets: Sorry, no dogs or pets are permitted at this event.

Waste: We are aiming for a zero-landfill event by partnering with Food Waste Disposal to compost/recycle all event waste. Please follow volunteer instructions at the waste recovery stations and avoid bringing in items that cannot be composted or recycled.

Packet Pickup: Triangle Char & Bar - (1440 Ben Sawyer Blvd, Mt Pleasant)
4-8pm Friday Feb. 28th | 1-6pm Saturday Mar. 1st
Enjoy great Happy Hour specials when you pick up your bib and shirt!
Advance pickup is strongly recommended to minimize race day delays

If you didn't have a chance to register online, we will have race registration forms available during packet pickup.

Inclement Weather & Refund Policy: This is a rain or shine event and all sales are final.

Chairs/Coolers
: Outside alcohol not permitted. Feel free to bring folding chairs, blankets, or similar gear for the oyster roast.
Driving Directions: The entrance to Oakland Plantation is 1164 Porchers Bluff Road between US-17 and Rifle Range Rd. If you are heading up US-17N, turn right on Porchers Bluff Rd at the light just before reaching the Markets at Oakland. The entrance will be approximately 0.5 mi on the left. Look for the Race & Roast signs. If you're using a GPS unit, 1200 Porchers Bluff Rd will get you pretty close.

Check out last year's event photos!

Sunday's Forecast: Mostly Sunny with highs in the upper 60s

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Last Minute Race/Roast ticket availability

Oyster Roast Tickets:

  • Online sales until 8am Sunday

  • 11am-230pm Sunday at Oakland Plantation (same price; pay with credit/debit, cash, check)

Race Registration:

  • 1-6pm Saturday at Triangle Char & Bar in Mt Pleasant (guaranteed a spot; pay with credit/debit, check)

  • 11am-12:30pm Sunday at Oakland Plantation (not guaranteed a spot; pay with credit/debit, cash, check)