San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Saturday, September 8, 2012
5821 US 17
Awendaw, South Carolina
Registration Closing Date
Friday, August 31, 2012 @ 11:59 PM US/Eastern
The 3rd Annual Francis Marion Dirt Dash Half Marathon and 5K Run/Walk is happy to announce the addition of a 12k (7.5 mile) run! The Francis Marion Dirt Dash is also one of two South Carolina event's that have been named as a Trail Runner Magazine 2012 Trophy Series event!
This event will take place in the Francis Marion National Forest. Participants will gather at the Sewee Visitors Center prior to entering the forest. Once in the forest, participants will be corralled based on the event that they are participating in. Half Marathon participants will start at 7:00AM followed by the 12k and 5k Run/Walk participants. A portion of the proceeds from the Half Marathon help support the Mount Pleasant Fire Department's Wildland Firefighting Program. A portion of the proceeds from the 12k event will be donated to the MUSC Hollings Cancer Center for cancer research in the name of Troy and Renee' Thomas. A portion of the proceeds from the 5k event will go towards finding a cure for Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva.
1903 Highway 17, #102
Mount Pleasant, SC 29464-9481
Thursday September 6, 2012 12-6pm
Friday September 7, 2012 12-6pm
This event will happen rain or shine.
Information concerning Civil Rights and affiliation with the Francis Marion National Forest:
"In accordance with Federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability. (Not all prohibited bases apply to all programs.)
The Francis Marion Dirt Dash is operated under special use permit with the Francis Marion National Forest.
When & Where
Eagle Endurance, LLC
Chad Haffa is an avid trail runner with roots in the Charleston, South Carolina trail running community. As the CEO and founder of Eagle Endurance, LLC, Chad has taken to developing fun and exciting trail runs that range in difficulty as well as distance.
Chad is the Race Director for the following events:
- Wambaw Swamp Stomp 50-50 (50 mile/50K) Trail Run and Relay
- Run to Momma 5k/15k Run
- Hallucinations 6/12/24 Hour Trail Run
- The Badlands 10k, 13.1M, 16M, 26.2M 50k, 50M (On the Maah Daah Hey Trail)
- Hell Hole Hundred El Diablo 140.6 mile, 100 mile/100k and 60k Trail Race
- Raccoon Pond Rush 10 Mile Trail Run and Relay
- CrossBridge Pancake 5k/10k Run
- Francis Marion Dirt Dash Half Marathon/12k
- Almost 9 Miler Trail Run
- Last Chance 50k Trail Run and Relay.
- Dead Men Tell No Tales...
- Carrera de los Muertos
- The Yazzie Ultra 13.1/50k/50 mile trail run in Monument Valley, AZ
Chad has future plans to expand his trail running series throughout the United States.