The Plaid Nation 5K Benefiting the Heritage Classic Foundation
Produced by : The Palmetto Running Company
Saturday- April 8th, 2023
LowCountry Celebration Park - 2 S Forest Beach Dr
Hilton Head Island, SC US 29928
Please join us for the Plaid Nation 5K, the official kick-off to RBC Heritage week, South Carolina’s annual PGA TOUR golf tournament.
Plaid Nation is the spirit that makes the RBC Heritage the most unique stop on the PGA TOUR. It’s families and friends coming together year after year to be a part of something big, memorable and fun and now it is a brand new 5K run.
Registration will be capped at 500 and expected to sell out fast. The fee for the race is $35. Commemorative Plaid Nation 5K T- shirts and finishers medals provided for all participants registered by March 25th. Awards presented to the top male and female finishers overall. Packet pickup will be available on Friday, April 7th at Palmetto Running Company in the Shelter Cove Town Centre from 1-6PM. Packet pick up only on race day at Celebration Park 7:00-7:45AM. NO SAME DAY REGISTRATION.
Starting and finishing at the new LowCountry Celebration Park - the course takes you through the S Forest Beach neighborhood - utilizing the leisure paths and hidden roads.
**NOTE** This is NOT a closed course. Runners are required to follow all pedestrian traffic laws. There will be Sheriff's Deputies at high traffic intersections to ensure safety.
HILTON HEAD WEATHER
The historic average temperature for April is:
* Low temp - ~ 52
* High temp. ~ 74
* Daily avg. for November ~ 70
* Hilton Head averages only 5 days of rain in the month of April.
Expect a cool, dry and sunny race day!
Registration is online only - cut-off for registration is Wednesday April 5th at 11:59pm.
There is NO RACE DAY REGISTRATION.
RACE EXPO & PACKET PICK UP Sponsored by Brooks Running and Runners High Coffee Co.
Packet Pick Up is April 7th at Palmetto Running Company in the Shelter Cove Towne Centre from 1PM- 6PM
GREAT SWAG included with your registration.
1. Finishers Medals to all participants!
2. Plaid Nation 5K ECO Friendly T-shirt made from 100% recycled fabric.
3. Free Beer (anyone over 21) and food tickets.
4. Free entry into the Tuesday's RBC Heritage practice round.
5. Overall Male and Female 5K winners receive 2 daily grounds tickets to the RBC Heritage Golf Tournament and a $100 Gift Card to Palmetto Running Company.
Participants may pick up their packets at the race site before the race.
Please bring your confirmation email (hardcopy or smartphone) to Pick Up.
- Yes, you may pick up for more than one person.
- Yes, you may purchase additional race T-shirts at packet-pickup if available.
Please be ready to run / walk at race start time.
Please bring your own hydration - race will provide at start / finish.
POST RACE & RESULTS
Results / Awards ceremony will begin ~ 9:00AM
Final results will be posted and emailed to you directly shortly after the completion of the entire event.
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
Friday - April 7th
1pm - 6pm | Packet Pickup at Palmetto Running Company, Shelter Cover Town Centre, HHI
**NOTE**There is NO race day registration
Saturday - April 8th
Location: LowCountry Celebration Park - Hilton Head Island
7:00AM Packet Pickup
7:45AM Race Announcements & Warm Up
8:00AM Race Start.
8:30AM After Party begins Sponsored by BMW, Michelob Ultra, Coke, Powerade, Brooks Running
9:15AM Awards Ceremony