Get Out Greenville
Conestee Park October 1, 2016 10AM – 3PM
For directions, search: 840 Mauldin Road, Greenville, SC 29607 OR Click Here
Get Out Greenville is a celebration of all that Greenville County and Upstate South Carolina has to offer to the outdoor enthusiast. The mission and purpose of the event is simple: bring together all aspects of the outdoor community in one place to enjoy and learn from each other. Of course no festival is complete without awesome music and tasty food. Enjoy!
Come join all the fun and work behind the scenes.
Get Out Greenville welcomes individuals and groups to volunteer.
All volunteers will receive Lunch and a T-shirt.
Please contact Joni Dilworth @ firstname.lastname@example.org or 288-6470 x 126
Ultra 50K & 25K
You will run this ultra inside the beautiful Lake Conestee Nature Park, with stunning views of forests, grasslands, lakes and rivers. There are rolling hills on the course, but overall, it’s pretty flat for elevation. The best news is that you will pass a fully stocked aid station every 5 kilometers, with bathrooms located every 10k’s. You will also come through the finish line every 10k’s, giving you a great chance to access your personal supplies, change clothing or just enjoy the support of family and friends. This is a wonderful course for first time ultra participants.
50k Time: 50K will start at 7:30am inside Lake Conestee Nature Park. Runners will start and finish inside Lake Conestee Nature Park. Runners will run 5 laps of a 10K course. Course will remain open until 2:30pm.
25K Time: 25K runners will check in at Lake Conestee Nature Park before 8:00am. At 8:30am, we’ll take everyone out to the start line at the 5K aid station. 25K running will start at 9:00am from the 5K aid station and finish inside Lake Conestee Nature Park at the same finish line as the 50K. Runners will run 2.5 laps of the 10K course.
Get Out Greenville 10k & Kid’s Race
The rolling 10K course winds its way through the beautiful Conestee Park and features a mix of dirt, gravel and pavement. Get Out Greenville 10k is part of the Greenville Dirt Series trail races.
1.5 Mile Kid’s Race Time: 10:30am
Perfect way to get kid’s in the outdoor spirit is to get them running through the woods! This 1.5 mile course will bend through natural surface trails at the park and end up at the Get Out Festival village for more exciting demos like climbing, kayaking, and biking.
On Site Race Day Registration Accepted.
Time: Racing begins at 9 am. Kids race (free) is at 1:30 pm.
Save the date for the longest Cyclocross event weekend in the Upstate, the Carolina Cyclocross Omnium. Cyclocross is one of the most demanding and entertaining types of bike racing there is. Obstacles, climbing steps, and side by side racing are all parts of the circuit. Click here to learn more.
All demos and activities at Get Out Greenville are FREE!
We will have a portable rock climbing wall at the park for you to climb to your heart’s content for free! This is the demo you try, love, and get back in line for more.
Disc Golf with Innova
Disc Golf is a growing recreation activity in parks and backyards that combines frisbees with golfing. Learn how to play, try out the equipment, and test your tossing skills at Get Out!
Blazer Skate Shop will have skate areas for those who want to try skateboarding and learn some new tricks.
Get Out Festival Village
The Festival Village will open from 10:00am – 3:00pm. .
Games, Games, Games – Everywhere I see Games!As you walk through the village or play in the kids area look around and you will games and activities everywhere. We will have Spikeball, slacklines, Disc Golf, chalk for drawing, and a mural that needs to filled in.
Check out the list of food vendors below and keep scrolling down to see a list of Exhibitors, Activities, and Demonstrations.
Exhibitors / Activities / Demonstrations
Greenville County Animal Care
Greenville County Animal Care partners with our community to educate and encourage compassionate citizenship, thereby enriching the lives of companion animals and promoting responsible pet guardianship. Adoptable pets will be available as will the advice and knowledge of Animal Care’s pet pros!
Established in 1980, Sunrift Adventures is one of the premier outfitters in the upstate of South Carolina! Whether you are a backpacker, paddler, cyclist, hiker, climber, traveler or just want to exercise on the GHS Swamp Rabbit Trail; their dedicated and highly experienced staff can help outfit you for your next adventure… big or small! Check them out online at www.sunrift.com.
South Carolina Connections Academy
South Carolina Connections Academy is the tuition-free online public school where students get wrapped up in learning like never before. To learn more, stop by (booth location) or visit ConnectionsAcademy.com
Concerned Citizens for Animals:
Concerned Citizens for Animals is a local non-profit animal welfare rescue group that operates a no-kill shelter and offers a low-cost spay/neuter program to address overpopulation of dogs and cats. Click here to learn more.
.The Gorge Zip Line:
The Gorge offers a unique and thrilling tree based zip line canopy adventure in the famous Green River Gorge in Saluda, North Carolina. Visit them online at www.thegorgezipline.com.
.The Mountain Goat Indoor Rock Climbing:
The Mountain Goat is home to the best indoor rock climbing in Greenville. Stop by their booth for more information and possibly some climbing coupons. Check them out online at www.mountaingoatclimbing.com.
Mountain Roots – Eco Adventures & Outdoor Learning Center:
Mountain Roots is a grassroots non-profit organization running educational programs in Leadership Development, Sustainability, Community Building and the Arts. Many Mountain Roots retreats take place at the spectacular Laughing Waters Retreat Center in the Hickory Nut Gorge. Mountain Roots specializes in small group events (10-50 participants), looking for an opportunity to grow together. Visit www.MountainRoots.org for more information.
SC State Parks
With more than 80,000 acres of protected lands from the Blue Ridge Mountains to the sand dunes of the Atlantic, South Carolina State Parks protect some of the most inviting natural, cultural and recreational destinations in the US. Learn more at southcarolinaparks.com.
Pine Bark Outfitters:
Pine Bark Outfitters sources and manufactures quality, cost conscious hiking and camping gear, accessories and apparel. Stop by their booth to buy some cool gear and participate in their charity coloring contest or make a donation to benefit the Make A Wish, SC Trailblaze Challenge. Visit www.pinebarkoutfitters.com for more information.
Greenville County Soil & Water Conservation District:
GCSWCD serves Greenville County in the Upstate of South Carolina. As part of the federal Clean Water Act, Greenville County offers storm water pollution education. Motor oil, fertilizer, leaves, trash and pet waste may seem like no big deal but they actually pollute our water. Stop by their interactive booth for some kid-friendly games that will teach you all about how to promote soil and water health for a better community! Learn more at www.yuckyducky.com.
Greenlife Wellness is a local wellness center that offers chiropractic, nutrition, and massage services. Stop by their booth for a free chair massage, enter their drawing for a chance to win prizes (like a free 60 minute massage) and learn about how to live the best life possible without the use of medications or surgeries. Learn more at mygreenlifewellness.com.
Blazer Skate Shop:
Come visit Blazer’s skate area and give skateboarding a try or practice some new tricks. Blazer is action sports retail store in Greenville, SC featuring a large inventory for MX, Skate, Bicycle & Snowboard.
Lucky Pup Rescue:
Lucky Pup is a South Carolina non-profit organization made up of volunteers working hard every day to save as many homeless dogs in the south as they can and find them forever homes. Learn more at www.luckypuprescuesc.com.
Alignlife is a natural health and wellness office that specializes in chiropractic care as well as massage therapy, nutrition, detoxification, weight loss, physical therapy and wellness education. Visit their booth and get a free screening, 5-10 minute massage, information about family wellness and more. Learn more at alignlifesimpsonville.com
Muddy Sneakers enriches the Standard Course of Study through experiential education in an outdoor setting where students connect with the land, become more active, and gain in self-confidence while improving science aptitude. Visit their booth to learn more, become a volunteer, get some cool gear for a donation, and play at the interactive children’s display. Learn more at muddysneakers.org.
The Upstate’s Largest Indoor Rock Climbing Gym, Climb Upstate is locally owned and operated, committed to growing the outdoor community in the upstate and growing the heart of local businesses in Spartanburg. Learn more by stopping by their booth or by visiting www.climbupstate.com.
Kid’s Let’s Play Area
Rock climbing wall, free bike helmets, crafts, science experiments, bike track and more! Make sure you add your personal touch to the giant mural that we’ll have in this kids paradise.
Safe Kids Upstate
Biking is a great way for kids to Get Out and Safe Kids will teach your child how to do it safely. Check out their bike course for kids and receive a free helmet while supplies last. Check them out online at www.safekidsupstate.org.
Lake Conestee Nature Park
The environmental staff of the Nature Park will have a scavenger hunt for all ages to enjoy. Take a self-guided tour through Lake Conestee Nature Park to explore 20 new educational stations and learn how you can help protect this awesome natural resource here in Greenville. Learn more about Lake Conestee Nature Park at www.lakeconesteenaturepark.com.
Pleasant Ridge Camp & Retreat Center:
Greenville Rec’s own Pleasant Ridge Camp & Retreat Center located on Highway 11 is home to Camp Spearhead, a residential summer camp for persons with special needs, as well as several other camps and initiatives that get children and adults outside and in tune with outdoor activities. Learn more about everything Pleasant Ridge has to offer.
Learn more at www.greenvillezoo.com.
The City of Greenville Parks and Recreation Department provides a mobile recreation vehicle designed to increase opportunities for youth to participate in safe, quality, structured play and recreation in areas where services are not available. Come play games and get active with Mobi-Rec! Click here to learn more.
Get Out Greenville Gives Back… .
Proceeds from Get Out Greenville benefit Camp Spearhead. Located in northern Greenville County and operated by Greenville County Rec, Camp Spearhead provides youth and adults with special needs and disabilities 8 weeks of residential summer camp and 20 weekend programs throughout the year. Since 1968, Camp Spearhead provides and atmosphere of unconditional love, total acceptance, and challenge for individuals with special needs and disabilities. . Visit www.campspearhead.org to learn more.