Join us on Sat., March 24th for an outdoor recreation festival featuring 5k & 10k trail races, short track mountain biking, geocaching, bands, biergarten +more!

Blue Star Blitz

Mar 24 , 2018

The Anne Springs Close Greenway will host the Blue Star Blitz on Saturday, March 24th, an outdoor recreation festival featuring 5k and 10k trail races, short track mountain bike racing and a geocaching contest. Race participants and community spectators alike are encouraged to enjoy live music through the afternoon, as well as the Blitz Biergarten (11am-3pm).

Races are scheduled throughout the day beginning with junior boys and girls short track races, followed by the 10k and 5k trail races and additional bike racing in the afternoon. Live music featuring Diamonds & Whiskey and Chunky Daddy will play all day beginning at 11am and will accompany Blitz Biergarten attendees as they taste their way through more than 40 regional craft beers from over a dozen breweries. Click here for list of participating breweries.

Events include:
9:30-10:00a: Junior Boys & Girls Short Track Races
10:05-10:45a: Women's Short Track Races
10:50-11:30a: Beginner Men Short Track Races
11:00a-4:00p: Biergarten & Live Music
11:00am: 10k Trail Race
11:20am: 5k Trail Race
11:30am-1:30pm: Geocaching Contest
11:40am-12:25pm: Sport Men Short Track Races
12:30-1:10pm: Single Speed & Clydesdale Short Track Races
12:45pm: 5k & 10k Awards Ceremony
1:15-2:15pm: Expert Short Track Races

Prizes will be awarded to the top three overall trail race winners in each age group (men/women), as well as the top two overall finishers (men/women). Short track races will award the top three finishers in each category. Registration fees vary. All fees increase the day of the race. All participants are guaranteed a medal and long-sleeve event t-shirt. Shirts will also be available for sale at the event.

Events are located at the Greenway’s Adventure Road entrance, 104 Adventure Road, Fort Mill, SC, 29715. To register or purchase tickets, please visit:

Please Note: All races are cupless. Please bring your own cup or water bottle for refill. 

Race-Day Pricing:
$40 - 5k Trail Race 
$30 - 5K Junior Trail Race
$50 - 10k Trail Race 
$40 - 10k Junior Trail Race
$30 - Junior Short Track Series
$40 - Adult Short Track Series
$40 - Geocaching/Scavenger Hunt 
$100 - Family of 4 Geocaching/Scavenger Hunt
$10 - Additional Child Geocaching/Scavenger Hunt
$40 - Blitz Biergarten
$20 - Biergarten with Event Participant Fee 
*Long sleeve event shirts and medals are guaranteed to all participants. Shirts will also be available for sale.

  • Adventure Road Entrance
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