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Saluda 5k9 set for Oct. 12

Lace up your shoes, leash up your dog and run for the green (space, that is).

Saluda Community Land Trust (SCLT) will host the Saluda 5K9 Oct. 12 at 9 a.m. starting at the Saluda Elementary School tennis courts.

The earlier a runner registers, the cheaper their registration fee. Registration goes up after Oct. 4. Registration will also be held the day of the event from 8-8:45 a.m.

Parking will be available in the school’s back lot off Seminary Street, in the McCreery Park lot in the center of town and in the town parking lot off of Main Street extension.

The run will begin and end at the Saluda Elementary School tennis courts in downtown Saluda. The course will pass through a trail adjacent to the school, which is maintained by the SCLT, wind through the Henderson Street residential neighborhood, include the 1 mile Lazy Girl Loop, also maintained by SCLT, and come back to town via The Meadows. The course is an approximately 5k (3.1 mile) loop.