Traffic Alert: Swamp Rabbit 5K set for Friday in Travelers Rest

TRAVELERS REST, S.C. — The 8th annual Swamp Rabbit 5K is set for Friday, May 6 in Travelers Rest.

Course route: Center Street to McElhaney to Ina Street Ext. Left onto Wilhelm Winter, right into Trailblazer Park to Old Buncombe, turn right to Edwards and a quick left onto the GHS Swamp Rabbit Trail. Runners will stay on the trail until the finish line, located past the Cafe at Williams Hardware near McElhaney.

Center Street from the library to the entrance of Gateway Park will close at 4:30 p.m.

Main Street traffic will only be delayed at the start of the race, which is set for 6:30 p.m., according to a release by the Travelers Rest Police Dept.

Primary parking is at Travelers Rest High School. Alternative parking is available on or at Poinsett Street, Old Buncombe Road, Travelers Rest United Methodist Church, and Trailblazer Park. The city parking lot on Center Street will be closed to the public during the event.

For more information, visit the event Facebook page here.