River Falls Lodge, Marietta, Greenville County, South Carolina, United States

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Activities: Ultra 🏃🏿‍♂️, Full Marathon (26.2 Mi)

Trail Camp for Big Kids

We will be staying at River Falls Lodge. River Falls Lodge is a dance hall and event space located on the Saluda River in Marietta, South Carolina. River Falls Lodge is a beautiful mountain dancehall built on the banks of the Saluda River around 1950. The hall has power, water, showers, a fire pit, and is based right along the river with easy access to trail systems all along the foot hills. There will be plenty of space to spread out along the field for camping under the stars but enough shade and cover under South Carolina summer weather! 

  • From Base Camp we will visit the following trail systems and state parks
    • Jones Gap State Park
    • Caesars Head State Park
    • Table Rock State Park
    • Devils Fork State Park (for some swimming and running)
      • State Park Passes will be needed
Have you ever been jealous of all the kids who get to go on camps every summer? It sucks being a big kid with responsibility but here at the annual Trail Camp for big Kids, we are now inviting you, the big kid! This camp will focus on a variety of things, team building, navigation, community service, friendship, and of course a bit of running! 
Trail camp is for adults to get away from the busyness of life and a chance to play in the mountains for a long weekend. This camp welcomes all levels of runners and even non-runners! Camp consists of sharing campfire stories, trail stories, bad jokes, and miles throughout the weekend. Camp is a no pressure weekend so you are welcome to run as much or as little as you like. As a coach, ultra runner, and race director I will touch base on all facets of my passions at this years camp! We are eager to fill the spots so if you know anyone that would like to attend please feel free to send them to our website! 


When: August 4th - 8th 2022


Where: River Falls Lodge (Beginning of Foothills trail)




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Camp Packing List (things to Bring)

There will be power, bathrooms, showers, and running water
  • Everyone needs to Bring TWO STACKS OF FIREWOOD
  • Good attitudes! Flexible and Open views of your expectations for camp
  • Either a Tent, Car, Hammock. No RVs
  • Sunscreen
  • Bug Spray
  • Socks 
  • Clothes and Extra Clothes. 
  • Food/Meals. We will prepare dinner Saturday Night after the Adventure Run Only
  • Camp stove if you have one but we should have plenty.
  • Jet boil
  • Coffee
  • Beer, Wine, Liquor to your fancy
  • Hydration packs or Handhelds
  • Running nutrition
  • Towels
  • Trekking poles
  • All of your running clothes
  • Sleeping bag/blankets
  • Bathing suit if wanted for the river
  • Deodorant
  • Anti Chafe
  • Personal dinner ware (plates, forks, knives etc) each person is responsible for bringing this.
  • Lawn Games
  • Camp Chair(s)
Things not to bring
  • Political Opinions
  • No religious opinions
  • No Health Care Professional Opinions... or science


What's Expected:

  • VERY laid back atmosphere. We run a little, we camp a little, we grow a little!
  • We will have various supplies for campers to bring for group meals
  • Training Runs with various distance options
  • 1 Group Sites for camping for tent or car (no RVs)
  • 30 People per Group Site



Bracket/Division Details & Fees:

  1. Trail Running/Hiking Camp for Big Kids

    Activity Starts: 8/4/2022 12:00 - Activity Ends: 8/8/2022 14:00
    Registration opens : 8/17/2021 10:00
    Activity type: Ultra 🏃🏿‍♂️
    Requires Date of Birth
    Requires phone number
    Registration Periods:
    • Registration opens : 8/17/2021 10:00
      Registration closes : 7/1/2022 23:59
      Race fee : $50.00
      Processing fee : $3.90
    • Registration opens : 7/2/2022 00:00
      Registration closes : 8/4/2022 23:59
      Race fee : $65.00
      Processing fee : $4.77

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