Alternative Sports & Special Events
Welcome to the Town of Mount Pleasant Alternative Sports and Special Events page. We are proud to offer Wrestling, Winter Speed Training, Hershey Track, the Old Village 5K Race, and now a Co-Ed Kickball League. Wrestling is offered as a winter sport and is posted during the fall. Hershey Track is offered in the spring and is posted each January. Winter Speed Training is available for all athletes in December and January.
The Old Village 5K Race is offered to residents and visitors each year in November. More than 150 runners participate in the race throughout the picturesque Historical Old Village. This is a must for all newcomers, for seasoned runners, walkers
Old Village 5k Run, Walk, Stroller and Dog Jog
The next race is scheduled for November 10, 2018
The Mount Pleasant Recreation Department has proudly organized the Old Village 5k road race for 18years now. It starts and finishes at the historic site Alhambra Hall located in the Old Village of Mount Pleasant. Run or walk along the beautiful and scenic streets as you discover a past full of colonial architecture design and amazing harbor views. Stay and relax after the race with music, refreshments, and a raffle prize giveaway. Dogs and strollers are welcome!!
For registration information and previous race times, please visit www.ovh5k.com
Call for more information 884-2528.
Winter Speed Program - Registration October 28 - December 4, 2018
All are welcome. Boys and girls! For ages 9-18 as of 4/30/19. We are very excited to have Michael Morgan as part of our off-season program again. Michael is the Assistant Director of Strength and Conditioning at the Citadel overseeing wrestling, volleyball, soccer, cross country, and football. Speed training is critical to maximizing the potential of each player, but in many cases is overlooked. This is not a mandatory program for anyone or exclusive to any group of players. Your individual success will depend greatly on the individual effort given each night.
Contact Ryan Johnson for more information at 884-2528 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wrestling - Registration October 7 - 22, 2018
For ages 5-13 as of 1/1/19. Participants will learn basic fundamentals of wrestling through weekly practices. Participants will need to purchase appropriate uniform supplies to include singlet, headgear, kneepads, and mouthguard. Headgear and mouthguard are required.
Wando High School Wrestling Coach Adam Schneider and his assistants will head up the program. Sessions will be held at Wando High School two nights per week. Times and days: TBA.
Contact Scott Koth for more information at 884-2528 or email@example.com.