Bluffton, SC (August 8, 2013) — The 6th Annual Tiger Bass 5K Road Race and 12K Road & Trail Run will be action packed nearly all day on Saturday, September 21, 2013, at Bluffton’s Hampton Lake— all in support of Bluffton Self Help— a local charitable organization which serves families throughout the area who encounter unexpected financial emergencies.

Hosted and sponsored by Hampton Lake, The Tiger Bass Run has become a signature event for Hampton Lake because of the strong participation and enthusiasm by its attendees, owners and volunteers. Both events will be professionally chip timed by the Palmetto Running Company and all ages are welcome to participate. A post-race party and awards presentation will follow, where custom medals will be awarded to the top 3 in each age division. Additionally, Hampton Lake has scheduled a Community Open House from 10:00am to 5:00pm.

The 5K and 12K races start at 8 am and the 1-mile fun run/walk starts at 8:15am— both begin and end at the Hampton Lake Amenity Village. Cost to participate is $30 for pre-registration by September 18th and $35 day of the race. T-Shirts are guaranteed to all pre-registered participants. Children 12 and under can participate for free. Registrants can pick up their race packets at the Palmetto Running Company, 22 Plantation Park Drive, Suite 103 on September 20th, between 3:00 - 6:00pm.

For more information contact the Palmetto Running Company (843) 815-1718 or click here to visit for race details, times, location and to register.

Hampton Lake
This 900-acre, private lakeside community in Bluffton, S.C. is located 12 miles west of Hilton Head Island, and 16 miles north of Savannah, GA. The community features 165-acres of freshwater lake and 340-acres of natural wetlands. Built around the ideals of connecting family and nature in a fun way, Hampton Lake offers open spaces, nature preserves, activity centers, pools, beaches, dining, and parks, all uniquely intertwined and interconnected. Homes priced from the mid $200,000s to the mid $900,000s; Lots priced from the mid $50,000s.

Bluffton Self Help
Created to serve local families, including adults and children, in the Bluffton area, today Bluffton Self Help serves over 22,000 individuals, including seniors and families with children, who otherwise might not get the food, clothing, or financial aid they need. Anyone in the greater Bluffton area who is in need of short-term, documented emergency help can apply for services.

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