Coastal 5K

Coastal 5K General Information

This ideal 5K course is perfectly flat and fast. If you are a beginner or you just want to warm up for the next day’s event, this is the perfect chance. This run will start and finish at Race Headquarters so come on out to enjoy a great morning and stay around to watch the Doggie Dash which supports the Grand Strand Humane Society.

Date & Start Time

Saturday, October 17, 2015
7:30 am (wave start)

- Waves are assigned based on estimated finishing times
- Waves will go off every 3 minutes
- Your BIB will indicate which wave you are assigned to
- Make sure to line up in the correct wave on race day

Course DetailsMB11-8

The Coastal 5K will start & finish at:
Marina Inn at Grande Dunes
8121 Amalfi Place
Myrtle Beach, SC 29572

The actual race will start on Marina Pkwy in front of the resort near Ruth's Chris Steakhouse.

Course Map

Packet Pick up

All Coastal 5K participants will need to wear their bib number in order to participate. Race packets with the bib numbers, drawstring bag and race shirt can be picked up at the following locations and times:

  • Friday, October 16, 2015 from 2pm to 7pm at the Health & Fitness Expo at the Marina Inn at Grande Dunes.
  • Saturday, October 17, 2015 from 6:00am to 7:15am on site near the start line. Packet pick up will close 15 minutes before the event. Plan ahead and be there early.

We highly suggest picking up your packet prior to race day at the Health & Fitness Expo to avoid waiting in line on race morning.
The Health & Fitness Expo is located at:
Marina Inn at Grande Dunes
8121 Amalfi Place
Myrtle Beach, SC 29572

Post Race Activities

Once you finish running, there's a still lot to do at the Finish Line! Come join us for some post race snacks and stay around to watch the Doggie Dash in support of the Grand Strand Humane Society and our most loyal four legged friends. It is bound to a morning of running fun!


There is plenty of parking at the start/finish line but come early and enjoy a great running day!

Awards & Age Groups

Custom medals will be awarded to the Top 3 Overall and Top 3 in each age group division of the Coastal 5K as follows:

Coastal 5K Age Group Categories
Ages 14 & Under Male & Female
Ages 15-19 Male & Female
Ages 20-24 Male & Female
Ages 25-29 Male & Female
Ages 30-34 Male & Female
Ages 35-39 Male & Female
Ages 40-44 Male & Female
Ages 45-49 Male & Female
Ages 50-54 Male & Female
Ages 55-59 Male & Female
Ages 60-64 Male & Female
Ages 65-69 Male & Female
Ages 70-74 Male & Female
Ages 75+ Male & Female


The Awards Ceremony for Top 3 overall will take place at 8:00am in the finish line area. Awards for Top 3 in each age group will be presented at 8:30am. If you are not present to collect your award and you want us to send you the award by mail, please click here to download the Awards Claim Form and send it in with the appropriate fee for shipping and handling.

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