Coastal 5K General Information
Our new Coastal 5K course rivals the beauty of the half marathon course. Starting at trendy The Market Common, the Coastal 5K features a loop course through this beautiful village setting, finishing at majestic Grand Park.
As with the half marathon, this course is FLAT & FAST!
Date & Time
Saturday, October 22, 2015
The Market Common
4017 Deville St.
Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
Packet Pick up
All Coastal 5K participants will need to wear their bib number in order to participate.Race packets for the Coastal 5K can be picked up prior to race day at the Health & Fitness Expo on Friday, Oct. 21st between 4:00 PM and 7:00 PM, or on race morning near the start line starting at 6:00 AM. We suggest picking up on Friday to avoid waiting in line on race morning.
Once you finish running, join us for some post race snacks and stay to watch the Doggie Dash in support of the Grand Strand Humane Society and our most loyal four legged friends.
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 and Top 3 in each Age Group will take place at the finish line area. 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.Overall awards are issued based on gun time and age group awards are based on chip time.
2016 Shirt Design!
These beach-inspired shirts will have you RUN THIS BEACH like a champ! Now available in men's or women's fit tech tees.
NEW & IMPROVED COURSES FOR SATURDAY'S EVENTS!
Starting & finishing at trendy The Market Common, our new Coastal 5K & Doggie Dash courses will now rival the beauty of the half marathon course!
As with the half marathon, these courses are FLAT & FAST!
NEW LOCATIONS FOR THE EXPO AND SATURDAY EVENTS!
The Health & Fitness Expo/ Packet Pick-up will now take place at the Crabtree Memorial Gymnasium. Packet pick-up will take place at the Expo on Friday, 10/21 from 4 PM to 7 PM and on Saturday, 10/22 from 10AM until 5PM. Remember- All half marathon packets must be picked up prior to race day at the Expo.
The location of the Saturday events, the Coastal 5K & Doggie Dash, has also changed. The Saturday races will now take place at The Market Common.
5 Miles of Oceanfront Running!
This amazing half marathon course features the best of Myrtle Beach with over 5 miles of oceanfront running! From its pristine parkways to some of the nation’s most visited beaches, the course takes you on a tour of one of America’s most scenic beach communities.
Start at Coastal Grand Mall (near Dillard’s) and head north on Grissom Parkway all the way to 62nd Ave N and take a right. At the end of the road, turn right onto Ocean Blvd and head south for over 5 miles of beachfront views. Get on the boardwalk with just about 1/2 mile left and finish right at the Pavilion in the heart of Myrtle Beach and feet away from the sand. Did we not say this course is flat and fast, fast, fast! With only 7 turns throughout the entire 13.1 miles you could not make it much faster!!
|Half Marathon Course Map|
Other Event Highlights
|Saturday Coastal 5K & Doggie Dash
||AWESOME Surfboard Finisher Medals (half & 5k only)
|Over 5 miles of Ocean Front Running
||Great Vacation Getaway. Avg temp of 66F
|7:00 am half marathon start||Scenic, Flat & Fast|
|Walker Friendly||Live Post Race Beach Party (half marathon onl)|
|Oceanfront Course||Tech t-shirts for half & 5K participants|
|Surf Band Course Entertainment||USAT&F Certified|
|Finish on the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk||Awards 3 Deep in all Age Groups|