Race InformationMyrtle Beach Mini Marathon™
This amazing half marathon race is a South Carolina Dream! Experience Myrtle Beach Mini Marathon™ and experience a year round, nationally acclaimed vacation destination as you like it best…on your feet. This surfing themed half marathon, with its surfboard finisher medals, surf style bands and awesome post race beach party is the new MUST do race on the Atlantic Coast. Run a point to point race thru pristine and picturesque scenery, past some of Myrtle Beach’s best neighborhoods, circling eclectic Broadway at the Beach and heading east towards the beach. Reach the Atlantic shore and take in the salty breeze as you run past scenic and striking Ocean Blvd making your way through typical beach stores and cafes lined up with spectators, cheering you on, as you make your final strides to the new Myrtle Beach Boardwalk and the finish line. After the event, pull up your beach chair and relax at Plyler Park by the main stage enjoying the post event live entertainment....maybe even take a swim in the warm waves. Why not, it’s Myrtle Beach, come run and have an awesome time!
Date & Start Times
Sunday, October 20, 2013
Rain or Shine!
Average High Temp: 66 degrees (at the finish)
Average Low Temp: 45 degrees (at the start)
- Oceanfront Course
- Awesome Surfboard Finisher Medals
- Live Surf Bands
- Technical T-Shirt
- USAT&F certified
- Walker-friendly with a 3.5 hour course limit
- Great Vacation getaway in the Fall!
- Live Post Race Beach Party and Concert
- Awards 3-deep in All Age Divisions
- ChronoTrack Timing System
- Participant Limit – 4,000
Packet Pick up
YOU MUST PICK UP YOUR OWN RACE PACKET AT THE HEALTH & FITNESS EXPO
- Friday, October 18, 2013 -- 2 pm to 7 pm
- Saturday, October 19, 2013 – 10 am to 6 pm
The Health & Fitness Expo is located at:
Marina Inn at Grande Dunes
1499 Grande Dunes Boulevard
Myrtle Beach, SC 29579 (Map)
There is NO packet pick-up on race day. Your photo ID is required to pick up your race packet.
Coastal Grand Mall
2000 Coastal Grand Cir., Myrtle Beach, SC 29579 (Map)
The Start Line is approximately 3-4 miles from most Myrtle Beach hotels and approximately 4 miles from our host hotel. The Start Line opens at 5:30 am on race day. There will be water and Gatorade sports drink. The Start Line is located just east of the park so there is plenty of room to stretch out before the race. There will be plenty of port-o-lets situated throughout the start line area.
More Start Line Information:
Finish Line & Finish Line Beach Party
Once you finish running, there's still a lot to do at the Finish Line! Come join the most awesome Beach Party to celebrate your accomplishment. Awards, munchies, beer and festivities await you. Stay a while and listen to the sweet sounds of the Finish Line feature bands and dip your tired toes in the warm Atlantic waters. Remember that the average water temperature in Myrtle Beach is 66F at this time of the year! What a way to chill and soak those tired feet!
More Finish Line Information:Finisher Medals
Runners travel from all over the world to run for a medal. Get ready to receive the most incredible and humongous medal in the industry. We have created the "original" surfboard medals to award all our finishers. Each year the medals will evolve so add a new medal to your collection!
Age Groups and Awards
Custom medals will be awarded 3 deep in each age group division of the Inaugural Myrtle Beach Mini Marathon™ as follows:
|Myrtle Beach Mini MarathonTM 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 and Award Collection for Age Groups will take place at 10:00 am at the Finish Line Beach Party. If you are not present to collect your award and you want us to send you the award by mail, please download the Awards Claim Form and send it in with the appropriate fee for shipping and handling. Please note that awards are issued based on chip time.
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