Race Information

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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. Our new and improved course  features over 5 miles of oceanfront running! 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 19, 2014
7:00 am
Rain or Shine!


Average High Temp: 66 degrees (at the finish)
Average Low Temp: 45 degrees (at the start)

Event Highlights

  • Oceanfront Course -  over 5 miles of oceanfront running!
  • 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


  • Friday, October 17, 2014 -- 2 pm to 7 pmmarina inn logo
  • Saturday, October 18, 2014 – 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 for the half marathon. Your photo ID is required to pick up your race packet.

Start Line:

Coastal Grand Mall (near Dillard's)
2000 Coastal Grand Cir.
Myrtle Beach, SC 29579

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 

Plyler Park
11th Ave North & Ocean Blvd
Myrtle Beach, SC 29577

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 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 9:30 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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