Myrtle 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. 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!
Average High Temp: 66 degrees (at the finish)
Average Low Temp: 45 degrees (at the start)
Packet Pick-Up for the Half Marathon:
Unless you purchase VIP Packet Pick-Up, you must pick up your race packet for the Myrtle Beach Mini Marathon prior to race day at the Health & Fitness Expo.
Crabtree Memorial Gymnasium
1004 Crabtree Ln
Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
Your photo ID is required to pick up your race packet.
Beer Garden Wristbands: There will be a Beer Garden in the finish line area after the race on Sunday. If you are over 21 years old want to drink beer after the race, please make sure to pick up your over 21 wristband along with your packet. You will have to put the wristband on while at the expo for precautionary reasons (so that it isn't lost or misplaced and picked up by a minor). If you do not want to put the wristband on when you pick up your packet, you will have to run with your photo ID. NO EXCEPTIONS!
Half Marathon VIP Packet Pick-Up
We are now offering paid VIP Packet Pick-Up on race morning for our half marathon.
Packet Pick-Up by Proxy
We request that all our participants pick up their own race packets for security purposes. However, we do understand that certain circumstances may arise where you cannot come in person. If you cannot pick up your half marathon race packet yourself, you must have the person picking up on your behalf bring the following with them:
NOTE: Beer garden wristbands will not be given to people picking up on behalf of someone else. You will have to run with your photo ID if you want to enter the beer garden after the race.
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:
11th Ave North & Ocean Blvd
Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
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!
Post-Race Party & Beer Garden
Once you finish running, there's still a lot to do at the finish line! Celebrate your victory with us at the Plyler Park post-race concert & beer garden! Stay a while and listen to the sweet sounds of the Finish Line 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!
You will need to wear the Over 21 wristband given to you at packet pick-up to enter the Beer Garden. If you do not wear a wristband, you will have to show a valid driver's license to enter. Please note, the Beer Garden is for participants only - sorry, no spectators allowed!
|Myrtle Beach Mini Marathon Age Groups|
|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 9:00am at the stage in Plyler Park. Awards for Top 3 in each age group will take place at the stage at 10:00am. 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. Overall awards are issued based on gun time and age group awards are based on chip time.