Myrtle Beach Mini Marathon

13.1 miles


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Expo Info

The Health & Fitness Expo will feature many exhibitors featuring  the latest trends, designs, and advances in running shoes and apparel. The best thing about the expo is that it is free and open to the public!

The Expo is also the Official Packet Pick-Up Headquarters.  UNLESS YOU PURCHASE VIP PACKET PICK-UP (scroll down to learn more), all race packets for the half marathon must be picked up at the Expo.


Crabtree Memorial Gymnasium
1004 Crabtree Ln
Myrtle Beach, SC 29577

Expo Hours:

  • Friday, October 18, 2019 -- 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM
  • Saturday, October 19, 2019 -- 10:30 AM – 5:00 PM

HALF MARATHON packet pickup will be by bib number. It will be included in the Final Race Instruction email that will be sent to all participants the Monday prior to the race. 

COASTAL 5K & DOGGIE DASH packet pickup will be alphabetical by last name. You will not need your bib number to pick up your packet.

Your photo ID is required to pick up your race packet.

Beer Garden Wristbands (HALF MARATHON ONLY): There will be a Beer Garden in the finish line area after the half marathon 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!

Can I have someone else pick up my packet for me? Sure! In order for them to do so, they MUST have a photo of your ID. We suggest texting a picture of your driver's license to whoever is picking up your packet so they can show it to the volunteers.

If you are participating in the half marathon, it will be helpful to provide the person with your bib number. It will be included in the final race instruction email sent the Monday before the race.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.

Half Marathon VIP (Race Day) Packet Pick-Up

VIP Pick-Up is an optional paid service that allows half marathon participants to pick up their packets on race morning. If VIP is not purchased, participants must visit the Health & Fitness Expo prior to race day.

  • It must be purchased online prior to registration closing; it cannot be purchased on race morning.
  • On race morning, VIP Pick-up will be open from 5:00 AM until 6:30 AM near the start line. Please plan to arrive early to avoid waiting in line. Photo ID will required--Make sure to bring it with you on race day
  • VIP Packet Pick-Up is NON-REFUNDABLE and NON-TRANSFERABLE. It cannot be transferred to another person, year, or event.
  • Already registered? VIP Packet Pick-Up can be added to existing registrations via The deadline to add VIP is 10/17/19.

Packet Pick-up for Coastal 5K & Doggie Dash

Race packets for the Coastal 5K & Doggie Dash can be picked up prior to race day at the Health & Fitness Expo on Friday, Oct. 19th, or on race morning near the start line starting at 6:00 AM. We highly suggest picking up on Friday to avoid waiting in line on race morning. As we mention at the top of this page, packet pickup for the Coastal 5K & Doggie Dash will be alphabetical by last name; you will not need your bib number.