Starting at trendy Market Common, the Coastal 5K features a loop course through this beautiful village setting, finishing at majestic Grand Park Lake.
As with the half marathon, this course is FLAT & FAST!
Rucking division for the 5K and Half Marathon distance. This is an official https://goruck.com race. Learn more about it at https://www.goruck.com/rucking-101. All participants will receive a GORUCK patch and the top 3 male and female participants will get an award!
The requirements: Wear a Ruck/backpack with the standard weight-10# for participants 150 lbs. and under, and 20# for those over 150 lbs. Your ruck will be weighed at the beginning of the race. No participants will be weighed, weight requirements are on the honor system. Most females carry 10# and most males carry 20#. Weighted vests are NOT permitted unless you have the GORUCK Ruck Plate Carrier. That will be accepted. You must wear a backpack with the weight on your back at all times during the race. GoRuck participants must complete the 5K in 1 hour or less.
Runners and walkers are welcome. The time limit for the 5K race is 1 hour. Strollers are also welcome. No dogs allowed on the course. Dogs are welcome for the Doggie Dash.
Saturday, October 16, 2021
PACKET PICK-UP LOCATION
1519 Executive Avenue
Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
PACKET PICK-UP HOURS
- Friday, October 15 from 1 PM – 7 PM
There will be plenty of on site parking at The Market Common. Once you enter Farrow Parkway, please follow the signage and volunteers that will direct you to the parking options near the race site. .
Post Race Activities
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
All finishers will receive a medal! Additional awards will be given to the Top 3 Overall and Masters Male/Female, Fastest Local Female and Male (Horry and Georgetown Counties) 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 75-79||Male & Female|
|Ages 80+||Male & Female|
The Awards Ceremony for Top 3 overall and Top 3 in each Age Group will take place at the finish line area. Overall awards are issued based on gun time and age group awards are based on chip time.