Half Marathon

Half Marathon

General 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 awesome 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 & Time

Sunday, October 18, 2020
Start time: 7:00 am
Rain or Shine! 

Start Line

8th Avenue North
Myrtle Beach, SC 29577

Finish Line

Between 8th and 9th Ave on
North Ocean Boulevard
Myrtle Beach, SC 29577

Countdown

203Days 21Hours 12Minutes 58Seconds

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.

PACKET PICK-UP LOCATION

Native Sons
1519 Executive Avenue
Myrtle Beach, SC 29577

PACKET PICK-UP HOURS

Thursday, October 15 from 4:00-7:00pm

Friday, October 16 from 12:00-7:00pm

Saturday, October 17 from 12:00-5:00pm

GEAR CHECK

Gear check will be available on race morning for the half marathon! Gear check drop-off will be located at the Boardwalk near the start line and will open at 6:00 am.

The drawstring bag given to you at packet pick-up should be used as your gear check bag. Tear the gear check tag from your bib number and attach with the zip tie supplied. To claim your gear bag, show your bib number to the volunteer. Both the bib number and the number attached to the bag MUST match.

All bags must be claimed by 11:00 AM. Bags not claimed will be disposed of. Do not leave valuables, cash or jewelry in your gear bag. We are not responsible for lost or stolen items.

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 66 degrees at this time of the year! What a way to chill and soak those tired feet!

Beer Garden:
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!

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
Awards will be given to the top 3 overall finishers and top 3 within each age group as follows:

Myrtle Beach Mini Marathon Age Groups

Ages 14 & UnderMale & Female
Ages 15-19Male & Female
Ages 20-24Male & Female
Ages 25-29Male & Female
Ages 30-34Male & Female
Ages 35-39Male & Female
Ages 40-44Male & Female
Ages 45-49Male & Female
Ages 50-54Male & Female
Ages 55-59Male & Female
Ages 60-64Male & Female
Ages 65-69Male & Female
Ages 70-74Male & 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. Overall awards are issued based on gun time and age group awards are based on chip time.