MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. - Vacation rental website FlipKey has selected the Myrtle Beach Mini Marathon as one of its 50 top races and marathons worth traveling for.

FlipKey published its 2014 list based on industry research and traveler feedback. One race was selected from all 50 states, and the Myrtle Beach Mini Marathon made the list for South Carolina.

"The Myrtle Beach area continues its growth as not only a premier family vacation destination, but also as a world-class sports tourism destination," said Brad Dean, president and CEO of the Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce. "There are a number of quality running events held along the Grand Strand each year that attract thousands of participants from across the country and the world. We encourage all running enthusiasts to lace up their sneakers and join the race."

The 2014 Myrtle Beach Mini Marathon is scheduled for Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014. For more information or to register, go to www.RunMyrtleBeach.com.

FlipKey has more than 240,000 listings in over 12,000 locations worldwide. For more information, go to www.flipkey.com.