MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. - From January through March, there are a number of sporting and running events sure to leave participants feeling victorious as they reach for a bottle of Gatorade.

Several places throughout the Myrtle Beach area will be hosting sporting and running events over the next three months. Below is a list of dates, locations and events for the first quarter of 2014.

  • Jan. 18 through Jan. 20 - Winter Bump Volleyball Tournament - Myrtle Beach Convention Center - www.GrandStrandJuniors.com
  • Jan. 25 - 31st Annual North Myrtle Beach Winter Run 5K and 15K - Main Street in North Myrtle Beach - www.Grand StrandRunner.com
  • Jan. 25 through Jan. 26 - Sandune Archery Club State International Tournament - Sandune Archery Club at Socastee Recreation Park - www.SanduneArchery.com
  • Feb. 14 through Feb. 15 - 17th Annual MyrtleBeach.com Myrtle Beach Marathon -Starting line near Myrtle Beach Pelicans Stadium - www.MBMarathon.com
  • March 4 through March 9 - VisitMyrtleBeach.com Big South Basketball Championship - HTC Center at Coastal Carolina University - www.VisitMyrtleBeach.com/BigSouth
  • March 8 - BFF Pink Ribbon Run - Barefoot Resort - www. BFFPinkRibbonRun.com
  • March 14 through March 16 - Cheer Ltd Nationals at CANAM - Myrtle Beach Convention Center - www.CheerLTD.com
  • March 15 - HealthPoint St. Patrick's Day 5K Run and Walk - HealthPoint parking lot in Pawleys Island - www.Active.com
  • March 15 through March 16 - Sandune Archery Club 30-Target 3D Tournament - Sandune Archery Club at Socastee Recreation Park - www.SanduneArchery.com
  • March 16 - Third Annual Tilted Kilt St. Patrick's Day 5K - Broadway at the Beach - www.Active.com
  • March 22 - Christian Academy Presents S.E.A.S. (Successfully Educating All Students) 5K/1-Mile Race - Plyler Park in Myrtle Beach - www.GrandStrandRunner.com
  • March 22 - 5K Color Vibe Run - Myrtle Beach Speedway - www.MyrtleBeachSpeedway.com
  • March 22 - Grand Strand-Pee Dee Walk to Defeat ALS - Grand Park at The Market Common - www.ALSA.org
  • March 26 through March 30 - Battle at the Beach Cheerleading Competition - Myrtle Beach Convention Center - www. SpiritSports.com
  • March 29 - 9th Annual Race For The Inlet - U.S. 17 Business in Murrells Inlet - www.MurrellsInletSC.com

Go to www.VisitMyrtleBeach.com for a complete listing of all events in the Myrtle Beach area.