Note: Due to the many events and activities this week, visitors are asked to please park west of Ocean Blvd. Friday evening. Traffic delays may occur, particularly on the south end, due to the marathon traffic.
The Myrtle Beach Marathon, one of America’s “10 great winter marathons” according to USA Today, will celebrate its 20th anniversary on March 4, 2017! With a Marathon, Half Marathon, Marathon Relay, 5k, and Kids’ mile, there is something for people of every age, ability, and fitness level.
The pancake flat looped course, featuring 9 beautiful beachfront miles, is one of the flattest and fastest in the country. The average race day temperature of 52°F provide for the ideal conditions for optimal Marathon and Half Marathon performance. Whether your aim is to complete your first Half Marathon or qualify for the Boston (a feat achieved by 12.5% of 2016 participants), the Myrtle Beach Marathon is where you can and you will achieve your goal.
With sixty miles of beautiful sandy beaches, more than 400 hotels, first-class live entertainment, exciting attractions for everyone, endless shopping, and exquisite dining - the Myrtle Beach Marathon has been the go to ‘race-cation’ for runners everywhere, dating back to before someone coined the word ‘race-cation’.
Myrtle Beach has something for everyone. The Myrtle Beach Marathon has a race for everyone. We’ve got everything for the perfect long weekend in early March – except you! Click here to sign up for the 20th anniversary of the East Coast’s fastest marathon and half marathon. The only regret you’ll have is if you stay home.
Race Weekend Schedule*
Thursday, March 2 & Friday, March 3
Myrtle Beach Marathon Health & Fitness Expo
Myrtle Beach Sports Center
21st Avenue North & Oak Street, Myrtle Beach, SC
Expo is free and open to the public
Thursday 5 - 9 p.m., Friday 11 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Friday, March 3
Fun & Run Race - Eve Party 5:30 p.m. to 8:3 0 p.m.