Due to flooding and road closures surrounding the Myrtle Beach area, driving into the area will be very difficult for the next week or two. Fly, don’t drive. If you must drive into the area, expect heavy congestion, delays and changing detours. Check www.SCDOT.org, 511sc.org or call 511 for latest road conditions.
Lace up your sneakers! Myrtle Beach is ready to run!
The Myrtle Beach area has some world-class running events throughout the year. Plan now to attend one these challenging and fun events. Or if you just want a relaxing run while you're in the area, check out these Top 5 Places To Run in Myrtle Beach.
Myrtle Beach Marathon
The Myrtle Beach Marathon, one of America’s “10 great winter marathons” according to USA Today and runs annually. With a Marathon, Half Marathon, Marathon Team Relay, 5k, and Family Fun Run, there is something for people of every age, ability, and fitness level.
Diva Half Marathon
North Myrtle Beach
This one is all about girl power! The Divas Half Marathon and 5K Series gives women the opportunity to look their absolute best while also setting personal-best times. And once the race is over, organizers will make you feel like the princess you know you are. All participants will receive a large medal that's the very definition of "bling," not to mention roses and a champagne toast. And while you're running, don't forget to look absolutely fabulous with a boa and tiara.
And these divas will look their best as the sprint by the best that North Myrtle Beach has to offer. Namely, its gorgeous beaches.
The Divas Half Marathon returns to North Myrtle Beach in May. Don't way until the last minute! Get registered by going to RunLikeADiva.com.
Brookgreen Gardens Memorial Day Weekend Run
Running through Brookgreen Gardens, one of the most beautiful places along the Grand Strand, sounds awesome! There is a 5k and 1 mile race.
If February is a little too cool for you, there's always the fantastic fall temperatures that runners enjoy when they take part in the Myrtle Beach Mini Marathon. The course has been revamped to include five miles of oceanfront running. What could be a better motivator than seeing the majestic Atlantic Ocean as you make your way toward the finish line?
The 13.1-mile course starts at Coastal Grand Mall, takes you north on Grissom Parkway, on to Ocean Boulevard and finally finishes at the Myrtle Beach Pavilion. Oh yeah, it's also flat and features only seven turns, making for a runner's dream come true!
For those not-too-serious runners, there's a Coastal 5K and Doggie Dash..
For more information, go to www.RunMyrtleBeach.com.