Ripley’s Family Fun Run


  • Friday, March 3, 2017 for Ripley’s Family Fun Run
  • Start time, 5:30 PM

Start & Finish Locations

  • The Ripley’s Family Fun Run is a 1 mile run and will start and finish outside Ripley’s Aquarium at Broadway at the Beach.

Race Entry Requirements

  • All participants must complete and sign a registration form.
  • A parent or legal guardian must sign for participants under 18 years of age on race day.
  • All mail-in entries must be post-marked by January 31, 2017.
  • On-line registration closes at Midnight, EST, February 28, 2017.
  • Expo registration is strongly discouraged.

Payment Procedures

  • Mail completed entry form with Check or Credit Card (MC or Visa) payment to:
    Myrtle Beach Marathon
    PO Box 8780
    Myrtle Beach, SC 29578

Contact the Marathon for a mail-in entry form. Phone or FAXed entry forms cannot be accepted.

Refund Policy

  • Please note that the Myrtle Beach Marathon reserves the right to reject any entry. Also, we adhere to the standard running industry policy. All entry fees are non-refundable and non-transferable. This is noted on our registration application and when you register for our events you must agree to this policy. You may not give or sell your number to another individual – if you do, this could result in your disqualification as well as the runner who uses your race number. The entry fee for this year’s event will NOT transfer to next year’s event, no exceptions. This policy stays in effect whether you are injured, have an unexpected business or family emergency, pregnancy, etc. There are NO exceptions! 

Race Packet Pickup

  • Packets can be picked up at the Runner’s Expo on Thursday 03/02/17
  • Packets may be picked up at the Expo on race day, 03/03/17, until about 3:00 PM and at the Start line from 4:30 PM until shortly before race start.
  • Race packets for Ripley’s Fun Run cannot be mailed.

Race Timing

  • Individual finishing times will not be recorded. However, a time clock will be visible at the finish line.

Supported Charities

  • Ripley’s Family Fun Run supports Horry County Schools.
  • A Traveling Trophy each year goes to the school that has the largest number of participants.
  • Seaside Elementary in Garden City has won the trophy each year.