Fast, flat and absolutely beautiful!

Celebrating our 18th year, the Myrtle Beach Marathon has become more than a race, it is truly a weekend of festivities With a fast course that wraps its way along the awe-inspiring Atlantic Ocean, you’ll wind your way through the famous Million Dollar Mile! This is a perfect course for your friends and family to get involved.

More than a Marathon!

Cascading for 60 miles along the majestic Atlantic Ocean, the Grand Strand attracts over 14 million visitors per year and was voted “World’s Best Beach” by Yahoo! Travel.

A perfect destination for a girl’s retreat!

Everything you need to create an unforgettable Women’s Weekend is within reach.


Neon Night 5K


  • Friday, February 13, 2015 for Neon Night 5K
  • Start time, 7:00 PM


Click here to see a complete schedule of Marathon Weekend events.

Click here to see a map of the Myrtle Beach Marathon


Start & Finish Locations

  • The 5K will start on the 29th Ave N side of Broadway at the Beach and finish at Field at Pelicans Ballpark.
  • Click here to see a course map.

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.
  • Participants in the 5K must complete the course in 1 hour.
  • Mail in registrations must be post marked by January 31, 2015.
  • On-line registration closes at Midnight, EST, February 4, 2015.
  • Registrations will be accepted at the Runner’s Expo until 4 p.m. on February 13th
  • Packets can be picked up at the Start Line, beginning at 5:30 p.m. on February 13th
  • Expo registration is strongly discouraged. Runner shirts cannot be guaranteed for Expo registration.
  • Registration will close without notice when the established registration count is reached.
  • Click here to see the registration limit.

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

There is a $25 charge for all mail in registrations.

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

Refund Policy

  • Once your registration has been accepted, all fees are non-refundable.

5K Entry Confirmation

  • Registration confirmations will be sent via e-mail immediately following registration.

Race Timing

    • Pace times are as follows:
      8 Minutes
      9 Minutes
      10 Minutes
      11 Minutes

Course Information

  • The 5K run will start on Celebrity Circle outside Ripley’s Aquarium. The course will circle Broadway at the Beach and finish at Field at Pelicans Ballpark.
  • Click here to see a course map. Course maps will be available at the Expo.
  • A digital clock at the Finish Line will display elapsed race time.
  • Unofficial bicycles, baby strollers, skates, in-line skates, and skate boards are not allowed on the course. Headphones are also prohibited.

 Course Aid Stations

  • Dasani water, Powerade sports drink, and food will be available at the Finish.
  • Medical aid stations will be available at the Finish.


  • All 5K finishers will receive a Finisher’s Medal at the Finish Line.
  • Finisher’s Certificates will be available online at MarathonFoto, click here.
  • Participants are eligible for one award only.
  • Awards will not be mailed. All awards must be picked up after the respective races.
  • Unclaimed awards will be available at the House of Blues Post Race Party.

Overall Awards

  • Overall awards will go to the top three Male and Female finishers in the 5K.
  • Overall awards will go to the top three Male and Female Masters finishers in the 5K.

Age Group Awards

  • Awards will be presented to the top three Male and Female 5K finishers in the age groups 14 & under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70 & over.