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Event Overview

The Myrtle Beach Marathon, one of the flattest and fastest races on the East Coast, celebrates its 22nd year on March 2, 2019! There's a distance for anyone - full marathon, half marathon, and 5k! Whether you're looking to qualify for the Boston Marathon on one of the flattest courses around, or you're looking for a fun weekend getaway with the family, the Myrtle Beach Marathon race weekend has it all!

Weekend Events:


  • Friday, March 1, 2019: 10am-8pm

  • Click here for runner expo details

  • Click here if you're a sponsor interested in reserving a booth!

Saturday, March 2, 2019

  • Myrtle Beach Marathon

  • Half Marathon

  • 5k 

  • Family Fun Run
  • Awards:

    • 5k Overall Awards will be announced at 8:30am

    • Half Marathon Overall Awards will be announced at 9:30am

    • Marathon Overall Awards will be announced at 10:30am.

    • Age Group Awards can be claimed at the awards tent following each distance's overall award ceremony

Start & Finish Locations

  • The Myrtle Beach Marathon and Half Marathon will start just North of the intersection of Grissom Pkwy and 21st Ave N and will finish at TicketReturn.com Field at Pelicans Ballpark, 21st Ave. N, Myrtle Beach, SC.

  • The 5k details will be announced soon!

  • The Family Fun Run details will be announced soon!

Race Entry Requirements

  • All participants must register online or complete and sign a registration form.

  • A parent or legal guardian must sign for participants under 18 years of age on race day.

  • Marathon participants must complete the course in 7 hours.

  • Half Marathon participants must complete the Half course in 4 hours.

  • Participants in the 5K must complete the course in 1 hour.

  • Expo registration is strongly discouraged. Runner shirts cannot be guaranteed for Expo registration.

  • Event registration will close without notice when the established registration count for that event is reached.

Refund Policy

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

Course Records

Marathon Expo and Race Headquarters

  • Interested in having a vendor booth? Click here for details!

  • Location: Ocean Reef Resort, 7100 North Ocean Blvd., Myrtle Beach, SC 29572.

  • Hours: Friday, March 1, 2019: 10am-8pm

    Free and open to the public.

  • Marathon sponsors and merchandise vendors will be represented at the Expo.

  • Official Marathon merchandise will be available at the Expo.

Myrtle Beach Area

  • For information on the Myrtle Beach Area click here to go to the area Chamber of Commerce website.