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Event Overview

Please Note: The information below is a reflection of the 2018 event. More information about the 2019 Myrtle Beach Marathon is coming soon!

The Myrtle Beach Marathon, one of the flattest and fastest races on the East Coast, celebrates its 21st year on March 3, 2018! There's a distance for anyone - full marathon, half marathon, 5k and kids' fun run! 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:


  • Thursday, March 1, 2018: 6pm-8pm

  • Friday, March 2, 2018: 1pm-8pm

  • Click here for runner expo details

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

Friday, March 2, 2018

Saturday, March 3, 2018

  • Myrtle Beach Marathon - Starts at 6:30am

  • Half Marathon - Starts at 6:30am

  • 5k -  Starts at 6:20am

  • 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 will start just South of the intersection of Grissom Parkway and 21st Ave. N, Myrtle Beach, SC and finish along the Boardwalk at the Myrtle Beach Pavilion (just south of Plyler Park) - enjoy a DJ and refreshments at the 5k finish and shuttle service to the Half/Full finish running all morning.

  • The Grande Dunes Family Fun Run will start and finish at overlooking the Intracoastal Waterway at Grande Dunes Marina - 8401 Marina Pkwy, Myrtle Beach, SC 29572.

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: The Myrtle Beach Sports Center, 21st Ave N & Oak Street, Myrtle Beach, SC.

  • Hours: Thursday, March 1, 2018 - 6pm-8pm and Friday, March 2, 2018 - 1pm-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.