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!
Friday, March 2, 2018
- Thursday, March 1, 2018: 5pm-8pm
- Friday, March 2, 2018: 11am-8pm
- Click here for runner expo details
- Click here if you're a sponsor interested in reserving a booth!
Saturday, March 3, 2018
- Family Fun Run - Details TBA soon!
- Myrtle Beach Marathon - Starts at 6:30am
- Half Marathon - Starts at 6:30am
- Marathon Team Relay - Starts at 6:30am
- 5k - Details TBA soon!
- Awards: Half Marathon Overall Awards will be announced at 9:30am, and Marathon Overall Awards will be announced at 10:30am. Age Group Awards can be claimed at the awards tent: half marathon awards will be available after 9:45am and for the marathon after 10:45am.
- House of Blues Post-Race Party - 5pm-7pm
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.
- Stay tuned for details on the 5k and Family Fun Run!
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.
- Once your registration has been accepted, all fees are non-refundable and non-transferable.
Marathon Expo and Race Headquarters
- Interested in having a vendor booth? Click here for details!
- Location: The NEW Myrtle Beach Sports Center, 21st Ave N & Oak Street, Myrtle Beach, SC.
- Hours: Thursday, March 1, 2018 - 5pm-8pm and Friday, March 2, 2018 - 11am-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.