Charleston Marathon – January 14, 2017


Eventbrite - 2017 Charleston Marathon/ Half Marathon/ Shrimp & Grits 5k and Bike Ride

JANUARY 14, 2017

All proceeds from the Charleston marathon go to

Engaging Creative Minds (ECM), which funds fine arts programs in Charleston county schools.

Race Highlights:

  • Marathon and Half Marathon course features scenic water views, the Battery, and historic King Street
  • Shrimp and Grits 5k run through historic Park Circle in North Charleston
  • Finish Line street festival featuring live entertainment
  • Indoor, climate controlled Packet Pick-up – New and bigger location for 2017 at Charleston Convention Center!
  • Health and Fitness Expo featuring over 50 vendors
  • Awards are 5 deep in age categories
  • Youth Marathon Program including local sports characters, awards and kids fun area and entertainment

All participants receive:

  • Long-sleeved Tech shirt featuring a local Charleston Artist
  • Free Shrimp and Grits and beer (over 21) at finish line
  • Commemorative medal for all finishers

Course details:

  • USTAF Certified Courses
  • Marathon is Boston Qualifier
  • All courses are flat
  • Entertainment along the course
  • Ample aid stations with medical support
  • Indoor bathrooms at start and finish AND indoor showers at finish
  • Ample parking at the start with shuttle return