Charleston Half Marathon™ • January 13, 2018

Event Details

  • Start Time: 8:00 a.m.
  • Start: Near Joe Riley Stadium at 330 Fishburne St. Charleston, SC 29403
  • Finish: Near North Charleston High School at 4720 Jenkins Ave, North Charleston, SC 29405
  • Route: The Charleston Half Marathon™ is scenic 13.1 mile run that will showcase the beauty and the history of the Lowcountry, starting in downtown Charleston and ending in North Charleston. [View and Download Course Map below].
  • Course Entertainment – Music and performance groups from our local schools and community will dot the course to keep you moving!
  • Pace Groups – We have a great group of volunteers who will be pacers for the marathon. We plan to offer the following pace groups: 1:30 | 1:45 | 2:00 | 2:15 | 2:30. If you would like to run in a pace group, please find the pace group leader holding the sign with your desired pace in the coral when lining up to start the race!
  • Aid Stations: Please see below for a list of half-marathon aid stations and their supplies:
    Stop # Distance Aid Station Overview
    1 1.8m Water, Sports Drink
    2 3.6m Water, Sports Drink
    3 5.5m Water, Sports Drink
    4 7.8m Water, Sports Drink
    5 9.8m Water, Sports Drink
    6 11.7m Water, Sports Drink
    7 12.5 Water
    8 13.1m Water, Recovery Food
  • Porta-Potties:  There will be porta-Potties at every Aid-Station. There will also be indoor bathrooms at the start and finish with additional Porta-Potties and hand washing stations.
  • Clothing Drop: There will be a bag drop at the start, and at Aid Stations #2 and #3. You must label them clearly with your bib number and they will be available at the finish area for pick-up after the event. We cannot be responsible for any items left after the event.
  • Minor First Aid: We will have minor first aid kits with Band aids, Vaseline, Moleskin, etc, at Aid Stations 4, 5,  and 6.  These will be self-serve.
  • Support: There will be ham radio, medical, police and EMS personnel throughout the course, as well as dozens of course volunteers keeping our participants and spectators safe!
  • Time Limit: The course has a 6.5 hour limit.  Half marathon participants must be able to run or speed walk the first 8 miles of the course no slower than a rate of 4 mph to exit the City of Charleston by 10:00 am (2 hours). This will be strictly enforced by local authorities, for the health and safety of our participants, as the course will then be opened to traffic.

Half Marathon Course

Half Marathon Course

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Updated September, 2017