Charleston 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 Marathon™ is scenic 26.2-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 the Course Map below]
  • Course Entertainment – Music and performance groups from our local schools and community will dot the course to keep you moving!
  • Aid Stations: See below for a list of marathon aid stations and their supplies (subject to change):
    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 12m Water, Sports Drink
    7 14.7m Water, Sports Drink
    8 16.5m Water, Sports Drink
    9 18.1m Water, Sports Drink
    10 20.1m Water, Sports Drink
    11 21.5m Water, Sports Drink
    12 23.2m Water
    13 24.5m Water, Sports Drink
    14 25.7m Water
    15 26.2m 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 & 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 in the street or bags left after the event.
  • Minor First Aid: We will have minor first aid kits at a few Aid Stations along the course.  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. 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. Note: All runners must finish the full marathon within the 6.5 hour time limit in order to receive an official time and a finisher’s medal. 

Marathon Course

Take a virtual ride along the marathon race course

CHS Full 2018

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Updated September, 2017