Charleston Half Marathon, 5k & Youth Marathon

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Take part in the 2023 Charleston Marathon to celebrate its13th anniversary. With a wide variety of distances available, there is something here for all the family. Come for the scenic route through Charleston, the post-race party or the finisher goodies.
Participants
5k, Youth Marathon, and Half Marathon
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Calendar
Sat, Jan 14, 2023
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North Charleston, United States
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Where and when
Location
4201 Spruill Ave, North Charleston, SC 29405, USA
Start times
Sat, Jan 14, 2023
Half Marathon:
7:30am |
5k:
8:30am |
Youth Marathon:
1:00pm
Races summary
Here's what races are available for Charleston Half Marathon, 5k & Youth Marathon
Half Marathon
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13.1mi
5k
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5km
Youth Marathon
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1mi
Route information
Distances: Half Marathon
Elevation: Undulating
Terrain: Paths / Roads
Route Type:
The Half Marathon will also start on Fishburne St in front of Burke High School at 244 President St, Charleston, SC 29403, and finish on Firefly Distillery located at 4201 Spruill Ave North Charleston, SC 29405.
This year’s new Charleston Half Marathon is a scenic 13.1-mile run that will showcase the beauty and the history of the Lowcountry, featuring Hampton Park, The Citadel, The Battery, Iconic King Street, and a finish at Charleston’s oldest working distillery, Firefly Distillery. The Half Marathon has a time limit of 4 hours.
Distance: 5k
Elevation: Undulating
Terrain: Paths
Route Type: Loop
The Shrimp & Grits 5k will start at Turnbull Ave & Ave H, North Charleston, SC, and finish at the same place as the Marathon and the Half, Firefly Distillery located at 4201 Spruill Ave North Charleston, SC 29405.
The 5k will take place in North Charleston, around Riverfront Park, and run on portions of the official Charleston Marathon course. It will share the same start line as the Youth Marathon, and the same finish line as the Marathon, Half Marathon and Youth Marathon.
Distance: 5k
Elevation: Undulating
Terrain: Field
Route Type: Loop
The Youth Marathon is a one-mile course which will start and finish at the other races' finish line: 4201 Spruill Ave North Charleston, SC 29405.
What's included
  • Finisher's Medal
  • Event T-Shirt
  • Live Entertainment on Course
  • Race Pacers
  • Water/Aid Stations
  • Chip Timing
  • Post-Race Festival
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Finisher's Medals
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How to get there
4201 Spruill Ave, North Charleston, SC 29405, USA
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By Car
The start line area for both the Marathon and the Half Marathon can be reached by exiting the US-17 onto Bogard St, then turning left onto Ashley Ave.
The finish line area can be reached by exiting Rivers Ave onto Helm Ave, and following that road onto S Rhett Ave.
Parking
There will be a number of parking lots within walking distance of both the start and finish lines.
Event day logistics
Friday
10am to 8pm Packet Pickup at the Health & Wellness Expo at Gaillard Center.
Saturday
7:10am Marathon starts
7:30am Half Marathon starts
8am 5k starts
1pm Youth Marathon
Packet Pickup
Packet Pickup will be available at the Charleston Marathon Health & Wellness Expo at the Gaillard Center (95 Calhoun St, Charleston, SC 29401).
If you are unable to attend the expo, someone else may collect your race pack for you. They will need a picture of your photo ID in order to claim your packet.
Late Registration
Late registration will be available at the expo. There will be no race day registration.
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Spectator Info
We always recommend spectating at the start and finish lines! If you are looking for other places to cheer on your runner, please see the Participant Guide when it is released.
FAQ's
Are strollers allowed on the Charleston Half Marathon, 5k and Youth Marathon?
No, unfortunately strollers are not allowed on the courses.
Are pets allowed at the Charleston Half Marathon, 5k and Youth Marathon?
No, unfortunately pets will not be allowed at this event.
Is there a time limit for any distance at the Charleston Half Marathon, 5k and Youth Marathon?
The Half Marathon will have a time limit of 4 hours. The 5k and Youth Marathon have no time limit.
Reviews
4.8
2 reviews
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5.0
Did the Marathon in 2019
Great race! Flat and wonderful weather! I enjoyed the course and the race support! Great local bands along the course as well
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4.7
Did the Half Marathon in 2019
Great route, City and atmosphere. Post race festivities were a little too spread out but the Sam Adams on draft and shrimp and grits waiting for you was on point!
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