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Charleston Marathon Weekend

January 18-20, 2013

Calendar of Events

Friday, Jan 18

  • 3:30 pm - Charleston Youth Marathon Program
  • 11:00 am to 8:00 pm - Health and Fitness Expo
  • 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm - Pre-Race Dinner and Entertainment

Saturday, Jan 19

  • 8:00 am - Marathon
  • 8:00 am - Half Marathon
  • 8:15 am - Shrimp and Grits 5k
  • 10:00 am to 4:00 pm - Post Race Celebration

Sunday, Jan 20

  • 8:30 am - Bike Ride

Highlights for 2013

  • New downtown Charleston portion of 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
  • Indoor, climate controlled Packet Pick-up and Expo
  • Indoor restroom facilities at the start and finish
  • No price increase on registration - same prices since 2011!
  • Optional Refund insurance through 365 Competitor
  • New chip timing using Jaguar system - no mats!
  • Awards are 5 deep in age categories
  • Ample parking at the start with shuttle return
  • Kids fun area at Youth Marathon and at Finish Line celebration

Race Features

  • USTAF Certified Courses
  • Marathon is Boston Qualifier
  • All courses are flat
  • Local music and performance groups along the course
  • Aid stations and medical support throughout the course
  • All participants receive: Long-sleeved Tech shirt featuring a local Charleston Artist, free Shrimp and Grits and beer (over 21) at finish line, and a commemorative medal for all finishers

More Information

For more information, please visit the Charleston Marathon Website