Myrtle Beach Marathon Race Reviews Myrtle Beach, South Carolina angle-left angle-right arrow-circle-left arrow-circle-right bars chevron-circle-left chevron-circle-right chevron-left chevron-right comment-bubble envelope facebook-square facebook github-alt github-square google-plus-square google-plus instagram linkedin-square linkedin pinterest-p pinterest-square rss-square rss search times-circle-o twitter-square twitter youtube-square youtube Plan your next racecation at the beach and join us for one of the flattest and fastest races in South Carolina, the Myrtle Beach Marathon, Half Marathon, Marathon Relay, Grande Dunes 5k and Family Fun Run! The pancake flat looped course, featuring 9 beautiful beachfront miles, is one of the flattest and fastest in the country. Much bigger than the Dixie cups I'm used to seeing at races. Half Marathon Age Groups at 9:45 a. I attest that I am in good health and physically capable of participating in Marathon Training Program, and my medical care provider has approved my participation. A quick turn into The Market Common area — the former Myrtle Beach Air Force Base — makes for a fun place for spectators to watch as racers hit the halfway point of the half marathon. I understand this Fleet Feet Sports location is an independent licensee of Fleet Feet, Incorporated and independently operates this Marathon Training program. Only other negative comment was avoid the La Quinta on 21st street.
Good job on the shuttle service and bag drop-off. Temp is not an issue but the wind was a major factor for all. If you have spectators traveling with you, Myrtle Beach is a fairly easy place in which to drive from one location to another. The primary ingredient is High Fructose Corn Syrup and no one trains with this stuff. The course doesn't repeat, the location is scenic and flat, course support was stellar, hotels are cheap and plentiful, expo is great, nice medal, quality shirts, nice people, sufficiently sized marathon numbers to feel camaraderie without feeling overwhelmed, and it's the beach in February.
Sorry, I know that sounds repetitive! The Myrtle Beach Marathon has a fast, flat ocean course famous for new Personal Records and qualifying times for races like the Boston Marathon. It draws in thousands of visitors from all over the country and is a qualifier for the very popular Boston Marathon. Bags not claimed will be disposed of. Great day to run in 40-50 degree weather with the sun peaking out the second half. Local Weather Mar 02 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 H °F 65 63 69 63 61 L °F 49 51 45 46 42 Weather. Pizza, beer, donuts and massages at the finish and pretty flat course! Early arrival on race day is highly recommended. Great shirt, socks, and sunglasses in the race kit.
Do now leave valuables, cash or jewelry in your gear bag. I will gladly purchase it!!!! Vendors will be set up to offer official Marathon merchandise, running gear, snacks and more. Made a great 33rd marathon for me. Official Race Website Facebook Conversations Ever run in the Dasani Myrtle Beach Half Marathon? It's fast, it's flat and it's the biggest fitness event of the year on the Grand Strand! Temp is not an issue but the wind was a major factor for all. The Myrtle Beach Half Marathon will start and end in the same location as the marathon course. Flat, well-organized, variety of scenery about: 2016 Course: 4 Organization: 5 Fans: 3 A.
The start time is 7 a. Beer Garden: You will need to wear the Over 21 wristband given to you at packet pick-up to enter the Beer Garden. The after party was very good with plenty of food even for us slow marathoners. Boutique Location: J Bryan Floyd Community Center 1030 Possom Trot Rd. Typically, the area gets just five days of rain on average in the month of March. Divas® Half Marathon starts at 7:10 a.
In addition, I agree to hold the Releasees harmless from any and all liabilities incident to my minor child's or the minor under my charge participation in the programs defined by the group I am currently joining. It will begin at Pelicans Stadium at 1 p. Other perks include valet parking, complimentary breakfast and room service. Cons: - The cups at the aid station were very big! Nice metal and tech shirt. I also agree to indemnify and hold the Releasees harmless from all liabilities even if they arise from the negligence of the releases to the fullest extent permitted by law. The Diva backpack given to you at packet pick up should be used as your gear check bag. The benefits to running the Myrtle Beach Marathon: 1.
But that wind got me. Races and Events The 2019 Myrtle Beach Marathon weekend will be held March 1-2. There's almost always something to see: glimpses of the Atlantic Ocean, the towering hotels that dominate Ocean Blvd. But that wind got me. The best thing about the boutique is that it is free and open to the public.
Overall we had a very positive experience with both the race and with our overall stay in the area over the weekend. Overall winners are excluded from age groups. The 5K race will begin just south of Plyler Park along the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk and end at the parking lot at the Pelicans Ballpark. Parking If you are driving in on race day, the areas below have been assigned as the parking areas for the race. Medals will be awarded to all participants at the finish line.