Event Information

Packet Pick-Up

Packet pickup will be available on Friday, November 1st, between 5pm-8pm at the Quality Inn & Suites - 210 Church St, Georgetown, SC (near the Pee Dee River Bridge). Race day registration will be available from 6am-7:15am on Saturday, November 2nd at the Maritime Park (next to the Maritime Museum - 725 Front St, Georgetown, SC) near the starting line. Registration will close at 7:25am. Those that preregistered will be able to pick up their packets until 7:45am.

Race Start

Location - clock tower on Front Street (at the intersection of Screven Street)

  • 7:30am - 13.1 and 12K

  • 7:45am - 5K

 

Entertainment and Finish Line

Tidelands Health Rehabilitations Services will have massage tents near the finish line for massages from their Trainers and Therapists.  Will Ness will perform under the tent at the Finish Line.  A beer garden will be located in the Maritime Park with beer provided by Quigleys for $4 each.  Runners (over the age of 21) receive 1 complimentary ticket.  

Awards

*NEW LOCATION - Maritime Park

(next to the Maritime Museum - 725 Front Street)

  • 9:00am - 5K

  • 9:45am - 12K

  • 10:30am - 13.1

Registration Prices

Adult

13.1:   $65 til 5/31  -  $75 til 10/31  -  $85 onsite

12K:    $55 til 5/31  -  $65 til 10/31  -  $75 onsite  

5K run/walk:  $30 til 10/31  -  $35 onsite 

 

Youth (Under 18)

13.1:   $50 til 5/31  -  $60 til 10/31  -  $70 onsite

12K:    $40 til 5/31  -  $50 til 10/31  -  $60 onsite  

5K run/walk:  $25 til 10/31  -  $30 onsite 

Runners that register by October 1st will receive personalized bibs and can select a long sleeve cotton shirt or a short sleeve ladies or men's tech shirt.

YMCA Kids Fun Run - 10am

Entry fee $15 per child and includes a short sleeve t-shirt and a Kids Fun Run Finisher medal.

 

6 yrs old & under - 100 yards - starting line is east of the Rice Museum store. Runners will pass the clock tower and cross the finish line in front of the Strand Theatre.

 

7-12 yrs old - 1/4 mile - starting line is on Broad Street. Runners will continue and take a right on Prince Street, another right on Screven Street and a final right on Front where they will cross this finish line in front of the Strand Theatre.

 

For more information, contact Kait Johnson or Kim Tomlinson at the Georgetown County YMCA at 843.545.9622.

 

Register...

1. ONLINE

2. at packet pick-up Friday, November 1st from 5pm-8pm @ the Quality Inn

3. at the Strand Theatre (packet pick-up area) on race day

Race Weather and Climate

The weather conditions in the Georgetown area during the late summer/ early fall season are generally quite comfortable. The historic average low temperature on October 27th is 50F and the average high is 74F. The monthly average rainfall for October is 4.26 inches well below the midsummer average of 7+ inches per month.

Course Description

The Half Marathon, 12K & 5K routes will start and finish in the hub of the city on Front Street in Historic Downtown Georgetown. After running past the downtown’s eclectic mix of shops, restaurants, and historic landmarks, including the famous Clock Tower at the Rice Museum, the course quickly transitions into the East Bay Park area where runners will be greeted by lovely views of Winyah Bay. As you circle the park, off in the distance you will get your first glimpse of the two bridges that cross the Black and Waccamaw Rivers. Upon leaving East Bay Park, the course takes you through a residential area showcasing Georgetown’s signature tree-lined streets and beautiful lowcountry architecture. 5K runners will continue through the historic district and cross the finish line on Front Street at Francis Marion Park. Runners pressing on in the the 12K and Half Marathon course will proceed onto US Highway 17 where their next immediate focus will be to cross Georgetown’s gateway bridges. This early morning race will surely provide amazing panoramic sunrise views of Winyah Bay, with Hobcaw Barony creating a splendid natural background.

Street Closings

(click here for printable PDF of street closings) 

Front Street:  from Fraser to Greenwich – closed from 4am – 8:30am

Front Street:  from Fraser to Queen – closed until 12pm

Front Street:  from Queen to Greenwich – should reopen by 8:30am

 

East Bay, Greenwich, Highmarket and Duke:  Portion of these roadways will be closed from 6am – 8:30am

 

St. James Street:  from Church to Front – closed from 6am-11am

 

Hwy 17:  (4am – 11am) Northbound closed from Cannon to just South of Hobcaw-Barony.  Hwy 17 southbound will handle north and southbound traffic from Cannon to just south of Hobcaw-Barony

 

Hwy 17:  (4am – 12pm) Hwy 17 southbound will handle north and southbound traffic from Prince to Martin.  Hwy 17 northbound will be closed from Martin to Prince.

 

Prince Street:  from Fraser to St. James – closed from 6am – 12pm

 

Cleland Street:  from Prince to Front – closed from 6am – 12pm

 

Cravens Grant:  closed to vehicular traffic from 6am – 12pm

Cravens Grant:  Harrelson from Hwy 17 to Oak – closed from 6am – 12pm

 

West End Residents:  Access to Fraser is limited to Front and Butts Streets from 6am – 12pm

 

Bayview Residents: Due to closure of Hwy 17 northbound (Sampit Bridge), Bayview residents will need to use Oak Street to Martin Street to access Hwy 17 north and southbound.  Harrelson Street from Oak to Hwy 17 will be closed.

 

Travel in and around the City will be restricted, but traffic will be allowed to flow within the Historic District on Broad and Highmarket Streets.  Road closures will be manned by a combination of police officers and volunteers.  We are asking that all traveling on our streets be patient and watch for traffic control personnel to help you navigate through Georgetown.

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