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Fitness, Runs and Endurance Events

Leading off the Lowcountry's 40+ list of road races, triathlons, adventure challenges, etc. is the largest participatory event each year, the annual Cooper River Bridge 10K Run with 40,000 runners and walkers. USA Today recently named it to be one of the, “10 Great Places to Hit the Road.” Below is a list of the events which bring out of town participants to the Charleston area:

Annual Road Races, Fitness and Endurance Events

JANUARY

Charleston Marathon, 1/2 Marathon, 5K and Bike in Charleston and North Charleston

Charlie PostClassic 15K Run, 5K and Walk on Sullivan’s Island

 

FEBRUARY

Save the Light Half Marathon and 5K Run on Folly Beach

 

MARCH

Where the Wild Things Run @ Caw Caw Interpretive Center, 5K

iFive:K @ North Charleston Riverfront Park

Rugged Maniac 5K @ Boone Hall Plantation in Mt Pleasant

Flowertown Festival 10K Run, 5K Run & 1-mile Race in Summerville

 

 

APRIL

CRBR Kids Run, Hampton Park, Charleston

Cooper River Bridge 10k Run & Walk, Mt. Pleasant and Charleston Historic Area

After the Bridge Run Bicycle Rides – 100-mile Century, 67-mile Metric Century and 30-mile Rides

Palmetto200 and 70 Team Relay Race, Columbia to Charleston

Citadel Bulldog Challenge 10K @ The Citadel

Mullet Haul 5K, 10K & 5K Relay Trail Run @ Mullet Hall on Johns Island

 

MAY

RiverDogs Run Forrest Run 5K & Walk, Riley Park

TRYCharleston Triathlon  (Half and Sprint) in Mt. Pleasant

Hell Hole Swamp Festival & Gator Run

Charleston Sprint Triathlon Series (#1 of 5) – 0.3 mile swim, 13-mile bike, 5K run, James Island County Park

 

JUNE

She Tris Ladies Triathlon @ I'On, Mt. Pleasant

Lowcountry Splash, 2.4 Mile Harbor Swim, Mt. Pleasant

Floppin’ Flounder 5K Run and Walk, 8 a.m., Sullivan’s Island

ALS Hope Beach 5K Run & Walk, Isle of Palms Beach, www.alshoperace.com

Charleston Sprint Triathlon Series #2 of 5 – 0.3 mile swim, 13-mile bike, 5K run, James Island County Park

 

JULY

July 4th Firecracker and 4-miler in Mt. Pleasant

Charleston Sprint Triathlon Series #3 of 5 – 0.3 mile swim, 13-mile bike, 5K run, James Island County Park

Charleston Sprint Triathlon Series #4 of 5 – 0.3 mile swim, 13-mile bike, 5K run, James Island County Park

Isle of Palms Beach Run, 4 Mile Run, IOP Beach

 

AUGUST

Charleston Sprint Triathlon Series #5 of 5 – 0.3 mile swim, 13-mile bike, 5K run, James Island County Park

Race for the ARK 5K Run & 1 Mile Walk, Summerville

 

SEPTEMBER

Kiawah Island Triathlon – 1.5k ocean swim, 45k bike, 10K run at Kiawah Island

Carolina Children’s Charity 8K Run & 2-mile run/walk, Hanahan

Waves and Wishes 5K Run, Folly Beach

 

OCTOBER

Isle of Palms Connector 10K, 5K Run & Walk, IOP Bridge

Green and Lean 5K10/16: 17th Race for the Cure 5K Run & Walk, Daniel Island

Charleston Ride for Hope

 

NOVEMBER

James Island Connector 10K Run and Walk, James Island Connector

Holiday Festival of Lights 2 Mile Fun Run & Walk, James Island County Park

Knights of Columbus Turkey Day 5K Run, Charleston Historic

 

DECEMBER

Reindeer 5K Run and Walk, Charleston Historic Area

Kiawah Island Marathon and Half Marathon, Kiawah Island Resort


 

 

 
 

 

 

 

 

 

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