The

Charleston Half Marathon

& 5k

2025 Race Date Coming Soon

Quintessential Course

  • Historic Holy City Views!
  • Fun, Fast & Certified
  • Lowcountry Landmarks

Swag Worth Sweating For

  • Long Sleeve Participant Shirt
  • Finisher Medal
  • Finisher Gift

Post-Race Party

  • Party In The Park (The Joe) Post Race!
  • Featuring Music, Beer, Food
  • Plus, The Youth Run Will Also Take Place Here!

Runner Testimonials

“The course, the post-race party, and the entire event is great. The location is an excellent place to spend a long weekend. Love this event and town!”

-First Time Runner

“The organization of the event was top-notch, the volunteers were fantastic, and the medal is the prettiest one I have received in 9 years of racing.”

-Experienced Runner

“Love the course! Such a great area and a really great post-race festival. One of the best I’ve ever seen. This race gets it right.”

-Local Charleston Runner

half marathon runner

Course

Tour the No. 1 City in the U.S. on foot! The Charleston Marathon and Half Marathon highlights the City’s southern charm by racing through Hampton Park, The Battery, Iconic King Street, The Citadel, as well as a finish at Riverfront Park. A Boston Qualifier you’ll want to see for yourself!

Shrimp & Grits Post-Race Party

The fun does not stop once you cross the finish line! After your race, enjoy the local flavor of Charleston with free Shrimp and Grits, champagne, beer, boiled peanuts, and live music at the Riverfront Post-Race Party!

Best Food in Charleston