The Charleston Marathon returns for its

10th Anniversary Race

January 11, 2020

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Race Day Details

The Charleston Marathon celebrates it’s 10th anniversary in 2020! Race through historic Charleston, celebrate with Shrimp and Grits, and explore everything the #1 City in the U.S. has to offer!

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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 Marathon 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


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
Charleston Marathon Aerial View

Explore Charleston!

Experience the city that was voted Top City in the World in 2015 by `Condé Nast Travelers for the 5th consecutive year, and No. 1 City in the U.S. from Travel + Leisure magazine – for the sixth consecutive year! With accolades such as “best-mannered city” in the U.S. and “South’s most friendly city,”- it’s not a surprise that Charleston is one of the most visited city in the US.

With so many things to do and see, you’ll want to extend your vacation around the Charleston Marathon!