*This information is a reflection of the past event. Information is subject to change for the 2022 event. Stay tuned for any updates.
Registration for the Youth Marathon is coming soon.
- Date: TBD
- Start Time: 1 PM
- Start: Riverfront Park North Charleston, SC
- Finish: Riverfront Park near 1061 Everglades Ave, North Charleston, SC 29405
- Route: The Charleston Youth Marathon® will take place in North Charleston, and run on portions of the official Charleston Marathon course. It will share the same finish line as the 5K, Marathon and Half Marathon.
- Distance: Approximately 1 Mile
- Support: There will be medical, police and EMS personnel throughout the course, as well as dozens of course volunteers keeping our participants and spectators safe!
- Time Limit: The Charleston Youth Marathon® is a family friendly run and we welcome walkers and runners of all experience levels.
- Age Limit: There is no age restriction. If younger than 7 years old, an adult must accompany the child on the course. Strollers are allowed.
- Waiver/Release: All participants must sign the waiver in order to participate.
- Awards: Each child participating receives a commemorative t-shirt, finisher medal, and access to sponsor promotions and coupons (via email).
- Post-Race Party: Enjoy a family fun area with refreshments, activities and live entertainment.
T-Shirt Design Contest
Congratulations to the 2020 Youth Marathon T-Shirt Design Contest winners!
- 1st Place: (the design that will be on the 2020 Charleston Youth Marathon shirt): Alex Eastman
- 2nd Place: Louise Martin
- 3rd Place: Aysha Bowens
The Charleston Marathon® has a tradition of unique awards recognizing individuals and groups for their community support.
1st Place: St. Andrew’s School of Math and Science won the Peyton Moore Spirit Award and a $300 check for the fourth year in a row
2nd Place: Howe Hall AIMS took second place and received a check for $200.
3rd Place: Places James B. Edwards Elementary took third place and a check for $100.
The Peyton Moore Spirit Award is given to the school with the most participation in the race along with a traveling trophy and $300 award. The 2020 Charleston Youth Marathon® was a huge success with over 400 youth runners representing 38 different schools across the East Coast.
- The Peyton Moore Spirit Award: The traveling trophy will be awarded to the school with the most Youth Marathon Runners.
- Youth Marathon Award: A purse of $600 is distributed among the top three schools with the most spirit and school participation.
- 1st place: $300
- 2nd place: $200
- 3rd place: $100