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March 4, 2023 @ 6:55 am - 12:00 pm EST

People running in a marathon in Myrtle Beach, SC, USA with a ferris wheel in the background.

Who says you can’t run at the beach? Get up and running (literally!) on the upcoming Myrtle Beach Marathon! Wear your best running shoes and your race swag (which will be delivered right to your front door before race day.)

Participate in a full marathon, half marathon, or 5K run amongst numerous seasoned legacy runners who have taken part in the marathon for 25 years and counting.

Date and Time

March 4, 2023

Start times:

Wheelchair and Crankchair at 06:55 AM

Marathon & Half Marathon at 07:00 AM

5K run at 08:00 AM

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The start line of the marathon is on Robert Grissom Parkway, just south of the intersection of Grissom Parkway and Monticello Drive.

The finish line of the Myrtle Beach Marathon is on the parking lot of Field at Pelicans Ballpark.

About Myrtle Beach Marathon

The annual Myrtle Beach Marathon offers runners a course best described as fast, flat, and beautiful. Full marathon, half-marathon, and 5k run take place on a pancake-flat looped course, featuring nine beautiful beachfront miles and some of Myrtle Beach’s most notable tourist attractions.

Fun Fact: Many runners join the Myrtle Beach Marathon as their qualifying race for the Boston Marathon. 

If not for that, thousands of individuals participate in the race annually just for fun and excitement, oceanfront views, temperate weather, and sunshine!

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Whether you choose to race full, half, or 5k, you will receive a stunning medal, participant shirt, and finisher gift as a reward for crossing the finish line. 

COVID Information

All participants are encouraged to wear a face mask and maintain a social distance of 6 feet. 


Registration is now open! Visit the Myrtle Beach Marathon’s official website for more details.

Complete Your Myrtle Beach Experience

Are you looking for a place to stay in preparation for your marathon? Check out our Myrtle Beach resorts and accommodations top picks below!

Dayton House Resort

Grande Shores Ocean Resort

Sheraton Myrtle Beach Convention Center

Avista Resort

Spend more time with family and friends after the marathon. Check out some of these great Myrtle Beach attractions:

Pirates Voyage Dinner & Show

Legends in Concert

Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament

Broadway Grand Prix Go-Kart Park

Are you ready to run at the beach? Join the 26th annual Myrtle Beach Marathon for a fun running weekend getaway with the family as your qualifying race for the Boston Marathon, or just to try a new sport to bring out the outdoor-lover in you!


March 4, 2023
6:55 am - 12:00 pm EST
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Robert Grissom Parkway
Robert Grissom Parkway just South of the intersection of Grissom Parkway and Monticello Drive
Myrtle Beach, SC 29577 United States
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