A half-marathon and 5K to support the preservation of the Morris Island Lighthouse by Save The Light, a grassroots non-profit organization that formed in 2000 to save the Morris Island Lighthouse from being lost to the sea. Both races are USATF-certified and start and finish near the Folly Beach Pier. Half Marathon is a run only event. The 5K is open to runners and walkers.
Online and phone registration has ended. Packet pick-up and registration will be available at The Tides Hotel on Friday, January 31 from 4-7 p.m., and on race day, Saturday, February 1 from 7-8 a.m.. Race day fee increase applies.
Both races begin at 8:30 a.m.
Earbuds or pets are not allowed on the course.
Strollers are only allowed in the 5K, and those with strollers must start behind the runners/walkers.
Race shirts guaranteed to participants who register prior to January 1.
Men’s Long Sleeve Crew Neck (pictured below) or Women’s Long Sleeve V-Neck. (Performance fabric; color: red.)
The Tides Hotel is offering a discounted rate of $99 per night, plus tax for an oceanfront room with two queen beds for participants who book before January 5. Call 843-588-6464 or e-mail the reservations department, and reference Save the Light to reserve a room.
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