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February 4, 2023
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Folly Beach Pier

Folly Beach Pier
101 E. Arctic Ave.

Folly Beach, SC 29439
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Save the Light Half Marathon & 5K Run/Walk

Saturday, February 4, 2023

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.

Race Details

  • Both the Half Marathon and 5K races start at 8:00 a.m.
  • Early arrival is recommended to allow time for parking.
  • Packet pick-up will be available at The Tides Hotel on Friday, February 3 from 4-7 p.m., and on race day, Saturday, February 4 from 6:30 a.m. - 7:30 a.m.
  •  Awards and post-race food provided. 
  • Posters will be available for pick-up on-site the day of the race.
  • Bibs are required.
  • Water stations will be available on course. Pre-filled, personal water bottles are highly recommended.
  • 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.
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