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Leading off the Lowcountry's 40+ list of road races, triathlons, adventure challenges, etc. is the largest participatory event each year, the annual Cooper River Bridge 10K Run with 40,000 runners and walkers. USA Today recently named it to be one of the, “10 Great Places to Hit the Road.”

Annual Road Races, Fitness and Endurance Events

JANUARY

Charleston Marathon, 1/2 Marathon, 5K and Bike in Charleston and North Charleston

Charlie PostClassic 15K Run, 5K and Walk on Sullivan’s Island

FEBRUARY

Save the Light Half Marathon and 5K Run on Folly Beach

MESSA 8K for H20 on Folly Beach

Lifepoint Gift of Life Run/Walk 5K at James Island County Park

MARCH

Citadel Bulldog Challenge 6-mile Course at The Citadel

Palmetto Swamp Fox Adventure Race, Kayak (12-15 miles), Trail Bike (19-25 miles), and Trek (15-20 miles) in Francis Marion National Forest

Ridge Run 5K in Summerville

Race Judica 5K Run/Walk, Charleston Hampton Park

Flowertown Festival 10K Run, 5K Run & 1-mile Race in Summerville

APRIL

CRBR Kids Run, Hampton Park, Charleston, www.bridgerun.com

Cooper River Bridge 10k Run & Walk, Mt. Pleasant and Charleston Historic Area

After the Bridge Run Bicycle Rides – 100-mile Century, 67-mile Metric Century and 30-mile Rides

iFive:K in historic Charleston

Palmetto200 Team Relay Race, Columbia to Charleston

MAY

RiverDogs Run Forrest Run 5K & Walk, Riley Park

TRYCharleston Triathlon  (Half and Sprint) in Mt. Pleasant

Hell Hole Swamp Festival & Gator Run

Charleston Sprint Triathlon Series (#1 of 5) – 0.3 mile swim, 13-mile bike, 5K run, James Island County Park

JUNE

Lowcountry Splash, 2.4 Mile Harbor Swim, Mt. Pleasant

Floppin’ Flounder 5K Run and Walk, 8 a.m., Sullivan’s Island

ALS Hope Beach 5K Run & Walk, Isle of Palms Beach, www.alshoperace.com

Charleston Sprint Triathlon Series #2 of 5 – 0.3 mile swim, 13-mile bike, 5K run, James Island County Park

JULY

July 4th Firecracker and 4-miler in Mt. Pleasant

Charleston Sprint Triathlon Series #3 of 5 – 0.3 mile swim, 13-mile bike, 5K run, James Island County Park

Charleston Sprint Triathlon Series #4 of 5 – 0.3 mile swim, 13-mile bike, 5K run, James Island County Park

Isle of Palms Beach Run, 4 Mile Run, IOP Beach

Fight for Air Climb, Stair Race, North Charleston Coliseum

AUGUST

Charleston Sprint Triathlon Series #5 of 5 – 0.3 mile swim, 13-mile bike, 5K run, James Island County Park

Race for the ARK 5K Run & 1 Mile Walk, Summerville

SEPTEMBER

Kiawah Island Triathlon – 1.5k ocean swim, 45k bike, 10K run at Kiawah Island

Carolina Children’s Charity 8K Run & 2-mile run/walk, Hanahan

Waves and Wishes 5K Run, Folly Beach

OCTOBER

Isle of Palms Connector 10K, 5K Run & Walk, IOP Bridge

Green and Lean 5K10/16: 17th Race for the Cure 5K Run & Walk, Daniel Island

Charleston Ride for Hope

5K Monster Dash & Goblin Gallop, Sullivan's Island

Asthma 5K, Charleston

NOVEMBER

James Island Connector 10K Run and Walk, James Island Connector

Holiday Festival of Lights 2 Mile Fun Run & Walk, James Island County Park

Knights of Columbus Turkey Day 5K Run, Charleston Historic

FestiVELO de Charleston, multi-event bicycling, Charleston Area,

DECEMBER

Reindeer 5K Run and Walk, Charleston Historic Area

Kiawah Island Marathon and Half Marathon, Kiawah Island Resort


 

 

 
 

 

 

 

 

 

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