Whether you’re coming to the area for a vacation or you’re here on business, you’re going to notice a whole lot of people running not far from your North Myrtle Beach hotel the weekend of February 16-18. The 15th annual Myrtle Beach Marathon Weekend is taking place and you’re welcome to join in any of the following events taking place close to the North Myrtle Beach hotel you’ll be staying in.
You can register online for the 15th annual Myrtle Beach Marathon Weekend being held February 16-18, 2012. As in the past there will also be the BI-LO Marathon, Dasani Half Marathon, RBC Bank 5K run/walk and Ripley’s Family Fun Run going on all weekend with a post race party at the House of Blues on that Saturday for adults 21 and up. Register early for big savings and remember to check in at the Spirit Airlines Runners Expo. The marathon and half marathon will begin at the intersection of 21st Avenue North and Grissom Parkway. The 5K and Family Fun Run will start at Broadway at the Beach near Ripley’s Aquarium.
The Spirit Airlines Runners Expo will be held from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday, February 16 and 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday, February 17. The BI-LO Myrtle Beach Marathon and Dasani half marathon will be held at 6:30 a.m. Saturday, February 18. The RBC Bank 5K will begin at 7 p.m. Friday, February 17. The Ripley’s Family Fun Run will start at 5:30 p.m. Friday, February 17.