Just do it in Charleston this weekend

Check out this line-up …


8 a.m. – Second annual Run for the Coast 10K Eco-Run at The Tides on Folly Beach.  The fee is $35 on Thursday and $40 on Friday and Saturday. All proceeds will be donated to Surfrider and its Blue Water Task Force, which is a water quality testing program in the Folly River with help from Charleston SUP Safaris.   http://runforthecoast.com

8 a.m. – 1 p.m. – Nature Adventure Outfitters’ Benefit Kayak and SUP Paddle for Keeper of the Wild. Shem Creek, Mount Pleasant. The event includes two-hour guided tours, $39 for ages 13 and up and $29 for youth 12 and under (which includes rentals), starting at 8:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. Don’t want a tour? Rentals of kayaks and SUPs also will be available for $35 and $28, respectively. Reservations are required and can be made by calling 568-3222 or emailing nao@att.net.

8-10 a.m. – American Heart Association’s 16th annual Lowcountry Heart Walk.  9 a.m. (warm-up events start at 8 a.m.) at Liberty Square, Charleston. www.facebook.com/AHALowcountry

8:30 a.m. – 10th Annual Carolina Children’s Charity 5K Run / Family Fun Walk

in Hanahan. $30. https://cccrunwalk2013.eventbrite.com/

9-11 a.m. – Lululemon’s “Operation: Sweat on Deck” aboard the aircraft carrier Yorktown. (reached its capacity of nearly 500) … Just for your information.

Saturday & Sunday

The Hellhole Gravel Grind, a 2-day Stage Race and 1-day Race. Somewhere in the Francis Marion National Forest. https://www.facebook.com/HellholeGravelGrindStageRace/info


 3rd Swim Around Charleston. 9:15 a.m. 12-mile open water swim from Remley’s Point to I-526 on the Ashley River. www.swimaroundcharleston.com


Ribbon cutting for a new trail at the Walterboro Wildlife Sanctuary. 11 a.m. 399 Detreville St. entrance, adjacent to the Live Oak Cemetery.




Reach David Quick at 937-5516 or dquick@postand courier.com.

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