Largest races in South Carolina in 2013

2013 LARGEST SC RACES

  compiled by Cedric Jaggers

Includes only races out of the 600 or so held in the state which timed every finisher individually

 

RACES WITH USATF CERTIFIED FULL LENGTH COURSES IN ALL CAPS

   

   Race Name                        Distance    City     #Finishers Change   

COOPER RIVER BRIDGE RUN 10K      10K         Charleston  31,458  –5,298**

TURKEY DAY 5K                    5K          Charleston   6,563  +730

3    GHS SWAMP RABBIT                 5K          Travelers Re 4,249  +663  

4  Carolinas Spartan Beast          10-12m*     Winnsboro    3,897   new

DIVAS HALF MARATHON              13.1M       N Myrtle Bch 3,663  +593

MYRTLE BEACH HALF MARATHON      13.1M       Myrtle Beach 3,362  –206

MYRTLE BEACH MINI HALF MARATHON  13.1M       Myrtle Beach 2,758  +507

KIAWAH ISLAND HALF MARATHON      13.1M       Kiawah Isl   2,590  –157

9   REINDEER RUN                     5K          Charleston  2,406  +269

10 CHARLESTON HALF MARATHON         13.1M       Charleston  2,191  +158

11 RACE FOR THE CURE LOWCOUNTRY`    5K          Charleston  1,993  –3,386**

12 GET TO THE GREEN                 5K          Columbia    1,832  –76

13  REEDY RIVER RUN 5K               5K          Greenville  1,685  +93

14 Firecracker 5000                 5k*         Hilton Head 1,632  +118

15 MYRTLE BEACH MARATHON            26.2M       Myrtle Beach 1,612  -155

16 GREENVILLE NEWS RUN DOWNTOWN     5K          Greenville  1,559  +133

17 Mutt Strut                       5k*         Greenville  1,242  +529  

18 St Patty’s Day                   5k*         Greenville  1,266  –234

19 Piggly Wiggly Turkey Trot 5k     5k*         Hilton Head 1,173  +92

20 SPINX RUNFEST HALF MARATHON      13.1M       Greenville  1,133  –378

21 TREESGREENVILLE TURKEY DAY       8K          Greenville  1,118  +45

22 Divas Half Marathon 5k           5k*         N Myrtle Bch 1,113  +478

23  RED WHITE & BLUE SHOES           5K          Greenville  1,027  –141

24  MIDNIGHT FLIGHT 5K               5K          Anderson    1,109  -39

  -note one less race in SC had 1,000 or more finishers than last year-

25 REEDY RIVER RUN                  10K         Greenville     985  -168  

26 MYRTLE BEACH MARATHON 5K         5K          Myrtle Beach   923  -14 

27 KIAWAH ISLAND MARATHON           26.2M       Kiawah Isl     897  -182

28 SUNRISE RUN                      8K          Simpsonville   874  +55

29 CHARLESTON MARATHON              26.2M       Charleston     838  -12

30 Mud Endeavor                     5k*         Anderson       832  new

31 PALMETTO HALF MARATHON           13.1M       Columbia       823  -109

32 CATCH THE LEPRECHAUN             5K          Mt Pleasant    815  -65

33 COASTAL 5K                       5K          Myrtle Beach   798  +102

34 Bulldog Challenge Project Mud    5k*         Charleston     773  +53

35 RAY TANNER THE HOME RUN 5K       5K          Columbia       773  +114

36 COLUMBIA HALF MARATHON (March)   13.1m       Columbia       767  +8

37 Michelin Memorial                5K         Greenville     750  -51

38 GHS HALF MARATHON                13.1M       Greenville     749  +93

39 BGCM TURKEY DAY 5K               5K          Columbia       743  +123

40 CHARLESTON MARATHON 5K           5K          N Charleston   731  +232

41 Go Glow Charleston               5k*        Charleston     729  new

42 CRAWDADDY DASH                   5K          Columbia       724  +106

43 GOVERNORS CUP HALF MARATHON      13.1M       Columbia       681  -30

44 RAY TANNER THE HOME RUN 12K      12K         Columbia       672  +63

45 iFIVE DIGITAL CORRIDOR           5K          Charleston     670  +7

46 JAILBREAK 5K                     5K          Lexington      663  +131

47 RIVERDOG RUN FORREST RUN         5K          Charleston     654  +246

48 JAMES ISLAND CONNECTOR           10k         Charleston     650  +162

49 RACE FOR LIFE                    5K          Columbia       638  +279

50 SURFSIDE ROTARY TURKEY TROT 5K   5K          Surfside Beach 620  -72

51 RUNWAY RUN                       5K          Columbia       593  +49

52 Run For Adela                    5k*        Sullivans Isle 582  -106

53 BORN IN THE USA                  5K          Columbia       577  -122

54 LUNGS 4 LIFE (Caine Halter YMCA) 5K          Greenville     574  -268

55 TURKEY BOWL 5K                   5K          Greenville     571  +115

56 BMW CLASSIC                      2M          Greer          562  -123

57  SPINX RUNFEST 5K                5K          Greenville     560  -543

58 GRAND STRAND TURKEY TROT 5K      5K         Myrtle Beach   549  +33

59 Shriners Hospital Candlelight   2.7m*        Greenville     545  new

60 INDEPENDENCE DAY FREEDOM 5K      5K          Myrtle Beach   535  +127

61 REINDEER RUN 5K                  5K          Anderson       523  +45

62 COLD WINTER’S DAY                5K          Columbia       506  -123

63 PARIS MOUNTAIN ROAD RACE 5K      5K          Greenville     504  +44

   -note just over 10% of the races in SC had over 500 finishers in 2013-

 

64 ISLE OF PALMS CONNECTOR         10K          Charleston     496  +75

65 FLOWERTOWN SHAMROCK SHUFFLE 5K   5K          Summerville    485  -4

66 TURKEY TROT                      5K          Hartsville     482  -28

67 Anderson Reindeer Run 1m         1m          Anderson       462  +41

68 PROVIDENCE HEART & SOLE          5M          Columbia       459  -148

69 Run Dead                         5k*         N Charleston   455  +32

70 HILTON HEAD HALF MARATHON        13.1M       Hilton Head    439  -116

71 Milliken Earth Run XC            5k*         Spartanburg    435  -44

72 JAMES ISLAND CONNECTOR           5K          Charleston     427  +48

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