Race Weekend Events (tentative)

We are in the process of planning our 2022 Marathon weekend. Check out what we offered in 2021 below! Have a class you’d like to see Marathon weekend? Send us an email at Kiawah_Marathon@KiawahResort.com.

T H U R S D A Y
December 8

Race Expo and Holiday Market
3 PM – 6:30 PM | West Beach Conference Center
Vendors with sports apparel, health and wellness products, and services will be stationed inside Kiawah’s West Beach Conference Center.  Pick up some last-minute race necessities and be sure to visit the Kiawah Island Golf Resort Official Merchandise Store. The Expo is FREE and open to the Public. Interested in being a vendor at our Race Expo.

 


F R I D A Y
December 9

Race Expo and Holiday Market
9:30 AM – 6:30 PM | West Beach Conference Center
Vendors with sports apparel, health and wellness products, and services will be stationed inside Kiawah’s West Beach Conference Center.  Pick up some last-minute race necessities and be sure to visit the Kiawah Island Golf Resort Official Merchandise Store. The Expo is FREE and open to the public. Interested in being a vendor at our Race Expo.

Story Time with Santa
12:30 PM – 1 PM | West Beach Conference Center
‘Twas the night before race day, when all through West Beach, all the runners had gathered, with their bibs within reach! When, what to their wondering eyes should appear, but Santa himself, there to spread good luck and cheer! Then off they all went to rest in their beds, and visions of the finish line danced in their heads!

Join us for Story Time with Santa at 12:30pm, 2pm and 3:30, after each reading Santa will be available for photos.

Course Information Overview
4:30  – 5pm |  West Beach Conference Center, Azalea 4 & 5
This year for the 43rd annual Kiawah Island Golf Resort Marathon there is a brand new race course! Join us for a general overview of the course followed by a Q&A session to assist our participants in navigating their way to the finish line.

Discussion is complimentary, no reservation required.

Glow Run 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run
4:30PM Pre-Race Party | 5:45PM Race Start
Kiawah Island Beach at Boardwalk 5

GLOW RUN REGISTRATION

Join us for 5K or 1-mile run on the beach.  The event will start with a color party and DJ.  The run begins at 5:45pm on an out and back course making your way though black light bubble, color light displays and snow!

The 5K is an officially timed event. All 5K finishers will receive a Glow Run Medal. Race results will be live streamed to RunSignup. The top 3 male and female 5K finishers will be awarded post-race.

Children’s Special: Children under 7 can run the 1 Mile Fun Run for free and no registration required.  If children under 7 would like a Glow in the Dark Color Run T-shirt, they may be purchased at the Glow Run table inside the West Beach Conference Center, while supplies last.

Close closes at 6:45pm.  Online registration will close Friday, Dec. 10th at 4pm. All participants registered by Sunday, Nov. 21st at midnight are guaranteed a Glow Run T-shirt.

Glow Run Packet Bib Pick-up

  • Thursday, Dec. 9th, 4pm – 7pm | West Beach Conference Center, Azalea 1
  • Friday, Dec. 10th, 10am – 4pm | West Beach Conference Center, Azalea 1
  • Friday, Dec. 10th, 4:30m – 5:30pm | Beach at Boardwalk 5

Pre-Race Yoga
7 – 8pm | West Beach Conference Center, Azalea 4 & 5
Join us the evening before your run to celebrate with some yoga! This upbeat class will release your muscles and get you ready for the race.

No yoga experience required, open to everyone. $20/person. Reservations required, call 843-768-6001.


S A T U R D A Y,  R A C E  D A Y
December 10

Race Expo and Holiday Market
6 AM – 2 PM | West Beach Conference Center
Vendors with sports apparel, health and wellness products, and services will be stationed inside Kiawah’s West Beach Conference Center.  Pick up some last-minute race necessities and be sure to visit the Kiawah Island Golf Resort Official Merchandise Store. The Expo is FREE and open to the Public. Interested in being a vendor at our Race Expo.

Race Day Stretch
7 AM – 7:20 AM | Beach at Boardwalk 5
Rise and shine, and let your mind unwind. Join us race morning to breathe in the soul soothing salt air, and exhale any pre-race jitters away. Take in the calming sounds of the waves crashing, the extraordinary beauty of the sun rising, and get your mind and body prepared with some yoga style stretching and breathing exercises. Sunrise is at 7:13am

Class is complementary, with no reservations required. All stretching will be done from a standing position; no mats or towels are needed.  Meet our instructor beachfront at Boardwalk 5, steps from the starting line.  In the event of inclement weather, join us inside the Conference Center Azalea room 5 and 6.


S U N D A Y
December 11

Recovery Alignment Yoga
9:30 AM – 10:30 AM | West Beach Conference Center, Azalea 4 & 5
Recovery Alignment Yoga is highly beneficial for your post-race day when your post-race body doesn’t feel inclined to do very much yoga. This subtle movement session will go a long way towards getting you back on your next starting line or regaining that regular bounce in your step on a run.

Class is $20/person, call 843.768.6001 to make a reservation.

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