The 25th annual Myrtle Beach Marathon is Saturday
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WMBF) – Thousands of runners are expected to participate in the 25th annual Myrtle Beach Marathon this Saturday.
There will be three different races: the marathon, half marathon and the 5K race.
All distances will start on Robert Grissom Parkway, just south of the intersection of Grissom Parkway and Monticello Drive.
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The city expects around 4,000 runners to make the trip each year, which equates to a nearly $2 million economic impact.
The wheelchair and crankchair races will begin at 6:55 a.m., marathon and half-marathon at 7 a.m., and the 5K at 8 a.m.
Some roads will be blocked during the races, including Mr. Joe White Avenue, Kings Highway and Ocean Boulevard.
For more on the marathon, including detailed course information, click here.
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