Savannah Running - Race Schedules, Race Reviews, and Race Rankings

Welcome to the Savannah running home page! Road Race Place provides a detailed listing of Savannah 5k races, 10k races, marathons and more, the links above will direct you to race calendars, rankings, and ratings for all of your local Savannah events. You can help us out by rating your favorite (and least favorite) Savannah races to help determine which races rank the highest in Savannah, in the state of Georgia and in the nation.

Area Stats

Total Races: 61

Scheduled Races: 50

December Races: 3

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Latest Savannah Area Race Reviews


Heart of Savannah 5k
Loved the race - 2014 Race
By: A. E. - (Lincoln University, PA)
Race was a lot of fun! I was in Savannah for a conference that weekend and I like to explore cities by running/walking them. This race is in a wonderful location - lots of beautiful houses and architecture. You really get a feel for that part of Savannah.

The only downside was that the RoadRacePlace website listed the race as starting at 8am (even ...
Date Posted: 2014-09-28
Hilton Head Island Firecracker 5000 5k
Great race. - 2014 Race
By: Fred Lanning - (Beaufort, SC)
Great park to run in. The before and after party was also a very good time. And the overall location is a great town.
Date Posted: 2014-07-28
Critz Tybee Run Fest 5k
Island Running - 2012 Race
By: Randy O. - (Atlanta, GA)
Got my 5K PR on this course, which is totally flat. Also, Tybee Island is beautiful. The 5K is part of a festival of races all in one weekend, including a 10K, half marathon, a 2.8 mile run and a 1 mile run, which, with the 5K, add up to 26.2 miles.
Date Posted: 2014-01-20

Top Savannah Area Races

Man ran part of Chicago Marathon while fleeing police: Authorities
10/14/2014 - Red Eye Chicago
A Northwest Side man joined runners for a portion of the Chicago Marathon Sunday morning while fleeing police, according to authorities.
When Marathon Training Hurts Your Relationship
10/13/2014 - The Huffington Post
When Lisa's husband became interested in marathon running a couple decades ago, she wanted to support his healthy new hobby.
First Boston Marathon Bombing Trial Set to Begin
7/6/2014 - Wall St Journal
The first criminal trial linked to the Boston Marathon bombing is slated to begin here Monday with opening statements expected in the case of a former college student accused of taking evidence from the alleged bomber's dorm room
Alysia Montano runs 800 at
6/24/2014 - ESPN.com
Olympic track star Alysia Montano talks about running the 800 meters in the U.S. track and field championships while being eight months pregnant.
Runner can't make it to the Boston Marathon finish line, so others carry him to the end
4/21/2014 - Washington Post
Marathons are massively difficult enterprises for the people who participate, feats of incredible endurance that are accompanied by a staggering physical toll.