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

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

Area Stats

Total Races: 30

Scheduled Races: 16

April Races: 6

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Latest Charleston Area Race Reviews

James Island Connector Run 10k
Loved the race - 2013 Race
By: Cherri Mcgill - (Summerville, SC)
This was a fun race. It was harder than I thought though, the medal was awesome and I will definitely do this race again next year.
Date Posted: 2013-12-31
Avondale 5k
Loved the race - 2013 Race
By: Patricia K. - (Johns Island, SC)
It was for a great cause. The course was flat and fast. Packet pick up was a breeze the evening before the race. The best part was the after party breakfast burritos by Triangle Char and Bar. It was a fun, family oriented race!
Date Posted: 2013-10-13
Race for the Ark 5k
Loved the race - 2013 Race
By: Patrick Welch - (Charleston, SC)
The course was through the residential section of the Town of Summerville which has beautiful tree lined streets bordered by historic homes. Package pickup was quick and easy. The entire course is marked and traffic was totally controlled. Water stations were well placed. Chip timing and course measurement was accurate. Awards were handmade by the churc...
Date Posted: 2013-10-01

Top Charleston Area Races

Jogger brags of perfect conditions for running to reporter, immediately bites the dust
2/10/2014 - The Independent
Schadenfreude doesn't come much better than this, as a Portland jogging enthusiast details to a reporter how people shouldn't be afraid to jog in snowy conditions, only to take a fall moments after the interview.
Former 300-pound NFL lineman loses 100 pounds and runs a marathon
2/4/2014 - USA Today
Former offensive lineman Alan Faneca weighed over 300 pounds when he retired from the NFL in 2011.
Couple in their 60s run marathons for record 366 days in a row
1/1/2014 - The New York Daily News
The Melbourne pair has broken a record of 365 days previously held by a Belgian couple. Janette Murray-Wakelin, 64, and Alan Murray, 68, ran to raise money for charity.
Man completes 26 marathons in 26 days
12/24/2013 - CNN
On Thanksgiving Day, Jayson Black, 28, began his mission to raise awareness and money for a Las Vegas food bank by running 26 marathons in 26 days for a total of 681.2 miles.
Kipsang Sets World Record at Berlin Marathon
9/29/2013 - New York Times
Wilson Kipsang of Kenya set a world record of 2:03:23 at the Berlin Marathon on Sunday. The previous record was held by Patrick Makau of Kenya at 2:03:38.