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

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

Area Stats

Total Races: 37

Scheduled Races: 29

September Races: 7

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Latest Florence Area Race Reviews

Myrtle Beach Half Marathon
Public Information Director - 2012 Race
By: Peter O'Boyle - (Columbia, SC)
This is the most competitive half marathon in SC based on the quality of the field and the times posted, although Kiawah's half is close behind. Both races have fast, flat courses. MB tends to get more runners from the northeast and mid-west for some reason. Both Kiawah and MB are on the coast and in good tourism areas.
I've never done the MB...
Date Posted: 2013-02-14

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7/6/2014 - Wall St Journal
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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.
American Meb Keflezighi wins Boston Marathon
4/21/2014 - Chicago Tribune
He becomes first U.S. man to win at Boston since 1983
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.