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.

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Total Races: 40

Scheduled Races: 28

April Races: 5

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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

Top Florence 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.