8:30am-2:30pm at the Finish Line Celebration
This year we have partnered with Pivotal Fitness to offer post-race stretching to all of our runners. Fitness instructors and personal trainers will be on hand to help you recover and stretch out the muscles after your run! Look for their tents at the end of the finish line chute. Mats will be available.
9:30 am – 3 pm
We will be hosting a combined party for Marathon and Half Marathon runners. The finish line party will take place in a large tent at the race venue. Of course, we have kept your favorite carbo re-load buffet, music and beer!
Food The buffet is complimentary and reserved for bibbed runners. The menu includes White Bean Soup*, Taboulie*, Organic Pasta Vinaigrette, Fresh Local Vegetables and Basil Pesto, Organic Pasta Salad with Grilled Chicken, Sweet Corn Bread Muffins, Sliced Oranges and Bananas*, Hot Chocolate, Tea, Lemonade. * Indicates dish is gluten-free. Gluten-free Pasta Salad is also available upon request. Kindly see our Food & Beverage staff at the Party;
they will be happy to assist you.
Beer: We proudly serve Charleston's own Palmetto Pale Ale and Michelob Ultra.
We will also feature Angry Orchard Hard Cider, The Jolly Traveler Winter Shandy, and the Curious Traveler Shandy at the finish line party! Family and friends can join in celebrating; wristbands for beer are $10 (CASH ONLY). Valid ID required for wristband, and they are only available while supplies last.
Music: Friends and family are welcome to join runners under the tent for music by Unkle Funkle and celebration.
Awards Ceremony: The Award Ceremony will take place on the stage under the large white tent. Awards for the half-marathon runners will take place at approximately 11:30 am. Marathon awards ceremony will take place at approximately 1:30 pm.
|Half Marathon Proud Pelican||Full Marathon Proud Pelican|
|Top 5 overall male/female||Top 5 overall male/female|
|Top 5 overall male/female masters||Top 5 overall male/female masters|
|Top 1 overall male/female grand masters||Top 1 overall male/female grand masters|
Age Group Awards
Age group awards will be awarded 1 to 5 deep depending on the number of participants in the age group.
Saturday, Race Day, 6:30 am to 2pm, Info desk at East Beach Conference Center
Sunday, Race Weekend, 8:45 am to 3 pm, Heron Park Nature Center at Night Heron Park
Race Venue: For articles lost in and around the East Beach Conference Center/race venue, please check the information desk in the lobby of the East Beach Conference Center.
Race Course: For articles lost or left on the course, please note our course clean up begins during the race. Such course items will be brought to the Heron Park Nature Center at Night Heron Park. Runners can claim their race course items beginning 8:45 am on Sunday.
We encourage all runners to label their articles with their bib numbers. Sharpies are available at the information desk in EBCC or in the article storage tents. Bib numbers may help us reunite runners with their lost items. Call (843) 768-6001 for information.
Please check with the Marathon Information Desk for shower facilities.
The East Beach Conference Center Expo and restrooms will be open to all runners and spectators throughout the day.
Race Weekend Hours:
Thursday, 4pm - 7pm
Friday, 10am - 8:30pm
Saturday, 6:30am - 1pm
All Full & Half Marathon Runners finishing the 26.2 & 13.1-mile course, respectively will receive a commemorative medal at the finish line.
The Kiawah Island Golf Resort Marathon is sanctioned by the USATF and listed as a qualifier for the Boston Marathon. Official marathon results will be mailed shortly following the event to the Boston Athletic Association. Runners applying for the Boston Marathon need only list their time and participation in this event for potential qualification.
Take advantage of your time on Kiawah Island during Marathon weekend with our discounted rates on Golf, Tennis, Fishing, and Motorboat Eco Charters. Rates are applicable race weekend. Runner must participate with friends or family. To inquire further or make your reservation, please call (843) 768-6000.
The Ocean Course: 18 Holes $125 or 9 Holes $80
Osprey, Turtle or Cougar: 18 Holes $75 or 9 Holes $40
Oak Point: 18 Holes $55 - or 9 Holes $30
Tennis: 50% off Winter rates! $14 per court hour
Inshore Fishing or Ultra Light Tackle & Fly Fishing: $375 (1-3 anglers); $125 each additional angler (2 person max on Fly Fishing, 6 person max on Inshore Fishing)
Motorboat Eco Charters: $45 per person (2 person minimum) Choice between Dolphin Encounters or Sunset Cruise