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North Myrtle Beach Details ImageTimes & Location

Fashionably on time

  • 5K- 7:00 AM
  • Half Marathon- 7:10 AM
  • Ocean Blvd between 1st and 2nd Ave South 
    North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582

Entry Fees

Half Marathon fees:

  • $80 from registration opening to 11/15/17
  • $95 from 11/16/17 to 1/31/18
  • $110 from 2/1/18 to 5/4/18
  • $125 at the Health & Fitness Boutique (only if capacity has not been reached)

5K fees:

  • $50 from registration opening to 1/31/18
  • $65 from 2/1/18 to 5/4/18
  • $80 at the Health & Fitness Boutique (only if capacity has not been reached)

All prices increase at 11:59 PM.

Parking

If you are driving in on race day, the areas below have been assigned as the parking areas for the race. Parking in these locations will be free of charge and open from 4:30 AM until 12:00 noon.

Keep in mind, the closer the area, the earlier it will fill up! 

Within .5 miles of the start line North of Main Street: 

  • 251 N. Ocean Blvd., North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582. North between Ocean Blvd. and Hillside Drive (Half Marathon participants only- 5K cars will be blocked in until 9:30 AM)
  • 300 N. Ocean Blvd., North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582; 3rd Ave. N. Street end
  • 400 N. Ocean Blvd., North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582; 4th Ave. N. Street end
  • 500 N. Ocean Blvd., North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582; 5th Ave. N. Street end
  • 600 N. Ocean Blvd., North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582; 6th Ave. N. Street end
  • 700 N. Ocean Blvd., North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582; 7th Ave. N. Street end

Within .5 miles of the start line South of Main Street:

  • 100 S. Ocean Blvd., North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582; 1st Ave. S. street end 
  • 200 S. Ocean Blvd., North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582; 2nd Ave. S. street end
  • 300 S. Ocean Blvd., North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582; 3rd Ave. S. street end
  • 400 S. Ocean Blvd., North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582; 4th Ave. S. street end
  • 600 S. Ocean Blvd., North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582; 6th Ave. S. street end
  • 93 Oak Drive, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582; McLean Park

Within .5 miles of the start line on Main Street:

  • Main Street parallel parking from Cedar Avenue to Hillside Drive
  • 400 Main St., North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582; Salvation Army parking lot
  • 700 Main St., North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582; Crescent Bank parking lot
  • 650 Main St., North Myrtle Beach, DC 29582; First Federal Bank parking lot

Within .5- 1 mile to the start line North of Main Street:

  • 800 N. Ocean Blvd., North Myrtle Beach, 29582; 8th Ave. N. street end
  • 900 N. Ocean Blvd., North Myrtle Beach, 29582; 9th Ave. N. street end
  • 1000 N. Ocean Blvd., North Myrtle Beach, 29582; 10th Ave. N. street end
  • 1200 N. Ocean Blvd., North Myrtle Beach, 29582; 12th Ave. N. street end
  • 1300 N. Ocean Blvd., North Myrtle Beach, 29582; 13th Ave. N. street end
  • 1400 N. Ocean Blvd., North Myrtle Beach, 29582; 14th Ave. N. street end

Within .5- 1 mile of the start line South of Main Street:

  • 700 S. Ocean Blvd., North Myrtle Beach, SC 29580; 7th Ave. S. street end
  • 900 S. Ocean Blvd., North Myrtle Beach, SC 29580; 9th Ave. S. street end

Within .5- 1 mile of the start line on Main Street/ 2nd Ave. N.:

  • 720 Main St., North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582; BiLo's eastern postion of parking lot
  • 780 Main St., North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582; National Bank- South Carolina parking lot

Off site parking: The City of North Myrtle Beach is offering a free shuttle service for race participants and spectators from the locations listed below. Ten shuttles will be assigned to each location (20 total), and will drop off runners/ spectators off at the corner of Hillside Drive and Main Street. Shuttles will run from 5:00 AM until 12:00 PM.

City Complex

  • 1018 2nd Ave. S., North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582; City Hall
  • 1015 2nd Ave. S., North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582; Public Safety, east & west side parking
  • 1100 2nd Ave. S., North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582; Aquatic & Fitness Center
  • 910 1st Ave. S., North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582; NMB Library

J. Bryan Floyd Community Center/Central Park Complex

  • 1030 Possum Trot Rd., North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582; J. Bryan Floyd CommunityCenter
  • 1025 Possum Trot Rd., North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582; Central Park Field #3
  • 1015 Possum Trot Rd., North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582; Central Park Field #5 sidestreet parking
  • 1015 Possum Trot Rd., North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582; Central Park Field #5 grassfield parking
  • 1400 Outrigger Rd., North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582; Central Park Field #1 & #2
  • 1400 Outrigger Rd., North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582; Central Park Field #6 fieldparking

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Gear Check

All participants may check their gear at the Gear Check Area located near the finish line. Gear check drop off will open at 6:00 AM.
The Diva backpack given to you at packet pick up should be used as your gear check bag. Tear the gear check tag from your bib number and attach with the supplied zip tie. To claim your bag, show your bib number to the volunteer. Both the bib number and the number attached to the bag must match.
ALL BAGS MUST BE CLAIMED BY 11:00 AM. Bags not claimed will be disposed of. Please do not leave valuables, cash or jewelry in the bags. We are not responsible for lost or stolen items. 

Overall & Age Group Awards

Awards will be given to the Top 3 Overall and Top 3 in each Age Group* for the Divas® Half Marathon & Divas® 5K.

  • Overall Awards will be presented at the finish line stage shortly after the Top 3 participants cross the finish line!
  • Age group awards will be handed out at the results tent at approximately 8:00 AM for the 5K and 9:50 AM for the Half Marathon.
    • Age groups: 14 & under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54,  55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75+

If you are not present to collect your award and you want us to send you the award by mail, please download the Awards Claim Form and send it in with the appropriate fee for shipping and handling. Awards will only be available within 4 months of the event.

*Overall awards are based on GUN time and age group awards are issued based on CHIP time. Overall winners are excluded from age groups. And, while they will still get a finisher medal, Men are not eligible for awards. Award times are approximate and subject to change based on course conditions and verification of results. 

NMB Half Marathon MapHalf Marathon Course 

Why pay for a tour of the city's best areas when you can do it on your feet! This course starts right on Ocean Blvd. heading south towards Atlantic Beach, one of the Grand Strand's most historical areas. While on these first 3 miles you will remember those crazy wild days on college Spring Break when you dreamed of that perfect beachfront community. As you turn inland at 25th Ave. S. you will now encounter one of the most picturesque beach-side residential communities right before coming up Main Street, the SHAG capital of the world! Right after Main St. you will take a trip down millionaire row, featuring some of the most beautiful homes in North Myrtle Beach. Because this is also the leisure capital, we will then make sure to you get to see some very green and manicured golf course areas, bringing you back to the finis line on hotel row, back on Ocean Blvd. This course truly showcases the best of North Myrtle Beach!

NMB 5K Course Map5K Course 

This amazing 5K course was designed to bring you the best of Lake North Myrtle Beach.  If you are not yet ready for the 13.1 challenge but you are a running diva or a diva lover (for all the handsome casanovas), this race is is for you.  Enjoy a great run and an amazing and empowering experience or support the leading lady in your life!

The Health & Fitness Boutique in North Myrtle Beach will feature exhibitors showcasing the latest trends, designs, and advances in running shoes and apparel. The best thing about the boutique is that it is free and open to the public!

The Health & Fitness Boutique is also the Official Packet Pick-Up Headquarters. Unless VIP Packet Pick-up is purchased, participants must pick up their race packets (race bibs, participant shirts, tutus and drawstring bags) at the Health & Fitness Boutique prior to race day.

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Boutique Location:

J Bryan Floyd Community Center
1030 Possom Trot Rd.
North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582

Boutique Hours:

Friday, May 4, 2018 - 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Saturday, May 5, 2018 - 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Packet Pick-Up:

Unless you purchase VIP Packet Pick-Up, all race packets (race bibs, participant shirts, tutus and drawstring bags) must be picked up at the Boutique prior to race day. All participants acknowledge this policy during the registration process.

VIP Packet Pick-Up:

Purchasing VIP Packet Pick-up will allow you to pick-up your packet on race morning. If VIP Packet Pick-Up is not purchased, you must visit the Health & Fitness Boutique prior to race day to pick-up your race packet. No exceptions.

  • VIP Packet Pick-Up is an optional paid service that will allow participants to pick-up their race packet on race morning.
  • VIP Packet Pick-up must be purchased in advance during online registration; it cannot be purchased on race morning.
  • The number of VIP Packet Pick-Up tickets is limited – it will be available until the tickets sell out, or when online registration closes, whichever comes first.
  • VIP Packet Pick-Up is non-refundable, non-transferable, non-deferrable and does not include race entry.
  • VIP Packet Pick-up will open on race morning 2 hours prior to the start of the event and will close 30 minutes prior to the start of the race to ensure an on-time start. Early arrival on race day is highly recommended.
  • Please review the parking information available on our website prior to race day to ensure you have enough time to pick up your packet on race morning. 

VIP Packet Pick Up Botton

Pick-Up by Proxy:

We request that all our participants pick up their own race packets at the Health & Fitness Boutique for security purposes. However, we do understand that certain circumstances may arise where you cannot come in person.

If you cannot pick up your race packet yourself, someone else can pick it up for you. In order for them to do so, they MUST have a copy of the registrants ID, a photo on a cell phone works great!

Exhibitor Information

Please email expo@usruns.com for more information on our exhibitor opportunities.  

Host Hotel

Bay Watch ResortBay Watch Resort Hotel

2701 S Ocean Blvd
North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582
843-272-4600

DIVAS RATE: Starting at $125 a night+ taxes & fees
Hurry- Rate expires on 4/4/18 and space is limited! Rates include breakfast based on number of adults.

BOOK HOTEL

 


 

Partner Hotels

Atlantic Breeze ResortAtlantic Breeze Ocean Resort

1321 S Ocean Blvd
North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582
843-417-1700

DIVAS RATE: Starting at $171 a night+ taxes & fees
Hurry- Rate expires on 4/4/18 and space is limited!

BOOK HOTEL

Beach Cove LogoBeach Cove Resort

4800 S. Ocean Blvd
North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582
1-800-331-6533 Select option 2, then option 1 and refer to "Divas Half Marathon"

DIVAS RATE: Starting at $89 a night+ taxes & fees
Hurry- Rate expires on 3/30/18 and space is limited!

BOOK HOTEL

Caravelle Resort LogoCaravelle Resort

6900 S. Ocean Blvd
North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582
1-800-845-0893 Select option 2, then option 1 and refer to "Divas Half Marathon"

DIVAS RATE: Starting at $75 (weekday) a night+ taxes & fees & $95 (weekend) a night + taxes & fees
Hurry- Rate expires on 3/30/18 and space is limited!

BOOK HOTEL

 

Sea Watch Resort LogoSea Watch Resort

161 Seawatch Dr
Myrtle Beach, SC 29582
1-800-879-5908 Select option 2, then option 1 and refer to "Divas Half Marathon"

DIVAS RATE: Starting at $89 (weekday) a night+ taxes & fees & $119 (weekend) a night + taxes & fees
Hurry- Rate expires on 3/30/18 and space is limited!

BOOK HOTEL

Ocean Creek ResortOcean Creek Resort

10600 N. Kings Hwy
Myrtle Beach, SC 29572
1-800-303-6829 Select option 2, then option 1 and refer to "Divas Half Marathon"

DIVAS RATE: Starting at $65 (weekday) a night+ taxes & fees & $75 (weekend) a night + taxes & fees
Hurry- Rate expires on 3/30/18 and space is limited!

BOOK HOTEL

 

Travel Information

No matter which route you take, all roads lead to fun. Discover beautiful beaches, great dining, plentiful shopping, relaxing hotels and exciting attractions along your journey. Whether you're looking for a weekend getaway, fun-filled day trip or family vacation, there is so much to experience in North Myrtle Beach beyond the expected.

Weather

We can’t control it; but we sure can dress for it!

  • Average high temperature: 80 degrees F
  • Average low temperature: 60 degrees F

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