2012 LARGEST SC RACES


Compiled by Cedric Jaggers
Includes only races which timed every finisher individually

Distance City #Finishers Change

1 COOPER RIVER BRIDGE RUN 10K Charleston 36,756 +1,967
2 TURKEY DAY 5K Charleston 5,833 +216
3 RACE FOR THE CURE LOWCOUNTRY` 5K Charleston 5,379 +2,559
4 GHS SWAMP RABBIT 5K Greenville 3,586 +97
5 MYRTLE BEACH HALF MARATHON 13.1M Myrtle Beach 3,568 +515
6 RUGGED MANIAC 5K (uncert) Charleston 2,478 +915
7 DIVAS HALF MARATHON 13.1M N Myrtle Bch 3,065 new
8 KIAWAH ISLAND HALF MARATHON 13.1M Kiawah Isl 2,747 +433
9 MYRTLE BEACH MINI HALF MARATHON 13.1M Myrtle Beach 2,251 -377
10 REINDEER RUN 5K Charleston 2,137 +578
11 CHARLESTON HALF MARATHON 13.1M Charleston 2,033 +529
12 GET TO THE GREEN 5K Columbia 1,908 +32
13 MYRTLE BEACH MARATHON 26.2M Myrtle Beach 1,767 +69
14 REEDY RIVER RUN 5K Greenville 1,592 -866
15 FIRECRACKER 5000 5K Hilton Head 1,514 +110
16 SPINX RUNFEST HALF MARATHON 13.1M Greenville 1,511 +245
17 ST PATTY’S DAY 5K Greenville 1,500 new
18 GREENVILLE NEWS RUN DOWNTOWN 5K Greenville 1,426 -352
19 REEDY RIVER RUN 10K Greenville 1,153 -193
20 RED WHITE & BLUE SHOES 5K Greenville 1,168 +225
21 MIDNIGHT FLIGHT 5K 5K Anderson 1,148 +111
22 SPINX RUNFEST 5K 5K Greenville 1,103 +172
23 PIGGLY WIGGLY TURKEY TROT 5K 5K (uncert) Hilton Head 1,081 +173
24 KIAWAH ISLAND MARATHON 26.2M Kiawah Isl 1,079 +318
25 TREESGREENVILLE TURKEY DAY 8K Greenville 1,073 +64
26 MYRTLE BEACH MARATHON 5K 5K Myrtle Beach 937 +339
27 PALMETTO HALF MARATHON 13.1M Columbia 932 +111
28 CATCH THE LEPRECHAUN 5K Mt Pleasant 880 +187
29 GREENVILLE ZOMBIE CHASE 5K Greenville 857 new
30 CHARLESTON MARATHON RIVERFRONT 26.2M Charleston 850 +71
31 LUNGS 4 LIFE (Caine Halter YMCA) 5K Greenville 842 +148
32 SUNRISE RUN 8K Simpsonville 819 +101
33 MICHELIN MEMORIAL 5K (uncert) Greenville 801 -34
34 COLUMBIA HALF MARATHON 13.1m Columbia 759 +469
35 MUTT STRUT 5K (uncert) Greenville 713 new
36 GOVERNORS CUP HALF MARATHON 13.1M Columbia 711 +20
37 COASTAL 5K 5K Myrtle Beach 696 +58
38 SURFSIDE BEACH TURKEY TROT 5K 5K Surfside Beach 692 +109
39 RUN FOR ADELA 5K (uncert) Sullivans Isle 688 +77
40 BMW CLASSIC 2M Greer 685 +21
41 GHS CENTENNIAL HALF MARATHON 13.1M Greenville 676 new
42 iFIVE DIGITAL CORRIDOR 5K Charleston 666 nh
43 RAY TANNER THE HOME RUN 5K 5K Columbia 659 -59
44 DIVAS HALF MARATHON 5K 5K (uncert) N Myrtle Bch 635 new
45 BGCM TURKEY DAY 5K 5K Columbia 620 -24
46 CRAWDADDY DASH 5K Columbia 618 +144
47 RAY TANNER THE HOME RUN 12K 12K Columbia 609 +72
48 PROVIDENCE HEART & SOLE 5M Columbia 607 +45
49 COLD WINTER’S DAY 5K Columbia 606 +41
50 HILTON HEAD HALF MARATHON 13.1M Hilton Head 555 +79
51 COLUMBIA MARATHON 26.2M Columbia 545 new
52 RUNWAY RUN 5K Columbia 544 +402
53 ELECTRIC CITY GOBBLER 5K Anderson 541 +81
54 JAILBREAK 5K Lexington 532 +98
55 GRAND STRAND TURKEY TROT 5K 5K (uncert) Myrtle Beach 516 +203

-NOTE: For the first time THE TOP 25 RACE ALL HAD OVER 1000 FINISHERS
About 10% of the races in the state in 2012 HAD OVER 500 FINISHERS