20 Largest Races in South Carolina - 2017

Compiled by South Carolina's running historian: Cedric Jaggers 

  • Includes only races which timed every finisher individually 
  • Uncertified courses are indicated by * & small case to indicate approximate distance 


1.  COOPER RIVER BRIDGE RUN 10K Charleston 32,532 (+5,689)
2.  K of C TURKEY DAY 5K Charleston 7,303 (+489)
3.  Carolinas Spartan Beast 10-12m* Spartanburg 4,645 (-1,931)
4.  GHS SWAMP RABBIT 5K Travelers Rest 3,627 (-647)
5.  KIAWAH ISLAND HALF MARATHON Kiawah Island 3,007 (+156)
6.  REINDEER RUN CHARLESTON 5K Charleston 2,671 (+450)
7.  MYRTLE BEACH HALF MARATHON  Myrtle Beach 2,508 (+24)
8.  CHARLESTON HALF MARATHON  Charleston 2,465 (-217)
9.  TREESGREENVILE TURKEY DAY 5k* Greenville 2,044 (+832)
10. COCOA CUP 5K Summerville 1,744 (+189)
11. GREENVILLE RUN DOWNTOWN 5K Greenville 1,704 (+481)
12. RACE FOR THE CURE LOWCOUNTRY 5K Daniel Island 1,669 (+790)
13. Mutt Strut 2m* Greenville 1,664 (+306)
14. Firecracker 5000 5k* Hilton Head 1,597 (+270 )
15. TREESGREENVILLE TURKEY DAY 8K Greenville 1,458 (+128)
16. MYRTLE BEACH MINI HALF  Myrtle Beach 1,513 (-464)
17. TUNNEL TO TOWERS 5K Columbia 1,483 (+91)
18. DIVAS HALF MARATHON 5K N Myrtle Beach 1,440 (-661)
19. GET TO THE GREEN 5K Columbia 1,430 (-71)
20. REEDY RIVER 10K Greenville 1,332 (+417)