Where the Wild Things Run 5K

Kate Timbers Photography

Check out the online gallery from the 2018 race.. Thank you to Kate Timbers Photography for great race photos of all you wild things! 

March 3, 2018

Walkers, joggers, and runners: come explore your wild side on the scenic nature trails at Caw Caw Interpretive Center. Caw Caw is actively managed for a variety of wildlife and a favored habitat for rare wildlife, so there is also the chance you may see a "wild thing" or two! An award ceremony with local food and beverages will be held immediately afterward.

Fees & Registration

  • $32 or $26 for Move IT! pass members (Race day registration available for $38 from 7-8 a.m.)
  • Online registration
  • Preregistration ends at 11:59 p.m. on Thursday, March 1. 
  • T-shirts will be guaranteed for participants who register prior to February 9.
  • Packet Pick-Up: March 3, 7-8 a.m.
  • Race begins at 8:30 a.m.
  • Course Map (PDF)
  • To help preserve and protect our natural resources and interpretive trails, dogs are not permitted.
  • Please be aware that the course offers occasional areas of uneven terrain and varies from hard-packed trails with roots to grass and boardwalks. Strollers are not recommended.

Race Shirt: Navy Heather, Style: Women's V-neck or Men's Crew, Fits true-to-size

Where the Wild Things Run t-shirt

Family Activities

Keep the kiddos (ages 6-12) entertained while you run. 

  • Greta Caldwell of the Charleston County Library will read Maurice Sendak's classic Where the Wild Things Are throughout the morning.
  • jennifer marvelFree pop-in family-friendly yoga: yoga instructor Jennifer Marvel has been in the field of health and wellness for 20 years and has been a children's yoga educator since 2012. She has co-authored an 18-hour adult-kids yoga teacher training manual and has trained over 200 adults to bring yoga into the lives of children. Jennifer currently teaches yoga and mindfulness classes in Montessori, public, and private schools all over Charleston.

Sponsored By

Special thank you to our sponsors! For information on sponsorship opportunities, please contact the Sponsorship Aide at 843-762-2172 or by email.

Race Results

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