Save the Light Half Marathon & 5K

February 3, 2018 at the Folly Beach Pier

2018 Results

A half-marathon and 5K to support the preservation of the Morris Island Lighthouse by Save The Light, a grassroots non-profit organization that formed in 2000 to save the Morris Island Lighthouse from being lost to the sea. Both races are USATF-certified and start and finish near the Folly Beach Pier. Half Marathon is a run only event. The 5K is open to runners and walkers. 

Registration & Fees

Preregistration closes at 2 p.m. on February 1. 
  • Half Marathon: $50 ($40 for MoveIT! Pass members)
  • 5K: $30 ($24 for MoveIT! Pass members)

*If you are a new customer, please call Park & Program Services at 843-795-4386 during business hours to set up your account. Once your barcode has been assigned you will be able to complete business online.

Race Details

  • Online and phone registration ends at 2 p.m. on Thursday, February 1. Registration available at The Tides Hotel on Friday, February 2 from 4-7 p.m., and on race day from 7-8 a.m. for $60 (half marathon) and $36 (5K).
  • Packet pick-up available at The Tides Hotel on Friday, February 2 from 4-7 p.m., and on race day from 7-8 a.m.
  • Both races begin at 8:30 a.m.
  • Earbuds or pets are not allowed on the course.
  • Awards and post-race food will be provided.
  • 2017Half Marathon Results&5K Results
  • Course Map
Tides Folly Beach hotel

Need Accommodations?

Stay at the Tides Folly Beach, just a few steps from the race start and finish lines! Call 843-588-6464 and reference "Save the Light" to book your room at the group rate. The discounted rate is available for reservations made on or before December 29, 2017.