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Hilton Head Half & Quarter Marathon

Sunday January 30th, 2022

Hilton Head Island, SC

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The Alliance Roofing HILTON HEAD HALF & QUARTER MARATHON



Benefiting the Sandbox Children's Museum

Produced by the Hilton Head Running Company

Sunday - January 30, 2022

 

EXPERIENCE BEAUTIFUL HILTON HEAD ISLAND LIKE ONLY A RUNNER CAN


We look forward to producing another awesome running experience on Hilton Head Island. We've got 2 events to choose from - the Half Marathon (13.1mi) and the Quarter Marathon (6.55mi). We've got a course that showcases Hilton Head's beauty, we've got the bling-bling, and mother nature is bringing the perfect running weather in January. And, after you have a running good time - you'll be served an awesome breakfast at Carolina Coffee & Crumbs (the Island's favorite local coffee and breakfast spot)! It’ll all be waiting for you here at the Hilton Head Half & Quarter Marathon.


 


RACE COURSE


Starting and finishing at the new LowCountry Celebration Park - the race course takes you through the S Forest Beach and N Forest Beach neighborhoods - utilizing the leisure paths and hidden roads. Its flat, fast, and abundantly scenic! This is a "locals" course - taking you along the paths that we run regularly because it's just awesome!
**NOTE** This is NOT a closed course. Runners are required to follow all pedestrian traffic laws. There will be Sheriff's Deputies at high traffic intersections to ensure safety. 


 


RUN HILTON HEAD


Come run on Hilton Head Island! Read what others are raving about this special destination:



  • 2020 Conde Nast Conde Nast Traveler "25 Best Island Beaches in the World"

  • Trip Advisor 2021 Travelers' Choice Best of the Best Awards

  • Travel + Leisure The Top 15 Islands in the Continental U.S.

  • Travel + Leisure The Top 15 Resort Hotels in the South 

  • Hilton Head Island Voted “#1 Island in the Continental U.S.” in Travel+Leisure Magazine’s 2018 World’s Best Awards

  • Hilton Head Island Claims “South’s Best Beach 2018” from the Readers of Southern Living Magazine

  • Hilton Head Island voted Southern Living Magazine’s 2019 South’s Best Beach Town

  • Hilton Head Island Named “America’s Best Island” by Travel Pulse

    Read more raves… https://www.hiltonheadisland.org/our-island/awards


 


WHAT MAKES RUNNING THE HILTON HEAD HALF MARATHON SPECIAL




  • Race Course - Starting and finishing at the new Celebration park - the race course takes you through the S Forest Beach and N Forest Beach neighborhoods - utilizing the leisure paths and hidden roads. Its flat, fast, and abundantly scenic! This is a "locals" course - taking you along the paths that we run regularly because it's just awesome!
    **NOTE** This is NOT a closed course. Runners are required to follow all pedestrian traffic laws. There will be Sheriff's Deputies at high traffic intersections to ensure safety.


  • Bling-Bling - Beautiful custom t-shirts, custom finisher medals for participants, and unique awards for the winners of the categories.


  • Giving Back - This event benefits the Hilton Head Sandbox Children's Museum - an awesome local non-profit that provides ALL children the opportunity to Learn to Play and Play to Learn


  • Fun - Hilton Head Half Marathon race organizers realize enjoyment is often on equal footing with performance, so expect to have a good time all around.


  • Covid-19 Protocols - We take the safety of our participants, staff, and volunteers very seriously. We have implemented many safety guidelines for this event to ensure everyone has a awesome, safe, and covid-free experience. Read more on the safety measures we are implementing below ...


 


TEMPERATURE


The historic average temperature for January 30 (race day) is:
* Low temp - ~ 40
* High temp. ~ 61
* Daily avg. ~ 51
* Precipitation (inches) - ~ 0.14 (very low)
Expect a cool and sunny race day!


 


COVID-19 SAFETY GUIDELINES


Please help us make this event safe and enjoyable for everyone - by following the below COVID-19 Safety Guidelines we have implemented for this event.


 


REGISTRATION



  • Registration is online only - cut-off for registration is Saturday (January 29) at 5pm.

  • There is NO RACE DAY REGISTRATION. 


PRE-RACE


  • Participants may pick up their packets at the race site before the race.

  • Please bring your confirmation email (hardcopy or smartphone) to Pick Up.
    - Yes, you may pick up for more than one person - actually, this is recommended and appreciated.
    - Yes, you may purchase additional race T-shirts at packet-pickup.


RACE


  • Please do not come to the race if you feel sick, have a temperature, or show any symptoms of Covid-19.

  • Please be ready to run / walk at race start time.

  • Please refrain from spitting and blowing your nose while on the course.

  • Please bring your own hydration - race will provide water stations with 8oz single serv bottles.


POST RACE & RESULTS


  • Results / Awards ceremony will begin ~ 11a

  • Results will be emailed to you directly shortly after the completion of the race.


 


SCHEDULE OF EVENTS


SATURDAY - January 29
3p - 5p | Packet Pickup @ the Sandbox Children's Museum - LowCountry Celebration Park - Hilton Head Island (MAP)


 


SUNDAY - January 30
Location: LowCountry Celebration Park - Hilton Head Island (MAP)
7a |  Packet Pickup
7:30a | Race Announcements & Warm Up
8a | Race Start (Half & Quarter)
12p | Race End (4hr cut off)


 


REGISTRATION INFO


Each registration includes:



  • Custom race T-shirt

  • Custom finisher race medals

  • Custom Overall and Age Group Awards (you got a shot at it!)

  • Single serve water bottles on course

  • Post race complimentary food & drink - provided by Carolina Coffee & Crumbs


 


RULES TO REGISTRATION



  • The Hilton Head Half Marathon is open to ALL runners and walkers.

  • There is a 4 hour cut off for the Half & Quarter Marathon.

  • Registration fees are non-refundable and non-transferable.

  • No race-day registration.


 


LODGING


Host Resort - The Holiday Inn Express.
Imagine basically rolling out of bed to get to the start line - and using your own bathroom before heading there! You can park your car and relax knowing that everything you need for the races is right there. Plus, they are opening breakfast early for our runners @ 6a. This is why we encourage you to stay at our Host Hotel - the Holiday Inn Express.


 


Special Rate - use booking code RUN to receive the special rate of $99 (two Queen beds - up to 4 people per room).
Included with stay: Breakfast (special early breakfast @ 6am), parking, Wifi, and Complimentary golf cart trolleys within a 4 mile radius from dawn to dusk.



  1. Call 843-842-6662 to make reservations.


  2. Online booking link - group name / code = RUN


 


CHARITY PARTNER


We are excited to benefit the Hilton Head Sandbox Children's Museum - Hilton Head's non-profit resource for kids to learn-to-play and play-to-learn.


In 2021, we donated $1787.37 to our charity - please help us beat that number in 2022!!


 


AWARDS


Awards are provided for the following race categories:
Top 3 Overall Male & Female
Top 1 Age Group Male & Female - 19-Under; 20 - 29; 30 - 39; 40 - 49; 50 - 59; 60 - 69; 70-Over


 


RACE COURSE


See Course Maps Here


The Hilton Head Half Marathon promises the best that Hilton Head has to offer when it comes to running. You’ll be running on paved leisure paths and oak tree covered roads - think Chamber of Commerce photo perfect. A "locals" course - its FLAT & FAST with ideal temperatures.


WATER STATIONS

There are 3 water stations on the course.
1. N Loop Turnaround ~ 1.5mi, 8mi
2. In the Park ~ 3mi, 9.5mi
3. S Loop Turn~ 4.5mi, 11mi


**NOTE** This is NOT a closed course. Runners are required to follow all pedestrian traffic laws. There will be Sheriff's Deputies at high traffic intersections to ensure safety.

Race Distances

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Places to Stay

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Start Location

LowCountry Celebration Park - 2 S Forest Beach Dr, Hilton Head Island, SC

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