Guide to Fall Fun Runs and Races in Charleston


Get ready to race this fall! Below are all the fall fun runs and races around Charleston! Did we miss one? Let us know in the comments below!

Looking for some other fun fall ideas and events? Check out all of the fall and Halloween events going on around Charleston, including pumpkin patchesfall festivalsspooky events, and so much more!

*Please check back regularly for updated event information! Please note – while we make every effort to crosscheck current links and event details on our guides, we always encourage you to do the same before making final plans. If details are missing or incorrect, please let us know so that we can correct them.

2019 Komen Lowcountry Race for the Cure

Riverfront Park, 1061 Everglades Ave., North Charleston, SC 29405

Fundraise today to help reduce the current number of breast cancer deaths by 50%
in the U.S. by 2026.

September 21, registration and site open at 7 am

16th Annual Carolina Children’s 5k Partial Trail Run / Family Fun Walk

Palmetto Islands County Park, 444 Needlerush Parkway, Mount Pleasant, South Carolina

5K Partial Trail Run: USATF Certified, beautiful scenic partial trail run! Includes a variety of terrain: Grass, paved trail, sand, boardwalk, dirt, roots and more. Fast pace walkers can participate in the 5K.

Family Fun Walk: Uncertified and untimed. This is a leisure walk around the scenic park.

September 21, 9 am

South Carolina Aquarium Turtle Trek 5k

Isle of Palms County Park (1 14th Avenue, Isle of Palms, SC 29451

Run for the turtles! The South Carolina Aquarium Turtle Trek, a 5K sunset beach run and kids’ fun run, will take place Saturday, September 21 on Isle of Palms. Proceeds from the Turtle Trek support the Sea Turtle Care Center™ and the Aquarium’s conservation initiatives. To date, we have rehabilitated and released more than 250 sea turtles back into their natural habitats.

September 21, Kids fun run begins at 5 pm

Isle of Palms Connector Run and Walk for the Child

Isle of Palms Connector• 30 J.C. Long Boulevard Isle of Palms,  29451

Non-profit 5K and 10K race for the healing and prevention of child abuse in Charleston.

October 5

Avondale 5k Run & Walk

Triangle Char + Bar, 828 Savannah Highway, Charleston, SC 29407

USATF certified 5K course that winds through the scenic Avondale subdivision in West Ashley. Flat and fast!

October 12, 8 am

Crowfield Plantation 5K

Middleton Park, 101 Hunters Ln, Goose Creek, SC 29445

The USATF certified 5k course begins at Middleton Park, continues along Crowfield’s scenic paved trail system, and ends back at Middleton Park. This is a family event and everyone is welcome. Strollers are welcome with walkers only.

October 12, 8:30 am

Lowcountry Trail Half Marathon and 5K

Mullet Hall Equestrian Center, 2662 Mullet Hall Rd, Johns Island, SC 29455

Take to the trails of Mullet Hall Equestrian Center on foot during the Lowcountry Trail Half Marathon and 5K. Breathtaking fall foliage, moss-draped oaks, and native wildlife provide a scenic backdrop to the perfect trail run.

October 12, 8:30 am 

Run Like the Devil 5k

Kiawah River, 3883 Betsy Kerrison Parkway

Participate in Charleston Collegiate’s 2nd annual 1-mile fun run or 5k. There will be beer and BBQ post-race and Halloween activities for kids.

October 26, 9 am 

Lowcountry Walk for Life

Wannamaker County Park, 8888 University Blvd., North Charleston, 29406

The Lowcountry Walk for Life (LW4L) is open to anyone of any age. Everyone is welcome to walk this scenic paved path at Wannamaker County Park and be a part of this important event for the sanctity and value of all human life.

November 2, check-in opens at 10 am


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