Driving Precaution This Weekend, Dec 6 – 8

The 41st Annual Kiawah Island Golf Resort Marathon and Half Marathon is this Saturday, December 8, 2018 at 8:00 am.

This means Bohicket Road, Main Road, and River Road will be busy the few days before the race as well as Saturday afternoon and Sunday after the race.  Freshfields might get a bit congested also.

Below is a list of events that might aid in your decision when to drive on and off of the island.

Race Expo

  • Thursday, December 6, 4 pm – 7 pm (mini expo)
  • Friday, December 7, 10 am – 8:30 pm
  • Race Day, Saturday, December 8, 6:30 am – 2:00pm

Race Packet Pick-up

  • Thursday, December 6, 4 pm – 7 pm
  • Friday, December 7, 10 am – 8:30 pm
  • Race Day, Saturday, December 8, 6:30 am – 7:45 am

Pre-race Bike Tour
Friday, December 7, 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm.  The website says most of the race is within Kiawah.  However, if it is a nice day, the ride to Freshfields is an easy one.  People might decide to do that also.

Pre-race Celebration Buffet
Friday, December 7, 5:00 pm – 8:30 pm

1-Mile and 5K Beach Glow Run
Friday, December 7, 5:30 pm 

Finish Line Party and Award Ceremonies
Saturday, December 8, 9:30 am – 3:00 pm

For more information on the race, go to the website https://www.kiawahresort.com/recreation/kiawah-island-marathon.

Good luck to all the runners and walkers!

– Tidelines Editors

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