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Bluffton Oyster Run 5K/10K

Sat October 21, 2023 Bluffton, SC 29910 US Directions


Bluffton Oyster Factory Park
Wharf Street
Bluffton, SC US 29910


The race starts at 8:00AM from the Bluffton Oyster Factory and winds through Historic Old Town Bluffton along the May River. Run in a fast-paced 10K or Run or Walk the 5K with the entire family! Both events will be professionally timed by the Palmetto Running Company. 

The Oyster Run is a part of the Historic Bluffton Arts and Seafood Festival. After you cross the finish line, celebrate with other participants and friends at the After-Party and awards presentation immediately following the race. 

Registration Fees for the race are $35 for the 5K and $45 for the 10K. Prices increase October 14th. T-shirts guaranteed if registered by October 8. When registering, size up if between sizes.

This year's charity beneficiary is the SCORE program. The South Carolina Oyster Recycling and Enhancement Program is a SCDNR program that focuses on working with volunteers to improve SC’s oyster resources through direct involvement in hands-on stewardship activities. Volunteer activities include shell bagging, manufactured wire reef fabrication, constructing oyster reefs, oyster shell recycling, marsh grass restoration among many others. There are volunteer opportunities throughout the year and for all age ranges. The SCORE Program works in all coastal counties, as well as in-land. If you would like to learn more about SCORE, visit or email


Late registration and Packet pickup will be available on:

Thursday Oct.19th 4-7PM at Wright Family Park.

Friday, Oct. 20th at 3-5PM at Palmetto Running Company, Bluffton. 

Race day at the Oyster Factory Park 6:45-7:30AM. NO SAME DAY REGISTRATION.

Run the race and join the party….then map out the rest of your day for food, art and more fun at the Bluffton Arts and Seafood Street Fest that day in Old Town.

Medals presented to the top male and female finishers overall, as well as top 3 finishers in each of 8 age divisions. Divisions: <12, 13-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70-79, 80+ Top 3 Dogs.

Parking is available on site at the Oyster Factory park.

Sponsorships for this year are sold out. Please check back about sponsoring next year's race.

Seeking Sponsors
Presenting Sponsor for 5K/10K or Race Party - $5,000 

Finish Line Sponsor - $750
Bib Sponsor - $400
Mile Marker Sponsor - $250
For more info: Email 


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5K Course Map


10K Course Map



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