Location: Beaufort, SC US 29902 Directions
Type: Run or Run/Walk
Event Time Price Details
5K Walk/Run
8:00AM EDT - 10:00AM EDT
Popcorn Shrimp Kids Run
8:00AM EDT - 10:00AM EDT
1006 Bay Street
Beaufort, SC US 29902

The Beaufort Shrimp Festival presents the Run Forrest Run 5K Run/Walk, October 7th, 2017 at 8:00 AM on Bay at Newcastle Streets - Run the course where the movie Forrest Gump was filmed. This Forrest Gump themed 5K will Run through historic downtown Beaufort, beautiful tree covered streets and cross over the famous Woods Memorial bridge. Take your picture with Forrest Gump in the park. Race shirts to all pre-registered participants. A "Box of Chocolates" provided by the Chocolate Tree to the overall winners and shrimp boats to all division winners. Special award to the best Forrest Gump Custume. Free Michelob Ultra beer to all participants over 21 at the Ultra Tent. The Run Forrest Run 5K Bridge Run/Walk & Kids Fun Run are in conjunction with the Beaufort Shrimp Festival scheduled for October 7th & 8th, 2017. Come and experience the essence of Beaufort!

Event details and schedule

The course is paved and fast, timing provided by the Palmetto Running Company. Awards to 1st, 2nd and 3rd place in each division.  Packet Pick up October 6th, 2017 4-6PM in Waterfront Park or Race morning at the start.

Age Group Awards: 6-12, 13-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70 over

Price increases on September 13th.

Race Contact Info

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Forrest Gump Impersonator: Paul Dengler will be at the event.
photo by Stephen Wollwerth.


2016 Run Forrest Run 5K

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