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Grab your running shoes and your appetite! That means it's time for the annual Taste of Beaufort 5k.
Race through Beaufort's historic downtown and over the beautiful Woods Memorial Bridge. Get your appetite ready to go for the upcoming festival later that morning. We encourage participants to get groovy with themed costumes and unique outfits.
The race begins May 6th, 2023 at 8:00 am on Bay at New Castle Street (in front of the Best Western). The course is USATF Certified SC18010DW (Exp: 12/31/2028) and timed by Grounded Running. Let's Race to the Taste!
Pre-registration: Register by 3/31/2023 for a discounted registration fee of $30 and guaranteed race shirt.
Late registration: Prices increase after 3/31/2023 to $35 for late registrants (race shirts are not guaranteed after this date).
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:
Fri, May 5th 2023
Race Packet Pick-up / Late Registration
10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Waterfront Park under the Pavilion
Pre-registered runners may pick up their race packets including race bibs and t-shirts on Friday, May 5 from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. at the Waterfront Park (Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park, 1006 Bay Street Beaufort SC 29902). **ATTN: Please note that Grounded Running will not have race packets or t-shirts available on-site any date or time. They are the race timer, not the organizers of the race.
***If you are not planning on picking up your packet until the day of the race, please note the location of packet pickup is the start/finish line of the race (not Grounded Running). Ensure you arrive with plenty of time to stand in line as registration will close promptly at 7:45am to keep the start of the race start on-time.
Sat, May 6th 2023
LATE REGISTRATION / PACKET PICK UP
7 - 7:45a.m.
Start / Finish Line of Race (on Bay Street in-between the Marina and Best Western - NOT GROUNDED RUNNING).
For runners that have not pre-registered, registration will be available on the day of the race Saturday, May 6th from 7 - 7:45am at the start/finish line of the race (on Bay Street in-between the Marina and Best Western). Pre-registered runners may also pick up their packets at this time at the start/finish line if they have not already done so. Registration / Packet Pick Up will close promptly at 7:45am to ensure the race begins on-time.
8 a.m. Race Start
The morning of the event, the Marina parking lot will be blocked off for Taste of Beaufort vendors only. Parking is first come first serve and is both metered on-street and several paid parking lots scattered throughout the city. Some good options include the Library Lot, Port Republic Square Parking Lot, or anywhere from Craven Street up to Bay Street. We recommend carpooling when possible if attending the race with other participants. Check out the Park Beaufort site to get directions to any of the parking spaces within walking distance to the race start line at 1006 Bay St, Beaufort, SC 29902.
DIRECTIONS: The race start/finish line is on Bay Street in-between the Marina and Best Western. The closest address reference point for your GPS is the downtown marina parking lot: 1006 Bay St, Beaufort, SC 29902. You'll want to make sure to plan out parking in advance as traffic is to be expected with the bridge blocked off for the race. Check Park Beaufort to plan out your parking.
AWARDS: Top 3 overall male & female awards as well as age groups awarded to top 3 male & female: 8-12, 13-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+. The race is open for runners and walkers of all abilities. The awards ceremony will begin immediately following the race.
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