Kiawah Island Marathon

Fri December 11 - Sat December 12, 2020 Kiawah Island, SC 29455 US Directions
2020 Kiawah Island Golf Resort Marathon and Half Marathon Canceled

It is with a heavy heart that we announce the cancellation of the 2020 Kiawah Island Golf Resort Marathon and Half Marathon. After communicating with officials, we feel that this is the best and only option. The well-being of our runners, volunteers, spectators, medical personnel, and race staff has always been our number one priority. 

If you have any additional questions, please contact us at  We cherish the moments and memories created at our race and are looking forward to running with everyone in the future. 

- Your Kiawah Marathon Team

Here Are Your Options:

  • Registered runners can defer to our 2021 Kiawah Island Golf Resort Marathon and/or Half Marathon, which will be held on Saturday, December 11, 2021. 
  • Please note: This does not automatically register you for the 2021 race, there is further action required on your part when the 2021 race registration opens.
  • Once 2021 registration is open, deferred participants will be emailed a link so that they may register for the 2021 race, update personal information and sign the 2021 waiver. There will be no additional costs for registration at that time.
  • Please note, if you purchased add-ons, such as The Glow Run, buffet reservations, yoga, or bicycle rentals, please contact the Race Administration at to have these reservations refunded. 
  • Participants who do not wish to defer their 2020 race registration may request a refund. Please note, if you deferred from the 2019 race into 2020, you are not eligible for a refund. 
  • If you purchased add-ons, such as The Glow Run, buffet reservations, yoga, or bicycle rentals, you may also select to receive a refund. 
  • There is no refund for the RunSignup processing fee.
  • Runners will have until December 12, 2020 to request a refund. 
  • We will process refunds on a weekly basis, starting 8/4. Please allow up to 14 business days for funds to be deposited back to the original method of payment.
Race Website

Additional race information can be found at

1 Sanctuary Beach Dr.
Kiawah Island, SC US 29455

Now entering its 43rd year, the Kiawah Island Golf Resort Marathon starts and finishes in beautiful West Beach Village. Along the way, you’ll enjoy spectacular views of maritime forests, marshes, and grand homes, as you run throughout the Island community. The only thing more wonderful than the scenery is the moment when you cross the finish line, after completing your full or half marathon!

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