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Run for Adela 5K On The Beach

Sat April 13, 2019 Sullivan's Island, SC 29482 US Directions


Run For Adela 5K

8:30AM EDT - 11:00AM EDT

Kids One Mile Fun Run

8:35AM EDT - 9:00AM EDT
Open to ages 10 and under.


Sullivan's Island Station 16
Sullivan's Island, SC US 29482


The Run for Adela is the only 5K run/walk (3.1 miles) held on the beach at Sullivan's Island. Nine years strong, this race is professionally timed offering a great race day experience to veteran competitors and first-timers alike. Popular for families, the kids one mile fun run offers a chance for our younger runners to get in on the action (ages 10 and under). Follow us on Facebook for the latest updates on prizes and more!

Proceeds to benefit Camp Happy Days to help Kids Kickin' Cancer and provide a weekend for teens with cancer to get outdoors, camp under the stars, go gigging / fishing / crabbing and experience what the Lowcountry has to offer. We also provide a full scholarship for one Meeting Street Academy Student to attend Charleston Day School for grades 6-8. Proceeds also benefit the Adela Holmes Cook Foundation.

Race Services
Fluids at Start / Finish and 1/2 way.

Post Race
Food, refreshments and awards ceremony for participants. Official after-party with live music, food & bev specials, raffle and door prizes to be held at Kid Cashew in Mt. Pleasant.

Late Registration and Packet Pickup 

  • Friday, April 12th, 10:30am-5:30pm, Fleet Feet, 881 Houston Northcutt Blvd, Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464
  • Saturday, April 13th, 7:00am-8:00am, Station 16, Sullivan's Island (top of the beach path). 
    RACE DAY REGISTRATION ends at 8:00am sharp. Please note, we cannot guarantee t-shirts to late registrants.

Awards M/F:

  • Top 3, first master, first grandmaster, up to 3 deep in age groups.
  • Age Groups (5K only): 13 and under, 14-17, 18-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-69, 70-79, 80+


Donation can be made by clicking the Register button in the top right corner of the page. Thank you for your support! If you are interested in corporate sponsorships, please contact Arden McKenzie at 843-345-2142 or

More information

Please contact Lauren Cook at or call 843.697.5458.

Race Contact Info

If you have any questions about this race, please contact the race director at



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