Divas® Marathon & 5K in North Myrtle Beach

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Lace up your running shoes and throw on that tutu, The Divas® Marathon is returning once again to North Myrtle Beach on May 5th, 2019. This marathon is named “the most fun and glam women’s running series in the nation” and is all about celebrating girl power. This flashy marathon is held in the nation’s most beautiful destinations like Puerto Rico, Florida, California and of course, North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. All participants will receive pink tutus to wear during the race, boas and tiaras just before the finish line, and a flashy medal to show off your accomplishment! Don’t forget to stick around after for the champagne toast and cheers for all your hard work.

Divas® Half Marathon Course

The Divas® Half Marathon course will start on Ocean Boulevard and head south towards Atlantic Beach, allowing you to enjoy beautiful views of the Atlantic Ocean. As you head inland on 25th Avenue South, you’ll get to experience small beach town charm at its finest with views of the city’s picturesque beach-side homes. About halfway through the race you’ll arrive at Main Street, the most popular area of Ocean Boulevard with local restaurants, bars, and shops. After Main Street, you’ll continue the course through North Myrtle Beach’s beautiful residential neighborhoods and lush green golf courses. It won’t be long before you turn back onto Ocean Boulevard and cross the finish line.

Divas® 5K Course

Divas® Marathon is an all inclusive community, so there are courses for every type of runner. If you are not quite ready for the half marathon, the Divas® 5K Course was designed just for you. Winding throughout Ocean Boulevard, up to Main Street, along Hillside Drive and to the finish line, you can enjoy a great run and an amazing empowering experience.

Women at a marathon

North Myrtle Beach Divas® Marathon Charity Partner

The Divas® Half Marathon partners with Breast Cancer Charities of America (iGoPink) to encourage everyone to join the fight against Breast Cancer. iGoPink helps bring awareness to Breast Cancer and educate, empower, and encourage all women to become pro-active in preventing Breast Cancer and, if diagnosed, in surviving the fight. How can you help support breast cancer awareness in North Myrtle Beach? Participants of the Divas® Half Marathon & 5K Series have the opportunity to raise funds for iGoPink and compete to be the Top iGoPink Individual and Team Fundraisers! Winners will receive special prices on race day.

North Myrtle Beach Divas® Marathon Hotels

Bay Watch Resort is proud to once again be 2019 Host Hotel of the North Myrtle Beach Divas® Half Marathon. Bay Watch Resort’s oceanfront vacation rentals, onsite dining, and amazing amenities make it the perfect spot to gear up for the race and to relax and unwind after. Bay Watch Resort’s onsite restaurants, Bay Watch Cafe and Sandtrap Bar & Grill, will be holding a high-carb pasta night special for marathon runners the night before the race!

Bahama Sands Luxury Condos will be providing additional lodging options for guests looking for larger oceanfront suites. Bahama Sands’ spacious oceanfront rentals, numerous sun decks and pools, and close proximity to the marathon make another perfect option for your marathon accommodations.

The Divas® Marathon has quickly become an exciting annual tradition in North Myrtle Beach. If you need more of a reason to come join the fun in the area, you can read about how nearby Cherry Grove is considered one of the nation’s top beaches. After you register for the race, be sure to take advantage of special rates for North Myrtle Beach Divas® Marathon participants at the official Host Hotel, Bay Watch Resort, or Partner Hotel, Bahama Sands Luxury Condominiums, before rooms fill up!