Frequently Asked Questions

FAQ’s 2017-01-23T22:28:31+00:00
What is the Biathlon Course? 2017-10-20T19:46:24+00:00

Biathlon Course Description

Biathlon participants will begin along with all other bikers at the start line at the corner of Bennett Street and Ashley Ave. for the 8:30 a.m. start. Participants will go West on Bennett street., turn right on Gadsden St. and left on Calhoun St. toward the connector. They will continue over the connector towards the Folly Road exit. Just past the Harbor View Road exit they will bear left and continue towards Folly Rd. until they turn left after the median ends, circle back on the connector toward downtown Charleston. They will exit Calhoun on Gadsden St. then take a left on Bennett. At the corner of Bennett St. and Ashley Ave. where they will go thru the finish line and walk their bikes to the transition area where they will park their bikes in an enclosed protected bike rack area then proceed north on Ashley Ave. take a left on Halsey St. then a right on Gadsden to Calhoun St. where they will go left over the connector. They will complete the 5k at the end of the connector where they will bear right toward the 5k finish line. Buses will be stationed at the 5k finish to transport the finishers back to Canon park for the after party festivities which includes live music, food, beer and a climbing wall.

Download printable course map.

Will participants who finish the race receive a medal? 2015-05-19T16:31:17+00:00

Yes, all participants who finish the race will receive a medal.

Where does the money raised have an impact? 2017-08-23T20:08:43+00:00

The Run benefits students with physical disabilities through the Scholarship program of the Gavalas Kolanko Foundation.

Where do I park? 2017-01-23T22:29:14+00:00

For free parking close to our event, view this map. (Note that these parking garages are a couple of blocks away from Cannon Park. Huge thanks to MUSC for allowing us to use these garages!)

What if it’s raining race morning? 2015-04-16T03:53:15+00:00

If it is raining, the race will go on as scheduled.

Can I pay by credit card? 2015-10-20T20:07:32+00:00

Payment by credit card will be available at packet pickup and on race day via Square.

Can I run or walk with a stroller? 2015-10-20T20:07:22+00:00

Yes! But please be courteous about starting towards the back if the stroller will slow you down. Also, note that if you participate in the 5k race with a stroller, you will have to be able to get the stroller on the bus to bring you back to Cannon Park.

Can I run or walk with a dog? 2015-10-20T20:07:08+00:00

If you plan on participating in the 10K, yes, dogs are allowed on the course.  However, they are not allowed in the 5K.  Also, please note dogs are not allowed on buses back to Cannon Park.

Can I walk part of the 10k? 2015-10-20T20:06:59+00:00

Yes, but the bridge will only be closed from 8:15 am -10:15 am. If you take longer than the allotted time, you will be picked up by a police escort and driven to the finish line.

I live on James Island. Will I be able to get downtown? 2015-10-20T20:06:48+00:00

Yes, Folly Road will not be blocked at all. You will be able to take the Ashley River Bridge downtown.