James Island Connector Run

Sat October 15, 2022 Charleston, SC 29401 US Directions

10K Run

$50 8:30AM EDT - 10:30AM EDT Price increases after August 31, 2022 at 11:59pm EDT

5K Run/Walk

$40 8:30AM EDT - 10:30AM EDT Price increases after August 31, 2022 at 11:59pm EDT
Cannon Park
131 Rutledge Ave
Charleston, SC US 29401

The James Island Connector Run (JICR) provides one of the most scenic race routes in the Southeast and one of the most challenging courses in the Lowcountry! Overlooking the beautiful Ashley River and the historic downtown peninsula of Charleston, this 10K Run and 5K Run/Walk (the 5K course remains an out and back course) goes across the James Island Connector. The post-race festival is held at Cannon Park and includes refreshments, and music. The race starts at 8:30 a.m.

The top male and female finishers for the 10K and 5K will receive xxxxx. First place male and female Master, Grandmaster and Great Grandmaster in the 10K and 5K will receive xxxx. The top 3 male and female finishers in each age group of the 10K and 5K will also receive an award. 

Raising Money for a Cause

The Charleston James Island Connector Run benefits the Gavalas Kolanko Foundation, a local charity that awards annual scholarships to students with physical disabilities at in the Lowcountry. To date, the GKF has awarded more than 165 scholarships to students with disabilities at the College of Charleston, Charleston Southern University, the Citadel, Trident Technical College and the Art Institute of Charleston. Help us award even more scholarships by signing up for our race!




Race Management

Image  The Charleston Running Club has been hosting this amazing event since 2019. After 20 years of the James Island Connector Run raising funds for the Gavalas Kolanko Foundation, the Charleston Running Club is proud to continue this great tradition for an amazing cause.

Since 1977, the Charleston Running Club has been promoting running in the local community. Early on, the club was instrumental in starting two of the area's largest races, the Cooper River Bridge Run and the Kiawah Marathon. Members of the club's leadership currently serve on the board of the Cooper River Bridge Run. The Charleston Running Club hosts the Charlie Post Classic 15K/5K in January and the Floppin’ Flounder 5K in June. 

Proceeds from the above-mentioned events support the Charlie Post Scholarship Fund and the Sullivan's Island Fire & Rescue Department. The Charleston Running Club is a 100% volunteer operated club for the purpose of the promotion, encouragement, organization and education of running and running activities for sport, recreation, competition and health in the local community.

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