Race Details

The Hilton Head 5K, Half and Full Marathon starts and finishes at Jarvis Park in the heart of Hilton Head Island on Saturday, November 13th! Start time is 8:00 AM for all three events. We’ll be updating this website regularly with new information, so be sure to check back periodically for up-to-date information.

The Course


USATF Certification Number: Coming Soon

For 2021 the plan is to make the Marathon a two loop course. The first half will be run on a course similar to last years Half Marathon. The second loop will also be on this Half Marathon course, with a few new added sections. New course coming soon!

*This course will be USATF certified and a Boston Marathon qualifier!

Half Marathon

USATF Certification Number: SC15009DW

The Half Marathon course will be very similar to the 2020 event as shown below. Some very slight changes will be made. Course description coming soon!


The Hilton Head 5K course map is coming soon!


Nuun hydration products will be available at all course aid stations and at the finish line. Honey Stinger gels will be available at two aid stations on the course as well as at the finish line, and Supernola will be available at the finish line. Water and restrooms will also be available at all aid stations and at the finish line.

Course Support

Restrooms, water stations, and medical support will be located through the course. Come back closer to the race for locations of all amenities along your run!

  • Jarvis Creek Park – Start / Finish
  • Crossings Park – Mile 6
  • Honey Horn – Mile 15.5
  • Point Comfort Circle – Mile 20

The After Party

The Hilton Head Marathon doesn’t end at the finish line – the fun continues with an awesome after-party in Jarvis Creek Park!

There will be live music, food, drinks, and a craft beer garden! Best of all, registered runners (21+) get two beer tickets to enjoy cold Island Brand beer after their race!

Directions & Parking

There is FREE Parking at Hilton Head Island High School Campus off Highway 278 at Wilborn Rd. Please allow plenty of time to park and walk across Highway 278 to get to the starting area. The walk is a good half mile or so from the school parking lot Jarvis Creek Park. No vehicles will be allowed inside Jarvis Creek Park for any reason.

Looking for a place to stay? We’ve got you covered! Book your room with one of our three partner hotels to receive exclusive rates reserved for runners in the Milwaukee Marathon for stays on April 4th, 5th, and 6th! Simply click the button below to book your room!

Milwaukee Marriott Downtown
323 E Wisconsin Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53202

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The Westin Milwaukee
550 N Van Buren St.
Milwaukee, WI 53202

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Springhill Suites by Milwaukee Marriott
744 Vel R. Phillips Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53203

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Packet Pick-up

Packet pick-up will be held on Friday November 12th from 3:30pm – 6:00pm at Palmetto Running Company Hilton Head Island (28 Shelter Cove Ln #117, Hilton Head Island, SC 29928) and Saturday November 13th from 6:30am – 8:00am at Jarvis Creek Park. We highly recommend that you pick up packets on Friday evening at the Palmetto Running Club to make race day easier! Note: Only a registered runner can pick up a race number for another runner.

Race Swag will not be mailed out after the event.

Friday, November 12
Saturday, November 13


Host Hotel / Packet Pickup

Beach House Hilton Head Island

1 South Forest Beach Drive

Click here to book our Special Room Rate for the HH Marathon or call 866-975-1860 and use Group Code HHM.

Other Area Hotels

Sonesta Resort Hilton Head Island
Click here for exclusive pricing or call and reference offer code 0207BFOOTS
130 Shipyard Drive
Phone: 843-842-2400

Hilton Garden Inn
1575 Fording Island Rd
Phone: 843-837-8111

Ready To Run?

Reserve your spot today at the Hilton Head Marathon!