Friday the 13th Neon Night Race

The MyrtleBeach.com Myrtle Beach Marathon is hosting a Friday the 13th Neon Night race like you've never seen  in Myrtle Beach! Starting at Broadway at the Beach at 7:00pm, thousands of runners of all activity levels will be wearing glow-in-the-dark race shirts and sporting Myrtle Beach Marathon runner's headlamps to light their 5K trek through the darkness notorious for blanketing Friday the 13th activities. The LED headlamps and glowing shirts will form a 3.1 mile "river of light" that will be extraordinary to participate in or witness as a spectator. After finishing, neon wands will help light the night sky while our runners enjoy front row access to live entertainment from BULLFROG. It is not too late! Online registration is open through February 10th at www.mbmarathon.com or participants can register at the HTC Runner's EXPO on Thursday, February 12th until 9pm and Friday, February 13th until 4pm. Do you need a few more reasons to participate? Check out our "Five Foundations for a Fun 5K": FAMILY ACTIVITY This 3.1 mile race is perfect for your entire family. If your children have outgrown the 1-Mile Fun Run or your teenagers want to compete against their parents, this 5K is a timed event! Set a good example and start 2015 off with a family-fun physical activity. FASTEST GROWING ROAD RACE 5K race events hold the #1 position of all road races with 38% of all runners competing in a 3.1 mile race. In Myrtle Beach, this 5K has historic value by being the original night race. Come see why so many people across the country are joining the 5K frenzy! FELLOWSHIP What better way to socialize and enjoy the company of Myrtle Beach natives as well as runners from across the states. Come out to meet race volunteers and charitable organizations while taking part in all of the race weekend celebrations! PHYSICAL ACTIVITY Physical activity makes you happier! Whether you LOVE Valentine's Day or try to ignore it, this physical activity will provide a rush of feel-good vibes just in time for cupid's arrival on Saturday. FUN, FUN, FUN This race will be FUN! Open to all ability levels and ages, we want you to take part in Myrtle Beach's first ever "river of light" event. PLUS, you get a glow-in-the-dark race shirt and headlamp! Register now at www.mbmarathon.com: Online through February 10, 2015: $35 Registration at HTC Runner's Expo: $50 Race weekend includes full marathon, half marathon, marathon team relay, 5K and 1 mile fun run.

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