2014 Events |
Saturday, March 29, 2014 .. 8:00 am
9th Annual Race for the Inlet
Lace up those sneakers for some early Saturday morning exercise as you run or walk through the marshfront, oak-shaded streets of Murrells Inlet in the
2014 Race for the Inlet
South Atlantic Bank & Waccamaw Community Hospital
This event features the 5K Walk and Run, with optional chip timing, an 8K chip-timed Run and an 8K chip-timed walk. Participants can run or walk through Murrells Inlet on the USATF certified courses. Race timing provided by Race Management Systems. It is a fun event suitable for all ages and skill levels.
All events start and end at Morse Park Landing on Highway 17 Business (next to the Hot Fish Club) in Murrells Inlet. All events begin at 8am. Prizes will be awarded based on chip timings to the overall top male and female 5K and 8K winners and the top male and female 5K and 8K winners in each of the age groups. You must register for a chip to qualify for prizes.
Active.com registration is open. CLICK HERE to register online with Active.com (participant pays active registration fee). Or click the link at the end of this entry (Click Here to View PDF) to download the registration form and mail, fax or email to MI2020.
Registration fees (same as 2013) & deadlines:
- Fees through March 12: 5K Walk or run with no chip = $15. 8K Walk or Run with chip & 5K Walk or Run with chip = $20. Register by March 12th to be guaranteed a t-shirt.
Registration closes at noon on March 25, and will reopen on March 27 at 4pm.
- Fees March 13 - 25 (noon): 5K Walk or run with no chip = $20. 8K Walk or Run with chip & 5K Walk or Run with chip = $25.
Register by March 12, 2014 to save money and be guaranteed a t-shirt.
You can register at packet pick up on Thursday (3/27/14) or Friday (3/28/14) or on race day (3/29/14). Packets can be picked up at the MI2020 office on March 27 (4pm - 8pm) or on March 28 (11 am - 3pm). The MI2020 office is located at 4124B Hwy 17 Business (across from Crazy Sister Marina). Packets can also be picked up on race day (6:45 am - 7:45 am) at Morse Park Landing.
- Fees March 27 - 29: 5K Walk or run with no chip = $25. 8K Walk & Run with chip, & 5K Walk or Run with chip = $30.
Thank you to our gowing list of sponsors:
Amazing Blades Landscaping, Apache Family Campground, Bed Man Mattress Specialist, Boan Law Firm, LLC, Bryan & Haar Attorneys at Law, Carolina Cool, Coastal Law, LLC, DermaVogue GC, LLC, DesChamps Law Firm, Dunes Realty, Garden City Realty, Glenn's Bay Dental Associates, Hanna Law, Harris & Leonard, PA, Hot Fish Club, Indigo Therapy Specialists, Inlet Pediatrics, Julian Z. Hanna & Associates PA, Kelaher, Connell & Connor P.C., Lazy Gator, Lee's Inlet Apothecary & Gifts, Lee's Inlet Kitchen, McDonald's, McNair Law Firm, P.A., Meineke Car Care Center, Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough, LLP, Snake River Golf, Wells Fargo Advisors.
Proceeds from the Race benefit Murrells Inlet 2020. Call 843-357-2007 for more information or if you are interested in being a race sponsor or volunteer.
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Sunday, April 6 2014 .. 9:45 am - 3:00 pm
23rd Annual Spring Tide - A Day for the Inlet
Twenty-three years and going strong, Spring Tide is South Carolina’s biggest and longest-running one-day community clean-up. Join in to clean up the creek and streets of Murrells Inlet. The day begins with an invocation at 9:45 am at Morse Park Landing (next to the Hot Fish Club) in Murrells Inlet. Volunteers can check in at the Hot Fish Club to receive street assignments for clean-up. Workers head out at 10:00 am to start picking up the trash. Everyone is invited back to the Hot Fish Club at 1:00 pm for the "Best Damn Chowder Cook-off" and light-hearted festivities and live music to celebrate our hard work. Over fifteen restaurant chowders will be available and the chowder is free to all our workers. Bring your boats, boots, bug spray, glove and your love of the Inlet. It's a go -- Rain or Shine. Dress appropriately. Call 843-357-2007 for more information.
Sunday, April 13, 2014 .. 2:00 pm
Lost at Sea Annual Memorial Ceremony
The ceremony will be held at Morse Park Landing (next to the Hot Fish Club) on Hwy 17 Business in Murrells Inlet. The Lost at Sea Memorial was erected in 2006 to pay tribute to all those who lost their lives at sea and were never found. The Memorial, located at Morse Park Landing, was established by the family of Johnny Brown, a 38-year old Murrells Inlet commercial fisherman who was lost at sea in 2005. All the people, whose names are etched on the monument, will be remembered at the ceremony. Call 843-458-7671 or CLICK HERE to visit the Lost at Sea Memorial website for more information about the ceremony or the memorial.
Saturday, May 3, 2014 .. 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Belin United Methodist Church 18th Annual Blessing of the Inlet
Join in this annual day-long celebration of worship, entertainment, great food, family fun and arts & crafts. The "Blessing of the Inlet" Ceremony will start at 11:30 am. Admission is free. The event will be held at Belin United Methodist Church (4183 Hwy 17 Business) in Murrells Inlet. Call 843-651-5099 for more information or CLICK HERE to visit the Blessing website.
Friday, July 4, 2014 .. at high tide
Murrells Inlet 4th of July Boat Parade & Fireworks Display
Don't miss this annual Inlet patriotic tradition! The 31st Annual July 4th Boat Parade kicks off at high tide from Garden City Point. The parade theme will be announced late spring. The parade will head over to the Murrells Inlet Marshwalk and then follow the Murrells Inlet shoreline down to the Hot Fish Club. Best public viewing points are the Marshwalk, Belin Methodist Church, Nance's Restaurant, Jetty View Walk and the Hot Fish Club. To register to be in the boat parade, go to Booty's Outdoors, Garden City Realty, or Captain Dick's June 15th through July 3rd. You can register on July 4th with the committee boat which will be in the water at the Garden City Point at 4pm that day. The Belin United Methodist Boy Scout Troop 396 will be selling the annual Boat Parade t-shirts at Booty's Outdoors and Garden City Realty in Murrells Inlet. Call 652-4236 for more details about the boat parade.
The Murrells Inlet Marshwalk restaurants will light up the skies on the 4th of July with a spectacular fireworks display. The show, which is shot off from the end of the Veterans Pier, is scheduled to start at 10:00 pm. Spectators can view the display from the many vantage points off the marsh shoreline, including the Murrells Inlet Marshwalk, Belin Methodist Church, Morse Park Landing next to the Hot Fish Club and the Marlin Quay Marina area. Call 497-3450 or CLICK HERE to email the Marshwalk for more information about the fireworks. In the rare event of a washout, a fireworks rain date will be announced.
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