The Beaufort Shrimp Festival presents the Run Forrest Run 5K Run/Walk, October 5, 2019 at 8:00 AM on Bay at Newcastle Street. The 5k course is USATF Certified: SC18010DW (Exp. 12/31/28) and timed by Grounded Running.
Run the course where the movie Forrest Gump was filmed. This Forrest Gump themed 5K will take you through historic downtown Beaufort and over the famous Woods Memorial Bridge. Take your picture with Forrest Gump at the start/finish line.
Popcorn Shrimp Run for kids 7 and under begins at 8:45. Run route: Freedom Mall to the intersection of Bay & Charles Street.
PACKET PICK UP: Packet pick up will take place on Friday October 4, 2019 from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. at the Grounded Running shop and at the starting line on race morning from 7:00-7:45am
RACE DAY REGISTRATION: Race Day registration will take place at the starting line from 7:00-7:45am to ensure an on-time start.
AWARDS: Top 3 overall male & female awards as well as age groups awarded to top 3 male & female: 8-12, 13-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+. The race is open for runners and walkers of all abilities. The awards ceremony will begin immediately following the race. Kids fun run will be for children 0-7 and will take place at 8:45am
Race shirts to the first 300 pre-registered participants.The Run Forrest Run 5K Bridge Run/Walk is held in conjunction with the Beaufort Shrimp Festival, October 4&5, 2019. Come and experience the essence of Beaufort!