Running clubs around Charleston

Check out these running clubs + turkey trots around the Holy City for all runners.

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If you’re inspired to run, walk, or trot while your family and friends are visiting this holiday, check out these Thanksgiving turkey trots happening around Charleston.

Thanksgiving turkey trots

🦃 Turkey Day Run & Gobble Wobble 5K | Thursday, Nov. 24 | 9 a.m. | Marion Square | $45 | Participate in the longest-running 5k in Charleston — registration is open until the event is sold out.

🦃 Huffin’ For The Stuffin’ 5K | Thursday, Nov. 24 | 9 a.m. | Carnes Crossroads, 513 Wodin Pl., Summerville | $40 | Register for Fleet Feet’s fourth annual race benefiting Dorchester Paws and Goose Creek PD’s Shop with a Badge program.

🦃 Turkey Trot | Thursday, Nov. 24 | 9:30-10:30 a.m. | Sanctuary Beach Access, 1 Sanctuary Dr., Kiawah Island | Free | Join this one-mile walk or a one to three-mile run on the beach + enjoy complimentary coffee and hot cocoa before the festivities.

And for those itching to double knot those laces + train for next year’s Cooper River Bridge Run, read on for five running clubs across the Lowcountry for runners of every ability. But pace yourself. 👟

Running clubs around Charleston

Charleston Running Club

  • Join this local nonprofit organization with more than 700 members in the Charleston area working to promote, encourage, and organize running activities in the community.
  • Become a member and check out the club calendar.

Fleet Feet Running Club

  • Register to become a member of the Fleet Feet running club, originally created in 1976, and receive perks like discounted entry to runs + weekly events.

Charleston Beer Runners

  • It’s happy hour o’clock. Exercise with this local group meeting every Thursday at the Hampton Park gazebo for a three to five-mile run ending at a local bar or pub.
  • Peep event dates and check out team leaders on Strava.

OSR: Our Sunday Run

  • Need a Sunday routine? Meet at the main parking lot of Hampton Park at 8:30 a.m. from Memorial Day to Labor Day and 9 a.m. for the rest of the year for a scenic eight-mile loop. Pssst: Completing the full distance is not required. View the route.

Park Circle Pacers

  • Team up with the Park Circle Pacers at Commonhouse Aleworks for Thirstday Thursday, Tracktice Tuesday, or Sunday Runday — all skill levels are welcome.
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