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2021 Beaufort Shrimp Festival Run Forrest Run 5K
October 2 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
LOCATION: Freedom Mall, Bay Street, Beaufort, SC US 29902
The Beaufort Digital Corridor presents the 2021 Beaufort Shrimp Festival Run Forrest Run 5K Run/Walk, October 2, 2021, 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.
PACKET PICK UP: Packet pick up will take place on Friday, October 1, 2021, from 10 am-6 pm at the Grounded Running shop and at the starting line on race morning from 7:00–7:45 am
RACE DAY REGISTRATION: Race Day registration will take place at the starting line from 7:00–7:45 am 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.
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 2&3, 2021. Come and experience the essence of Beaufort!