A Myrtle Beach vacation doesn’t mean you have to stop working out! With 60 miles of pristine white sandy beach, endless parks and roadways Myrtle Beach can provide the perfect oasis for vacationers and runners alike.
Here are a few Myrtle Beach area parks perfect for running:
Central Park – 1400 Outrigger Rd. Myrtle Beach
Central Park offers a ¼ mile paved running path in addition to 3 multi-purpose fields, restrooms and other sports complexes like tennis courts and baseball fields making it the perfect place to get a workout in.
McLean Park – 93 Oak Dr., N. Myrtle Beach
McLean Park is located in the heart of Myrtle Beach and is just 2-3 blocks from some of the area’s most popular oceanfront hotels and rentals. The park offers a paved ½ mile walking path as well as a fitness trail. With a lake and many untouched areas of nature, it provides a great escape for runners.
Huntington Beach State Park – 16148 Ocean Hwy 17, Murrells Inlet
Huntington Beach State Park is just a short drive from downtown Myrtle Beach and is $5 for entry, but the acres of forest, bird sanctuaries and beaches make it a great escape for running.
View their website for park hours.
Grand Park at Market Common – 1011 Crabtree Lane, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
Grand Park at Market Common features playgrounds, soccer fields, a roller hockey rink and a 1-mile fitness trail that circles along a lake.
In addition to parks for training, Myrtle Beach typically hosts nine different running races in any given year. From full marathons, to half marathons and 5K races, check out this list of running events and pick your run for fun in the Myrtle Beach sun!