Warmer weather is coming, and that means it’s time to start getting outside for exercise. If you hail from a colder region, you will enjoy coming to Hilton Head and staying outside for hours, running through the fresh, clean foliage surrounding the beautiful island. Want a guided tour? Consider signing up for one of the many Hilton Head half marathons and 5Ks coming up in the area in 2021.

Hilton Head Freedom 5K

When: Monday, May 31, 2021 at 8:00am
Where: Port Royal Plantation

Springtime is when the activity in race world begins to amp up. Everyone wants to be outside during this beautiful weather. So if you have been doing your Couch to 5K plan, this might be the race you start with. The HH Freedom 5K supports veterans and a portion of the proceeds benefits the Lowcountry Foundation for Wounded Military Heroes.

Hilton Head Firecracker 5K

When: Sunday, July 4, 2021 at 8:00am
Where: Jarvis Creek Park

Maybe you are looking for a way to celebrate the holiday. For thirty-five years, Hilton Head has been celebrating with those who like to start their Independence Day with a bang. This 5K welcomes casual runners and walkers as well as those ready to run faster.

Hilton Head Half Marathon

When: Saturday, November 13, 2021 at 8:00am
Where: Jarvis Creek Park

Perhaps you have done your 5Ks and your 10Ks, and now it’s time for something more challenging. What better place to spend an hour or two than the trails of Hilton Head’s beautiful island. Sign up now, and you will have a goal to prepare for down the road.


No matter your preferred Hilton Head half marathon length – no matter your lung capacity or attention span, you are bound to find something just right for you. So, start training now and sign up for one of the upcoming Hilton Head marathons.