Weekend Picks: Cooper River Bridge Run

The Cooper River Bridge Run in Charleston, S.C. on April 5 is one of the greatest running events of the year in the southern U.S., featuring more than 40,000 participants annually and a party to match.

Start: 8 a.m., on Coleman Blvd, Mt Pleasant, about halfway between Shem Creek & Sea Island Shopping Ctr.

2014 Route: The 10K is point to point, from Mt. Pleasant to downtown Charleston.

You must wear your race (bib) number to be allowed on the course and on shuttles. Runners must position themselves by pace and color-coded numbers. For seeding (sub 40 min), send a 10K race time verification with entry.Course Map 2013

Six seeding groups:

Walkers (or people walk-running)

Runners with an expected time of over 1 hour

Runners with an expected time of 45 min to 1 hour

Runners expecting to run under 45 min (age-group contenders)

Runners sub 40 minutes

Invited/Elite runners contact Janis Newton – (843) 670-1642

The Finish Festival will be at Marion Square, Saturday, April 5, 9 a.m. –  noon featuring entertainment, vendors, food, souvenirs, refreshments and fun! Awards will be presented at the Festival stage area.

Visit BridgeRun.com for more information! Click here to register.cat2crbr.bridgerun.slideshow.website

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