Get Moving with Myrtle Beach Area Fundraisers this Fall

October 2019
Written By: 
Julie Flanagan

These fall events are the perfect way to get some exercise while doing some good

(Left) Grand Strand Buddy Walk; (Top right) Making Strides of Myrtle Beach; (Bottom right) Bridge2Bridge Run

October:

BFF Pink Ribbon Run (10/5; North Myrtle Beach)
Choose a 10K, 5K or Memorial Mile (or all three!) as you help raise funds for the fight against breast cancer. Proceeds benefit 21st Century Care and Caring In Our Lifetime. Barefoot Landing & Resort, 2051 Bridge View Court. Saturday, 7:30 a.m. Visit website for registration info. bffpinkribbonrun.com

Out of the Darkness Walk (10/19; Myrtle Beach)
Help raise funds for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. Take part in a 1.5 mile route, as well a resource fair and activities of hope and healing. Heroes Harbor at Broadway at the Beach. Saturday, 10 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Visit website for registration and fundraising info. (843) 424-3955, afsp.donordrive.com

Waccamaw Heart & Stroke Walk (10/19; North Myrtle Beach)
Walk three miles to help save lives from this country’s number one and number five killers—heart disease and stroke. Proceeds go to the American Heart Association. North Myrtle Beach Park & Sports Complex, 150 Citizens Circle. Saturday, 9 a.m. Visit website for registration and fundraising info. (843) 282-2908, heart.org

Making Strides of Myrtle Beach (10/19; Myrtle Beach)
Making Strides walks raise funds and awareness to save lives from breast cancer. Proceeds benefit the American Cancer Society. Crown Reef Resort, 2913 Ocean Blvd. Saturday, 9 a.m. Visit website for registration and fundraising info. (843) 457-8761, acsevents.org



Grand Strand Buddy Walk (10/26; Conway)
Join with the Grand Strand Down Syndrome Society for this fun walk that raises funds for their cause. There will also be a silent auction during the festivities. Coastal Carolina University, 100 Chanticleer Drive W. Saturday, 11:30 a.m. Visit website for registration and fundraising info. grandstrandds.org

November:

Bridge2Bridge Run (11/2; Georgetown)
Choose the half marathon, 12K or 5K route as you help raise funds for Friendship Place, which works to provide people with the opportunity to overcome crises and work toward self-sufficiency. Clock Tower at Front and Screven streets. Saturday, 7:30 a.m. Visit website for registration info. bridge2bridgerun.com

Carolina Forest Rotary Krispy Kreme Dash (11/2; Myrtle Beach)
This unique 5K raises money for the Carolina Forest Rotary. Participate as a casual runner or walker and receive your doughnuts at the finish line, or register as a competitor and consume a dozen doughnuts halfway through the course. Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, 101 Rodeo Drive. Saturday, 8 a.m. Visit website for registration info. carolinaforestrotary.org

Walk to End Alzheimer’s (11/2; Myrtle Beach)
The Walk to End Alzheimer’s is held annually in more than 600 communities nationwide. The events raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and research. Grand Park at The Market Common, 1120 Farrow Parkway. Saturday, 10 a.m. Visit website for registration and fundraising info. (803) 509-7352, alz.org

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PHOTOGRAPHS BY LAURA HUTTO AND COURTESY OF THE GRAND STRAND DOWN SYNDROME SOCIETY AND THE AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY