Beaufort Twilight Run & Oyster Roast is major running festival

    This is a bigger event than we thought, Beaufort, and it’s growing too.

    More than 2000 participants and spectators are anticipated at the 5th Annual Beaufort Twilight Run (BTR) and Oyster Roast on Saturday, March 23rd at the Habersham Marketplace from 430 to 1030pm. Last year’s family-friendly event attracted athletes of all ages from the Lowcountry and from 22 different states. The USATF sanctioned running festival has a competitive 8K Run and 5K Run, a 5K Fun Walk and a 1/4 mile Kid’s Fun Run.

    The evening is then capped off with a traditional Lowcountry Oyster Roast.  Quite fun indeed.

    To celebrate the event’s 5th anniversary, the BTR is also introducing a new event, ‘The Beaufort Challenge’ – which is running the 5K and 8K back to back. Winners of the 8K will receive cash awards – including the top three male and female overall, masters overall, active duty military and hometown hero (Beaufort County resident).

    For online details about race registration, oyster roast tickets and more visit www.BeaufortTwilightRun.com.  Early registration discounts are available for all participants, as well as additional discounts for groups of ten or more and active duty military.

    The BTR’s mission is to host a fun, competitive and memorable annual event for Beaufort. In the past four years, the BTR has raised more than $100,000 to benefit Riverview Charter School — a free public school open to Beaufort County K-8th grade students. This year’s goal is to raise more than $50,000 to be used for the School’s technology, athletic and after-school programs. www.RiverviewCharterSchool.org

    Beaufort Twilight Run & Oyster Roast  Photo BTR Facebook page