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Things to Do During Your Reign in Charleston

Downtown Charleston and the Historic District offers plenty of options year-round, and our central location on Meeting Street, places you in the heart of exciting special events and festivals.

Browse our event calendar and plan your stay at the King Charles Inn to include any of these exciting things to do in Downtown Charleston.

41st Turkey Day Run & Gobble Wobble 5K - Race start/finish at Marion Square

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41st Turkey Day Run & Gobble Wobble 5K - Race start/finish at Marion Square

41st Turkey Day Run & Gobble Wobble 5K - Race start/finish at Marion Square

Thursday, November 22, 2018 November 22, 2018 King Charles Inn

he annual Turkey Day Run & Gobble Wobble is a holiday tradition for Charleston natives and travelers alike. The largest 5K in Charleston kicks off at 9 a.m. at Marion Square in Downtown Charleston. The course takes participants through historic downtown Charleston and Battery before returning to Marion Square for a post-race party that includes free food and beverages (beer provided for those 21+ years) as well as live music and awards ceremony. A Children’s Fun Run and activities ensure that this is a fun event for any age.

Presented by the Knights of Columbus, Rev. P.N. Lynch, Council 704, the purpose of the race is to raise funds for local charities.

NO STROLLERS OR ANIMALS ARE ALLOWED ON THE COURSE!

Event details and schedule

PRE-RACE EXPO/FESTIVAL: (Packet Pickup/Late Registration)

Located in Marion Square

Wednesday, November 21: 8AM - 7PM
Thursday, November 22: 7AM - 8:45AM

RACE DAY SCHEDULE:

7AM - Late Registration, Packet Pickup in Marion Square

9AM - Race/Walk begins on Meeting St. near the corner of Calhoun St. 

10:30AM - Kids Fun Run begins in Marion Square

AWARDS - Immediately after Kids Fun Run