Holiday races hit the road across the Myrtle Beach area

Get out for a run or walk to help a charity or to get some exercise, or just for fun. Options abound across the Myrtle Beach area:

• Georgetown Hospital System HealthPoint’s ninth annual Turkey Trot Run & Walk, benefiting Brookgreen’s Lowcountry Zoo, Nov. 22 at Brookgreen Gardens, on U.S. 17, between Murrells Inlet and Litchfield Beach: 5k race and 5k Walk at 8:15 a.m., 1-Mile Family Fitness Walk 9:15, and Tot Trot (26.2 yards) at 9 a.m. 237-2205 or



• Annual “Jingle Bell Run/Walk for Arthritis,” Nov. 22 at Broadway at the Beach, in Myrtle Beach: “Rainbow Dash,” for ages 8 and younger, at 2 p.m.; 5k at 2:10; and 3- and 1-mile Fun Runs 2:15.







• Eighth annual “Grand Strand Turkey Trot” for Claire Chapin Epps Family YMCA in Myrtle Beach (449-9622 or


), Nov. 27 in Myrtle Beach’s Grand Park, on Farrow Parkway, by The Market Common: 1-mile at 8:30 a.m., 8k and 5k 9 a.m., and “Tot Trot” 10:15.



• Surfside Beach Rotary Club “Turkey Trot,” Nov. 27 at Surfside Beach Pier parking lot, at Ocean Boulevard and Surfside Drive: 10k and 5k at 8:30 a.m., 1-mile 8:35, and “Tot Trot” 10:15. 267-7443 or