The Beaufort Shrimp Festival presents the Run Forrest Run 5K Run/Walk, October 7th, 2017 at 8:00 AM on Bay at Newcastle Streets – Run the course where parts of the movie Forrest Gump was filmed. This Forrest Gump themed 5K will Run through historic downtown Beaufort, beautiful tree covered streets and cross over the famous Woods Memorial bridge. Take your picture with Forrest Gump in the park. Refreshments provided to all runners & walkers and shrimp boats to all division winners. Special award to the best Forrest Gump Costume. The Run Forrest Run 5K Bridge Run/Walk & Kids Fun Run are in conjunction with the Beaufort Shrimp Festival scheduled for October 6 & October 7, 2017.
Online registration ends Thursday, October 5th at 11:59 pm.
Please register in person at the Chamber of Commerce office after Thursday.
Or at the Start/Finish line between 6:30am – 7:30am the day of the race.
This is a Forrest Gump themed 5K. Run the course Forrest Gump made famous. Take your picture with Forrest on the bench in the park. Shrimp boat awards to top 3 in each age division. Shrimp Boats to the overall winners. Best Forrest Gump costume awards.