Event Race

Saturday, October 7th 8am

Run Forrest Run
5K Bridge Run/Walk
& Popcorn Shrimp Run

Run Forrest Run (3)

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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.

Race packets can be picked up from
4-6pm Friday 10/6 on
at West Street Extension (entrance to Waterfront Park)
or Saturday morning before the race
at the Start/Finish Line


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.


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