Hotels near Charleston for the Cooper River Bridge Run

Charleston has a ton of great events going on all year long. There are always local bands playing, famous comedians coming to town, great food and wine festivals and so much more. At any given weekend, there is something unique and exciting to do. There are plenty of great hotels near Charleston to stay at for the weekend without being in all the hustle and bustle of downtown Charleston. The Shem Creek Inn is a Charleston harbor resort located in beautiful Mt. Pleasant just across the bridge from downtown Charleston. Their beautiful Mt. Pleasant lodging features 50 spacious guest rooms with comfortable beds with private balconies and decorated in a modern coastal décor.

Stay at the Shem Creek Inn for the annual Cooper River Bridge Run. This annual 10k race on the Arthur Ravenel  Jr. Bridge over the Cooper River that connects Mt. Pleasant with downtown Charleston. The Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge is 2.5 miles long and 200 feet high that offers amazing views of Charleston Harbor and downtown. It’s a beautiful bridge that is great for a run. There are six different racing groups from runners who expect to finish in under 40 minutes to walkers.  The race is capped out at 40,000 participants and spots tend to sell out weeks before the race takes place. The race starts in Mt. Pleasant not too far from the Shem Creek Inn and finishes in downtown Charleston. There will be a finish festival held in Marion Square that will feature food, live entertainment and vendors. This great event is taking place on Saturday April 6th this year and starts at 8 a.m.  Sign up now so you don’t miss out competeing on this fun event.

Stay at the Shem Creek Inn’s beautiful Mt. Pleasant resort to be close to the starting line for Cooper River Bridge Run. Contact their friendly staff with any questions or to book your stay.

Posted in Blog by shemcreekadmin on February 8, 2013

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