The Gator Gauntlet 5K

At Huntington Beach State Park

Do you have what it takes to make it through the Gator Gauntlet 5K? Come find out at Huntington Beach State Park on Saturday April 6, 2019. The 5K will take you through the park while you participate in some activities to see if you can outwit, outlast and finish the Gator Gauntlet. Dress up like a Gator or wear a crazy costume and join the fun - a special prize will be given for the most outrageous costume! This is the fourth race of the 2019 South Carolina State Parks Come Out & Play 5K Series. This 5K is open to everyone, from beginner runners and joggers, experienced athletes to dog walkers - all are welcome. This race will be timed, so you can run as fast or as slow as you want. The cost to register for the Gator Gauntlet 5K is $25 plus registration fees at href=""> There will also be a kid's one mile fun run at noon. The fun run will take place on the Straight Road, and is free from all traffic. Kid's can also see if they can outrun the Gator! The kid's fun run is $10 plus registration fees per child ages 12 and younger. Register also at href=""> All registered runners will receive a race series T-Shirt, souvenirs and be eligible for door and top place finisher prizes. All proceeds for the 5K will go towards trail improvements at Huntington Beach State Park.


  • April 6, 2019, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Event Hours

    The Gator Gauntlet 5K starts at 10 AM on Saturday April 6, 2019.

    Registration Deadline

    April 5, 2019 at

    What to Bring

    Comfortable running shoes and clothing, water, snacks, and bug spray

    Meeting Place

    Huntington Beach State Park Office


    $25 per person plus registration fees for the Gator Gauntlet, $10 plus registration fees for the Kid's One Mile Fun Run. Register at