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4:02 am on Tuesday January 4, 2011

Run, walk, bike, swim, or climb: A whole bunch of Charleston athletic events in 2011

Image by Flickr user gynti_46The Post and Courier has compiled an impressively long list of area fitness events during 2011. From the new Charleston marathon to smaller 5K run/walks, most all the athletic events I could think of made their list of...
5:57 pm on Saturday October 2, 2010

Kathleen Wilson completes 16 mile swim around the Charleston peninsula

Image by Flickr user jon smith 'una nos lucror' Congratulations to local professional long distance swimmer (and harpist for the Charleston Symphony Orchestra) Kathleen Wilson has completed a 16.25 mile swim around the Charleston peninsula. Take a...
7:05 am on Thursday December 31, 2009

Brrr. Charleston's two Polar Bear Swims are back

Image by Flickr user Margarita BantingJust remember that when your shivering your butt off, at least both events are for a good cause. Read more stories on this subject in our Polar Bear topic page.The longer running of the two is on Sullivan's...
10:17 am on Sunday December 28, 2008

Charleston has two Polar Bear Swims to pick from

Image by Flickr user santheoImage by 20081228-polar.jpg It's that time of year again: Charleston's Polar Bear swimmers are going back at it for a dip on January 1. We've got a pair to pick from this year: On Sullivan's Island at 2 p.m. Dunleavy's...