Sat June 5, 2021 Sullivans Island, SC 29482 US Directions

5K Run

8:00AM EDT - 9:15AM EDT
COVID-19 Update


It is with great regret we are announcing the cancelation of the 2021 Floppin' Flounder 5K.  We tried hard to come up with plan to host the event on Sullivan's Island that the town would approve.  However, the town is sticking with their restriction of all events through July.  

The following options are available with your registration fees:
If you purchase your registration this year you may request a complete refund.
If your registration was transferred from another event, we will transfer you to one of our future events hosted by the Charleston Running Club.  This included the 2021 James Island Connector Run, the 2022 Charlie Post Classic.
You may defer your registration to the 2022 Floppin' Flounder.
Again, we sincerely apologize for not being able to host this great summer event this year, but look forward to hosting it again in 2022.

Chad Plasters
President, Charleston Running Club

Shereta Middleton
VP of Races, Charleston Running Club

Race Website

Additional race information can be found at

1423 Hennessy St
Fish Fry Shack
Sullivans Island, SC US 29482

Please visit for the most current race information.

The Floppin’ Flounder 5k is one of Charleston’s favorite races. Hosted by the Charleston Running Club, with help from the Sullivan’s Island Fire & Rescue Dept, this race has had a loyal following for over 25 years!  We are currently accepting our 2021 Sponsors.  If you would like more information on sponsor opportunities please email

Once again, all runners will receive finishers medals after crossing the finish line!  

Register by May 1 to be guaranteed a race shirt!  Extra tanks will not be ordered!

USATF Certified Course #SC11034BS

Proceeds from the Floppin’ Flounder benefit the Sullivan’s Island Fire And Rescue Dept. and the Charleston Running Club (CRC). The CRC gives funds to a College of Charleston scholarship along with hosting member events throughout the year.

Age group and award breakdown:
• Top three overall male and female
• First Master (40 years and older) male and female
• First Grandmaster (50 years and older) male and female
• First Great Grandmaster (60 years and older) male and female
• Top 3 in the following age groups(14 and under,15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80 and over. )
CASH AWARDS given to the top 3 Male and Female Overall

This event will be Rain or Shine.

Packet Pick Up:
-Friday June 4th at Fleet Feet Mt Pleasant from 10 AM to 6:30 PM
-Saturday June 5: Race Site (2050 Middle St, Sullivan's Island, SC 29482) 7:00 - 7:45AM



We are determining the tanks for 2020 and will update when we've made a decisionEveryone who registers by May 1, 2020 is guaranteed a shirt.  Limited quantities will be available after that.  There will be no additional orders made for tanks! Ladies shirts tend to run small. Please pay attention to the shirt measurements provided below when deciding on your shirt size. Shirts are only guaranteed to those participants who arrive at the designated packet pickups.  If you do not attend any of the packet pickups, your shirt may be exchanged out for size change request.

Any remaining shirts may be purchased at the event after the race has started with cash only.  Price for registered runners who elected to not receive a shirt is $5.  Non registered runners or runners who selected shirts during registration may pay $10 for additional shirts.

The 2019 Tanks are shown below.


X-Temp™ technology is designed to adapt to your temperature and activity to keep you cool and dry for all day comfort.

Performance tank features

  • 40+ UPF rating.
  • Moisture wicking with dynamic vapor control.
  • 60% Cotton, 40% Polyester


Tanks Top Sizing

Sizing Chart

Race Contact Info

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Important Registration Information

This race is capped out at 1200 runners. Due to this year's event being the SC RRCA 5K State Championship we are expecting to sell out of registrations.  Once that happens, a wait list will automatically start.  Those on the wait list will be automatically notified if someone drops out in the order they were placed on the list.  If you are on the wait list, you are welcome to come to the race on race day and see if any registered spots have no-shows and pay $40 cash/check to enter the race.


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