Portion of Business Hwy. 17 to close Saturday morning for Murrells Inlet race

Portion of Business Hwy. 17 to close Saturday morning for Murrells Inlet race
A portion of Ocean Boulevard on Isle of Palms will be closed until 1 p.m. Friday. (Source: Google)

GEORGETOWN COUTY, SC (WCSC) - A Murrells Inlet race will shut down a portion of Business Highway 17 Saturday morning for approximately two hours.

The annual Race for the Inlet is being held Saturday morning.

The 5K race begins at 8 a.m. Click here for more information about the event.

From 7:40 a.m. to 9:30 a.m., detours will be enforced from Sunnyside south to Pendergrass as well as some side streets along the race course, Georgetown County Sheriff's spokesman Jason Lesley said. The detours are meant to ensure the safety of participants, volunteers and onlookers.

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