Cooper River Bridge ranks 3rd in largest 10k race in the U.S.

Updated: Apr. 1, 2015 at 6:53 PM EDT
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CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - Officials with the Cooper River Bridge Run said this year's event ranked 3rd in the largest 10k races in the United States.

According to officials, the title is the result of 27,412 participants crossing the finish line of the 38th annual race on March 28 beating Ukrop's Monument Avenue 10k in Richmond, Va. which was ranked 3rd place last year.

A press release states the CRBR held the 3rd place national ranking for many years with the exception of the 37th Annual race in 2014, where it was in 4th place.

"I am completely overjoyed that we earned national ranking back! It makes me so happy and mean so much to the Cooper River Bridge Run team and the Charleston community at large," said Executive Director Julian Smith. "We want to thank all of the race participants, our sponsors, our volunteers, our benefitting charities, and the incredible Charleston community for helping us earn our 3rd place ranking!"

The 39th Annual Cooper River Bridge Run will be held on Saturday, April 2, 2016.

Registration for the race is now open and is only $35 now through the end of April. Register here:

To see the results of the 38th Annual CRBR, visit

To learn more about the Cooper River Bridge Run, visit

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