Hit the ground running (literally) on your path to celebrate the 40th Anniversary of the Cooper River Bridge Run with running route recommendations from our staff members. Danielle Girard, Guest Room Dining Manager and Jennifer Casselli, Director of Human Resources are both avid runners. Stretch your legs, get some fresh air and explore the surrounding areas with these diverse routes.
What is your favorite area or route to run in Charleston?
The West Ashley Bikeway, a 2.5 mile cycling and walking path, located a few miles from downtown. It’s gorgeous in the fall when the leaves changes color. – Jennifer
Are you a morning, midday or evening runner?
An evening run, hands down. It’s the perfect way to clear your head and the sunset views are usually incredible. – Jennifer
What is your favorite way to relax post-run?
A relaxing bath of lavender Epsom salts. The marble tubs in our guestrooms are perfect for a post-Marathon soak. – Danielle
Do you have any tips for guests for staying active while traveling?
Running while traveling is the best way to see a city. Get out there and explore. – Jennifer
Check out Running Clubs in the area you are visiting. It’s an ideal way to get to know the locals too. – Danielle
Scenic jogging routes are available for those more interested in a leisurely stroll. Click here to learn more. Share your favorite route with us or contact our concierge for a route that best fits your pace.