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International Drive Road Race to be Renamed in Honor of Former Horry County Finance Director

On Sunday, County officials will hold a brief ceremony to rename the International Drive Road Race in honor of Robbie Jordan, the former Finance Director for Horry County Government that passed away in 2021. Going forward, this annual event will be named the Robbie Jordan Memorial Road Race.

The ceremony will take place at the starting line immediately before the start of the race, around 7:45 a.m., on Sunday, April 3, 2022.

The starting line is located on International Drive in front of Ocean Bay Elementary School. 

Parking will be available at the International Drive Fields, part of the Horry County Parks and Recreation Department at 900 International Drive, Myrtle Beach, SC 29579 and additional parking will be at Ocean Bay Middle School across the street from the baseball fields.


On the day of the event, International Drive will be closed between the International Drive Ballfields and Highway 90 beginning at 5 a.m. through the duration of the event, approximately 12 noon. 

Traffic will not be able to travel between Highway 90 and Carolina Forest on International Drive. Access will be provided to Lewis Ocean Bays Heritage Preserve and Horry County Solid Waste Authority from Highway 90 only. Anyone traveling in the area should use caution and take alternate routes.

The Wheatfield Drive entrance to The Farm Subdivision located on International Drive will be closed beginning at 5 a.m. for the duration of the event. 

Horry County Government Accepting Vendor Applications for 2019 International Drive Road Race

The International Drive Road Race is just around the corner and we are looking for vendors and sponsors that want to get in on the fun! You can learn more about vending and sponsorship opportunities HERE. If you have questions, please reach out to our Race Coordinator, John Bodner, at or 843-915-6508. 

The Second Annual International Drive Road Race is Sunday, April 28, 2019. The event includes a 5K, 12K, and one mile fun run for kids. More information and registration is available online HERE