Sea Turtle Release at The Georgia Sea Turtle Center

Part of the Turtle Crawl Triathlon weekend of events! Tri to help sea turtles by registering for the Olympic or Sprint Triathlon events or the 5K Beach Run by clicking here. Additional events include a Friday night pasta dinner with Scute, the Loggerhead sea turtle mascot, and art auction at The Georgia Sea Turtle Center, as well as Saturday activities and a sea turtle release! Registration for the event can be completed through by clicking here.

Registration Closing Date: Thursday, May 19, 2011
Proceeds from the events benefit the Jekyll Island Foundation which supports the continued operation and growth of the Georgia Sea Turtle Center.
The Triathlons will begin early Saturday morning at Great Dunes Park. Volunteers from the Georgia Sea Turtle Center will be present along the route to cheer on athletes as they proceed through the course. Scute the Sea Turtle will make appearances thoughout the morning and several educational information booths will be placed near the finish line from 9:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m.
A 5K run on the beach will take place after the start of the triathlons and a sea turtle release will follow the awards presentation as the culminating event.
Schedule of Events:
May 20, 2011
12:00 pm – 6:00 pm – Packet Pickup
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm – Pasta Dinner & Student Art Auction (Georgia Sea Turtle Center) Presented by Latitude 31.
May 21, 2011
7:00 am – Olympic Triathlon Start
7:30 am – Sprint Triathlon Start
8:00 am – 5K Beach Run
12:00 pm – Awards Ceremony
12:30 pm – Sea Turtle release

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