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5Ks/10Ks, Fun Runs, Mud Runs

If you or your kids have caught the fun run bug, below are some 5Ks/10Ks, fun runs, mud runs and more – happening in the Savannah area in 2013.

Popular running clubs to help you get it in gear include:

Savannah Moms RUN This Town  : a free running club for moms.

Savannah Striders Running Club .

Not included in the listings of runs below are the following:

the Big Nasty Mud Run Sat April 6th! 4 Miles, 20 Obstacles and lots of Mud! Be prepared to get muddy, work hard and laugh a lot! Must be over 12 Year age, average time required to complete this race is 1h to 1h 30min. For more info & to see pictures of just how wonderfully muddy you will get, click here.

2013 Tybee Turtle Trot2013 Tybee Turtle Trot @ Tybee Island Marine Science Center
Saturday, April 27, 2013 @ 7:30 AM
$25 non-member/$20 member
Registration Closing Date: Thursday, April 25, 2013
Kick off Georgia’s sea turtle nesting season with the 9th annual Turtle Trot 5k beach run! Registration is $25 for non-members and $20 for members. Pre-register by April 17th, 2013 and receive a free t-shirt. Awards are given to the top three finishers in each age group, and to overall male and female winners. Sign in starts at 6:30am.
Loggerhead Sea Turtle Release! After the race, the GEORGIA SEA TURTLE CENTER will release a Loggerhead Sea Turtle patient back to the ocean from Tybee! You’ll also have a chance to meet their mascot Scute & learn all about sea turtles at the GSTC’s Education Station located in front of the Tybee Island Marine Science Center.




2 Get Your Rear in Gear Nancy N. & J.C. Lewis Cancer & Research Pavillion
8 March of Dimes Shamrock Run 5K City Market
9 JPB Queensborough Bank Run With The Bears 5K Statesboro, GA
23 Pride of Pooler 5K Pooler Elementary School
23 Beaufort Twilight Run Beaufort, SC
30 Tybee Beach Run Tybee Island


6 Autism Awareness 5K Run / Walk Effingham County High School (Rebel Field)
13 Susan G. Komen Savannah Race for the Cure Telfair Square
20 Run to Fund 5K & 1 Mile Run/Walk Ebenezer Middle School – Rincon, GA
27 St. Peter’s Kilometers 5K / 10K Skidaway Island
27 Mighty Mustangs 5K & 1 Mile Kids Fun Run for Relay for Life South Effingham High School
27 Fraser Counseling Center 5K Run and Walk Hinesville, GA


4 CrimeStoppers Azalea Run 5K / 10K Forsyth Park
4 A Taste of Beaufort 5K Beaufort, SC
11 Y Kids Run Daffin Park
11 Girls on the Run Celebration 5K Savannah State University
11 Rincon Friends & Family 5K for Africa First Baptist Church of Rincon
18 Miles for Meals 5K Daffin Park
25 Savannah Mile Forsyth Park


15 JCB Mud Run JCB North American Headquarters
29 Coastal Health District Healthy Heart Home Run 5K Trot Historic Grayson Stadium


4 Watermelon Crawl Lake Mayer
13 Summer Sizzler 5K Wilmington Island


17 Summer’s End 5K Trail Run Rincon, GA


7 The Daniel Defense Pooler 5K West Chatham Middle School
7 Chatham County Kids Triathlon Chatham County Aquatic Center
14 Tunnel to Towers Run Savannah Orleans Square
28 YMCA Heart of Savannah 5K Forsyth Park


5 Sunbury 5K Sunbury Crab Company
12 Go Green 5K Whitemarsh Preserve
19 Step Out Walk to Stop Diabetes Skidaway Island State Park
26 Trick or Trot 5K / 10K Wilmington Island
2 Woof Woof Run / Walk Hutchinson Island
9 Rock ‘n’ Roll Savannah Marathon & 1/2 Downtown Savannah