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Kids’ Triathlon 2019 near Savannah, Hilton Head Is.

Tuesday, April 30th, 2019

kids triathlon Hilton Head Bluffton 2019

Like adult triathlons, kids’ triathlons incorporate three different disciplines, swimming, biking, and running – with adjustments being made to the distances in each race to suit kids.

Here’s an upcoming 2019 kids’ triathlon for ages 4-14 near the Savannah area:

TD BANK Kids’ Triathlon Hilton Head Is., SC
Island Recreation Center, Hilton Head Island, SC

Sat. June 8 2019
Register online here. Race day registration available for no extra fee up until 7:30AM. No late fee. Details here.

Ages 4-6
Swim 25 Yds | Bike 0.5 Mi | Run 0.33 Mi
Ages 7-10
Swim 75 Yds | Bike 2 Mi | Run 1 Mi
Ages 11-14
Swim 125 Yds | Bike 3 Mi | Run 1.5 Mi

Learn more here.

Tybee Turtle Trot 5K Beach Run 2019 & Sea Turtle release

Monday, February 18th, 2019

Tybee Turtle Trot 2019 5K beach run sea turtle release

2019 15th Annual Tybee Turtle Trot 5k Beach Run
Presented by Tybee Marine Science Center

Sat. April 27 2019 on Tybee Is.
1509 Strand Ave

Come to Tybee Island and run to support our nesting sea turtle monitoring program. Starting and finishing at the Tybee pier and pavilion, the run includes a sea turtle release, music, finish line food, shirt, awards for the top finishers, free parking passes for the first 50 runners to sign up.

NO SEA TURTLE RELEASE THIS YEAR.

Register for the race online here.

Savannah 2019 Trail Run & Walk @ Bethesda Academy

Monday, November 26th, 2018

Bethesda Trail Run 2019 Savannah

CALLING ALL RUNNERS AND WALKERS.

Start your year off right!  Please join the Women’s Board of Bethesda for a family friendly 5K run/walk on Sat. Jan. 12, 9AM through the beautiful, historic Bethesda Academy campus.  Pancake breakfast to follow.

Register online here.

For military discount, use code MIL19 at checkout.  For student discount, use code STUDENT19 at checkout.  As this race is a fundraiser, discounts are for active military and students only and are not transferable to family or friends.

(Savannah pediatricians) How two parents’ strength fuels a special Richmond Hill 5K

Tuesday, September 25th, 2018

southcoast health pediatrics dr. webb

Need an example of strength and resilience?

You’ll find it in the parents featured on the SouthCoast Health Web site posted entitled SouthCoast Pediatrician and Wife Raise Awareness for Childhood Cancer.

The post spotlights SouthCoast Health pediatrician Dr. William Webb and wife Danielle, a clinical pediatric dietitian at Memorial Health, who are continuing to fight for childhood cancer research after the death of their son four years ago. Three-year-old William Webb II of Savannah faced a rare form of childhood cancer, stage IV neuroblastoma, with remarkable spirit.

“He would want us to get out there and improve the situation for others,” Dr. Webb says in the post.

William’s parents have created the nonprofit Warriors for William Foundation to raise money for childhood cancer research. The foundation’s logo is an outline of a boy in a superhero costume, a direct nod to their son.

The Warriors for William Foundation hosts fundraising events including the Warriors for William 5K. The sixth annual race returns Oct. 28 2018 at J.F. Gregory Park in Richmond Hill.

Learn more about William’s and his parents’ perseverance as well as you can get involved in Warriors for William Foundation or
register for the 2018 Warriors for William 5K here.

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Warriors for William 5K & Family Fun Day
JF Gregory Park, Richmond Hill GA
2PM Sun. Oct. 28 2018
100% of proceeds benefit childhood cancer research.
Stroller-friendly 5K run/walk, 1/2 mile kids fun run, bounce house, slide, food, music. Special superheroes training course for ages 3-9 that includes spider webs, shields.

Event Schedule:
Starting Price $25
Oct 1: Price changes from $25 to $30
Oct 14: Deadline to guarantee you receive a shirt with your race ticket
Oct 21: Price changes to $35 including race day.
Oct 28
12:30PM Race Day Registration opens
1:30PM Kids Run & Close of Race Day Registration
2PM 5K Start (Stroller-friendly)
Post Race Festival and Awards Ceremony immediately after the race.

Register here. 

KiDS Rock Savannah 2018: 1 mile fun run, Daffin Park, Nov. 4

Friday, August 17th, 2018

KiDS Rock Savannah 2016Finishing a marathon is child’s play with KiDS ROCK Savannah – a one-mile fun run for children in grades K – 7. This non-competitive, non-timed event is all about having fun & making it to the finish line. Kindergarten distance is a half mile run.

Kids Rock 2018
1-3PM Sun. Nov. 4
Daffin Park in Savannah, GA
For race time, click here.
Run with your friends. Team Registration available. Read more here.

Registration Information

Register here.

Participants can become full marathon finishers by completing a 25.2-mile training program prior to race day or they can just run, walk or jog the one-mile course on race day. Every child is a winner & will be rewarded with an official race number, T-shirt, goodie bag & medal.

Associated with the Rock ‘n’ Roll Savannah Marathon, 1/2 Marathon

Richmond Hill Fun Run to honor firefighter Mark Hummeldorf

Friday, August 3rd, 2018

Firefighter fun run Richmond Hill

You’re invited to participate Friday Night Run @ 6:30PM Fri. Aug. 10 dedicated to former Savannah firefighter and Parris Island Firefighter  Mark Hummeldorf and his surviving family, Angie, and his two children, Chase and Emerson( whom Mark never got the chance to meet).

Mark was a firefighter, a former Marine and a local Richmond Hill resident AND a marathon runner. Mark, 33, was killed in an accident on Nov. 22, 2017.

Teams, or squads of Military Members and First Responders are encouraged to join this evening as all of our Military Members and First Responders join together to serve each and everyone of us, often at great sacrifice.

Runners, walkers, and cyclists are encouraged to wear red white and blue, or carry flags with them on the run!

The evening will begin with a moment of silence followed by a prayer. Angie and her two young children will participate.

Hosted by Georgia Game Changers Running Co.

JF Gregory Park
521 Cedar St.
Richmond Hill, GA 31324

Fourth of July Fireworks & Events in Savannah, Tybee Is., Richmond Hill, Hilton Head Is

Monday, June 18th, 2018

Fireworks in Savannah, Hilton Head Is., Tybee Is. Richmond Hill 2016

Fourth of July 2018 is almost here.

Are you ready? Click here to find out where & when to watch Independence Day Fireworks this year in Savannah, Tybee Is., Richmond Hill & Hilton Head Is.

We also have lots of family programs to enjoy throughout the day including bike parades on Wednesday July 4th here.

Kids’ Triathlon 2018 near Savannah, Hilton Head Is.

Wednesday, April 25th, 2018

Kids Triathlon Hilton Head 2018

Like adult triathlons, kids’ triathlons incorporate three different disciplines, swimming, biking, and running – with adjustments being made to the distances in each race to suit kids.

Here’s an upcoming 2018 kids’ triathlon for ages 4-14 near the Savannah area:

TD BANK Kids’ Triathlon #1 & #2, Hilton Head Is., SC
Island Recreation Center, Hilton Head Island, SC

Sat. June 30 2018
9AM Start. Race day registration available for no extra fee. No late fee. Details here.

Ages 4-6
Swim 25 Yds | Bike 0.5 Mi | Run 0.33 Mi
Ages 7-10
Swim 75 Yds | Bike 2 Mi | Run 1 Mi
Ages 11-14
Swim 125 Yds | Bike 3 Mi | Run 1.5 Mi

Learn more here.

(Savannah Holidays 2017) 8th Annual Reindeer Run

Sunday, October 29th, 2017

8th annual reindeer run Savannah Holidays 2017

Enjoy an 8K, a kiddie race, and lots of after-race games & activities perfect for all ages including a Best Cookie contest among top pastry chefs in the area at the 8th Annual Reindeer Run, Sat. Dec. 16 2017 @ the Savannah International Trade & Convention Center.

One of Savannah’s best family-oriented run events, the Reindeer Run benefits the important work of the Rape Crises Center of the Coastal Empire.

Proceeds support the Prevention Education program at the Rape Crisis Center which offers healthy relationship resources and training for local schools, colleges and organizations, including Safer, Smarter Kids, Anti-Bully, Safe Dates, and Sexual Harassment curriculum.

Younger children will enjoy a FREE kiddie race beginning at 8:45AM. The 8K for youth and adults will begin at 9AM.

Discount if you register before Dec. 1 2017.

Learn more here. 
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FIND MORE SAVANNAH HOLIDAY FUN IN OUR HOLIDAY EVENTS GUIDE 2017 HERE. 

Help the Hoo-Hahs 2017 5K, Savannah

Friday, August 25th, 2017

Help the Hoo-Has 5K Run Walk Savannah Memorial Health

We don’t typically promote fun runs & road races because there are just so many that, well, that fun runs & road races would end up being all we’d promote.

But this annual jogging-stroller friendly Savannah race is for such a good cause, it’s too important NOT to promote: the Help the Hoo-Hahs 2017 5K run or walk on Sept. 23 2017, 8:30AM @ Savannah International Trade & Convention Center, 1 International Dr, Savannah GA 31421.

This is a flat scenic course for walkers & runners of all ages. Jogging strollers & dogs on leashes are welcome.

Since 2011, this race has raised more than $150,000 for financial assistance for women battling ovarian, cervical & other GYN cancers.

Register online here.

Hosted by Help the Hoo-Hahs Gynecological Cancer Awareness and Memorial University Medical Center

KiDS Rock Savannah 2017: 1 mile fun run, Daffin Park, Nov. 5

Sunday, August 20th, 2017

KiDS Rock Savannah 2016Finishing a marathon is child’s play with KiDS ROCK Savannah – a one-mile fun run for children in grades K – 7. This non-competitive, non-timed event is all about having fun & making it to the finish line. Kindergarten distance is a half mile run.

Kids Rock 2017
1-3PM Sun. Nov. 5
Daffin Park in Savannah, GA
For race time, click here.
Run with your friends. Team Registration available. Read more here.

Registration Information

Register here.

Participants can become full marathon finishers by completing a 25.2-mile training program prior to race day or they can just run, walk or jog the one-mile course on race day. Every child is a winner & will be rewarded with an official race number, T-shirt, goodie bag & medal.

Associated with the Rock ‘n’ Roll Savannah Marathon, 1/2 Marathon

Splash & Sprint: Safe Kids Savannah run & swim race, rescheduled for Oct. 14

Friday, August 4th, 2017

Splash and Sprint kids race in Savannah

UPDATE: Due to the aftermath of hurricane Irma, the Splash and Sprint has been rescheduled for Oct. 14 2017. Registration will remain open until Oct. 13. If you have any questions or concerns, please send them to joneske4@memorialhealth.com.

Safe Kids Savannah will hold Splash and Sprint, a timed swimming and running event presented by Dr. Mark Kamaleson of Optim Orthopedics, Sat. Oct. 14, at the Chatham County Aquatic Center & Lake Mayer in Savannah.

Participants can register online here.

The event is for youth ages 6 to 15 and the top male and female finishers will receive a medal. All participants will receive a ribbon.

The swim & run event is unique to coastal Georgia. The event helps promote water & sports safety & is also a fundraiser for Safe Kids Savannah. Funds raised through Splash & Sprint help to purchase items such as bicycle helmets, child safety seats & life jackets that can be distributed throughout local communities.

Packet pick-up will take place on Fri. Oct. 13, 4-7PM @ the Chatham County Aquatic Center, 7240 Sallie Mood Drive.

For more information about Splash and Sprint, email cjchasta@chathamcounty.org or click here.

Kids’ Triathlons 2017 near Savannah, Hilton Head Is.

Thursday, April 20th, 2017

Like adult triathlons, kids’ triathlons incorporate three different disciplines, swimming, biking, and running – with adjustments being made to the distances in each race to suit kids.

Here’s an upcoming 2017 kids’ triathlon near the Savannah area:

TD BANK Kids’ Triathlon #1 & #2, Hilton Head Is., SC
Island Recreation Center, Hilton Head Island, SC

Aug. 5 2017
9AM Start. Race day registration available for no extra fee.

Ages 4-6
Swim 25 Yds | Bike 0.5 Mi | Run 0.33 Mi
Ages 7-10
Swim 75 Yds | Bike 2 Mi | Run 1 Mi
Ages 11-14
Swim 125 Yds | Bike 3 Mi | Run 1.5 Mi

Learn more here.

C.R.E.W. Kids!: The Savannah Mile after-school training program for kids

Sunday, April 16th, 2017

CREW Kids Fleet Feet Savannah After-School Running program

CREW Kids! Savannah

Do your kids have some energy in the afternoons that you sometimes just don’t know what to do with when they get home from school?

CREW kids! program in Savannah includes running, field games and other fun activities that are perfect for releasing energy. This program will prepare your kids for the The Savannah Mile on Saturday, May 27th, 2017.

This 6-week program is facilitated by certified coaches who have a passion for encouraging and empowering our younger generation to live healthy, active lifestyles – and they make it fun. Instilling the value of physical exercise in the hearts and minds of children will translate into lifelong desire to stay fit for a healthier tomorrow.

April 19 – May 27 2017
Location: Daffin Park
Wednesdays 4:30PM-5:20PM
Registration Fee: $25 (includes a C.R.E.W. kids! shirt). REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN!
Goal Race: The Savannah Mile
Age Range: Pre-Kindergarten – 5th Grade (OR Ages 4 to 10)
Questions? Email melissa@fleetfeetsavannah.com

Learn more here. 

Ignite the Senses 1st Annual Autism Awareness 5K Bubble Run & Children’s Dash, Bluffton

Tuesday, March 28th, 2017

Autism Awareness 5K Dash Bluffton 2017 Here’s a way to participate in a 5K and raise money for people with autism.

The Ignite the Senses 1st Annual Autism Awareness 5K Bubble Run & Children’s Dash, April 29 2017, 8-10AM

This 5K Bubble Run & Children’s Dash is to raise community awareness and acceptance for those living with autism. The proceeds from this event will provide scholarships and special activities, such as a caring Santa and art and music programs for the special needs population.

The 5K race starts and ends at the Bluffton Oyster Factory Park. It is a fast and flat course thru Old Town Bluffton, chipped timed by Palmetto Running Company. Followed by a Children’s DASH event. The award ceremony will take place following DASH.

Packet Pick up Friday April 28 9AM-7PM at Ignite the Senses Gym, 163 Bluffton Road, Suite C-1 and Race day morning from 7-7:30AM at the race start.

Race location: Downtown Bluffton starting and ending at the Oyster Factory.

No race day registration available.

Register here. 

Ignite the Senses, www.ignitethesensesgym.com. Stay connected by liking Ignite the Senses on Facebook here . Ignite the Senses is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser. 

You’re invited to particpate in a Color-A-Thon 2017 Event in Pooler

Saturday, March 18th, 2017

Color-A=Thon Savannah Pooler 2017 The community is invited to participate in the Coastal Empire Montessori Charter School Color-A-Thon Event in Pooler on Sat. April 1 2017.

This fun, healthy event is a fundraiser in which students collect donations, earn rewards and then participate in a 3K fun run as a culminating event. The students, their friends and family and other supporters can walk, run, skip, or dance through a course where they all will get blasted by color dust!

Coastal Empire Montessori, a Pre-K through 5th Grade charter school, serves students from all over Chatham County.

Register

Registration fee is $30 and includes a T-shirt and a color dye pack. (The color dust is safe, non-toxic and completely washable.) To register, click here. Online registration must be completed by March 22, 2017. There will also be on-site registration on the day of the event, however t-shirts will not be available onsite and will be shipped afterward.

The Coastal Empire Montessori Color-a-Thon
April 1, 2017, at 10AM (with day-of registration opening at 9AM)
@ Tom Triplett Community Park in Pooler, GA.
To donate or register, click here.

About Coastal Empire Montessori Charter School

Come see all the Coastal Empire Montessori Charter School has to offer.

Attend an open house or guided tour of this PreK4-5th grade public charter school on Wed. March 29, 6PM.

Guided tours are every Wednesday at 10AM. Advance registration required by calling 912.395.4070.

Applications for the 2017-18 school year are being accepted now. Deadline to apply: April 7, 2017 at midnight. 

The lottery will be Tues. April 11, 2017 @ 6:30PM

Learn more about the school application process here.

Coastal Empire Montessori Charter School
301 Buckhalter Road
Savannah, GA 31405

Coastal Empire Montessori Charter School, cemco.org,  (912) 395-4070, cemcssav@gmail.com  On Facebook here. Coastal Empire Montessori is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser