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KiDS Rock Savannah 2016: 1 mile fun run, Daffin Park, Nov. 6

Sunday, August 14th, 2016

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 2016
1-3PM Sun. Nov. 6
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

FREE Beaufort Shrimp Festival 2016, Sept. 30-Oct. 1

Sunday, August 14th, 2016

Beaufort Shrimp Festival 2014 Annual two-day Beaufort Shrimp Festival celebrates local food, live music & contests @ the Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park on Fri. Sept. 30 & Sat. Oct. 1 2016. The festival will feature local food, live music, contests & more.

Food & beverages will be available for purchase.

At 8AM Sat. Oct. 1, participate in the 5k Run/Walk & the children’s Popcorn Shrimp Run. Food & beverage booths, the Arts & Crafts Market & the children’s area will open later in the morning, followed by the adult Shrimp Heading and children’s Shrimp Peeling competitions, Restaurant Competition, the Sea Island Rotary’s Charity Shrimp Race & live entertainment.

The Sea Island Rotary Club’s Annual Charity Shrimp Race gives spectators the opportunity to adopt one or more of the 5,000 rubber floating shrimp that are dropped into the Beaufort River. Shrimp will float toward a designated finish line & the first 10 to finish will earn their owners $5,000 in cash, plus offer the chance to win $1M.

FOR MORE FREE LOCAL FAMILY EVENTS, CLICK HERE.  

 

Savannah Haunted Houses: Alee Shriners’ Terror Plantation & Alee Zombie Run

Sunday, August 14th, 2016

Alee Shriners Presents the 10th Annual Terror Plantation Haunted House in Savannah

100 Eisenburg Drive off Skidaway Road
912.355.2443 or 912.429.3059

Halloween 2016 dates for the Haunted House to be announced but it is typically is open every Friday & Saturday night in October starting Oct. 9. For older kids & adults.

Hours: 7:30PM-11 PM
Cost: TBA

Military Discounts
Group Discounts for 6 or more
Concessions

Details here. 

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Zombie 5K Run
Alee Zombie Run
Sat. Oct. 6 10AM
JF Gregory Park
521 Cedar St.
Richmond Hill, Ga. 31324

A way for people to run/walk in a 5k like a Zombie. The participants can either be a runner or a Zombie. The runners or walkers have flags on each side and 1 on back in a flag football style. The object is to avoid the zombies and complete the run/walk with at least 1 flag still attached. The object for the zombies is to grab the flags of the runners.

More details here.

Pricing:

  • Run/walk for adults:  $35 and includes a medal and t-shirt
  • Kids 6 – 12 – $25 and includes a t-shirt and medal.
  • Zombie Adults:  $25 – includes make up a medal and t-shirt
  • Zombie kids: $20 includes makeup, t-shirt and medal
  • Zombie Makup only (no shirt or medal) $5
  • Extra t-shirts:  $15 adults and $10 kids (select size)
  • Extra Medal: $5

Strollers are welcome

REGISTER ONLINE HERE.

Contact aleehauntedhouse@gmail.com

Register for Girls on the Run of Coastal Georgia

Friday, August 12th, 2016

Girls on the Run Coastal Georgia Savannah

Register your daughter for a program that aims to help increase her self esteem, joy, confidence and physical activity while making healthy life choices: Girls on the Run of Coastal Georgia.

Girls on the Run is an empowerment program for girls in grades 3 – 8 which weaves running with a character development curriculum that encourages preteen girls to develop self-respect and healthy lifestyles.

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Girls on the Run of Coastal Georgia after-school program
Aug. 29-Nov. 15 2016
GOTR 5K on Nov.12 in Savannah
Register online here or email or call b.aldrich@girlsontherun-ga.org 912.349.1528

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Girls on the Run Coastal Georgia Savannah Girls on the Run of Coastal Georgia programs are delivered in the spring and fall each year at 50 different sites. Teams – each consisting of up to 20 girls – meet twice a week, usually right after school, for 90 minutes and are led by three trained coaches.

Lessons include subjects such as emotional health, values, cooperation, strategies for peer pressure, social media and bullying and standing up for oneself. The program finishes with a celebration event that includes a community 5k run/walk.

Girls on the Run of Coastal Georgia program will begin the week of Aug. 29 and run through November 15 following the Girls on the Run 5K on Nov. 12. Registration is currently open online or through paper registration forms available at the GOTR Office on Eisenhower Drive.

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Girls on the Run Coastal Georgia Savannah Sign up to coach

GOTR is always looking for community volunteers to work with the girls. All volunteers will have background checks, CPR and AED Certification and first aid training at our expense. GOTR provides thorough training for all coaches covering the logistics of the program, general tips about coaching, and the program’s curriculum.

Register

You may register your girl or volunteer to coach through at www.girlsontherun-ga.org, email Director Beth Aldrich at b.aldrich@girlsontherun-ga.org or call the office at 912.349.1528 for more information.

Follow Girls on the Run of Coastal Georgia on Facebook here.

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Kids’ Adventure Race, Hilton Head Is.

Monday, July 25th, 2016

Kids' Adventure Race Savannah Hilton Head Is.

UPDATE: THE DATE OF THIS EVENT WAS CHANGED TO OCT. 22 2016. Details here. 

Reebok Crossfit Coastal Carolina, First Baptist Church and the Island Recreation Center present “Courage”, a Kid’s Adventure Race.

The Kids’ Adventure Race is Sat. Oct. 22 2016 @ 8AM First Baptist Church Hilton Head, where the race will take you through the beautiful acreage of FBC, navigating and competing through obstacles and forest trails.

The event is fun for all ages and will include heats for ages 5-8, 9-12 and 13-17.

Learn more here.

Race Details

Age Groups:
Ages 5-8: 1 mile with 9-12 obstacles/challenges
Ages 9-12: 2-3 mile with 12-15 obstacles/challenges
Ages: 13-17: 3-4 mile with 12-15 obstacles/challenges
Registration Fee
$25 per race entry (includes adventure race shirt)
More details here. 

Race Day Info

Please make sure your children wear long socks to ensure safety and clothes that can get dirty and stay dirty.

 

Awards

First 125 participants will receive a race shirt.

Top three finishers from each age group will be awarded race medals.

Kids’ Triathlon 2016 @ Hilton Head Is.

Monday, June 27th, 2016

CarasoulKidsThere’s one last chance for your kids to take part in TD BANK Hilton Head Island KIDS Triathlons 2016 @ Island Recreation Center, Hilton Head Island, SC

July 30, 2016
9AM Start

Race day registration permitted. Different distances by age group. Swimming aids – kickboards etc. – allowed.

Distances
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

Register here.

Nonstop Glow Run Savannah 2016, May 27

Sunday, May 1st, 2016

Nonstop Glow Run Savannah 2016

Love this. A night glow run in Savannah with proceeds that benefit an organization that’s doing important work.

Register now for the Nonstop 5K Glow Run benefiting COPE  (Childhood Obesity Prevention + Education) Fri. May 27 at 9:30 PM.

This annual run will be @  Lake Mayer Park, 7235 Sallie Mood Drive Savannah, GA 31406.

A LED tunnel has been added to the course and there’s also an 85′ inflatable obstacle course. Fun event for the entire family. So come have some fun for a great cause: to prevent childhood obesity.

Proceeds from this event will be donated to COPE.(Childhood Obesity Prevention & Education). If you can’t run or sponsor, please consider donating to help out. The goal is to donate $5,000 to COPE.

Kids 9 & younger are free with registered parent. (Only 1 T-shirt included with registration.)
Register by May 11 to guarantee your shirt size.

Register here. 

Learn more @ the run’s Facebook Event page here.  

Girls on the Runway fashion show to benefit Girls on the Run Coastal Georgia

Sunday, March 20th, 2016

Girls on the Runway Fashion Show Fund Raiser Girls on the Runway!

Hosted by Mercer University School of Medicine, Girls on the Runway is a Fashion Show event that will celebrate strong, confident girls on Sunday, April 3 from 1-3PM.

Purchase tickets here. 

Girls on The Runway will feature great new looks from Runway Seven, Matilda Jane, Kendra Scott, and Fleet Feet Savannah for girls and women of GOTR of all ages and sizes.

*all proceeds will go to the Girls on the Run Coastal Georgia Scholarship fund-to expand access of running and mentor programs to Savannah girls who need them most*

The show takes place at the Memorial University Health Center- Hoskins Center 1250 E 66th St Savannah, GA 31404.

Don’t miss this opportunity to enjoy fashion, refreshments and music while celebrating the healthy, joyful girls and women of our community!

Not only will your ticket give you access to our fashion show but also to inspiring female speakers, local vendors and designers, wellness information, a raffle and a silent auction boasting items from Stella and Dot, Savannah Day Spa, Lululemon Athletica, Pure Barre, 40 Volume Salon, Hairport Salon, Glow Medical Spa, Lovin’ Spoons, Kendra Scott, Thirty One Gifts, Hester Zipperer and Beetnix Juice Bar, to name a few.

The show takes place at the Memorial University Health Center- Hoskins Center 1250 E 66th St Savannah, 31404.

Tickets are limited, so purchase yours now by clicking here.

Tybee Turtle Trot 5K Beach Run & Sea Turtle release

Wednesday, March 16th, 2016

Turtle Trot 5K Tybee Island Kick off sea turtle nesting season with the annual 5K Turtle Trot & sea turtle release Sat. April 30 2016 @  Tybee Island Pier & Pavilion, 1509 Strand Ave., Tybee Is.  31328

Nesting season for Georgia’s sea turtles officially starts on May 1. The Turtle Trot is a fundraiser for the Tybee Island Marine Science Center’s Sea Turtle Conservation Fund. The center’s Tybee Sea Turtle Project watches over the island’s nesting sea turtles and their hatchlings.

New this year is the 1-Mile Kidde Beach Run, open to children of all ages.

Register here. 

Kilt and Kolor 5K Run 2016 to benefit Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society

Saturday, February 6th, 2016

Kilt and Kolor Run Savannah LDSSThe Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society (LDSS) will be the charity partner of the 3rd annual Kilt and Kolor Run on Sat. March 19 at Savannah Christian Prep School – 1599 Chatham Parkway in Savannah. (Please note this change in location)

The non-profit organization has been selected to be the beneficiary of the 5K race and is assisting with coordination of the event. For more information or to participate in the 5K race as a sponsor or volunteer, contact Kim Watson, k-gamble@hotmail.com.

To register for the race or to donate online, visit http://savannahraces.com

Registration opens at 6:30AM and the event begins with a clean, timed 5K race followed by a 1/4 mile kids’ fun run filled with color.

The main event at 9AM is a 5K Kilt and Kolor Run. All participants receive two color powder bags, a t-shirt, medal and photo.

This marks the first year that the Kilt and Kolor Run proceeds are benefitting a Savannah area non-profit.

Since 2006, LDSS has grown from a group of a few families to an organization serving Savannah and the surrounding counties through events such as The Buddy Walk, The Night of Champions and Camp Buddy.

Stroller Strong Moms 5K & Kids’ Run, Jan. 30

Tuesday, January 26th, 2016

Stroller Strong Moms Savannah Stroller Workouts Moms Groups

The Get Fit for 2016 Challenge with Stroller Strong Moms of Savannah continues this Sat. Jan. 30, 10AM with a casual 5K and kids’ run @ Daffin Park.

This is a casual event – no fee, no race bibs or hydration stations, no official time. Just fun & hard work. Anyone is welcome.

Come ready to Sweat Like A Mother (S.L.A.M). Newcomers welcome!

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Stroller Strong Moms of Savannah has 11 classes a week in four different locations, M-F. During January & February 2016, class times are 10-11AM. Your first class is FREE!

Learn more here. 

Stroller Strong Moms’ seasoned instructors have a knack for finding your limits and pushing you past them.

Newcomers are welcome. First class is free.

Check the Stroller Strong Moms web siteFacebook page for updates, as this every growing group of moms are always adding classes and events.

Stroller Strong Moms, 12 East Park Ave. Savannah, 31401, email info@strollerstrongmoms.com On Facebook here. On Twitter herewww.strollerstrongmoms.com/wp/  Stroller Strong Moms is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

Fit4Mom Savannah special on 8-week Body Back Session

Thursday, December 17th, 2015
FIT4MOM Body Back Savannah group Mama, do you want to get your Body Back in the New Year?
Join by January 4 2016 and save 20% on the next 8-week Body Back Session that starts on January 7 2016! Coupon code is JANUARY20.
For more info email HeatherCowart@FIT4MOM.com, visit Savannah.FIT4MOM.com, or find FIT4MOM on Facebook here .

What is Body Back?
This Class is for MOM alone. You get an hour to focus on YOU! Body Back workouts are High Intensity Interval (HIIT) workouts resulting in weight loss & increased strength and energy. The nutrition plan and trainers help you reach your goals as well.Who is right for Body Back?

  • Moms who want to kick-start their health and fitness routine with weekly training plans, assessments, and accountability
  • Moms who have plateaued in their current exercise routine
  • Moms who need to exercise before or after work or while their children are at school
  • Moms who have children who have outgrown Stroller Strides
  • Moms who are ready to lose their baby weight once and for all
  • Moms who want to build strength and endurance
  • Moms who are ready to see RESULTS!

What Does Body Back Include?

  • 2 Intensity Interval Training Workouts per week for 8 weeks
  • At-home workouts and challenges
  • Small class sizes
  • Private group discussion board
  • Nutritional support, food journals, recipes and accountability!
  • Before & After assessments, photos and measurements (Before assessments will be done in the first class.)

More info on the Body Back experience: Clients can expect to see amazing transformations if they take advantage of all the program has to offer. You will work with your coach and classmates to help shed pounds, build muscle and fix the areas that have been adversely affected by pregnancy and child bearing.

The program has been clinically proven in a University research study to help moms lose weight and inches. Moms all over the country are achieving results that they never dreamed possible. Using High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT), focusing on a combination of cardio, strength and core work, Body Back workouts are designed to help women focus on the areas they need to strengthen, especially after childbirth (no matter how long ago that was).

Visit FIT4MOM Savannah online at savannah.fit4mom.com and on Facebook here for more information.

FIT4MOM Savannah, savannah.fit4mom.com On Facebook here.  FIT4MOM Savannah-Stroller Strides is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser 

Lowest prices of the year for Rock ‘n’ Roll Savannah Marathon Series

Wednesday, December 16th, 2015

Lowest price Rock n' Roll series
Join in on tour with the Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series!

Today only, secure your spot for some of the lowest prices of the year. 

Details here. 

Reindeer Run 2015 & other Savannah runs

Monday, November 23rd, 2015

6thannualBe healthy, have run & support a great cause.

Run this holiday race against bullies: The Reindeer Run, Sat. Dec. 19 @ the Savannah Trade and Convention Center,

Adults and youth are invited to run an 8K, at 9AM and younger children will enjoy a kiddie race beginning at 8:45AM.

All youth over the age of 10 are encouraged to raise funds for their $25 race entry fee, which includes a T-shirt, food, and post-race festivities. Prizes will be award to youth with most funds raised.

The Rape Crisis Center (RCC) is hosting the 6th Annual Savannah Reindeer Run (8K), sponsored by the Savannah Trade & Convention Center.  The Savannah Reindeer Run will benefit anti-bully awareness activity provided by the Prevention Education program at RCC.

Register online here. 

The race includes games and activities;  a Kids Zone and costume contest, a “Best Holiday Cookie” contest.

Other upcoming Savannah runs include:

United Way Turkey Trot, Daffin Park on Thanksgiving Nov. 26 sponsored by SouthCoast Health. Details here. 

Brain & Brawn 5K combines running & STEM activities on Whitemarsh Is, Savannah, Dec. 12. Details here.

Brain & Brawn 5K combines running & STEM activities, Savannah

Tuesday, November 10th, 2015

Brain and Brawn 5K STEM Challenge Savannah Brain & Brawn 5K and 5K Challenge in Savannah
Saturday, December 12, 2015
Whitemarsh Preserve – Hwy 80 and Bryan Woods Rd, 1001 Memorial Ln Savannah, GA 31410

Join the Society of Women Engineers for the Brain & Brawn 5K and 5K Challenge.

If you don’t want to just run the 5K, sign up for the 5K Challenge to put your brain and your legs to the test. Each participant must complete 6 STEM related challenges along the course. Medals awarded to the top finishers and top in age groups for the 5K and 5K Challenge.

There will be a raffle, which will be conducted during the awards for the 5K Challenge, following completion of the race. You do not have to be present to win and is not limited to race participants. Raffle tickets are $5 and will be available for purchase with your registration, at packet picket, on race day, or through the race coordinator. Raffle prizes will be raffled off as separate packages.

Raffle Prizes include (More prizes will be added as they’re received):

4 One Day Disney World Park Hopper Pass
2 Tickets WonderWorks Orlando

All proceeds from these races will benefit the Society of Women Engineers Savannah Coastal Empire Section outreach and scholarship funds. Help SWE Savannah Coastal Empire give back to the community and spread their love for everything STEM.

If you’d like to help and are interested in volunteering or becoming a sponsor, please click here.

Registration Options

5K

5k Challenge – Same course, but there will be 6 STEM related stations that must be completed

5K & 5K Challenge – Includes both races, but participant must be able to complete the 5K in 30 minutes

Registration Schedule

5K or 5K Challenge:
$25 Through November 20
$30 November 21- December 10*
$35 December 11 and 12 (at Packet Pickup)**

5k & 5k Challenge:
$40 Through November 20
$45 November 21- December 10*
$50 December 11 and 12 (at Packet Pickup)**

More details here.

Turkey Trots 2015, Nov. 26 in Savannah, Hilton Head Is.

Monday, November 9th, 2015

United Way Turkey Trot Savannah 2015 Daffin Park Do you have the race buzz after this past weekend’s Savannah Rock n’ Roll runs?

Here’s a way to keep it going. Register for the United Way Turkey Trot presented by SouthCoast Health & happening on Thanksgiving Day 2015 in Daffin Park Savannah

Over 1,500 experienced runners and amateur weekend athletes will enjoy a challenging, fast 4 mile course along with a Kids K and a Diaper Dash. Participants are invited to a post-race awards ceremony, which includes food, beverages and family fun.

Daffin Park
Thu, 11/26/2015
8am – Kid’s K; 8:15am – Diaper Dash;
8:30am 4 Mile Run/Walk

Register here.

Registration Fees

Thru November 12 — $25
November 13 – 19 — $30
November 20 – 25 — $35
Race Day — $40
Kiddie Run and Diaper Dash – FREE

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Hilton Head Turkey Trot 2015Turkey Trot on Hilton Head Is. 

Thursday, November 26, 2015
8:00am 2:00pm
Chart House
2 Hudson Rd Hilton Head Island, SC, 29926 United States

A safe, fun, and family oriented Fun Walk, 5K or 10K to start your Thanksgiving holiday! Registrations began in August so make sure to be on the look out as these races have sold out in the past. Register here.