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Safe Kids Savannah Youth Triathlon, Sept. 6

Thursday, July 24th, 2014

Savannah Kids Triathlon 2014

We’re looking forward to the TD Bank Hilton Head Kids’ Triathlon on Aug. 9

Did you know there’s also an upcoming kids triathlon in Savannah? The Safe Kids Savannah Youth Triathlon (kids ages 7-15) is Sept.6. The swimming, biking and running event will be held around Lake Mayer and the Chatham County Aquatic Center for youth ages 7 to 15.

Save money by registering before Aug. 31. Pre-register before Aug. 31: $45. Register Sept. 1-5: $55.

More info here.  

So as the organizers says: come on and give it a ‘Tri.’

Puttathon 5K race & putting challenge to benefit new Pooler Farmers’ Market

Saturday, July 19th, 2014

Puttathon Pooler Farmers Market This upcoming Saturday July 26, take part in the first ever Puttathlon, running on Crosswinds Golf Course, a putt or chip could give you a short cut, saving you time and mileage. This event is to raise money for the new Pooler Farmers Market, which is opening Aug. 13.

You’ll run through the Crosswinds Par 3 course and be faced with multiple putting challenges. Make you putt and enjoy a shortened course. Miss your putt and you’ll be adding the distance back. Clubs and balls are provided on the course, just show up ready for a challenge.

Distance: 5K (depending on how you do on your challenges – distance not guaranteed)
Date & Time: 8-10 AM Sat July 26 2014
Location: The clubhouse at Crosswinds Golf Course utilizing the Par 3 course, 232 James B Blackburn Dr., Savannah, 31408
Charity: Pooler Farmers Marketing opening Aug. 13.
Challenge: There will be 3 challenge holes. Complete the putt or chip and you’ll skip part of the course. Miss your shot and you’ll be running the full distance.
Registration
Early Bird: $20 until June 1st
Regular Pricing: $25 until July 1st
Late Registration: $30 until 10:00pm July 24th
Packet Pickup and on Race Day: $35

MORE INFO BY CLICKING HERE.

Savannah Summer Soaker 5K & Free Kids’ 1/2 mile run

Monday, July 14th, 2014

Summer Soaker 5K 2014

ERS Savannah is proud to present the 2014 Summer Soaker 5k this Sat. July 19 2014 on Hutchinson Is.

Organizers tested this event out last year and it was way to much fun. The only requirement is you bring a Water Gun.

Race organizers will provide the water and some spray down facilities. Timed, with awards and it might be the best Kids Run of the year. this race supports the Living Vine.

Kids 9 and younger are free no registration required.

Schedule:
July 17th 10 PM Close of online registration. Register here. 
July 18th Packet Pickup 10 to 6 (Location The Living Vine)
July 19th:
7:45 Kids’ 1/2 Mile – closed course, 1 lap, full visibility the whole race. Kids’ run is free
8 AM 5K- Course follows the Hutchinson Is. race course and will run through the park inside Grand Prize Parkway on Hutchinson Island near the Westin Savannah.
YOU WILL GET WET IN THIS RACE – Participants are encouraged  not to use any electronic devices.

Do not forget your water gun!

Features include:

Family friendly
Kids are encouraged
Stoller Friendly
It is a park, so make a picnic out of it.
Post race watermelon

Pricing:
· Early Bird $15 until May 1st
· Regular Pricing $20 until June1st
· Late Registration July 1st $25
· Packet Pickup and Race Day $30
· Kids 9 and younger are free no registration required.

MORE INFO HERE. 

Endurance Race Services, LLC is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser, www.savannahraces.com/

Kids’ Triathlon @ Hilton Head Is. , Aug. 9

Thursday, July 10th, 2014

Kids' triathlon Hilton Head Is. This looks like a great, fit way to wrap up your kid’s summer.

TD BANK Hilton Head Island KIDS Triathlon– August 9, 2014 @ Island Recreation Center – Hilton Head Island, SC

Time – 9am Start

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

Transition Area: The transition area will be set up in the front parking lot of the Island Recreation Center. Bike racks will be placed in 3 zones – grouped by age divisions. Participants will rack their bike on the bike rack(s) in their zone and set up their transition area next to their bike with their race equipment (helmet, running shoes, …).

Swim: The swim will start at 9am. The age group 4-6 yrs will go first and complete the swim – then, head over to the bike and run. ALL participants 4-6yrs will complete the race course before the next 2 age groups start the swim. Swimmers will use the same lane to swim their respective distance. The swim will be monitored by life guards and there will be skilled volunteers in the water (along the swim lane) assisting the swimmers if needed.

Transition 1: Participants enter the transition area and go straight to their bike. All participants must wear a helmet – NO EXCEPTIONS. Participants must run their bikes out of transition and mount their bike in the safe zone.

Bike: Participants will bike their respective distance. All passing must be on the left side of the overtaken rider.

Transition 2: Participants will dis-mount their bike in the safe zone and run their bike back to their spot in the transition.

Run: Participants will run their respective distance – and, finish at the finish line in front of the Island Rec Center.

More info here.

Deal on The Great Escape 5K Race, Bloomingdale

Thursday, May 15th, 2014

Saved by the Deal savings on The Great Escape 5K Savannah Check out the Saved by the Deal savings on The Great Escape 5K obstacle race happening June 7 2014: only 3 days and 85 vouchers left to save 50% on the Great Escape.

Save Money, Give Back with www.Savedbythedeal.org and www.savannahraces.com.

Click here for the deal details.

The Great Escape 2014
June 7th 2014
This is a 3 mile race with 15 obstacles, and multiple chase zones within the course. There is no timing, just escape. The first wave of prisoners will escape at 8:30pm. Location: Big Nasty ATV Park Bloomingdale GA

Mother/Daughter 5K, April 26, Hutchinson Is., Savannah

Thursday, April 3rd, 2014

Mother Daughter 5K

We love this Savannah 5K theme: Mothers and Daughters Together

Savannah’s Mother Daughter 5K
April 26th 2014
9 AM

Complete your goals together – mothers, grandmothers, daughters, grand daughters
Run – Walk – Stroller

Visit the race Facebook Page here for more info.

$30 registration until April 24th
Registration includes shirt and free photo download.
Details here.

If your daughter is 9 years of age or younger, they do not need to register but they must participate either as a runner, carried or pushed in a stroller! There is a special place in the registration for their name and age. If 10 or older they must be register.

Every runner must have a race bib but children 9 years of age and younger are free.

SPA AWARD: Highest Cumulative Age Group Award: Running with your Grandmother, Mother, Daughter, Grand-daughter – then you might win the Award for the highest Cumulative Age. You and your team will enjoy pedicures, massages, lunch and few relaxing hours at the Heavenly Spa by Westin. The appointment is booked for 11:00pm after the race. You’ll shower, sit in the steam room or just relax at the spa, while your pampered like royalty. Enjoy lunch at your leisure. Endurance Race Services will contact you on Friday prior to the race and recognize you on race morning.

Location: Hutchinson Island, Parking at the Savannah International Trade Center
Address: 1 International Dr., Savannah, GA 31401
Parking: Free.

MORE INFO HERE.

Endurance Race Services, LLC is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser, www.savannahraces.com/

Easter Egg 5K & Family Fun Fest, Port Wentworth

Thursday, March 27th, 2014

Easter Egg 5K and Family Fun Fest Port Wentworth Easter Egg 5k & Family Fun Fest
Lake Shore Neighborhood, Port Wentworth
Sat April 19 2014
Open to the public

Benefits:
•Kids Run
•Electronic Non-Chip Timing
•The ERS Custom Race Bib with awesome Free stuff
•First time race course

Schedule:
Packet Pickup: 10am to 6pm Friday Prior to the Race Location TBD
Race Day Registration opens: 7:00am
Close of Race Day Registration 8:45am
Race Start 9:00am

Endurance Race Services Savannah is Savannah’s stop for 5k, 10k, Halfs and fun runs including Mud Runs. They provide management, registration and event promotion service for local charity races here.

Enjoy the Endurance Race Services Race Guarantee
No Fear Race Registration, Signed up for an ERS Race and find you can’t run it for any reason, we will refund 100% of the race price up until the close of online registration. You can transfer your registration to another runner or your registration value to another race which will save you the additional credit card and website convenience fee.

Have questions about Easter Egg 5k? Contact Endurance Race Services by clicking here.

FOR MORE LOCAL EASTER 2014 EVENTS INCLUDING EASTER EGG HUNTS, CLICK HERE.

Big Nasty Mud Run x5 (plus free kids’ run with adult registration), 4/5, Bloomingdale

Thursday, March 20th, 2014

Big Nasty Mud Run x5: April 5 2014 in Bloomingdale
The mud is calling, join the thousands who have gone before you and challenge The Big Nasty Mud Run.

It is time for the 5th running of the Big Nasty. Sign up now for the most fun you can have playing in the mud. It is a test of your strength and endurance. It is a huge fundraiser for multiple charities and at the end of this challenge you will have forge a memory fit for a life time.
4.7 Miles, 30 obstacles, Lots of Mud.
•You must be 13 years of age
•Run solo or with a teammate (Team info here. )
•Compete or run just for the fun of it
•More Mud but Less Money, as much as $40 less per person
•Just 15 mins from Savannah, Ga with easy access from I-95
•Kids’ Run 7:45 AM and 11:05 AM (free with adult Registration)

To register or for more info, click here.

Endurance Race Services, LLC is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser, www.savannahraces.com/

5K Trail Run at St. Andrew’s School, Wilmington Is., Savannah

Thursday, March 13th, 2014

St. Andrew's 5K Savannah

St. Andrew’s School is hosting the first-ever 5K Trail Run on March 29 at the school on Wilmington Island, Savannah.

Kid Run (age 10 and under)  8 a.m.
5K Run  8:15 a.m.
5K Walk  9:30 a.m.

Register online at www.fleetfeetsavannah.com/lions

Cost is $25 and supports St. Andrew’s student athletes

St. Andrew’s School, 601 Penn Waller Road, Savannah, 31410, www.saintschool.com  St. Andrew’s School is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser.

60% off Savannah Kilt & Kolor Run: Come clean, leave green

Thursday, March 6th, 2014

Savannah Kilt and Kolor Run

Here’s the perfect way to kickoff St. Patrick’s Weekend in Savannah: the Savannah Kilt & Kolor Run, 9 AM Sat. March 15.

Savedbythedeal.org is offering 60% off the run this weekend.

Come Clean, Leave Green: This is a just for fun, no timing, powder fight 5K which includes pre-race Zumba warmup, free parking and the best race bib in town. This discount was created to help make it easier for families to run together. It does not include a shirt or individual powder packet.

Click here  for more information.

Savedbythedeal.org is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

2014 Tybee Turtle Trot 5k & FREE Loggerhead Sea Turtle Release (April 26)

Wednesday, February 19th, 2014

2014 Tybee Turtle TrotAnnual Tybee Turtle trot 5k at 8:30 AM April 26, 2014. This beach run and sea turtle release help kick off Georgia’s sea turtle nesting season.

Loggerhead Sea Turtle Release: After the race, the GEORGIA SEA TURTLE CENTER is releasing a Loggerhead Sea Turtle patient back to the ocean from Tybee! You’ll also have a chance to meet their mascot Scute and learn all about sea turtles at the GSTC s Education Station located in front of the Tybee Island Marine Science Center.

Loggerhead Sea Turtle release at 10 AM in front of the Tybee Island Marine Science Center after the race.

For more info, visit http://tybeemarinescience.org/ or call 912.786.5917.

2014 Tybee Turtle Trot 5k
Tybee Island Marine Science Center Next to the Tybee Pier
8:30 AM April 26 2014

Register here.

Saved by the Deal: Discount on Endurance Race Services season pass, Savannah

Monday, November 18th, 2013

Endurance Race Services discount Savannah Would you like to run all Endurance Race Services (ERS) Savannah Races for below early bird pricing?

With the ERS Savannah Season race pass you can sign up anytime before race day using your personal registration code. If you can’t run a race, share your pass with a friend. We have 12 races planned for 2014, at early bird pricing, worth $345, At regular pricing over $400 and over $500 if you have a habit of registering late.

Saved by the Deal.org currently has a deal on ERS race passes. Details here.

2013 Races Included:
Jingle Jog and The New Years Celebration 5k/10k
2014 Races already Scheduled:
Hot Cocoa Half/10k, The Big Nasty Mud Run, Summer Soaker, The Great Escape, Milestone Half/10k, Jingle Jog, New Years Celebration Run

and more coming…

Deal details here.

Saved by the Deal is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

$10 off the 5K Celebration Run, 11/23, Savannah

Saturday, November 16th, 2013

Saved by deal girls on the runGirls on the Run of Coastal Georgia
$10 off the 5K Celebration Run
Cost: $15.00
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Regular Price $25.00
Value: $10
Discount: 40%

Please join Girls on the Run on Nov. 23 for the Happiest Run Around Town!

Anyone who has been to a Girls on the Run 5K Celebration Run knows that it is unlike any other running event. It is a celebration of and for the girls who are completing a ten week season of Girls on the Run programming.

By the day of the 5K, their enthusiasm is so unbridled that they are running around before the race! Positive energy abounds as the girls dance to warm-up music, get their hair “happied” and “tattoos” on their faces, and gather with their teammates to hold hands as they head to the starting line.

This 5K is a competitive, community event that will bring a smile to your face! You will be so glad you participated.

Highlights:
•Community 5k- Everyone Is Welcome.
•Spaghetti Carb Fest Dinner & Pre-Race Party on Nov 22 from 5:30-7:30.
•Fabulous Family Friendly After Party.
•Professionally Timed.
•Age Group Awards.
•Dry Blend T-shirts.
•Finisher Medals for ALL.

Girls on the Run of Coastal Georgia

See more here.

Savedbythedeal.org is a daily deal and online coupon site, created to help charities fund raise. The site helps local businesses advertise, but the revenues go to the charities. Savedbythedeal.org is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival 2013, Richmond Hill

Wednesday, October 9th, 2013

Great Ogeeche Seafood Festival 2013The Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival in JF Gregory Park in Richmond Hill, Ga. is fun for the whole family.  Join in Oct. 18-20 for some amazing seafood and incredible music.

The Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival – an official event of the Richmond Hill/Bryan County Chamber of Commerce – will feature continuous entertainment on 2 stages with local bands, dancers and national entertainment Friday and Saturday nights, a carnival midway, 5K Crab Crawl, dozens of arts and crafts vendors and the greatest seafood found anywhere in Coastal Georgia.

Plus, a grand display of fireworks Saturday night. The Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival is a quality family event.

FESTIVAL DATES & TIMES
Friday, Oct. 18th 5:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 19th 10:00 a.m.-11:00 p.m.
Sunday, Oct. 20th: 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

ADMISSION PRICES Adults (17 and older) Friday, Saturday (until 4 p.m.) and all-day Sunday – $5.00 Saturday after 4 p.m. – $15.00
Teens (ages 13-16) Friday, Saturday (until 4 p.m.) and all-day Sunday – $5.00 Saturday after 4 p.m. – $5.00
Children (ages 4-12)
Friday, Saturday (until 4 p.m.) and all-day Sunday – $3.00
Saturday after 4 p.m. – $5.00
Children 3 and under
Friday, Saturday (until 4 p.m.) and all-day Sunday – FREE
Saturday after 4 p.m. – FREE

Giveaway: FREE entry into KiDS ROCK Savannah 2013

Monday, October 7th, 2013

KiDS ROCK SAVANNAH

Win your little ROCKSTAR a free entry into KiDS ROCK Savannah, a one-mile fun run for children in grades K – 7, 2 PM Nov. 10 in Daffin Park.

To enter to win, visit the KiDS ROCK Facebook page by clicking here. Then on the wall, share your tip on how you encourage your child to stay fit and please say that SouthernMamas.com sent you.

Deadline to enter is midnight Thurs. Oct. 10. We’ll pick a winner & announce it here and on our SouthernMamas.com Facebook page. So be sure to check back if you entered to win.

Registration for 2013 is open for KiDS ROCK Savannah.

2013 Event Information:
• Sunday, November 10, 2013
• Daffin Park in Savannah, GA
• Time: 2 PM
• Apply to be a Team Today! Read more below.

Finishing a marathon is child’s play with KiDS ROCK Savannah. This non-competitive, non-timed event is all about having fun and making it to the finish line.  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 and will be rewarded with an official race number, T-shirt, goodie bag, and colorful medal – just for finishing!

School/Team registration is now open. There is no fee to be a team, however you need a minimum of 10 registered participants. Being an official KiDS ROCK Team allows your team name to be listed in our registration system and allows you to pick-up your student’s race numbers and t-shirts. Please complete the online Intent To Form a Team Application. More info here.

For questions regarding team registration, please contact Christina at cmcgregor@competitorgroup.com .

Giveaway: Family four-pack of tickets to Poppell Farms pumpkin patch (daytrip from Savannah)

Tuesday, October 1st, 2013

Poppell Farms pumpkin patch 2013 near SavannahUPDATE: Winner is Kasey Suddath! Congratulations!!

Also Poppell Farms has a $2 off online coupon on their website. Click here.

This week Poppell family farms - the 10-acre labyrinth & activity-packed farm in Odum about six miles from Jesup – is giving away a family four pack of tickets to a lucky SouthernMamas.com reader!

Poppell Family Farms is the farm to visit for pumpkin patch fun. The grand opening for the 2013 Fall season is Oct. 5.

To enter to win FOUR tickets from SouthernMamas.com, please “like” Poppell Farms on Facebook by clicking here, then on their FB wall, share your favorite farm activity at Poppell or your favorite thing to during fall from ( Need hints? Check out our FALL FUN GUIDE by clicking here). Please say SouthernMamas.com sent you. We will pick winner by 11 AM this Fri. Oct. 4 & announce it here & on the SouthernMamas.com Facebook page. So please check back to find out if you entered to win.

New @ Poppell Farms this Fall 2013 season

Poppell Family Farms Pumpkin Patch 2013 near Savannah“Cow Milking Contest” – race your friends milking our cow and see who can fill their bucket first!

Poppell Farms Pumpkin Patch near Savannah, Hilton Head Is. “Animal Ranch Bouncer” – Have fun bouncing and playing with the farm animals.

“Honey Bee-Bee House” – A self-contained beehive (no-strays flying around) built with plexi-glass on both sides so that everyone can observe the farm’s little worker bees making honey.

New Restrooms – with BABY CHANGING STATIONS, Heat & Air Conditioning!

About Poppell Farms

Take a hayride to Charlie Brown, Lucy, and Linus in the pumpkin patch , ride the cow train, feed animals in the petting farm, try steer roping, Spyder Slyder and the all-time kids’ favorite, the popular crop hopper, which is giant jumping air pillow that has kids giggling upon their first bounce.

Special events each weekend including:
* Safety Day on Oct. 12 with emergency, fire and police vehicles on display. Details here.
* A-Maze-ing Race 5K and Pumpkin Patch Trot on Oct. 19. Details here.
* Halloween Party on Oct. 26. Costume Contest begin at 2 PM. Details here.

For admission costs, click here. The farm is @ 1765 Hyma Poppell Loop, Odum, 31555.
For info or to make reservations, call 912.586.2215 or click here.

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Corn Maze
Poppell’s corn maze is intricate network of twists and turns carved into 10 acres of corn. It opens Oct. 5 2013. Because of all the rain this past summer, the corn is not has tall as it normally is, so it’s ideal for kids this year rather than adults.
Though the correct pathway can be walked in only 15 minutes, most wandering maze-goers will require about one hour to travel through more than three miles of twists, turns and decision points..

For admission costs, directions or more information please visit the farm’s website www.poppellfarms.com , e-mail popfarms1@windstream.net or call (912) 586-2215. **Follow Poppell Farms on Facebook by clicking here**

HOURS
2013 Schedule
Saturday, October 5 – Sunday, November 3, 2012

Friday Evenings 5:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. Corn Maze “Freddy’s Fright in the Forest” Play Area (NO HAYRIDE or PUMPKIN PATCH)
Saturdays 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Corn Maze Hayride to the Pumpkin Patch Play Area
Saturday Evenings 5:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. Corn Maze “Freddy’s Fright in the Forest” Play Area (NO HAYRIDE or PUMPKIN PATCH)
Sundays 12 Noon – 5:00 p.m. ALL ACTIVITIES Except “Freddy’s Fright in the Forest”

Poppell Farms, email popfarms1@windstream.net , (912) 586-2215, 1765 Hyma Poppell Loop, Odum, 31555 Poppell Farms is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

KiDS ROCK Savannah 1 mile fun run for kids in grades K-7, 11/10, Savannah

Tuesday, October 1st, 2013

Kids Rock Rock n Roll race in Savannah 2013Registration for 2013 is open for KiDS ROCK Savannah.

2013 Event Information:
•Sunday, November 10, 2013
• Daffin Park in Savannah, GA
• Time: 2 PM
•Apply to be a Team Today! Read more below.

Finishing 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 and making it to the finish line.  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 and will be rewarded with an official race number, T-shirt, goodie bag, and colorful medal – just for finishing!

School/Team registration is now open. There is no fee to be a team, however you need a minimum of 10 registered participants. Being an official KiDS ROCK Team allows your team name to be listed in our registration system and allows you to pick-up your student’s race numbers and t-shirts. Please complete the online Intent To Form a Team Application. More info here.

For questions regarding team registration, please contact Christina at cmcgregor@competitorgroup.com .

FOR MORE LOCAL KIDS’ FALL EVENTS, CLICK HERE.

School Kids Against Bullying 5K run/walk/roll, Thunderbolt

Friday, September 27th, 2013

Schools Against Bullying SavannahSchool Kids Against Bullying in Savannah is holding a 5K run/walk/roll in Thunderbolt October 5th at the American Legion Post.

Puppet People will be there with one of their puppets, Eugenia Fernwhipple, congratulating the runners as they finish.

Learn more at www.skabkids.com . Pick up Registration forms at Thunderbolt Town Hall, American Legion Post 184, Piggly Wiggy on Skidaway, Coachs Corner and Fleet Feet.

Angela Beasley’s Puppet People, “Making Magical Memories That Last A Lifetime!,  http://puppetpeople.com/, 3119 Furber Ave., Savannah, 31404 Office: 912.355.3366, Cell: 912.508.2266 email angela@puppetpeople.com Puppet People is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

Big Discounts on The Big Nasty Mud Run, Sept. 24 in Bloomingdale

Monday, September 2nd, 2013

discount on big nasty mud run in SavannahThe popular Big Nasty Mud Run will be Sept. 21 2013. Here are two big discount options so you can participate & save. This will be a 4.7 mile run with over 30 obstacles and of course – a lot of mud and a lot of fun!! This has been become the top mud run in the Savannah area.

CLICK HERE FOR THE DEAL DETAILS.

2 Deal Options

$60.00 for $90.00 – $60 For 2 to The BIG NASTY MUD RUN
$35.00 for $59.00 – $35 Individual Division

Highlights and Full Details

The Big Nasty Mud Run X34 is here!

Just under 5 miles, and 30 obstacles including and lots of mud! This run will test your endurance, strength and fun scale. It is all natural mud and good wholesome fun. More Detail, videos, photos and more visit http://www.bignastymudrun.com/

This has become one of the Southeast’s most exciting mud runs! Be prepared to get muddy, work hard and laugh a lot! Must be 13 Year age, average time required to complete this race is 1h to 1h 30min. Are you a beginner, don’t worry people of all abilities have completed this challenge.

Wave System:

Competitive Divisions are for those serious competitors who want to compete for prizes and status as Mud Run Champions. You can sign up for these waves even if you are not a competitive runner. Waves 1-6 These waves are not included in the deal.

Serious Muddy WavesDivisions for those who just want to have fun. Timed but no awards. These waves are included in this deal.

Teams – Group of 2, You must run together at all times.

Directions:

The park is located on Stagecoach Road near Bloomingdale, Ga. Coming from Savannah, Take Hwy 80 west towards Pooler and Bloomingdale. After Bloomingdale, turn right onto Stagecoach Road. (Look for the signs) Take Stagecoach Road down for 2.5 miles and park will be on your left. 108 Godley Rd, Bloomingdale, GA 31302.

Voucher good through: September 14, 2013

CLICK HERE FOR THE DEAL DETAILS.

 

Wormsloe Annual Fall Run, half-price for kids 8-15 & free costume fun for kids 7 & younger, Sept. 21

Friday, August 16th, 2013

Kids run run in Savannah

Wormsloe Run annual fall run. This years event is Sept 21 2013 at 8:00am.

This year the Run for the Oaks @ Wormsloe 5K & 10K run will offer a half price run rate for kids 8-15 and a FREE Kiddie Costume Run for kids ages 7 & younger. Kids are encouraged to dress in 1700 period dress.

More info here.

Wormsloe State Historic Site, 7601 Skidaway Road, Savannah, 31406, https://www.facebook.com/events/207688276037111/

Get ready: Big Nasty Mud Run x4, Sept. 21, Savannah

Monday, July 15th, 2013

Big Nasty Mud Run Savannah September 2013The Big Nasty Mud Run x4 is coming soon: Sept 21.

Run this course of 5 miles and 30 obstacles that will test your endurance, but will leave you hungry for more. This is perhaps the least expensive mud run in the South, but considered by many to be the most fun.

Hosted by volunteers, raising money for multiple charities and constantly adding and improving – all of which are attributes which have encouraged many to run again and again.

Contact bignastymudrun@gmail.com  with any questions or visit www.bignastymudrun.com/  to learn more.

Safe Kids Savannah Youth Triathlon 2013 for ages 9-14

Tuesday, June 11th, 2013

Savannah Youth Triathlon 2013

 

Attention parents of 9-14 years olds – this triathlon is for your kids. Swim. Bike. Run. The Safe Kids Savannah Youth Triathlon will be Sept. 7 @ Chatham County Aquatic Center and Lake Mayer. For more info click here

 

July 4th Firecracker 5K & Health Walk + Firecracker Children’s Fun Run, Hilton Head Is.

Monday, June 10th, 2013

Firecracker July 4th Run Hilton Head Is. 28th Annual Hilton Head Island Firecracker 5000

Thursday, July 4th 2013
Jarvis Creek Park
Register by clicking here.

New Location & Course for 2013

The 2013 Hilton Head Firecracker Run will be staged from scenic Jarvis Creek Park.

The 28th Hilton Head Firecracker 5000 Road Race and Family Fun Walk will be held on Thursday, July 4 at 8:00am at Jarvis Creek Park on Hilton Head Island. The Hilton Head Firecracker 5000, is the largest and oldest road race in Beaufort County and one of the top ten races in the State of South Carolina. Over 1500 runners and walkers from across the United States annually participate in this fun, healthy, family event.

The festive Post-Race Celebration features a Children’s Fun Run, Live music from Chris Jones, Craft Beer Garden, fresh fruit, ice cold refreshments, door prizes, Covert Aire CooZzone and more. A percentage of proceeds from the event benefits local charities including: The Hilton Head Rotary Club, Hilton Head High School Cross Country Team and The Hilton Head Runners Club.

Firecracker Children’s Fun Run – Every child receives a prize for participation!
The Firecracker Children’s Fun Run is designed for kids 8 years and under and takes place inside Jarvis Creek Park.
Beginning at 9 a.m., the race is broken down into three heats: ( distance are approximate )
Age 3 and Under: 25-yards run beginning at 9 am
Ages 4-5: 50-yards run beginning at 9:05 am
Ages 8 & under: 100-yards beginning at 10:10 am
Register for Firecracker Children’s Fun Run here:
Parents can pre-register their child for the fun run online or at Packet Pick-Up on July 3rd or July 4th.
Pre-Registration is $10 per child ( $5 late fee ) and includes a bib, t-shirt and finishers prize!
(pre-registration is recommended to guarantee event t-shirt )

POST RACE BEER GARDEN ( cash only )
Enjoy an ice cold craft or domestic beer after the Firecracker 5000 at our new Craft Beer Garden.
The Post Race Beer Garden will feature more then 20 different beers. Domestic Beer $3 • Craft Beer $4 ( cash only )
FOOD VENDORS
Some vendors will provide free small samples to runners – cash sales for seconds & non runners.

8:05 Start – Arrive Early
Free parking is available at the Hilton Head School Campus. Please allow at least 30 to 45 minutes to park and walk to Jarvis Creek Park. Staff will begin stagging runners at 7:45 for start behind Jarvis Creek Park

Great race for kids: Savannah Mile Run on May 25

Wednesday, May 15th, 2013

Savannah Mile Run 2013Make plans to take the kids to the 7th Annual Savannah Mile Run on May 25.

This popular run will begin at Forsyth Park and continue one mile straight down Drayton Street, finishing on Broughton Street. This unique running event attracts all levels of participants, from children to experienced runners.

The Savannah Mile will include five heats and feature a Fun Run Family Heat and five-year age groups, guaranteeing many award winners. All proceeds go to The 200 Club, which provides immediate financial assistance to the surviving family of local law enforcement officers and firefighters who lose their lives in the line of duty. First responders and military enjoy complimentary entry.

A moment of silence will be observed prior to the Savannah Mile awards ceremony to honor the victims of the bombing in Boston on April 15, as well as the victims of the recent explosion in West Texas on April 17, which includes many first responders. Participants will have an opportunity to donate money to the The One Fund Boston, which benefits the people most affected by the tragic events that occurred in Boston.

WHEN: Saturday, May 25, 2013, 8 a.m.
WHERE: Forsyth Park, Corner of Park and Drayton Avenue, Savannah, 31401
COST: $20 through May 23, $25 May 24 and 25
REGISTER: To register, please visit The 200 Club online at www.twohundredclub.org or Fleet Feet Savannah at http://www.active.com/framed/event_detail.cfm?EVENT_ID=2093452&CHECKSSO=0. For sponsorship information, call Renee Laurie at 912.238.1200 ext. 111 or email at rlaurie@princebush.com.

Sea Turtle Release & Turtle Trot 5K Tybee Beach Run, Tybee Is.

Saturday, April 6th, 2013

Tybee Sea Turtle Release & Turtle Trot 9th Annual Turtle Trot – 5K Tybee Beach Run
Sign-in starts 6:30 a.m. Run/walk is at 7:30 AM Sat. April 27, 2013 at Tybee Island Marine Science Center next to the Tybee Pier
Fundraiser for the Tybee Island Sea Turtle Project and
kick-off for Coastal Georgia’s Sea Turtle nesting season!
www.TybeeTurtleTrot.net
After the race, the GEORGIA SEA TURTLE CENTER is releasing a Loggerhead Sea Turtle patient back to the ocean! You’ll also have a chance to meet their mascot Scute and learn all about sea turtles at the GSTC’s Education Station located in front of the Tybee Island Marine Science Center.

Silas the loggerhead will be released into the surf in front of the Tybee Marine Science Center around 9 a.m. April 27 following the Tybee Turtle Trot. Sign-in for the Tybee Island Marine Science Center’s Sea Turtle Trot starts at 6:30 a.m. April 27 at the center at 1509 Strand Ave., next to the Tybee Pier. The run/walk begins at 7:30 a.m. Registration is $25 for non-members, $20 for Science Center members. For more information, go to tybeemarinescience.org/turtle-trot. Silas is named after Silas, a 4 year old boy with terminal cancer from Lyons, Ga. Read about Silas here

• Registration is $25 for non-members, $20 for Science Center members

Pre-register by April 17th to get your free tee-shirt. To register, click here.

• Sign-in starts 6:30 a.m., the run/walk at 7:30 a.m. and sea turtle release at 9-ish

Tybee Is. Marine Science Center is off the 14th Street parking lot, next to the pier, at 1510 Strand Avenue, Tybee Island, Georgia 31328.

FREE Kids Run @ 2013 SEACREST Race for Preservation, Feb. 23, Savannah

Tuesday, February 5th, 2013

The 2013 Race for Preservation will host their First Annual Kid’s Run, approximately 1/4 mile course, on Saturday, February 23rd at Forsyth Park, Savannah at 7:45 AM, prior to the 8 AM start of the 5K & 10K events.

Combining the goal of fitness with an appreciation for the beautiful City of Savannah, this kiddie run will take runners from the north side of Forsyth Park—Bull @ Gaston Streets (starting line), heading south, circling the Forsyth Park Fountain and returning back to the finish line. Approximately ¼ mile course.

The new Kids Run is free of charge to all participants. This is a family-friendly event and parents are encouraged to bring the entire family.

Get ready to run the 5K or 10K or, if you prefer, walk the 5K. Race registration is open and ongoing at Fleet Feet Savannah:
http://www.fleetfeetsavannah.com/race-for-preservation

For more information, please visit:
http://www.myhsf.org/special-events/seacrest-race/
Or see the new Facebook page for constant news and updates by clicking here.

FOR MORE SAVANNAH & HILTON HEAD ROAD RACES/FUN RUNS, CLICK HERE.

Get in shape for 2013: Run a race in Savannah, Hilton Head Is.

Tuesday, January 29th, 2013

Are you planning to run one (or more) of the races in this weekend’s Critz Tybee Run Fest or next weekend’s 11th Annual Hilton Head Half Marathon & 10K/5K?

Or do you wish you were in shape to do so?

If you or your kids have caught the road race bug, click here for a list of 5Ks/10Ks, fun runs, mud runs and more happening in the Savannah/Hilton Head Is. 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 : Join the Savannah Striders Running Club for only $10! This is a one-year fully activated membership open to new members only. Deal expires Feb. 10 2013.

Again, click here for a list of local upcoming 2013 races.

You’re invited: Big Nasty Mud Run, April 6, Savannah

Thursday, January 10th, 2013

The Big Nasty Mud Run is 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.

Savannah Striders Running Club’s fitness deal: Join for only $10; deal expires Feb. 10

Thursday, January 10th, 2013

Get in shape in 2013! Join the Savannah Striders Running Club for only $10!
This is a one-year fully activated membership open to new members only.

Savannah Striders  will inspire you and help you reach your fitness goals for 2013!

Here’s what you get:
Free training programs for beginners (walkers & runners) and experienced
athletes.
Fun runs with diverse and health-minded people
Advice from mentors
Access to a quality website with beneficial information
Monthly inspirational meetings with relevant and exciting speakers
Frequent social events (let’s just say this group knows how to have a good
time)
A free membership gift for joining today!

Sign up online at www.savystrider.com . Click on “member signup”
Also preview our club on Facebook at www.facebook.com/savystrider12

This offer lasts for 1-month and expires on Feb. 10, 2013.

Savannah Striders, www.savystrider.com, www.facebook.com/savystrider12

Alive in Savannah 2012: Race, Festival, Family-Focused, Fireworks

Tuesday, December 25th, 2012

Celebrate the end of the year with the entire family in a healthy way at this great family-friendly three-day New Year’s event: Alive in Savannah 2012.
This popular annual celebration takes place Dec. 29-Dec. 31 2012 at the Westin Savannah Harbor Golf Resort & Spa’s race track.
Kids can enjoy a carnival atmosphere with bounce houses, a 5 sided Rock Climbing Wall, Zip Line, Rope Swing, Super Slides
There will also music, kids’ fun run & fireworks.
Other competitions include 5K, 10K, Extreme Fitness Challenge & more. On-site childcare provided for competitors.
Forgo the pricey babysitter and crowded bars for this fit, family event.
Stay connected by “liking” Alive in Savannah on Facebook here.

Here’s the schedule of events

Schedule:
Dec 29th
PB&J Relay – 4 x 800 and 4 x whatever relay (2 miles total)
Alive Extreme Fitness Contest Open qualifier
Dec 30th
Alive Extreme Fitness Contest Gym qualifier
Live Music
Dec 31st
Youth Band Competition
Alive Extreme Fitness Contest Champions
Kids Run ¼ mile
5K, 10K Race through the Westin Golf Course
2 Live Bands
Team Impact Presentation
Fireworks

All three days
20 Inflatables
Childcare for participants up to 2 hours
Savannah Harbor Festival of Lights Drive through Light show

Alive in Savannah @ Westin Savannah, www.aliveinsavannah.com/ , Alive in Savannah is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser.