Fun kid-friendly running events for 2012 in Savannah, Hilton Head Head.

Fall & early winter weekends are loaded with road runs in Savannah & the Lowcountry. If your kids have caught the fun run bug, here are some kid-friendly 5Ks, fun runs and more – including costumed Halloween & Holiday runs –  for the remainder of 2012 in our area.

Go Green 5K Trail Run / Walk
Whitemarsh Preserve, Savannah
Sat. Oct. 13
Details here.

Crab Crawl 5K
JF Gregory Park, Richmond Hill
1 PM Sun. Oct. 21
Details here.

Trick or Trot 5K / 10K
Wilmington Island, Savannah
8 AM Sat. Oct. 27
Includes Halloween Costume Contest: Run, Walk, or just show up in costume and enter the competition. Prizes for the best ones.
Details here.

KiDS ROCK Savannah (with Rock n’Roll Savannah Marathon)
Daffin Park
2 PM Sun. Nov. 4
Kids can run, walk or jog the one-mile course. Every child is a winner and will be rewarded with an official race number, T-shirt, goodie bag, and colorful medal for finishing.
Details here.

Trail of Hope 5K
Skidaway Island State Park
Sat. Nov. 10
10K, 5K, Run & Walk
Fun for the whole family: Kids’ Fun Run, Face Painting, Balloons, Awards, Trophies, T-shirts
Details here.

2012 Jingle Bell Run / Walk 5K Savannah
Islands YMCA
Sat. Nov. 17
Wear a holiday themed costume. Tie jingle bells to your shoelaces.
Details here.

Savannah Turkey Trot benefiting the United Way
Daffin Park
8 AM Nov. 22
Details here.

Enmark Savannah River Bridge Run
Savannah Civic Center
Sat. Dec. 1
Details here.

Reindeer Run 8K
Hutchinson Island
Sat. Dec. 15
The run is followed by a Chili Cook Off with celebrity Judges: Paula Deen, Jaime Deen, Bobby Deen, Straton Leopold, and Mary Jane Crouch; Leopold’s Ice Cream; Bojangles’ Biscuits; Cornhole Competition ; Lots of kid’s activities and mascots galore!
Trophies for the run and kids competitions.
Winner of the Cornhole Competition stays in the Deen’s Tybee cottage for a weekend. In the freezer will be a gallon of Leopold’s Ice Cream
Details here.

Alive in Savannah
Hutchinson Island
New Year’s Eve Dec. 31
Details here.


Hilton Head Is. Bridge Run
Sun. Oct. 21
10K, 5K & Health Walk
Details here.

Zombie Mile Bluffton 5K, 1 Mile Fun Run
5 PM Sat. Oct. 27
The race will be followed by a Halloween Festival for the entire family with: Costume Contest, Trick or Treating, Kids Play Area, Pumpkin Toss, Story Telling, Food & More.
Details here.

Hilton Head Hospital Jingle Jingle Run
5K Road Race & Health Walk
9 AM Dec. 22
Details here.

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