Events in Category: race

Tybee Island Sea Kayak Races

Compete in the River Race, the Race Across the River or take the Little Tybee Challenge during the 17th annual Tybee Island Sea Kayak Races. With three different races and several other activities, the Tybee Island Sea Kayak Races are a hit every year. The Tybee River Race spans six and a half

Step Out 5k Walk

The 23nd annual American Diabetes Association’s (ADA) Step Out 5k Walk to Stop Diabetes will be held on Saturday, October 10 at Forsyth Park starting with registration and continental breakfast starting at 8:00 a.m. After a warm-up, walkers will travel around outer pathways of Forsyth Park and

Cupcake Day 5k, 10k and 13.1 mile (Virtual Run for Charity)

December 15 is National Cupcake Day and you know what that means – it’s time for a Cupcake Day virtual race to celebrate! What does that mean? Well, you sign up online (click here) and complete your race any time during the month of December (if you can run it on December 15, Cupcake Day,

8th Annual Savannah Zombie Walk

The 8th Annual Savannah Zombie Walk will be held Saturday, April 2, 2016 in Savannah from noon to 8 p.m. in Emmet Park. The walk is FREE with a canned food donation and begins promptly at 7 p.m. in Emmet Park off of Bay Street and travels down River Street. This year’s event is themed: Zombie

Fourth Annual Recovery Run

  Join Team Brew/Drink/Run and Green Truck Pub for the fourth annual “Recovery Run” on Sept. 4, 2016 from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Green Truck Neighborhood Pub. This is your chance to burn off a few of the extra calories consumed over Savannah Craft Beer Week (Aug. 28-Sept. 4,

The Birthday Run

Now the single largest birthday event, The Birthday Run has exploded across the United States and will be in Savannah September 18, 2016 from 6-9 p.m. at Lake Mayer! The Birthday Run is both a race, music festival and the biggest birthday celebration ever! A 5k trek with lights, lasers, party hats

YMCA Heart of Savannah 5K and 1 Mile Survivor’s Walk

Join the YMCA of Coastal Georgia for the 27th Annual Heart of Savannah 5K on Saturday, September 24, 2016. Come for the race and stay for a fun family style YMCA party!  This year’s event will feature a 5K Run, 1 Mile Survivors walk and a 1/4-mile kid’s run. All of the proceeds from

Buddy Walk

Join the Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society at 10 a.m. on Saturday, October 1 for the 2016 Buddy Walk, a one-mile fundraising event around historic Forsyth Park. Thousands of people are expected to attend the Buddy Run, which raises awareness and funds for local programs that benefit people with Down

Light the Night Walk

Come out for the Light the Night Walk to benefit blood cancer cures on October 14, 2016 from 5:30-8:30 p.m. at Forsyth Park. The Light The Night Walk is a fundraising campaign benefiting The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society and their funding to research to find blood cancer cures. Its about the

Mattress Dash

On Sunday, October 16, 2016, the south end of Forsyth Park will be turned into a rip-roaringly good time as costumed teams of five race mattresses during a 150m dash for glory and prizes! Teams must build a racing frame capable of holding a single twin mattress and 1 rider, while being pushed by

Superhero Fun Run 5k

Come out, be a Superhero to our kids for the day and enjoy this incredible family fun morning at Lake Mayer on Saturday, October 22, 2016 at 8 a.m. with a 5K timed run/walk, a ½ mile kids fun run, bounce house, music, sponsor vendors and more! Dress up as your favorite hero and show

Treasure Walk 5k Run

The Treasure Walk 5k will be at Armstrong State University on October 22, 2016 at 9:30 a.m. and will raise money for the B.J. Ford Athletic Scholarship which provides an annual scholarship to one outstanding female student-athlete. The B.J. Ford Scholarship was established in 2012 in honor of the

Trick or Trot 5k Fun Run

Savannah Sunrise Rotary is Proud to Present the 2016 Trick or Trot 5k Fun Run on Saturday, Oct. 29, 2016 at the Islands YMCA on Whitemarsh Island. Currently in the 19th year of Trick or Trot, this event is formatted to attract more families. It is a 5k only and we welcome walkers as well

The Reaper 5k Run

Enjoy the unique Reaper 5k Run through the beautiful Lake Mayer Park on October 29, 2016. You will be among thespians during Halloween so now isn’t the time to be shy about your costume creativity. Grab a partner, friends and family and compete for the Best Costume Couple or Group or go big

Donut Run 8k

Come out for the Donut Run 8k, the craziest race in Savannah, on November 12, 2016 at 8:30 a.m. at Daffin Park! The challenge is to run from the Savannah Bananas baseball stadium to Baker’s Pride, eat donuts and run back! With this race, it’s all about having fun and not loosing your

Trail of Hope 5k

Head over to Skidaway Island State Park on Saturday, Nov. 12, 2016 for the 7th Annual Trail of Hope 5K, presented by Dentistry for Children. Participants can support adoption by running the 5K, one-mile or Teddy Bear Tot Trot, in which kids are encouraged to run with their favorite stuffed

Flying Fortress 5k and Mighty 8k

Between 1942 and 1945, 350,000 young airmen answered Uncle Sam’s call and Prime Minister Winston Churchill’s request for help against the Nazis during World War II. Honor their memory and mission by taking part in the 7th Annual Flying Fortress 5K or the 2nd Annual Mighty 8K. The races start at

United Way Turkey Trot

TROT BEFORE YOU GOBBLE at the United Way Turkey Trot on Nov. 24, 2016! Over 1,200 experienced runners and amateur weekend athletes will enjoy a challenging, fast four-mile course, along with a Kids K and a Diaper Dash. The race route starts at Daffin Park, loops through the picturesque Washington

Woof! Woof! 5k

On Saturday, Dec. 10, 2016 from 8 a.m.-noon in Habersham Village and Ardsley Park, bring your dog out for the annual Woof Woof Run! The 4th Annual Woof! Woof! 5K Walk/Run Over Pet Cancer aims to educate and raise awareness for pet cancer in our community and to raise funds for the Blue Buffalo

The Great Escape

On Saturday, Dec. 10, 2016 head over to The Big Nasty ATV Park, located at 108 Godley Rd. in Bloomingdale, for three-mile “The Great Escape” run. You have been captured, locked up in a military prison deep behind enemies lines. They say no one can escape. As a POW, it is your job to

Hot Chocolate Fun Run

Join Fleet Feet Sports Savannah and Brooks Running on Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017 at Fleet Feet Sports Savannah for a Hot Chocolate Fun Run at 7 a.m. Three and five-mile routes will be provided, as well as distances to train for the Savannah Women’s Half with Fleet Feet. There will be early bird

5kRunDead Zombie Run

Get out for the 5KRunDead ZOMBIE RUN on April 1, 2017 from 1-5 p.m. at Lake Mayer in Savannah and be part of the largest zombie run in the world! Runners will endure a 5K run through a zombie-infested course. Test your speed, endurance, and strength while trying to avoid ravenous zombies! Runners

Walk a Mile in Her Shoes

On Thursday, April 6, 2017, the Rape Crisis Center will host the 4th Annual Walk a Mile in Her Shoes Event at Forsyth Park, from 6-8:30 p.m., at the Band Shell. This unique activity allows RCC to galvanize the support of men and boys in our community. Participants are asked to secure pledges in

Race Against Crime 5K/10K/15K

Put on your racing shoes and help CrimeStoppers Race Against Crime at 8 a.m. on Saturday, May 6, 2017 in Forsyth Park! Choose between the 5K, 10K and 15K. Race awards will be presented to the 1st overall male and female and male and 1st overall masters female and male in each race. Age

Miles for Meals 5K

Bring your four-legged friends to Miles for Meals 5K on Saturday, May 20, 2017 in Daffin Park at 8 a.m. and run with the veggies to help Senior Citizens Inc. (SCI) FIGHT TO END SENIOR HUNGER in our community! Miles for Meals is a fun 5K walk/run perfect for all ages. Race proceeds will benefit

JCB Mud Run

Are you ready to get dirty on June 17, 2017? With 5.5 miles of mud, obstacles and fun, this year’s JBC Mud Run course is much more interesting and challenging than any regular run. So join us at 8 a.m. at the JCB North America Headquarters, 2000 Bamford Blvd., in Pooler to take part

Watermelon Crawl

Join Fleet Feet Sports of Savannah for the Watermelon Crawl at Lake Mayer Park on Tuesday, July 4, 2017 at 7 a.m.! Everyone is invited to partake in this festive fun run. Choose between six miles or eight, and afterwards enjoy all the watermelon your heart desires. More details to come! Go