Saturday, September 3, 2011
Main Beach Park Atlantic Avenue Fernandina BeachFL  32034
Saturday, September 3, 2011
Main Beach Park Atlantic Avenue Fernandina BeachFL  32034

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The 10th Anniversary of the Turtle Trot, 5K

Labor Day, September 3, 2011 at 7:30 a.m.

Main Beach Park, Atlantic Avenue at the Beach

This year only, the 5K race starts and ends on the beach with an out-and back-course.

Walkers welcome! Please dont walk/run on the sand dunes; enjoy viewing the sea turtle nests along the route,

but dont disturb them theyre protected by law! Fees: Through Aug. 26, 2011, $20.00 per person; $25.00 per person after August 26, 2011. Pre-registration ends 2:00 p.m. on September 1, 2011.

Half- and 1-mile kids fun runs start at 8:30 a.m. The fun runs are $10.

Preregistered runners get a T-shirt and all finishers get a ribbon!

Please: No headphones, animals, bicycles or strollers on the course. No refunds, duplicate awards or walk awards.

Day of Race Registration: Begins at 6 30 a.m. at Main Beach Park. NO REGISTRATIONS AFTER 7:15 A.M. ON RACE DAY. Free parking at Main Beach Park.

Race Packet/Number Pick-up: Preregistered packet pickup at Current Running on Friday, September 2, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., or at Main Beach Park on race day starting at 6:30 a.m. Chips must be picked up at Main Beach Park on race day and returned.

Proceeds benefit: Amelia Island Sea Turtle Watch, Friends of Fort Clinch for sea turtle patrols inside the park, and Amelia Island Runners youth running programs!


Overall, Masters (40+) and Grandmasters (50+), male and female for 5K.

Three-deep male and female age group awards: 3-10, 11-13, 14-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49,

50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75+

SEA TURTLE T-SHIRTS with original artwork by Sandra Baker-Hinton to all preregistered 5K runners and walkers,

and on race day as available. Meet the artist post-race!


The 5K will be timed using Champion-Chips. The chip must be worn on your shoe. Chips must be picked up on

race morning, starting at 6:30 a.m., and returned after race. You must preregister to use your own chip. If you

dont wear a chip, you wont be timed!

Coffee mugs to the first 500 5K finishers! Goodies include free Putt-Putt passes!

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