april, 2023

29apr8:00 am16th Annual Tybee Turtle Trot 5k Beach Run

Event Details

The Tybee Sea Turtle Project locates and protects sea turtle nests on the island. The science center’s resident sea turtles serve as Marine Debris Ambassadors during their three year stay. While growing strong and healthy, Ike and Westie educate visitors on the impacts affecting sea turtle populations and our conservation efforts to protect them.
Deadline for a guaranteed runner shirt is April 19th. Become a sea turtle supporter and register for the Turtle Trot today!
Registration includes runner shirt and fee admission
Packet Pick Up: Friday, April 28 3:00 – 7:00 or Saturday, April 29 7:00 AM
Location of Packet Pick Up: Black gate to left (West) of science center, in North Beach parking lot.
Trot Day: 8:00 AM beach run followed by sea turtle activities at the center throughout the day.
A sea turtle release is possible but not confirmed for 2023
Learn more at and support an authentic marine environment and coastal experience.


(Saturday) 8:00 am


North Beach, Tybee Island

North Beach, Tybee Island, GA 31328


Tybee Island Marine Science 1509 Strand Avenue, POB 1879