Inaugural Turtle Trek 5K Set for 9/10

13435421_10154282983227342_721825379143595458_nThe inaugural South Carolina Aquarium Turtle Trek, a 5K sunset beach run, will take place on Saturday, September 10th in Isle of Palms.

The event will raise awareness for Sea Turtle Recovery, a new exhibit opening at the Aquarium next spring, and the group’s conservation initiatives.

Registration to the run includes race entry, a technical T-shirt, and access to the After Party at the Windjammer. The party includes awards, food, and live music by The Distinguished Gentleman.

Here's a look at the pricing:

  • Early Bird (June 22-July 7)
    • 5K - $30
    • 1 mile kids’ fun run - $15
  • Regular (July 8 – September 8)
    • 5K - $40
    • 1 mile kids’ fun run - $20
  • Aquarium Member Discount (July 8 – September 8)
    • 5K - $35
    • 1 mile kids’ fun run - $15

To register, click here. For more information, visit the Facebook event page.

Whether or not you’re running in the race, you can still help the sea turtles. Anyone can create a fundraising page here: scaquarium.org/turtletrek-everydayhero.

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