Annual 5K benefits Fripp Island Turtle Program

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The Fripp Island Turtle Program is pleased to announce that the seventh Annual Turtle Crawl will be held on Friday, July 18 at the Fripp Island Beach Club.

Scenes from last year's Turtle Crawl 5K on Fripp Island.
Scenes from last year’s Turtle Crawl 5K on Fripp Island.

This family fun event with feature both a 5K race as well as a 1 mile fun walk/run. Both events start at 8:30 a.m. on Fripp Beach. Registration and packet pickup will begin at 7:30 a.m. in front of the beach club.

New features for the event this year include: 5K timing provided by Play Hard Event Timing, as well as online registration at www.runsignup.com or visit the Fripp Island Turtle Team Facebook page.

Child and youth T-shirts will be available if participant is pre-registered by July 13.

Proceeds benefit the Fripp Island Turtle Program, a 501(c) 3 nonprofit volunteer nest protection program permitted by the SCDNR and dedicated to the conservation of sea turtles and educating the public about this amazing species.

Participation is only a $25 donation to the program.  Sign up to join the fun and do your part to help the South Carolina state reptile, the loggerhead sea turtle by visiting this link: https://runsignup.com/Race/SC/FrippIsland/TurtleCrawl.

The event is sponsored by  Fripp Island Real Estate; Sand & Seas Builders, LLC; Springtide Market Deli; and A&D Home Builders, LLC.