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Go for the Grits 5K

  • November 6, 2021
  • Jekyll Island Authority
  • 100 James Rd. , Jekyll Island, GA 31527
  • 9:30 AM
  • Price: $30.00 Race Fee + $2.74 SignUp Fee Registration: Price increases to $35.00 after September 26, 2021 at 11:59pm EDT Advance Registration: $25 Day-of Registration: $40 Virtual Participation: $30

Go for the Grits 5k

Presented by the Beach village Merchants

Join us for the return for one of Georgia’s fastest and most scenic 5K races, Go for the Grits. This November, participants will race along Jekyll Island’s iconic beachside. Runners and walkers of all ages are welcome to join, and all participants will be awarded a commemorative t-shirt.

When: Saturday, November 6, 2021 at 9:30 a.m.

Registration Open: 8:30 a.m.

Jekyll Island Beach Village

Advance Registration: $25

Day-of Registration: $40

Virtual Participation: $30

Participants will receive a 2021-branded long-sleeve t-shirt.

XS - 3XL t-shirts

Register by October 7 to guarantee a t-shirt

All ages are welcome to participate.

Awards for age group winners.

No refunds, rain or shine event. Cancelled for extreme weather conditions only.

Picked the wrong size? - participants are welcome to exchange their t-shirt at the end of the event at the registration table, pending what sizes remain available.

There will be on-site EMS and public safety staff.

Please note, there will be no 2021 Shrimp & Grits Festival. Join us November 4-6, 2022 for the 15th anniversary festival return!