Turtle Crawl

This event happens: April 30, 2022

Since 2003, Jekyll Island has hosted the Turtle Crawl, a set of races benefiting the Georgia Sea Turtle Center. The 2022 race will be held both in person and virtually to all those who are interested in participating. Choose your favorite Jekyll Island route from the list below and run to celebrate the beginning of turtle nesting season!

Race Tiers & Registration

In-Person 10K Race | $35/person

In-Person 5K Race | $30/person

In-Person !K Fun Run | $20/person 

Virtual Ghost Crawler | $30/person

Learn more and register here.

Turtle Crawl was created in 2003 as a fundraiser for the Georgia Sea Turtle Center(GSTC). Since that time, the event and its participants have raised more than $100,000 to help save sea turtles. In just 12 years of operation, the Georgia Sea Turtle Center has provided care for more than 3,000 patients, including a variety of sea turtle species and other coastal wildlife. GSTC has also provided environmental education for more than 1,200 groups, and last year welcomed more than 109,000 guests in the Center from near and far.