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Barrier Island Earth Day 5K Fun Run and Festival

Sat April 20, 2024 Seabrook Island, SC 29455 US Directions

Events

5K Fun Run (and Festival Entry Ticket)

$40 8:30AM EDT Price increases after March 15, 2024 at 11:59pm EDT

Festival Entry Ticket (Non-runners/walkers)

$10 10:00AM EDT Registration ends April 20, 2024 at 12:00pm EDT

Place

2810 Seabrook Island Road
Seabrook Island, SC US 29455

Description

What better way to celebrate Earth Day, do your part to conserve nature, and help educate future generations on the environment, then by running or sponsoring the 5K Fun Run or attending the Earth Day Festival for the Barrier Island Local Outreach Program? The exciting 5K route at St. Christopher Camp and Conference Center has received high praise from hiking, running, and walking enthusiasts featuring dirt roads, trails, and sandy paths through our 314 acres of beach, maritime forest, and undisturbed salt marsh on Seabrook Island, SC

Experience 5 Environments in 5 K: Maritime Forest, Salt Marsh, Dunes, Estuary, and Beach! Enjoy an Earth Day Festival following the 5K with Food Trucks, Games, Music, a Silent Auction, Education Tents, and Live Animals!

 

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:
 
5K Fun Run:
7:30 - 8:30am: 5K Bib and T-shirt Pickup
8:30 - 10:00am: BI Earth Day 5K Fun Run
10:00 - 10:30am: 5K Awards Ceremony
 
Earth Day Festival:
10:30 - 11:30am: Reptile and Amphibian Program
11:30am - 12:30pm: Live Music ft. Andrew Avent
12:30 - 1:00pm: Environmental Program
1:00 - 2:00pm: Live Music ft. Andrew Avent

 

Support our mission to create scholarships for schools and students to visit the Barrier Island Environmental Education Program and provide Outreach to local classrooms. You can sign up for the 5K and Festival together, or you can sign up to attend just the Earth Day Festival at a lower price. If you can't attend this year, but still wish to donate, we have that option as well.

If you or your business wish to SPONSOR the race as a SEA TURTLE, BOBCAT, or PELICAN sponsor, or if you wish to VOLUNTEER on the day of the event, please contact Jared Crain at jcrain@stchristopher.org for more information.

 

Other important information:

  • Lodging opportunities are available for individuals and groups: Contact Lori Held for discounted group cabin rates at lheld@stchristopher.org.
    Contact Lisa Marrone to book a lodge room at lmarrone@stchristopher.org.
  • We are celebrating EARTH DAY, so we encourage participants to bring personal water bottles for Water Refill Stations. We want to be as Earth-friendly as possible!
  • No Dogs are allowed for this event. Some areas of the course offer uneven terrain including gravel, sand, roots, and boardwalk - please be cautious. Strollers are not recommended for this race.
  • We will have Compost and Recycling Bins available on Festival grounds for food waste and recyclable materials. Please join us in making sure we reduce as much garbage waste as possible this Earth Day!!

 

*In order to guarantee a Race T-Shirt, you must register for the 5K Fun Run by Friday, March 15, 2024. You MUST register ahead of time for the 5K.

*Purchase your entry ticket today to the Earth Day Festival to guarantee entry! Entry tickets will go up to $20 on the day of the festival at the gate. Once we reach capacity, we will have to turn away vehicles on the day of the event.

 

Thank you for your support of K-12 environmental education in the Lowcountry!

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