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Palmetto Heart Walk and 5k Run
April 27, 2019
Activities begin at the Shelter Cove Community Park at 8:30am
Frequently Asked Questions
Where is the walk?
Shelter Cove Community Park 40 Shelter Cove Ln Hilton Head Island, SC 29928
How long is the walk?
The Heart Walk is a 5K race or 1 mile loop, non-competitive walk.
Are dogs allowed?
Yes, leashed dogs are allowed and water bowls will be available for drinking.
Will food be provided?
There will be a food tent in the festival area for all participants with light refreshments.
Will water be available?
Yes, there is one water station along the walk route and one within the festival area.
Where are the bathrooms?
Restrooms are located at the event expo site.
Is the event handicap accessible?
Yes, the route is handicap accessible.
Are strollers allowed on the path?
Strollers are allowed.
What if it rains on the day of the event?
The Heart Walk will go on rain or shine. In the event of severe weather conditions we will notify participants via the website about the status of the event.
Girls on the Run Coastal Georgia and Lowcountry is gearing up for the 13 th Annual Spring 5K,
celebrating the end of the Spring Season. The event will be held on Hutchison Island on
Saturday, May 4. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. and the run/walk starts at 9:00 a.m. The fee
is $30 and includes a finisher’s medal and t-shirt. Registration available online at
www.gotrcoastalgeorgialowcountry.org and the public is invited to run or walk.
Put your wings on or don your pointy gnome hat and come to Oatland Island Wildlife Center for a day of nature magic at our Fairy and Gnome Festival on May 4, 2019 from 10 a.m.-2:00 p.m. This fantastical day is all about the “wee folk”, and getting up close with the natural world while encouraging imaginative, outdoor play. Children can forage in our forest for fairy surprises; help construct a fairy village using all natural materials; enter in our fairy and gnome fashion show, and have fun dancing around the May pole. There will be other whimsical activities such as face painting, games, crafts, live animal encounters and concessions. Be sure to bring your whole family to stroll Oatland’s trails and catch a glimpse of the fairies and gnomes wandering our enchanted forest! Cost for this fundraising event is regular admission [$5 per adult, $3 per child (4-17) ] plus some activity fees. For further information, please call Oatland Island at 912-395-1517.
Oatland Island Wildlife Center is a unit of the Savannah-Chatham County School System. The Center serves primarily as a field trip site for science studies. It features the 2 mile “Native Animal Nature Trail” that winds through maritime forest, freshwater wetlands and salt marsh habitats and links many native animal exhibits such as wolves, alligator and cougar. The Center is located 5 miles east of Savannah, off Islands Expressway. Oatland is open daily to the public for self guided tours from 10:00-4:00, except Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas
Join the Nine Line Foundation and Nine Line Apparel every Armed Forces Day for our Annual 5K/10K Run for the Wounded here in Savannah, Georgia. 100% of proceeds from the race will benefit the Nine Line Foundation’s initiatives to support our nation’s veterans.. With both 5K and 10K options available, this twilight run is great for any participant. Participants will receive a post race beer from local, veteran-owned Service Brewing Company (participants age 21+ only), a Nine Line Apparel designed Event T-shirt, koozie, and special edition 5K/10K challenge coin.
When you walk in the Out of the Darkness Walks, you join the effort with hundreds of thousands of people to raise awareness and funds that allow the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) to invest in new research, create educational programs, advocate for public policy, and support survivors of suicide loss.
Thanks to Walkers and Donors like you, AFSP has been able to set a goal to reduce the annual suicide rate 20% by 2025.
This event is rain or shine. The T.E.A.L.® Savannah Walk is an annual event! The T.E.A.L.® Walk Program was started by two sisters, that celebrates the courage of ovarian cancer survivors and the strength of the families who have been touched by the disease, while spreading awareness to the public and raising money for research. This annual event takes place every September during Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month at Lake Mayer Park and other locations across the USA!