Guale Preserve Trail Run & Fun - Community Celebration

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Guale Preserve

110 Lawrence Rd.

St. Simons Island, GA 31522

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Community Celebration of Guale Preserve

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Please join the Board, Staff, Ambassadors, and Volunteers of the St. Simons Land Trust for a Community Celebration of Guale Preserve, a 258-acre wilderness area on the north end of St. Simons Island with abundant ecological, historical and cultural significance.

The celebration will include the island's first Trail Run through Polly's Trail inside the Preserve. Participants can choose between running a 1.5 mile loop once or twice. Following the Trail Run, guests can participate in several fun, educational activities including those for kids.

EVENT SCHEDULE:

7:00AM - Runners Check-In*

7:45AM - Land Trust Executive Director Welcome to Runners

8:00AM - Trail Run Begins

9:00AM - Welcome and Thank You to All Guests

9:15AM - Bird Walk with Bob Sattelmeyer**

10:00AM - Botany Walk with Jacob Thompson**

*Drivers must check-in at Oglethorpe Point Elementary School (6200 Frederica Rd.) before taking a trolley to the Preserve. Bikers can check-in at the Preserve entrance (110 Lawrence Rd.) beginning at 7:30AM.

**Both walks will meet at the Preserve entrance kiosk.

All "Fun" booths will be set up from 7:30AM - 11:00AM.

Booths include: Sandy Bottom Bagels, Fuse Frozen Co., Letz Face It - Face Painting, Sea Island Nature Center, and Myrna Crook and Artifacts

REMINDER: There will be NO parking at the main entrance, Middle Road. Attendees are asked to bike into the Preserve or park at Oglethorpe Point Elementary School. A trolley will run from Oglethorpe to Guale Preserve from 7:00AM - 11:30AM.

Please Note: The Trail Run is limited to 100. All runners will receive a free t-shirt.

Thank you to our Sponsors and Volunteers!

2019 PRESENTING SPONSOR: Parker's

SUPPORTING SPONSORS: Winn-Dixie, Sandy Bottom Bagels, Fuse Frozen Co., East Beach Yoga, and Keep Golden Isles Beautiful

PARTICIPATING PARTNERS: Sea Island Nature Center and the Georgia Department of Natural Resources

A special thank you to the Qintanar Running Company for guiding us in this endeavor.

**Heavy rain cancels event.**

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Guale Preserve

110 Lawrence Rd.

St. Simons Island, GA 31522

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