May 10, 2014
9TH ANNUAL TURTLE TROT 5K RUN/WALK
Lovers Key State Park
Date: May 10, 2014. Day of Race: Registration Opens at 7:00 AM. Race Start - 8:00 AM
The unique 5K course traverses three barrier islands and takes participants through a shady maritime hammock ecosystem on a hard-packed shell. No part of the course requires running through beach sand. The course ends with a dramatic finish at the beach pavilion, where refreshments will be served and awards are presented. Stick around after the race for a dip in the Gulf! The race is open to competitive runners, walkers and first-time race participants. Proceeds from the race benefit the Friends of Lovers Key, Inc. a volunteer non-profit group that is raising money for a Visitor Education Center to be built at Lovers Key State Park.
To register, visit www.FriendsOfLoversKey.org
Fees: The registration fee for this event is $25.00 for adults and $15.00 for Youth (18 & under) prior to May 3rdand $30.00 (Adult and Youth) the week of the race, and $35.00 (Adult and Youth) the day of the race.
Contact: For additional information please contact Lovers Key State Park at 239-463-4588.
Directions: Lovers Key is located at 8700 Estero Blvd., Fort Myers Beach. The park boundaries are Big Carlos Pass and New Pass. We are 10.5 miles west of I75 on exit 116.