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Jekyll Island Authority
Friday April 29th, 2022 :: 09:00 a.m. EDT


Traffic Advisory: 2022 Turtle Crawl Races April 30

Traffic Advisory: 2022 Turtle Crawl Races April 30
On Saturday, April 30, 2022, the annual Turtle Crawl races will be held on Jekyll Island to kick off sea turtle nesting season in Georgia.

Turtle Crawl will take place near Beach Village and along Beachview Drive from approximately 7 a.m. to 12 p.m. with intermittent road closures for each race. The 5K and 10K races will take place via Beachview Drive and the oceanfront bike path parallel to the road. The northbound lane of Beachview Drive and the parallel oceanfront bike path will be closed to traffic from the roundabout to Tallu Fish Road from approximately 7:45 a.m. to approximately 9 a.m.

The 1K Fun Run will take place along Ocean Way through to Beachview Drive and along the bike path at Corsair Beach Park, ending in the Beach Village.

Be advised that there will be brief traffic delays and road congestion throughout the island, as the races occur. Please plan your travels ahead of time and use caution.

Jekyll Island Authority
200 Stable Rd
Jekyll Island, GA 31527

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 912-635-4180

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