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Tybee Island Sea Kayak Races set for Sept. 15.

POSTED: August 15, 2012 11:03 a.m.

14th Annual Tybee Island Sea Kayak Races are set for Sept. 15.

Proceeds to Benefit the Tybee Island Marine Science Center

WHAT: 14th Annual Tybee Island Sea Kayak Races. Fortune Recycling presents this popular annual sea kayaking race will benefit the Tybee Island Marine Science Center, a non-profit marine science education facility offering hands-on programs throughout the year. The event, which is open to the public, is presented in conjunction with the Savannah Ocean Exchange.

The Tybee Island Sea Kayak Races include the 6.5-mile Tybee River Race, the 8-mile Little Tybee Challenge and the Race Across the River Competition (open to gold sponsors only). New this year will be a special Stand Up Paddleboard category in the Tybee River Race and the Little Tybee Challenge.

WHEN: Saturday, September 15, 2012

Sign-in for the first two races will take place between 7:30 and 8:15 a.m., followed by a brief orientation. Race start times are as follows:

Tybee River Race 8:30 a.m.

Little Tybee Challenge 8:45 a.m.

Race Across the River 11:00 a.m.

WHERE: A-J's Dockside Restaurant

1315 Chatham Avenue

Tybee Island, Georgia

REGISTRATION: Visit http://tybeekayakrace.blogspot.com.

MORE INFO: Visit www.TybeeVisit.com online or call 912.786.5444

ABOUT THE TYBEE ISLAND MARINE SCIENCE CENTER:

The Tybee Island Marine Science Center, located at 14thStreet next to the Tybee Island Pier and Pavilion, offers coastal and marine exploratory programs to groups of all ages. Enjoy touch tanks, marine ecology displays, beach discovery walks, turtle talks and much more. The center is open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, please call 912.786.5917 or visit www.tybeemarinescience.org.

 

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