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Annual Turtle Trot to kick off Georgia's Sea Turtle nesting season

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(Source: Tybee Island Marine Science Center) (Source: Tybee Island Marine Science Center)
TYBEE ISLAND, GA (WTOC) -

Folks on Tybee will be kicking off Georgia's Sea Turtle nesting season this weekend by participating in the 9th annual Turtle Trot 5k Beach Run. 

This annual event is a fund-raiser for the Tybee Island Sea Turtle Project.

Online registration is now closed, but you can register the day of the event beginning at 6:30 a.m. The race will step off Saturday at 7:30 a.m. from the Tybee Island Marine Science Center, located next to the Tybee Pier. 

The cost to enter is $20 for Science Center members and $25 for non-members. 

After the race, the Georgia Sea Turtle Center will release a loggerhead sea turtle patient back to the ocean from Tybee.

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