Earth Day 5K- Hilton Head

28 Apr, 2024 (Sun)


5 km

About the event

Welcome to the 2nd annual Hilton Head Earth Day 5K.  Participants will run on the beach in celebration of our gorgeous island. All of the proceeds from this event will benefit The Outside Foundation, a local 501c3. Awards will be given out at the end of the race while kicking off the start of the Earth Day festival. 

Entry Fee and Registration:

$35– 5K Run Adult

$20 – 5K Run Children 12 & under

Packet pick up and late registration will be held on Friday April 27th, 3-6PM at Palmetto Running Company, Shelter Cover Towne Center, Hilton Head.  

*First 300 runners will receive a Earth Day 5K race shirt made from 100% recycle material. We highly recommend coming to packet pick up on Friday April 27th 3-6PM.  Shirt size are not guaranteed.

Custom Medals made from 100% repurposed wood to all finishers. Top 3 Overall finishers receive a special award from On Running and PRC. 
Age groups: 12U, 13-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70-79, 80+


About the Earth Day Festival

The HHI Earth Day Festival is a FREE non-profit event in which we invite families and friends of all ages to come and learn about what they can do to make a difference in the Lowcountry. 

The festival will feature organizations that focus on environmental efforts, conservation and learning programs in the area. Our hope is to give these change makers a platform to speak about who they are/what they do and to be able to get more people involved in their efforts. 

Organizations will be encouraged to bring information about any upcoming events they might have (ex: trash pick ups, oyster bagging etc) as well as offer kids’ learning activities and/or games at the festival. 

One of the activities we’re super excited about is our recycled art table. As we will be hosting a trash clean up at the event we will be sorting through the trash found and creating art pieces with items that can be repurposed.

This event is purely educational and just a chance to get families up and outside to learn the importance of Earth Day and the many ways they can make a difference in the Lowcountry. 

About The Outside Foundation

The Outside Foundation is a 501(c)3 non-profit founded in 2014. The Foundation strives for it's mission through programs and advocacy.  To facilitate access to the outdoors for all kids, The Foundation organizes and provides scholarships for the Kids in Kayaks program, which aims to get every 7th grader in Beaufort County out kayaking. In addition, The Foundation coordinates custom outdoor and give-back programming with local schools and clubs.  In 2018 The Foundation established the Oyster Recycling and Reef Building Initiative which has created an oyster recycling drop off location and collected over 52 tons of oyster shell. An oyster shell recycling route, volunteer oyster baggings and reef building are also supported and organized by The Foundation. Additional Foundation activities include beach clean-ups, waterway clean-ups, and our annual Keep the Broad Creek Clean Festival - an educational fair for families! 

A few of our featured organizations will be:

-The Outside Foundation 

-The Town of HHI

-i2 Recycle

-Keen on Klean

-Turtle Trackers


Free parking is available at the Coligny Beach parking lot just across the street.

Races offered by this event

5K Run/Walk

28 Apr, 2024 (Sun) - 08:00
5 km
On site


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