Go for the Grits 5k Register here
Presented by the Jekyll Island Beach village Merchants
Join us for the return of one of Georgia’s fastest and most scenic 5K races, Go for the Grits. This November, participants will race along Jekyll Island’s iconic beachside. Runners and walkers of all ages are welcome to join, and all participants will be awarded a commemorative t-shirt.
Packet Pick up
Saturday November 6, 2021
1pm-4pm Jekyll Island Guest Information Center
901 Downing Musgrove Causeway, Jekyll Island, GA 31527
You can register at packet pick up and on race day but we cannot guarantee
When: Sunday, November 7, 2021 at 9:30 a.m.
Where: Jekyll Island Beach Village
Registration/Packet pick up Opens: 8:30 a.m. near the finish
Advance Registration: $25
Day-of Registration: $40
Virtual Participation: $30
Packets will be mailed to registered
Participants will receive a 2021-branded long-sleeve t-shirt.
XS - 3XL t-shirts
Register by October 7 to guarantee a t-shirt
All ages are welcome to participate
Awards for age group winners
14 and under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-24, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80-84, 85+
No refunds, rain or shine event. Cancelled for extreme weather conditions only.
Picked the wrong size? - participants are welcome to exchange their t-shirt at the end of the event at the registration table, pending what sizes remain available.
There will be on-site EMS and public safety staff.
Please note, there will be no 2021 Shrimp & Grits Festival. Join us November 4-6, 2022 for the 15th anniversary festival return!