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January 1st 2025

Guale Preserve Endurance Run

Three/Six Hour Run


The Guale Preserve Endurance Run (GPER) is a three and six hour timed loop experience on the trail around the Guale Preserve located on St Simons Island, GA.  Run as many loops as you can.


Guale Preserve is a wilderness preserve owned by the St. Simons Land Trust, Inc., and is open to the public daily. No portion of the fee is paid to the St. Simons Land Trust, Inc., or its affiliates, and no part of the fee is a payment for access to Guale Preserve, which is open to the public without charge. 


Important Information:


Race Date:  January 1st, 2025


Where: Guale Preserve-110 Lawrence Rd-St Simons Island, GA 31522


Time:  Three hour and Six hour run start at 8am


Trail distance: 1.55 miles


Field is limited to 100 runners.  Race fees:

  • Three hour         -$75

  • Six hour             -$95

IF spots are available on race day the fees are as follows:

  • Three hour   -$85

  • Six hour -$105



**IMPORTANT-If the event is forced to be cancelled due to weather, acts of God, or for reasons outside of our control no refunds will be issued.**


Parking  More information will be provided soon.


Course Description: Runners will run clockwise on the trail which is a combination of a fire road, trails, grass, and asphalt.  The loop is approximately 1.25 miles in length.


Aid Station

In the Start/Finish area we will have typical aid station fare and water.  Closer to run date we will post more information on the items at the aid station.


The park will be open to the public so please be mindful of other folks using the trails.  Use good trail etiquette when passing.  Announce you’re coming.  Pass on the left.  Put trash in its place. 


Overall male and female finishers in the timed races (Most laps completed) will receive an award in addition to all the glory that comes with winning the GPER. 

All runners will receive a participation t-shirt and other swag to be revealed later.



Rain or shine we go. However, if the weather presents a safety issue we will cancel.  There will be no make up date


Not feeling like a Nut Job? You can still participate by volunteering.  


All questions can be sent to


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