May 17th! The Jekyll Island Turtle Crawl & Nest Fest is a USAT Sanctioned Olympic and Sprint Distance Triathlon produced by Peak Racing Team. ‘Tri” to help sea turtles by registering for the Olympic or Sprint Triathlon events or the 5K Run by clicking here. The event will take place along Beachfront Park near the new Jekyll Island Convention Center. After swimming, biking, and running along Jekyll Island’s scenic beaches, roadways, and paved bike paths, crafts and educational activities, provided by the Georgia Sea Turtle Center, will be on-site for turtle enthusiasts of all ages. Events culminate with the release of a rehabilitated sea turtle from the Georgia Sea Turtle Center! Events benefit the Georgia Sea Turtle Center on Jekyll Island, 214 Stable Rd. Nest Fest activities and sea turtle release are FREE to the public. This year’s event also features the “Race for Their Survival” fundraising through Firstgiving.com. Help us continue our mission of conservation through sea turtle rehabilitation, research, and education! (877) 453-5955 or Georgia Sea Turtle Center.