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Explore Georgia: Tybee Island Tips No One Tells You About

Ever wonder how can you maximize your visit to Tybee Island? We have gathered the best insider tips so you can plan a dream trip to one of the most unique places you'll ever visit. BEST PLACE TO LAY DOWN YOUR TOWEL Park near the Tybee Beach Beach and Pavilion ( Tybrisa St, Tybee Island, GA 31328) use the bridge  in front of the Tybee Island Marine Center  turn right and walk towards the rock formation close to the sand dunes. This portion of the beach has a smoother sand, lots of shallow areas that are perfect for little kids to bathe safely, is less crowded, and because it's close to the sand dunes you will see a large variety of seaside birds.

Strut Your Mutt at Georgia SPCA 3rd Annual Run For The Rescues 5K Fun Run and Festival

When: March 23, 2013
Fun Run: 8:30 a
5K Race: 9:15 a
Where: Suwanee Town Center

Run for the Rescues logoStrut your Mutt at the Georgia SPCA (Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) 3rd Annual Run for the Rescues 5K, Fun Run and Festival. This event will take place in the beautiful Suwanee Town Center Park in the Heart of Suwanee. We encourage everyone to bring their dogs for this run to benefit homeless pets. 

In addition to the race, there will be a Festival at the Suwanee Town Center from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm. Enjoy food and beverage, arts and crafts, inflatables for the kids and treats for dogs, cats and runners alike. Vendors of all kinds will have samples and products for sale.

The Gwinnett PD is presenting a demonstration with a K-9 unit, and Smart Critters is doing an agility/frisbee demo.

Many local rescues will be there with dogs for adoption. Enjoy demonstrations and pet contests - biggest, smallest, pet trick etc. Win prizes throughout the day. 

There's something for everyone at this fun event!

Run/Walk with your Dog(s)


Set up a Fund Raising Page
Cheer the runners and walkers
After the race, stick around for the festival with awards, prizes, food, beverage, lots and lots of vendors and much more!
All proceeds benefit the
GA SPCA Adoption Center

Georgia SPCA
3rd Annual Run for the Rescues
5k, Fun Run, and Festival
Sat, March 23
8:00 to 4:00 
Suwanee Town Center Park 

Three Ways to Register:

  Online - - go here. 

 In person at any of the six convenient Big Peach Running Co. locations:  Kennesaw, Marietta, Atlanta, Alpharetta, Suwanee or Decatur. Visit them online:

 By Mail - print the race application and mail with your check to: 

    Georgia SPCA

    1175 Highway 23 
    Suite 109 
    Suwanee, GA  30024 
    ATTN:  Christine Muller 

We need lots of volunteers!  Click the link for the area where you'd like to help and sign up online.  Volunteers will receive free  breakfast and a volunteer t-shirt. Please enter your t-shirt size in the "comment" field when you sign up.

Onsite Registration Table  Assist with last minute registrations on race day

Check in pre-registered runners and hand out runner bags   

Assist vendors in finding their assigned booth space

Help vendors take stuff to their booths
Race Course Volunteers  Stationed at various points on the course to be sure runners stay on track; staff the water station
to the Fun Run finishers
Set up marker and water stations  
help with our adoptable animals and merchandise sales
assist with contests and other festival activities
Weds, Mar 20 at 6:00 pm


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