Critz Tybee Run Fest

in United States


  • 5K

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  • 10K

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  • Half Marathon

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  • 2.8 Mile Beach Run

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  • 1 Mile Run

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  • Military and First Responders Registration
    A valid Military ID or First Responder ID will need to be present during packet pickup in order to pick up bib and shirt.

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  • Register for All 5 Events

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  • 1/7th Mile Kiddie Run

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  • Sponsor Registration
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  • Donation Only - Not a Race Entry

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General Info

Friday races start and finish at the Lighthouse, 30 Meddin Ave, Tybee Island, GA 31328

Byrd’s Famous Cookies Kiddie Run – 6:00pm
Registration is free for all participants, but is required to receive race shirt, bib and finisher’s medal.

North Beach Bar & Grill 5K – 6:15pm
Immediately following the 5K, stick around for food and drinks

All Saturday races start on 15th Street and finish on 16th Street.

The Collins Quarter 10K – 7:00am
Chu’s Half Marathon – 8:30am
Lighthouse Pizza 2.8 Mile Beach Run – 12:00pm
Bernie's Oyster House 1 Mile – 1:00pm
Final Overall Awards Ceremony– 1:30pm
The ceremony will be held at the post race party near the finish line.

Awards will be presented for each individual event directly following each event.

Race Weekend Parking Information

You will be ticketed or possibly towed if you park illegally in any of the following places:

    Non-recognized legal parking spaces, Yellow curbs, Fire hydrants, Driveways or in front of driveways, Residents' yards, Areas with limited time restrictions

The City of Tybee Island has Pay-and-Display equipment.
The rates vary depending on location and lot.
Parking is enforced 8:00AM to 8:00PM year-round, including weekends and holidays.
Parking can be purchased via coins or credit card. For more details, please visit this link.


Parking will be available at the South End of the Island (trolley service from the Hotel Tybee stop), in the North Beach parking lot. Limited overflow parking will be available at the Tybee Police Station, located on 78 Van Horne Drive.

After these lots are filled, parking will only be available at the South End of the Island. Please make sure to plan enough time to use the trolley service.

Old Savannah Tours white trolleys will be running every 15 minutes from Hotel Tybee, making a stop on Butler Avenue near the YMCA, to drop off at the Lighthouse between 4:00pm and 5:30pm. After the race, the trolleys will be running from the Lighthouse to Hotel Tybee until 8:30pm.


    All south lots that are available, Any side streets on the east side of the island from 15th to 6th Street, At Hotel Tybee

If you are running the 10K and arrive early enough, the South Beach parking lot on the Strand will be available. If you are traveling south, you can access this parking lot by turning left off of Butler Avenue onto 17th Street.



North Beach Bar and Grill - 33 Meddin Drive, Tybee Island, GA 31328
North Beach Bar and Grill offers an amazing menu that will tantalize even the most reserved palate. Serving eclectic fusion dishes with a Caribbean flair, featuring local, sustainable seafood and the freshest ingredients to hot dogs, crab cake sandwiches, fish tacos, and wings in their quaint beach shack by the sea.

Lighthouse Pizza - "Beach" 15 Tybrisa St., Tybee Island, GA 31328 - "North" 1105 Highway 80, Tybee Island, GA 31328 - "Islands" 346B Johnny Mercer Blvd. Savannah, GA 31410
Visit Lighthouse Pizza for pizza topped with your choice of 30 toppings, cheeses & sauces on fresh-made dough. Not in the mood for pizza? Choose pasta, wings, or salad, and finish off with a blueberry cheesecake calzone, dessert pizza or soft serve ice cream at our Beach location. Enjoy your meal with craft beer, wine or soft drinks.

Wet Willie's - 16 Tybrisa St., Savannah, GA 31328
Enjoy the World's Greatest Daiquiris at Wet Willie's. Run right past them to the finish line! Then stop by for a Call a Cab or a yummy bite to eat, and enjoy a stroll with a daiquiri to the beach right down the street. Great food, great drinks, great people and an awesome time: that's what they're all about.

Area Lodging Partners

Tybee Vacation Rentals
Stay just steps away from the race! Tybee Vacation Rentals professionally manages over 200 homes, condos, & cottages for all budgets. Offering special pricing for race participants. Runner discount: Stay 2+ Nights Receive 10% Discount – Promo Code is CRITZTYBEERUN19

Desoto Beach Hotel and Vacation Properties
Choose from their 7 Unique Vacation Properties: From the Award Winning Desoto Beach Hotel, Tybee's ONLY Beachfront Hotel!... To their elegantly appointed Bed & Breakfast with just 3 romantic rooms, circa 1936... And 5 Beautiful Vacation Rentals that sleep from 4 to 14 depending on the property. No typical hidden fees. They have accommodations to fit any and all of your lodging needs. Runner discount: Use promo code “critz” for 15% discount off your weekend stay at the DeSoto Beach Hotel and Vacation Properties. Book online or by phone. New reservations only

Hotel Tybee
Voted "Tybee Island's Best Hotel" 2015! Hotel Tybee's historic property overlooks the Atlantic Ocean, with 208 remodeled guest rooms featuring private balconies, flat screen TVs, microwaves, mini refrigerators, and high speed internet access. This unique hotel offers an onsite restaurant, two outdoor pools, pool side refreshment bar, gift shop, food pantry, free parking, 24-hour guest agent services, and is just steps away from the beach.

River’s End Campground
Tybee’s only campground, is located just a short walk from the beach! Cabins, Primitive to Full Hook up Campsites. Facilities include: Gift Shop, TV/Game Room, Fitness Room, 24HR Laundry and Vending, Free Wifi! 912-786-5518

Packet Pickup and Expo

Thursday, January 31st
12:00pm – 6:00pm
Critz BMW Savannah
7009 Abercorn St.
Savannah, GA 31406

*Please present registration confirmation at packet pick-up.

For out of town runners or last resort, packets will be available to pick up:
Friday, February 1st
12:00pm – 6:00pm
33 Meddin Avenue, Tybee Island, GA 31328 (North Beach site near Tybee Lighthouse)

Saturday, February 2nd
For the 10k – 6:15am – 6:45am
For the Half Marathon – 7:15am – 7:45am
Beach Run and 1 Mile can be picked up prior to the start of each race.
1605 Strand Ave, Tybee Island, GA 31328 (South Strand information tent near the finish line)


For event-related questions, please click on the Contact the Organizers button on the left-hand side of this page.

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