“Run 4 The Sea” while saving sea turtles

Race benefiting The Sea Turtle Hospital at Loggerhead Marinelife Center held on June 15 in Juno Beach

Run for sea turtles and ocean conservation with Loggerhead Marinelife Center (LMC) at its eighth annual Run 4 The Sea on Saturday, June 15along scenic A1A in Juno Beach, Florida.

This benefit race includes a four-mile run (or walk) for adults starting at 7 a.m. and a one-mile kids’ fun run/walk starting at 8:15 a.m. There is also a Virtual Run option, so participants of all ages can “run” anywhere in the world at any time.

After the race, guests can attend a complementary celebration breakfast, shop in the vendor village, enjoy kids’ activities, and enjoy music and the race awards event in the beautiful ocean-front Loggerhead Park. Awards will be presented to the top overall male and female, master male and female, and top three male and female in 13 age groups.

All participants including virtual runners will receive runner gift bags and finisher medals. LMC invites everyone toshare race photos on social media by tagging Loggerhead Marinelife Center and using the hashtag, #Run4TheSea.


  • Registration is $40 per runner/virtual runner; price increases to $45 after May 15. Includes a sport style participant t-shirt and custom finisher medal.
  • Kids’ fun run is $20 per child. Includes a child’s t-shirt and medal. Parents can cheer their child on from the finish line or run/walk with their child at no additional registration fee.

Additional details:

  • Packet pick-up will be at Downtown at the Gardens, at Keola Health & Well-Being Footwear, on Friday, June 14 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Participants who are not able to pick their packet up on June 14 will receive registration materials at LMC on race morning and can check in beginning at 6:15 a.m.
  • Free parking will be available in Loggerhead Park with overflow parking and shuttle service at Juno Beach Pier Park, just north of the Center.

Proceeds benefit LMC’s mission to promote conservation of ocean ecosystems with a special focus on threatened and endangered sea turtles. Visit marinelife.org/run for more information and to register.

This year’s Presenting Sponsor is Downtown at the Gardens. Additional Sponsors include: Roger Dean Chevrolet Stadium, Lakeshirts, Inc., Blue 84, Garden of Life, Open Water, Coastal Obsession, Burrito Brothers, The Petting Zoo, Card My Yard, Jersey Mike’s, The Cultural Council of Palm Beach County, Discover the Palm Beaches, Palm Beach County, and Palm Beach North Chamber of Commerce.

Interested in sponsoring Run 4 The Sea?
Contact Jack at jlighton@marinelife.org for more details.

Interested in being a vendor at Run 4 The Sea?
Submit an application HERE. Contact Luisa at lfrasco@marinelife.org for more information.

Members of the media interested in covering Run 4 The Sea should contact Carla at cmroz@marinelife.org.


About Loggerhead Marinelife Center:

Loggerhead Marinelife Center (LMC) is a nonprofit sea turtle research, rehabilitation and educational institution that promotes conservation of ocean ecosystems with a focus on threatened and endangered sea turtles. The Center features an on-site hospital, research laboratory, educational exhibits and aquariums, and also operates the Juno Beach Pier, which hosts world-class angling and sightseeing. Situated on one of the world’s most important sea turtle nesting beaches, Loggerhead Marinelife Center is open daily and hosts over 350,000 guests free-of-charge each year. The Center’s conservation team works with 76 local and international organizations across six continents to form partnerships and share conservation initiatives and best practices that are core to its mission of ocean conservation. The Center is expanding and has launched its Waves of Progress capital expansion campaign, designed to accelerate and amplify LMC’s conservation and education impact. When complete, the facility will offer one of the world’s most advanced and unique experiences for guests and scientific partners. For more information, visit marinelife.org or call (561) 627-8280.

About Downtown at the Gardens:

Downtown at the Gardens is a lifestyle center located in Palm Beach Gardens, FL, featuring a unique collection of shops and restaurants, including Whole Foods, Cobb 16 Theaters, Yard House and many more. Accented by an abundance of signature events, pet friendly atmosphere, family centric experiences, and so much more, Downtown at the Gardens is a favorite in Palm Beach Gardens, FL. The stylish venue, conveniently located in Palm Beach Gardens between West Palm Beach and Jupiter, FL, features a collection of local boutiques and dining options sure to please any palate. Discover something special at Downtown at the Gardens! Downtown at the Gardens is located at 11701 Lake Victoria Gardens, Palm Beach Gardens, Florida.