Critz Tybee Run Fest Donates $64,500 to 13 Groups

12/22/2015 - 13:14

ga.jpgThe Critz Tybee Run Fest and Dale Critz Jr., founder and main sponsor of the successful two-day race event, announced the non-profit recipients of the 2015 Critz Tybee Run Fest proceeds. Each year the Critz Tybee Run Fest gives back to the community by donating all net profits raised through sponsorships, advertising and race entry fees to deserving area non-profit organizations. The 2015 grants will support school programs, college education, healthy lifestyles for kids and teens, and other education and health related causes.

Thirteen area organizations will receive grants from the $64,500 made up by the net proceeds of the 2015 Critz Tybee Run Fest. Bringing the total of grant donations, since the inception of the Critz Tybee Run Fest, to over $440,000.

Dale Critz Jr.: “Our goal of the Critz Tybee Run is to put on a great race and support healthy living and education in our community.”

Registration for the 2016 race events are open and organizers hoping to raise more money this year to increase distribution of proceeds. To become a part of the Critz Tybee Run Fest and help support local organizations, please visit: or go to

About The Critz Tybee Run Fest: The Critz Tybee Run Fest is an annual weekend event, combining five different races from 1 mile to 13.1 miles, totaling up to the 26.2 mile marathon distance. With the variety of race distances, including a half marathon, the race event appeals to a mixed-skill spectrum of runners. Close to 5,000 participants are traveling to Tybee Island, Georgia each February to participate in a “one of a kind” event. In addition to a world-class race atmosphere, the Critz Tybee Run Fest provides entertainment for families and friends traveling with the participants. Proceeds from the event are donated to organizations that foster education and healthy lifestyles. In spring 2014 the Critz Tybee Run Fest was named one of the “TOP 50 race events in the USA worth travelling to” by Tripadvisor’s Flipkey.

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