8th Annual Bluffton New Year's Day Polar Bear Run

5K Run & Health WalK

1 Mile Children's Fun Run & Dog Walk

Jan. 1st - 2015 - 10:00am


       2015 On Line Registration

       2015 Print & Mail App

    START & FINISH for all events will be the Publix Buckwalter Place Parking Lot

       2014 Results

      The New Year's Day Polar Bear Run is very cool way to kick off you new year.   All participants in the Bluffton Polar Bear Run & Walk will receive a colorful race T-Shirt.

      The event will also include a Block Park, Award Ceremony and Post Race Celebration with music, refreshments and hoppin' john.

       A percentage of proceeds from The Publix Bluffton New Year’s Day Polar Bear Run & Walk will benefit two local charities:

       Bluffton Jasper County Volunteers in Medicine and The Bluffton Fins Swim Team.

Pets, Stollers & Baby Joggers are Welcome

1 Mile Fun Run & Health Walk Entry Fees:  

$20 post marked 12/27/14
$25 Late & Race Day - 9:00am - 9:45am

The 1 Mile Children's Fun Run & Dog Walk course will take participants around Buckwalter Place.

The 1 Mile Children's Fun Run & Dog Walk will NOT be timed.

5K Run & Fitness Walk Entry Fees:    

$25 post marked 12/27/14
$30 Late & Race Day - 9:00am - 9:45am

The 5K course will take participants thru Buckwalter Place and onto Buckwalter Parkway and The Bluffton Parkway.

The 5K Run and Fitness Walk will be chip timed.


Family Fee: 

$80 Family of four - Pre-Registration only post marked 12/27/14

Race Day Registration:     

8:45am - 9:45am - Only

Packet Pick-up:    
Race Day - 8:45am - 9:45am - Publix Buckwalter Place / in parking lot - not inside store
(packets will not be mailed )


Publix Buckwalter Place - Buckwalter Parkway  

5K Awards:     ( chip timed )

Male & Female - Prizes to  top 3 M & F  Overall and Master Overall.
Awards to top 3 in  each division.   No duplications.

5K Divisions Male &  Female
Divisions 10 & under, 11-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70 & Over

To Benefit: two local charities - tba                                                                                                         


5K course is Out & Back Loop thru Buckwalter Place, Bluffton Parkway & Buckwalter Parkway - Flat and very fast  

1 Mile Dog & Health Walk Course is in and around Buckwalter Place.  

Long Sleeve T-Shirts to first 400 participants.

Please support our Race Sponsors:

Publix, Subaru of Hilton Head, Buckwalter Place, Regency Centers, Kevin Sevier State Farm Insurance,

Okatie Ale House, Sports Addiction, Subway, McDonalds at Buckwalter Place, Atlantic Chiropractic,

Care Core National, Outback Steakhouse, St. Joseph's/Candler Immediate Care, Buckwalter Veterinary Clinic