On Your Marks for Savannah Bridge Run 2019!

November 17th, 2019 by Corey Edwards

Savannah Bridge Run 2019Come challenge yourself at “the South’s toughest bridge race” – Savannah Bridge Run 2019. The annual race sees participants competing in 5K, 10K, and 15K road races across Savannah’s historic Talmadge Memorial Bridge. December 7th, 2019.

If the idea of running across Savannah’s Talmadge Memorial Bridge 1, 2, or even 3 times sounds fun then the annual Savannah Bridge Run is for you!

The Talmadge Memorial Bridge is a 1.4 mile long cable-stayed bridge that connects downtown Savannah to Hutchinson Island over the Savannah River. The iconic span offers runners a slight, 5.5% grade and takes them some 196 feet above the river.

Runners have the option to compete in one of three different events. (more…)

Fort Pulaski National Monument – Doorway To The Past

April 27th, 2019 by Corey Edwards

Fort Pulaski National Monument Fort Pulaski National Monument offers both a doorway to America’s Civil War past as well as a variety of fascinating nature trails.

Construction on Fort Pulaski began in the early 1820’s as protection for the Port of Savannah..  It is located on Cockspur Island, at the mouth of the Savannah River.

The imposing, five-sided, masonry battlement has massive, 7.5 foot thick walls. Completed in 1847, Fort Pulaski was a state of the art fortification with space for up to 146 cannons.

Military art was about to change, however, and Fort Pulaski was to be its proving ground. (more…)