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Record Number Visit
January 8, 2015

Thanks to the Martin Foundation
July 8, 2014

Visitor Center Survey
November 14, 2013

Award Winning State Parks
October 14, 2013

Zadorecky Family Appreciated
August 24, 2013

National Public Lands Day
July 15, 2013

Great Outdoor Adventure Day
July 15, 2013

Run for Fun in the Sun
March 11, 2013

Wading for Treasures
February 5, 2013

Johnson Engineering Day
November 4, 2012

8th Annual Turtle Trot at Lovers Key State Park



Running Fruit in the 2013 Turtle Trot at Lovers Key

The 8th Annual Turtle Trot set a new record in on May 11th, 2013 – 495 runners, joggers, and walkers joined the fun and experienced the beauty of Lovers Key State Park. They trekked over a path along Black Island Trail, ran up a 38-foot hill and crossed two bridges as they raced toward the finish line at the beach. Breakfast was supplied by the race's Signature Sponsor Whole Foods, and awards were presented at the Lovers Key pavilion at the end of the race.

To see the results just click on the link to the Fort Myers Track Club Website.  

Everyone had a great time, and yes, the running fruit from Whole Foods created fun and made everyone smile. Mark your calendar and plan on joinging the FOLKS at the 9th Annual Turtle Trot on May 10, 2014!!


Thanks again to everyone for supporting the Turtle Trot. The volunteers helped make the day special for all!

We would also like to thank the sponsors who contributed to the success of the Turtle Trot! The 2013 Community Contributing Sponsors were Angel Animal Hospital, Bonita Community Health Center, Foot Solutions, Everglades Shirt Factory and Outfitters, Flippers on the Bay, Road ID, Sunshine Ace, and Trek Bikes.

All proceeds from the Turtle Trot go to the  Friends of Lovers Key, Inc. (FOLKS) to assist us in our mission to support, protect and preserve Lovers Key State Park.