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Peg Leg Running Tours

120 N. 15th St., Fernandina Beach, Amelia Island, FL 32034
904-556-3002
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Owner description: Peg Leg Running Tours offers a running tour that winds through Amelia Island’s historic district. You'll learn about the people, buildings, and events... more » Owner description: Peg Leg Running Tours offers a running tour that winds through Amelia Island’s historic district. You'll learn about the people, buildings, and events that contributed to the remarkable history of the island as one of the primary eastern seaports during the 1800s. You'll also learn how the island came to be known as the Isle of Eight Flags as the only location in the United States to have had eight different flags fly over it. « less
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Atlanta, Georgia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

This was a great way to see the island. Rob knew so much about the island and was a great guide. The run was fun and easy, and we loved the whole experience. I would highly recommend it to anyone looking for a unique way to tour!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2013

I am a runner, but my husband is not yet; we had a great time run/walking through the streets of Fernandina Beach. Rob is a born and raised local and tells a wonderful story of the history of the island. Much more fun than reading small plaques on a museum wall. Thanks Rob!!!

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Spring, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2013

My husband surprised me with this running tour while on vacation. I was very happy to get an early run and history lesson in. I was worried about the pace of the run, but thankfully, it was perfect. Rob also checked in several times to see if we were ok with the pace, and that put my mind at ease.... More

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62 reviews 62 reviews
12 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2013 via mobile

Rob is a local who was a fantastic tour guide. He is friendly and very knowledgeable. It gave us a chance to learn a little history in a unique way. I definitely recommend this running tour!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2013 via mobile

This was so much fun. Rob is,a great guide and so knowledgeable about the history of the area. I woukd tecommend it even for nonrunners.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2013

This tour was such a unique and fun way to see this historic town! Rob was great. Friendly, incredibly knowledgeable, and very accommodating. I am not much of a runner and he had no problems going at my pace, taking breaks to walk when when needed, and making me feel comfortable. If you are looking for something new to do... More

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Sharon, MA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2012

For anyone interested in sightjogging or guided sightseeing, contact Rob Hicks of Peg Leg. Arrangements via email were simple and convenient. We met at the appointed hour and enjoyed an easy 3+ mile jog together through the streets, side roads and neighborhoods of this quaint northeast Florida outpost. Rob knows the architecture, personalities, history and juicy details of this town... More

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Jacksonville, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2011

Rob made us feel comfortable and welcome to his city. He is very knowledgeable, and we learned a lot about the history of the area while taking the beautiful sights. The tour path is varied and interesting, and Rob kept us engaged in his dialogue throughout while also catering to our pacing needs. The ice-cold bottle of water presented to... More

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2011

We did this first thing when we arrived on the island. My wife and I both love running and history so this was a perfect fit. Easy to arrange over email. We even booked it the night before and Rob was very accommodating. This was the first thing we did on the island and it was wonderful to learn about... More

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2011

Rob did an awesome job creating this 3+ mile running tour! We learned a lot, saw some great sights in historic downtown and got a workout in - what more could we ask for? We would definitely recommend this tour to anyone wanting to learn more about the Island and be active while doing so! :-)

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