$30 – $40

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Thanksgiving Weekend Turtle Trot 5K 2021

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$30 – $40

Event Information

Location

Location

Bald Head Island Conservancy

700 Federal Road

Bald Head Island, NC 28461

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Refund policy

Refund policy

Refunds up to 30 days before event

Event description
We are thrilled that we are able to offer our popular Turtle Trot 5K with restrictions to help keep our supporters safe during COVID-19.

About this event

Runners and walkers will receive our popular turtle trot t-shirt and winners will receive a beautiful sea turtle medal! Please read our rules and regulations carefully before signing up.

Registration

  • 30-minute staggered starts
  • Pay attention to registration start time listed on Eventbrite = your raceday start time is same
  • Online pre-race registrations only with 7 pm deadline the night before raceday
  • NO registration day of race
  • 35-person limit per start time
  • First-come first-serve registrations for time slots

Raceday Process

  • Must check in 10-15 minutes before your time slot
  • Race pack with t-shirt and bib available at check-in table in front of Turtle Central
  • All registrants for each time slot will be started at same time by race official
  • No restrooms available
  • No pre-race ceremony
  • No post-race winner ceremony
  • Race winners receive sea turtle medals (winners notified after race about medal pick-up)

Other Rules

  • Keep spectators to a minimum and socially distanced
  • We encourage bringing own water = only 1 unmanned water station on route
  • No beach route due to erosion and narrow beach around the shoals
  • Pay close attention to signs = route maps available at check-in
  • If you miss registered start time, we cannot place you in the race
  • If the event is cancelled on raceday due to inclement weather, no refunds will be provided, but participants will still receive their race packets

If you have any questions, please email melissa@bhic.org

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Location

Bald Head Island Conservancy

700 Federal Road

Bald Head Island, NC 28461

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Refund policy

Refunds up to 30 days before event

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Organizer Bald Head Island Conservancy

Organizer of Thanksgiving Weekend Turtle Trot 5K 2021

The Bald Head Island Conservancy is a non-profit organization that was founded in 1983. It is located in a unique area within the Smith Island Complex which includes Bald Head, Middle, and Bluff Islands, all of which are bounded by the Cape Fear River and the Atlantic Ocean.

The Conservancy sponsors and facilitates scientific research that benefits coastal communities and provides numerous recreational and educational activities to the public. In coordination with various organizations, partnerships and collaborations, the Conservancy has led the nation in conservation and research efforts and is uniquely poised to become a leader in Barrier Island Conservation world-wide.

Our Mission  
We Discover, Learn, Conserve, and Preserve


Our Vision 
Bald Head Island Conservancy champions the sustainability of barrier islands through environmental research and stewardship.

 

Become a BHI Conservancy Member today to

receive discounted prices on programs!

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