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Turtle Take Off 5K & Marine Expo

May 21, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm

Turtle Takeoff 5k NSB

Its turtle time! Turtle Takeoff 5k time that is!  So get ready to throw on your shell and run the beach in New Smyrna for a 5K like no other on Saturday, May 21st!  Whether you run like a turtle or a rabbit, this is a race for you with all ages and skill levels welcome!  This chip-timed race takes place at the Flager Ave beach approach and features multiple age and gender medal categories, and FREE t-shirts to all runners!

When and where does the race take place?
Saturday May 21th, 2016. The race course begins on the beach in front of the boardwalk at the Flagler Avenue Beach Approach in New Smyrna Beach. Registration opens at 8am. Race start time is promptly 9am.

Stick around for the Marine and Wildlife Expo  and enjoy wildlife demonstrations and interactive fun!  Later in the evening there will be even more fun as we show “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” on the beach!

Come out and enjoy the beautiful beach in New Smyrna and all the wildlife our community offers at the Turtle Takeoff 5K and the Marine and Wildlife Expo!

Race proceeds benefit Southern Stone Charities so bring your friends and family! Last year we donated over $5,000 to the Boys and Girls Clubs of Volusia-Flagler Counties and with your help we hope to double that donation!
Southern Stone Charities distributes collected funds to local community non-profits. Funded projects are support services and programs that promote education, health, wellness, and community building efforts as well as projects that support historical, environmental, cultural assets in the communities Southern Stone Communications serves. Recent recipients include Boys and Girls Clubs of Volusia-Flagler, local food banks, professional firefighters’ funds, and community policing efforts.


Race Day $30.00

Packet pickup will take place on race day at race site from 8:00 a.m. to 8:50am

8:00am – Registration Opens
9:00am – 5K Race Start
10:15am (approx.) Post-Race Social & Awards Ceremony at Barracuda’s Bar & Grill – 203 S. Atlantic Ave, NSB

Shirts are guaranteed for all pre-registered participants. Shirts not guaranteed on race day.

Top overall male and female and top 3 male and female age groups will receive awards. Age groups include 13 & under, 14-16, 17-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70 -74, 75-79, 80 & over

TIMING & SCORING: Race will be timed and scored with a disposable chip provided, which will be attached to the back of the bib

The 5K is 3.1 miles.

Visit the website for registration and FAQs. Info on this event page is current as of 5/13/16. Actual race info is subject to change, check the official event website for up to date participant info.


May 21, 2016
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
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