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June 16 - 30, 2024

2024 Race for the Sea Turtles 1M, 5K, 10K, 13.1, 26.2 -Benefits The Turtle Hospital

Organized by Virtual Run Events powered by Moon Joggers

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Get ready to make a splash as we celebrate World Sea Turtle Day on June 16! We are thrilled to partner with The Turtle Hospital in Marathon, Florida, for our fifth annual Race for the Sea Turtles virtual race—offering you the choice of 1M, 5K, 10K, 13.1, or 26.2 distances. Brace yourself for an unforgettable adventure and a stunning sea turtle medal to commemorate your achievement!


Here's why you should dive into this extraordinary event:


- A Purposeful Partnership: We're proud to announce that 15% of every registration fee for this race will be donated to The Turtle Hospital (Hidden Harbor Marine Environmental Project, Inc.). This incredible organization operates a fully functioning veterinary hospital dedicated to healing sick and injured sea turtles, as well as rescuing, rehabilitating, and releasing these majestic creatures in the Florida Keys. By joining this race, you're contributing to their vital conservation efforts.


- Flexibility to Conquer: You have the entire month of June 2024 to complete your chosen distance, with an extra dose of magic if you do it on June 16th—World Sea Turtle Day itself! Select from the options of 1M, 5K, 10K, 13.1, or 26.2 miles, allowing participants of all ages and fitness levels to embark on this meaningful journey.


- Rewards Await: Upon completing your race, a well-deserved medal will be yours to cherish. Wear it proudly as a testament to your dedication to sea turtle conservation.


- Registration Fee: Secure your spot for just $20, which includes a magnificent medal, a personalized bib, and a significant donation to The Turtle Hospital. Your contribution plays a crucial role in protecting these endangered creatures and their ocean habitats.


- Timely Shipping: Medals and bibs will start shipping out by May 15th. After that, they will be dispatched within 2 to 5 days of signing up, ensuring you receive your race rewards promptly.


- Exclusive Race Gear: Don't miss the opportunity to grab our official Race for the Sea Turtles gear, available for a limited time only. Please note that this gear is sold separately through Threadless.com, and our promo codes do not apply to it. Get extra SWAG HERE!


*Remember to sign up for our main 2024 event, our final year long mission,  Mission to the Moon Running and Walking Challenge, to receive a discount code. This code grants you a remarkable 35% discount on ALL EVENTS, MEDALS and MERCHANDISE throughout 2024! The code remains valid from NOW  until December 31, 2024!  Waste no time, sign up for the Mission to the Moon event today and secure your discount code! 


Don't miss out on the opportunity to make a difference for sea turtles and the ocean ecosystem. Dive into the Race for the Sea Turtles today and become a champion for these incredible creatures. Sign up now and let the tides of compassion carry you to the finish line!


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What is a virtual race? 

A virtual race is a race that can be run (or walked) from any location you choose. You can run, jog, or walk on the road, on the trail, on the treadmill, at the gym or on the track (or even at another race). You get to run your own race, at your own pace, and time it yourself. Running and walking on your own, or with friends! And your medal will be shipped directly to you. Complete a virtual 5Ks, 10K, half marathon and more! 


June 16 - 30, 2024

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday

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