Bring your family, get some exercise, and enjoy the natural beauty of Bald Head Island! At the BHI Conservancy’s Turtle Trot 5K, participants can run fast or slow as they move through the island’s ancient maritime forest and over the pristine beaches.
All proceeds support the Bald Head Island Conservancy mission of fostering community-based barrier island education, conservation, and preservation – including our nationally recognized Sea Turtle Protection Program.
Turtle Trot 5k Route
Turtle Trok 5K Details
Runners and walkers will receive our popular Turtle Trot 5K shirt and winners will receive a beautiful sea turtle medal! Please read our rules and regulations carefully before signing up.
Start time is 8:30 AM!
10 and under
Online pre-race registrations only with 830 PM deadline the night before raceday
NO registration day of race
Must check in 20-25 minutes before race
Race pack with t-shirt and bib available at check-in table in front of Turtle Central