Tough Turtle 2014

5K, 5 Mile

Event Date

Sat, Apr 19, 2014


Ithaca, NY

About This Activity

Ithaca's first adventure race, the Tough Turtle, is back April 19, 2014. Are you ready?
A 5k route along the beautiful Cayuga Waterfront and Black Diamond Trails on the south shore of Cayuga Lake, with a fifteen challenging, homegrown obstacles with Ithaca flair. Designed to push racers, regardless of age or physical fitness. Individuals or teams, and all levels welcome! All proceeds support the Ithaca Children's Garden : Healthy kids, healthy planet. 

All levels welcome: Competitive, general, and family heats. You may participate as an individual or in a team. *Ages 5-13 may participate in a family heat with a registered adult. Ages 13-15 may participate in any heat with a registered adult. Ages 16+ may participate in any of the heats.

Children 12 and under are invited to participate in Tough Turtle Jr. on site on event day for a small fee. No pre-registration for T.T. Jr.

To register as a team, simply choose the FundRACER or Flat Fee in the heat of your choice, and you will be asked if you want to create or join a team. Team captains may set up the team and/or team members will add themselves to the team by selecting the correct team name from a drop down menu.

Whether you register as an individual or team, all racers are encouraged to register as a "FundRACER," which costs nothing out of pocket and qualifies you for some ridiculously sweet prizes. Your commitment is to train for and complete the Tough Turtle, and your friends and family members back you up with bucks. To qualify for this category of registration you must commit to INDIVIDUALLY raising $275 to benefit the Ithaca Children's Garden. Fundraising is made easy with straightforward and effective online tools available to you immediately upon registration.

The Tough Turtle is a benefit for the Ithaca Children's Garden: working hard for healthy kids and a healthy planet. ICG loves the mud, kids, adventure and community - Come join us on this adventure!

Event schedule and times

The Tough Turtle, is back April 19, 2014.

Competitive Heats run 9:00, 9:10, and 9:20am
General Heats run 9:30, 9:40, 9:50, 10:00, 10:10, 10:20, 10:30, 10:40, 10:50, 11:00, 11:10, 11:20, 11:30, 11:40, and 11:50am

Family Heats run 12:00, 12:10, 12:20, and 12:30pm

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