When & Where

Sunday, April 2, 2017

Mike Chappell Park
501 Dow Rd. S.
Carolina Beach, NC  28428

Start Times

10:00 AM  – 5K Start

10:50 AM  –   1 Mile Fun Run Start



1 Mile Fun Run  –  TIMED


2017 Tinted Turtle Results

About the Race

The Tinted Turtle Trot offers participants the choice to run a Timed 5K or 1-Mile Timed Fun Run. These family friendly runs are Color-FUN!

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About the Cause

Proceeds will benefit the Island Montessori School’s Family School Association, which provides grants benefiting teacher, students, and guardians at the only free, public Montessori education offered in New Hanover County.

Want to Become A Sponsor?



5K Awards

Top 3 Overall Male and Female Finishers
Top 3 Age Group Finishers: 9 & under, 10-13, 14-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60+

1 Mile Awards

Top 3 Age Group Finishers: 5 & Under, 6-9, 10-13


Race Swag

Participants who register by Friday, March 17, 2017 will be guaranteed a race shirt. The shirts are made of Cotton and are available in  YOUTH S-L and Unisex S-XXL sizes. In addition to this ready-to-be-color-covered event t-shirt everyone registered will receive sun glasses, a mask, and color packet to use at the explosion!!!!

About the Course


The course will start in Mike Chappell Park and also take you through Lake Park, then take you through the beautiful neighborhoods in Carolina Beach, NC, 




Schedule of Events

Friday, March 31, 2017

5 – 7 PM – Packet Pick-Up & Registration
Good Hops Brewing
811 Harper Ave
Carolina Beach, NC 28428

Thank you Jersey Mike’s for providing subs (for donation)!

Sunday, April 2, 2017
Mike Chappell Park
501 Dow Rd. S.
Carolina Beach, NC  28428

9:00 a.m. – On-site Registration/Packet Pickup opens
9:45 a.m. – On-site Registration/Packet Pickup closes 
10:00 a.m. – 5K Starts
10:50 a.m. – 1 Mile Fun Run Starts
11:15 a.m. – Awards (this time is approximate)

Join us at the After-Race Party at the Lazy Pirate!




Street parking is first come first serve. There is also parking along Sumter Ave. & Clarendon Blvd, and parking around Carolina Beach Elementary School.



Online registration closes at 11:59 p.m. on March 30, 2017


Event Pricing

Through February 14 – $35
February 15 – Day of Race – $40

1 Mile Family Fun Run
Through February 14 – $35
February 15 – Day of Race – $40

Contributing Sponsors


Waiver: The Registration Agreement & Liability Waiver is linked to the Online Registration. This must be selected and approved during registration.

Packet Pick-Up: Family or Friends may pick-up your Race Packet at Packet Pick-Up.

On-Site Registration: Registration is available starting one hour prior to race start. It closes 20 minutes prior to start.

Timing: Jaguar Bib Chip Timing will be used to time this race

Weather: This race is rain or shine. It will be postponed, rescheduled or cancelled if a severe weather warning is in effect.

Refunds: There are no refunds, registration will be accepted as a donation.

Entries are not transferable to other races Timed by Go Time as each race is organized by a different group.
We must stick to this policy as race items have been purchased based on current registrations and it is not fair to choose who receives a refund and who does not.