2023 Sea Turtle Race – Cold Stun Run

Sea Turtle Race – Cold Stun Run

October 7th 2023

New This Year:

 2023 USATF Sanctioned Event

       The Cold Stun Run is proud to be a part of the USATF NJ Grand Prix Series of races.




Orange Reservoir, 9 Cherry Lane, West Orange, NJ US 07052


Information: The Fifth Annual Sea Turtle Race will take place on at the scenic Orange Reservoir in West Orange. This year’s race is nicknamed the “Cold Stun Run” to highlight our busiest time of year that usually starts in November and December. During this time of year our hospital will fill with sick sea turtles that are cold stunned from failing to migrate south before temperatures become too cold. The 5k race will start at 8:30 am.  The 1.7 mile Family Fun Walk starts at 8:35 am. Refreshments will be available after the race at Clipper Pavilion. Discounted admission to the Turtle Back Zoo will be available to participants that present their race id at the zoo admission ticket booth.  In addition, your race bib entitles you to a 15% discount on merchandise at Fleet Feet in Summit, NJ October 6-8, 2023.

Registration: (Discount available for USATF Members during registration – *Member number required)
Now through September 23rd: $30/1 person or Group Discount $25/person with 4 or more people.
September 24th through October 7th:
$35/1 person or Group Discount $30/person with 4 or more people.

T-Shirts: Race shirts will be provided for participants who pre-register by September 23rd.  Race shirts will be available in limited quantity to those who sign up after September 23th as supplies last on a first come, first served basis at check in.

Pre-Race Day Packet Pickup:  October 6th    3:00 – 7:00pm at  Fleet Feet in Summit , 355 Springfield Ave. Summit, NJ  07901  (908) 516-2357

Race Day: 7:30 am Packet Pickup Starts
8:30 am 5k Run Starts
8:35 am Family Fun Walk Starts

Awards: 5k Run only
Top Male Overall
Top Female Overall
Top 2 Male/Female Age Groups: 
14 and under, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70-79, 80 and above

Location & Parking:  Orange Reservoir, 9 Cherry Lane, West Orange, NJ US 07052 with parking available on the west side of Cherry Lane, across from Clipper Pavilion.

2023 USATF Grand Prix Sanctioned Event

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