Challenge yourself at this year’s Tough Turtle adventure obstacle race, a 5-10K designed to push your body, challenge your wit, and deliver the mud. Climb, sprint, crawl and slide through the course along the Cayuga Waterfront and Black Diamond Trails on the south shore of Cayuga Lake. We double dog dare you. Plus, you’ll be supporting the kids. All proceeds of the Tough Turtle support Ithaca Children’s Garden.
FOR THE CHILDREN. FOR THE PLANET. FOR THE FUTURE.
May 6th 2017.
If you are registering as a student with a valid Student Discount Code, please complete the following information to receive student accreditation.
*Note*: If you are registering additional student racers, the additional racers will only qualify for the student discount rate with a valid university email address
*Student Discount Code entitles you to "Student & Child" ticket fees below*
Please use the space below to list any Tough Turtle racers you will be registering in addition to yourself.
*Please include the email address of all additional racers 18 or over so they can be emailed the Tough Turtle Waiver and Release of Liability*
Tough Turtle Registration Details
January 17th - 31st: 5K Adults = $40 | Child & Student = $20
10K Adults = $50 | Child & Student = $25
February 1st - April 6th: 5K Adults = $60 | Child & Student = $30
10K Adults = $70 | Child & Student = $35
April 7th - May 6th: 5K Adults = $70 | Child & Student = $35
10K Adults = $80 | Child & Student = $40
Below is a list of the 2017 Tough Turtle Race options.
The 10K is the first heat of the day and a new addition to the Tough Turtle this year. If you're looking to push yourself harder and farther during the Tough Turtle, this heat is for you.
5K Competitive Heat:
The competitive heat happens once and is the first 5K race of the day intended for those Tough racers that want spirited competition amongst their fellow racers.
5K General Heat:
General heat starting times are staggered throughout the day and are intended for the semi-competitive racers and family’s looking to test their toughness.
5K Family Heat:
The family heat is the last heat of the day, intended for Tough racers looking for a leisurely pace to casually run with their friends and families.
Heat for race sponsors with vouchers and sponsor code
In consideration of being allowed to participate in the Tough Turtle Adventure Obstacle Race, the undersigned:
Acknowledge and fully understand that each participant will be engaging in activities that involve risk of serious injury, including permanent disability and death, and severe social and economic losses which might result not only from their own actions, inactions or negligence but the actions, inactions or negligence of others, the rules of play, or the condition of the premises or of any equipment used. Further, that there may be other risks not known to us or not reasonably foreseeable at this time. Assume all the foregoing risks and accept personal responsibility for the damages following such injury, permanent disability or death.
Acknowledge that this is a strenuous athletic event. I certify that I have no physical or medical condition which would interfere with my participation in the Tough Turtle 5k Adventure Obstacle Race and that I have trained adequately for this race.
Release, waive, discharge and covenant not to sue the volunteers and organizers of this event, if applicable, owners and leasers of premises used to conduct the event, all of which are hereinafter referred to as "releasees", from any and all liability to each of the undersigned, his or her next of kin for any and all claims, demands, losses or damages on account of injury, including death or damage to property, caused or alleged to be caused in whole or in part by the negligence of the releasee or otherwise.
Acknowledge this event will require the participants to run on rugged and uneven surfaces, some of them far less than perfect, including but not limited to hiking trails, roads, unimproved trails, mud, swamps, cliffs, lumpy fields covered with tall grass and water crossings. I know that broken bones, reactions to poison ivy, insect bites and bruising are common occurrences in this type of event.
Understand that the event will be held rain or shine in unpredictable weather conditions. Weather may affect the safety level of the various event activities. Participants are strongly encouraged to carry their own personal medical insurance and understand that in the event of needing medical assistance they shoulder the full liability for such costs. The Releasees reserve the right to postpone, cancel, or modify the event due to weather conditions or other factors beyond the control of the releasees. No refunds will be granted.
Grant permission for the use of my name and or likeness related to my participation in any event conducted by the Tough Turtle and Ithaca Children's Garden. I also grant the use of my voice and any and all recorded and or filmed/video/photographed footage of me, and further waive all of my rights to any compensation, as a result of my name or likeness being used in any way.
In submitting this entry, I, for myself and on behalf of my heirs, assigns, personal representatives and next of kin, HEREBY RELEASE, INDEMNIFY, AND HOLD HARMLESS AND AGREE NOT TO SUE Ithaca Children's Garden, their officers, officials, agents, and/or employees, other participants, sponsoring agencies, sponsors, advertisers, volunteers, and if applicable, owners and lessors of premises used to conduct the event (Releasees), WITH RESPECT TO ANY AND ALL INJURY, DISABILITY, DEATH, or loss or damage to person or property, or any resulting expense or cost WHETHER ARISING FROM THE NEGLIGENCE OF THE RELEASEES OR OTHERWISE, to the fullest extent permitted by law. This applies to the above stated entities and individuals while participating and/or working within the events geographical parameters; including pre-event setup and post-event breakdown and any other event-related activities.
UNDER 18: AS A PARENT OR GUARDIAN OF THE BELOW NAMED MINOR, I HEREBY CERTIFY THAT I HAVE READ ALL THE ABOVE DOCUMENT, THAT I GIVE MY PERMISSION FOR MY CHILD OR WARD TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS EVENT AND THAT I AGREE ON BEHALF OF MYSELF AND MY CHILD/WARD TO THE TERMS OF THIS DOCUMENT.
THE UNDERSIGNED HAVE READ THE ABOVE WAIVER AND RELEASE, UNDERSTANDING THAT I/WE HAVE GIVEN UP SUBSTANTIAL RIGHTS BY SIGNING IT AND SIGN IT VOLUNTARILY.
ICG TOUGH TURTLE 2017 FEES:
CANCELLATION & REFUND POLICY
Payments are non-refundable and non-transferable. A refund will be granted in cases of serious illness or injury, and this request must be accompanied by a physician’s note. A registrant who does not arrive, arrives late, leaves early, or attends only a part of the event will not receive a refund. ICG refunds all payments for registrations cancelled by us.
Yes, I have read and agree to ICG's Tough Turtle 2017 Waiver and Release of Liability
Yes, I have read and agree to ICG's Cancellation & Refund Policy
*Please note that any additional racers registered to this form will receive a Tough Turtle Liability Waiver emailed to the address listed*
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