Flippers, Feathers & Fins 5k and Kids Dash

Saturday, May 17, 20148:00am - 10:00am
$25.00 for 5k and $15.00 for Kids Dash ****Oregon Coast Aquarium Member Discount of $5****

Runners Start the 2013 Flippers, Feathers & FIns 5k Come for a race, stay for an aquarium adventure! Every participant in the 2nd Annual Flippers, Feathers and Fins 5k and Kids Dash will not only take part in a fun race, they will receive free entry to the Oregon Coast Aquarium for the rest of the day plus an event T-Shirt.

This 5K (3.1 mile) route will start and end at the Oregon Coast Aquarium and includes running through the Aquarium to the finish line. This event is perfect for the speedy, the slow and everyone in between. The Flippers, Feathers and Fins 5k seeks to promote healthy lifestyles on the coast and proceeds will benefit animal care programs at the Oregon Coast Aquarium.

The Kids Dash is a fun way to get kids ages 2-9 involved in their first race too, teaching them about fitness and giving them a chance to cross a real finish line. This closed course is perfect for your little athlete.

To register for the Flippers, Feathers & Fins 5k and Kids Dash click here.

You can also download a printable registration form and drop it off at the admissions desk at the Oregon Coast Aquarium or mail it in.  Be sure to include a check for your registration fee.  The mailing address is below:

Attn: Flippers, Feathers & Friends 5k
Oregon Coast Aquarium
2820 SE Ferry Slip Rd
Newport, OR 97365


Race Details:

5k: Saturday, May 17, 2014 5K Start: 8:00 AM
Kids Dash Start: Approx. 8:40 AM
Winners Announced: 9:00 AM

What Does Every Participant Get?
5K and Kids Dash participants receive the following race day goodies:
  • Entry to the Oregon Coast Aquarium (must show race day bib)
  • Themed race shirt
  • Post-race festival with refreshments, snacks and music 

Early Registration (through May 9):

Flippers, Feathers and Fins 5k - $25
Flippers, Feathers and Fins Kids Dash - $15

Regular Registration (May 10- May 17):

Flippers, Feathers and Fins 5k - $35
Flippers, Feathers and Fins Kids Dash - $20

*Oregon Coast Aquarium Members will receive $5 off their registration when they enter the code 'MEMBER' during registration. All registrations using the 'MEMBER' code will be verified with the Oregon Coast Aquarium Membership Department.


To register for the Flippers, Feathers & Fins 5k and Kids Dash click here.


5K Note:
The 5K is for both runners and walkers. However, it is expected that any participant in the 5k should be able to accomplish the necessary 3.1 miles in about 1 hour and 15 minutes. (23 to 25 minute pace per mile). Packet Pick-Up: Race packets including race numbers, shirts and other information will be distributed in advance of the race. We HIGHLY ENCOURAGE all participants to pick up their packets prior to race morning to ensure the race starts on time. You can pick-up your packet at the Oregon Coast Aquarium Friday, May 16th from 10:00 AM-5:00 PM or race morning from 7:00- 7:45 AM.

*Refunds, Exchanges and Transfers: Absolutely no refunds, exchanges, or transfers.
*Cancellation Policy: The Oregon Coast Aquarium reserves the right to postpone or cancel the event due to events out of our control such as natural disaster or other emergencies. No refunds will be issued under these circumstances. The Oregon Coast Aquarium may also alter the course and distances for the safety of athletes.

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