Registration is Now Open for the 2015 Feet, Fins, & Flippers 5K!


Register now for the Feet, Fins, & Flippers 5K!Registration is now OPEN for the 5th annual FEET, FINS, & FLIPPERS 5K!

It’s time to get active! Use your FEET to help our FINNED and FLIPPERED friends! Join runners, walkers, and animal-lovers in a 5K run/walk to raise money for the National Marine Life Center! This is a fun, family oriented, pet-friendly event that also features activities and an “Animal Rescue Fun Run” for the kids.

Date: Sunday, May 24, 2015
Time: 9:00 am
Cost: $25 pre-registration, $35 same day registration
Click here to register on-line (includes $3.25 processing fee), or
Click here to download a registration form to print and mail, or
Stop by the National Marine Life Center, 120 Main Street, Buzzards Bay.

*** Free t-shirt to the first 100 participants to pre-register! ***

The race begins at the Buzzards Bay Village Park, at the west end of Main Street next to the train station. The flat, scenic course travels down and back along the beautiful Cape Cod Canal. Click here for a map of the race route. Ample parking is available. There will be a water station along the route accessible in both directions.

Medals will be awarded to male and female runners in each of six age groups: Neonate (12 and under), Pup (13-19), Yearling (20-29), Juvenile (30-39), Sub-Adult (40-49), Adult (50-59), and Senior (60+). Trophies will be awarded to the overall male and female winners.

All participants who pre-register before May 8 will receive a t-shirt!

Can’t make it or live too far away to join us? Register to “Flip from Afar!” Wherever you are, run, walk, dance, swim, crawl, roll, jump, skip, and/or flip. We’ll mail you your t-shirt after the race. And we welcome you to post photos of yourself being active to help marine animals on NMLC’s Facebook page!

The Buzzards Bay Veterinary Associates has sponsored the race since the beginning!Interested in sponsoring the race? Register here or contact Kathy Zagzebski at for more information and sponsorship benefits.

All event proceeds – including race fees, donations, and sponsorships – directly benefit the National Marine Life Center’s marine animal rehabilitation, science, and education programs. Our goal is to raise $15,000 to help care for sick and injured seals and sea turtles.

On behalf of the animals, thank you for your support!

You can help! Register today.