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Throughout each year, The Painted Turtle hosts special events and participates in fundraisers held by members of our local communities to benefit camp and increase awareness of our programs.

If you would like to sponsor or participate in any of these events please contact Julie Helmes for information.

L.A. 5K Run and Marathon 2015

March 14 and 15, 2015
Registration begins on October 1, 2014

Join Team Turtle’s 2015 Marathon & 5K team! Marathon weekend is Saturday March 14th and Sunday March 15th. In addition to the running events, The Painted Turtle will also organize a team dinner to meet and greet team members and fuel up for the weekend. All of the fundraising efforts will create laughter and hope for a child living with serious illness. Take one day to challenge yourself and give back to the amazing Painted Turtle campers.

Run for a Reason + Good Turtle Friends = Really Awesome Time!


Please email Julie to receive the team invitation code and registration instructions.

LA Big 5K – Saturday March 14 at 8:00am
Start and Finish at Dodger Stadium
Registration $40
Fundraising goal $200

Charity Relay (two-person) – Sunday March 15 at 7:00am limited available!
Start at Dodger Stadium + Transition point 13.1 miles. Finish at Santa Monica Pier.
Registration $270 for the team
Fundraising goal $1,000 for the team

Marathon – Sunday March 15 at 7:00am (Start at Dodger Stadium) limited available!
Start at Dodger Stadium. Finish at Santa Monica Pier
Registration $160
Fundraising goal $1,000

5th Annual Athletes Touch Golf Classic to benefit
The Painted Turtle

April 30, 2015
Strawberry Farms Golf Club, Irvine, CA
On Thursday April 30, 2015, The 5th Annual Athletes Touch Golf Classic to benefit The Painted Turtle will be held at Strawberry Farms Golf Club in Irvine, CA. Professional and Olympic athletes are teaming up to play golf for the campers! 12:00pm Shotgun start, followed by cocktails, BBQ dinner and live entertainment. For more information, sponsorship and registration please please contact Julie Helmes.

Other ways to join the fun!