• Gold's Gym (map)
  • 20420 West Catawba Avenue
  • Cornelius, NC, 28031
  • United States

EVENTS & DISTANCES

  • 10K (Thursday November 22, 2018)

  • 5K (Thursday November 22, 2018)

  • Distance Dare (15 Km) (Thursday November 22, 2018)

  • Half Marathon (Saturday November 24, 2018)

ABOUT THE EVENT
Join us for a Lake Norman tradition!  A family friendly fun run on Thanksgiving morning. NEW for 2018 -10K, 5K and Distance Dare on Thursday November 22, 2018 and you can run a Half Marathon (13.1 Miles) on Saturday November 24, 2018. The Half Marathon is part of the Turkey Trot Running festival. The Half Marathon is taking place at Lake Norman State Park in Troutman, NC. 

BENEFICIARY
Green Beret Foundation

DIVISIONS
Each race has age groups (9 & under, 10-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29,...70+)

REGISTRATION
Distance Dare (15 Km)
$50

10 Km (6.2 miles - 2 laps of 5K course)
$30 until 08/31/2018
$35.00 until 10/31/2018
$40.00 after 11/01/2018

5 Km (3.1 miles)
$25 until 08/31/2018
$30.00 until 10/31/2018
$35.00 after 11/01/2018

13.1 Miles (Half Marathon) on Saturday November 24, 2018 at Lake Norman State Park
$65 until midnight on Thursday 9/31/18
$75 after midnight on Thursday 10/01/18

AWARDS

  • Top 3 overall males and females in Half, 10K and 5K. Top 3 overall Distance Dare

  • First Place in each age group.

  • All finishers receive an event-specific finisher medal.

TSHIRTS
The first 1,000 registered athletes receive a custom event specific Unisex Longs sleeves t-shirt. Size Chart 

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 2018
Packet pick for all races between Noon and 7:00 pm at Gold's Gym.

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 2018
6:00 a.m. Registration opens at Gold’s Gym
7:00 a.m. - Pre Race meeting for 10k athletes
7:15 a.m. - 10K starts
8:15 a.m. - Pre race meeting for 5K athletes
8:30 a.m. - 5K starts
8:45 a.m. - 10K Award Ceremony
9:30 a.m. - 5K Award Ceremony

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 23, 2018
NO PACKET PICKUP ON FRIDAY - SATURDAY ONLY

 SATURDAY NOVEMBER 24, 2018
6:00 AM - Registration and Packet pickup opens at Lake Norman State Park swim area
6:50 AM - Pre- meeting for all Half marathon athletes
7:00 AM - Half Marathon start
9:15 - Award Ceremony

VOLUNTEER
It is not possible to hold races without volunteers, many positions are available please click here if you wish to volunteer.

NUTRITION
Advocare Rehydrate and Rehydrate Gel will be served on the course - make sure your body is used to the official race fuel.

ENTRY LIST
Updated manually each week

EVENT SPONSORSHIP
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COURSE MAPS
5 Km (3.1 miles)
10 Km (2 laps of the 5 Km course)
Half Marathon (13.1 miles)