Wrightsville Beach Turkey Trot

Wrightsville Beach, NC
November 26

Full details regarding social distancing plans for the in-person race, such as wave start times and any registration caps, will be updated as soon as they are confirmed.

When & Where

Thursday, November 26, 2020

Wrightsville Beach Park
321 Causeway Drive
Wrightsville Beach, NC 28480

Distances

5K  –  TIMED
1 Mile  –  UNTIMED

Start Times

8:30 AM  –  5K Start
8:45 AM  –  1 Mile Start

2019 W.B. Turkey Trot Photos

2019 W.B. Turkey Trot Results

Who doesn’t want to burn some calories in support of building homes before eating your Turkey dinner?! Join the festivities this Thanksgiving at the Wrightsville Beach Turkey Trot.  Come dress in your finest Turkey costume and support a great cause while enjoying a 5K or 1 Mile around a beautiful beach town.

About the Cause

The Wrightsville Beach Turkey Trot raises money for Cape Fear Habitat for Humanity. Seeking to put God’s love into action, Cape Fear Habitat for Humanity brings people together to build homes, communities, and hope. Their vision is a world where everyone has a decent place to live.

5K Awards
• Top 3 Overall, Male & Female
• Top 3 Overall Masters (40+), Male & Female
• Top 3 Overall Grand Masters (50+), Male & Female
• Top 3 in Age Groups, Male & Female:
9 & Under, 10-14, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, & 70+

Other Awards
• Best Individual Costume
• Best Team Costume / Spirit
• Biggest Team
• Fastest Team

PLEASE NOTE: Awards are for In-Person Race Participants ONLY

*** ALL PARTICIPANTS WILL RECEIVE A MEDAL ***

Race Swag

Shirts will be guaranteed to participants who register by 11:59 PM on Sunday, November 1, 2020. The shirts are available in Youth S-M and Adult Unisex XS-XXL cut sizes, and are from Without Limits.

 Be sure to claim your shirt today by registering!

MEDALS: All race participants will receive one at the finish line!

Run the Loop at Wrightsville Beach!

This race course is also stroller and wheelchair friendly!
However, dogs are not allowed on this course so please leave them at home or with a non-running spectator.

Schedule & Parking Info

Wednesday, November 25, 2020

Wrightsville Beach Town Hall
321 Causeway Drive
Wrightsville Beach, NC 28480

2 PM – 6 PM – Packet Pickup

If you cannot make it, packets can also be picked up at the Race when Registration Opens. Please allow enough extra time before the race starts to pickup your packet.

Thursday, November 26, 2020

Wrightsville Beach Park
321 Causeway Drive
Wrightsville Beach, NC 28480

7:00 AM  –  Registration Opens
8:15 AM  –  Registration Closes
8:15 AM  –  Pre-Race Show
8:30 AM  –  5K Start
8:45 AM  –  1 Mile Start
9:30 AM  –  Awards

Race Day Parking

Parking will be available first come, first serve at these locations: Wrightsville Beach Museum, Wrightsville Beach Park designated grass lots, Wrightsville Beach Baptist, Wrightsville United Methodist, US Post Office & Redix. Only park at the Wrightsville Beach Municipal Complex & Park if you plan to stay the ENTIRE time – you will have to wait for the race to end to exit!

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REGISTRATION & PRICING

5K Race (Individual)
Through August 31  —  $35

September 1 through November 24  —  $40
November 25 & November 26  —  $45

1 Mile Fun Run/Walk (Individual)
Through August 31  —  $20
September 1 through November 24  —  $25
November 25 & November 26  —  $30

Kids 5 & Under (5K or 1 Mile – NO TIMING)
NO SHIRT: Through November 26  —  FREE
WITH SHIRT: Until Shirts Sell Out  —  $11

Family of 4 (5K or 1 Mile)
Through August 31  —  $120
September 1 through November 24  —  $140
November 25 & November 26  —  $160

Family of 5 (5K or 1 Mile)
Through August 31  —  $150
September 1 through November 24  —  $175
November 25 & November 26  —  $200

Family of 6 (5K or 1 Mile)
Through August 31  —  $180
September 1 through November 24  —  $210
November 25 & November 26  —  $240

Virtual Race
Through October 28  —  $40

All registrations are subject to a credit card processing fee.

FAQ & GUIDELINES

Waiver: The Registration Agreement & Liability Waiver is linked to the Online Registration. This must be selected and approved during registration.

Packet Pick-Up: Family or Friends may pick-up your Race Packet at Packet Pick-Up.

On-Site Registration: Registration is available starting one hour prior to race start. It closes 20 minutes prior to start.

Timing: Jaguar Bib Chip Timing will be used to time this race

Weather: This race is rain or shine. It will be postponed, rescheduled or cancelled if a severe weather warning is in effect.

Refunds: There are no refunds, registration will be accepted as a donation.

Entries are not transferable to other races Timed by Go Time as each race is organized by a different group.
We must stick to this policy as race items have been purchased based on current registrations and it is not fair to choose who receives a refund and who does not.