Wrightsville Beach Turkey Trot

Wrightsville Beach, NC

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2018 Turkey Trot

About the Race

Who doesn’t want to burn some calories in support of building homes before eating your Turkey dinner?!  Join us for this year’s Wrightsville Beach Turkey Trot. Come dress in your finest Turkey attire and support a great cause while having fun!

When & Where

Thursday, November 22, 2018

321 Causeway Drive
Wrightsville Beach, NC 28480


5K Run/Walk  –  TIMED
1 Mile Fun Run/Walk  –  UNTIMED

Start Times

8:30 AM  –  5K
8:45 AM  –  1 Mile

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About the Cause

Run a Race. Build a Home.

Your race helps build a home. The Wrightsville Beach Turkey Trot raises money for Cape Fear Habitat for Humanity. Cape Fear Habitat assists families in the Cape Fear region towards the purchase of a Habitat home. Our vision is a world where everyone has a decent place to live. We build strength, stability and self-reliance through shelter.


Come in your best Thanksgiving costume!

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

Costume Awards •Best Individual Costumes •Best Team Spirit/Costume •Team with Most Participants •Fastest Team

For the Kids:  All little ones who participate will receive a participant ribbon


Look Hot while you Trot!

Mark your Calendars

Participants who register by Sunday, October 28 at 11:59pm will be guaranteed a race shirt. Shirts are available in Youth S-M and Adult Unisex XS-XXL sizes, and are from Without Limits. 

Socks are ALSO available for purchase for $10! Quantities are limited so ACT NOW!

2018 Race Shirts

2018 Socks $10

events & parking


November 21

Wrightsville Beach Park
3 Bob Sawyer Dr.
Wrightsville Beach, NC 28480

2 PM – 7 PM  Packet Pickup


November 22

The Loop at Wrightsville Beach
321 Causeway Dr.
Wrightsville Beach, NC 28480

7:00 AM  –  Registration Opens
8:00 AM  –  Registration Closes
8:00 AM – Costume Contest
8:15 AM – Announcements
8:30 AM  –  5K Starts
8:45 AM  –  1 Mile Starts
9:30 AM  –  Awards


• Wrightsville Beach Museum
• Designated Grass Lots at the Park
• Wrightsville Beach Baptist Church
• Wrightsville United Methodist
• U.S. Post Office
• Redix
• Atlantic Marine
• Bluewater
• Wrightsville Beach Park by playground (ONLY park here if you plan to stay the entire time, you will have to wait for race to end to exit)

Additional Information
The “gates” open at 7AM for registration. Make sure you stop by the Cape Fear Habitat for Humanity tent to learn more about the great work this organization is doing in the local community and meet local Habitat homeowners and hear their stories. There will also be other vendors present for participants to visit as well as coffee and water to get fueled up before the race!


1 Mile
June 14 – July 31:  $20
August 1 –  November 19:  $25
November 20 – November 22:  $30

5K Race
June 14 – July 31:  $35
August 1 – November 19:  $40
November 20 – November 22:  $45

5K Race – Family of 4
June 14 – July 31:  $120
August 1 – November 19:  $140
November 20 – November 22:  $160

5K Race – Family of 5
June 14 – July 31:  $150
August 1 – November 19:  $175
November 20 – November 22:  $200

5K Race – Family of 6
June 14 – July 31:  $180
August 1 – November 19:  $210
November 20 – November 22:  $240

Kids 5 & Under (1 Mile or 5K)
*Race Shirt & Race Timing NOT Included
Child Does Receive a Race Bib

Virtual Runner
Cook the Turkey – Run When You Can – Your Race Shirt is Mailed to You

Raffle Ticket
$5 per Ticket
Be entered to WIN Aftershokz Trekz Air bluetooth headphones – $150 VALUE!!!


Title Sponsor

Mile Marker Sponsor

Community Sponsors

Exhibitor Sponsors

Friends & Family Sponsors

Island Roofing, Inc.
Doing Business Since 1986


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.