Calling all Runners: SouthPark’s 25th Annual TURKEY TROT is Coming up!

SouthPark’s Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot is Back for Another Year!

And its something for the entire family!TheSouthPark Turkey Trot 8kis the perfect time to get in shap all while spending it with kids, family and friends! What a great way to kick off theHoliday Season!!! Heres the deal: this year theres a new course (see below for a map detailing the changes), all participants get a T-shirt, and anyone who finishes will get a medal now thats what Im talking about! Please note that this year’s TOTAL event participation will be capped at 11,000 participants.Please register early to avoid disappointment! Wow, now that’s a lot of runners!

Basic info on the run:

Start Time
2013 Changes
1 Mile Fun Run
8:30 AM
(starts on Morrison same as 11)
8K Run (4.97mi)

Baby Jogger 8K (4.97mi)

9:00 AM
(starts on Morrison same as 11)
5K Walk/Run
(3.1 mi)
9:30 AM
NEW START LINE: SouthPark Mall parking lot @ Barclay Downs and Carnegie
Tot Trot
(26.2 yds)
10:15 AM
NEW START LINE: Dicks Sporting Goods parking lot at SouthPark Mall

Here are some Highlights of what the 25th Annual Charlotte South Park Turkey Trot has to offer!

  • Packet Pick up!Two Days-Tuesday , Nov 26 & Wed, Nov 27atSharon United Methodist Church (4411 Sharon Road)tt2
  • Ability to upgrade from a Cotton L/S Shirt to aNew Balance Tech L/S shirt for an additional $15 (must register and pay fee by 11/1)
  • All Finishers in 1 Mile, 5K, and 8K will receive a special 25th Anniversary Finisher’s Medallion
  • Cash Awards to Top 3 Finishers in Men’s and Women’s 8K
  • All 5K participants will receive an official time (no awards offered in 5K)
  • Costume Contest!!!! Special Awards to the Best Costumes!
  • Skip packet pick-up week of event by picking your race number and shirt up early. Limited to first 2000 registrations. Visit the “Race Information” page for details.
  • For 2012 event site map click HERE.Please review carefully in advance of race day.

Images courtesy of and credit goes to: www.runnerstrials.comand Turkey Trot Banner Logo credit goes to

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