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Running of the Turkeys

Live: November 23 | Virtual: November 10-23 Greensboro, NC 27455 US Directions



Can I register on race day?

You can register race day if we don't sell out! Visit registration/ packet pickup table prior to race start.


What can expect on the course?

The live event is at Greensboro's Country Park. Limited to 1500 participants. Bring the whole family and the pups. Pet-friendly and strollers are welcome!


Can I walk the event?

We love our walkers. We ask walkers to be aware that course time limits are race specific. For road races, we ask for a 16 min./mile pace. If you fall below this pace, we can unfortunately no longer guarantee course support—which is paramount for your safety. Aid stations, medical support, portable toilets, and road closures will start to become unavailable to participants. The local police and race organizers will ask you to reroute to a shorter version of the course or move up onto the sidewalk where you will be required to obey regular traffic laws.


Can I check in my gear/ personal belongings?

Yes, gear check will be available for this event.


Where are the aid stations?

Race participants will receive hydration and/or nutrition at the following course locations:

  • Mile 1.5 as you re-enter Country Park, see course map HERE
  • Finish Line


Are strollers allowed?

Running baby strollers are allowed but must have a minimum of 6″ wheels.


How does the virtual race work?

Register for the event, Running of the Turkeys 5K
Run anywhere you want, any time you want from November 10, 2023, through November 23, 2023
Enter Your Time Here - VIRTUAL RESULTS
We ship your schwag! Please allow 2-4 weeks after our live event to receive schwag.


What is your race day cancellation policy?

In the event the race should be canceled for reasons beyond the control of the Race Director or Race Committee (inclement weather or unsafe weather conditions; local, state or national emergency), refunds will not be made, but race packets, including race shirts, will be available at a location to be determined. The race has a NO WORRIES race registration guarantee so you can feel confident that you will NEVER lose the value of your race registration. You can also choose to add on a no questions asked refund to your race registration for a small fee. Visit our website to review our "No Worries Guarantee" tab for more details.

Can I run with my pet or use inline skates?

Yes!  Bring your pet to enjoy race day with you, but please be responsible and clean up after your furry friend! We do not allow, bicycles, inline skates or any means of transportation other than running, walking or wheelchairs.  Race Director reserves the right to reject any entry or to remove any participant from the race course without explanation.

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