Turkey Trot of Morgan County
November 28, 2019 in Decatur, Alabama
What Makes It Special: An event for all ages, participants can sign up for a variety of activities—from the 5K to the 1-mile fun run to a 5K CrossFit challenge. Proceeds benefit the United Way of Morgan County.
Turkey Trot Huffin & Puffin for Turkey & Stuffin
November 28, 2019 in Winfield, Alabama
What Makes It Special: Run down Highway 118 and around Ivan K. Hill park before finishing under the historic town clock. All proceeds from the race go towards the Winfield Police Department Toy Fund, as well as Backpacks and Beyond. Participants are also asked to bring an item for Backpacks and Beyond to donate.
30A 10K Thanksgiving Day Races
November 28, 2019 in Rosemary Beach, Florida
What Makes It Special: Run along South Walton's scenic highway known as 30A, where you will see breathtaking views of the Gulf of Mexico while running through charming beach communities. All participants, including 5K and fun runners, will receive a commemorative medal.
ALSO Youth Turkey Trot 5K
November 28, 2019 in Sarasota, Florida
What Makes It Special: Start Thanksgiving off on the right foot by racing over the beautiful Ringling Bridge in Sarasota. All participants receive long-sleeve tech shirts and access to the post-race party at the Hyatt Regency, complete with music, snacks and beer.
Five Star Early Bird Thanksgiving Turkey Trot 5K/10K/15K/Half Marathon
November 23, 2019 in Kennesaw, Georgia
What Makes It Special: If you've run any Five Star race from December 2018 to November 2019, you can run this Turkey Trot absolutely free. Plus, it features a variety of distances not often featured at standard Thanksgiving Day races.
Turkey Breast Trot 5K Run/Walk
November 23, 2019 in Conyers, Georgia
What Makes It Special: Support breast cancer by taking on this pre-Thanksgiving Day 5K that takes participants on Conyers' new PATH multi-purpose concrete trail. Runners and walkers are encouraged to wear pink on race day.
Woodstock Turkey Day 5K and Fun Run
November 28, 2019 in Woodstock, Georgia
What Makes It Special: Featuring a new course this year, the Woodstock Turkey Trot takes runners on the new Greenway Path and only up the "big hill" once. Bring non-perishable food items to donate to the local food bank on race day to truly celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday.
Big Easy Half Marathon
November 24, 2019 in New Orleans
What Makes It Special: Start your Thanksgiving week off with the 5K or take on 13.1 miles of fun running around City Park, through Bayou St. John and by the New Orleans Lakefront. Come for the family fun and stay for the after-party.
Bay St. Louis Turkey Trot
November 28, 2019 in St. Louis, Mississippi
What Makes It Special: Give back to the community's furry friends by participating in this race that begins at the Bay St. Louis train depot and finishes just past the picturesque Beach Boulevard. Participants are encouraged to bring pet food, treats or toys to donate.
Charlotte Southpark Turkey Trot
November 28, 2019 in Charlotte, North Carolina
What Makes It Special: Going on 30 years, the Charlotte South Park Turkey Trot is one of the city's longest-running events and one of the largest events in North Carolina.
Turkey Day Run & Gobble Wobble
November 28, 2019 in Charleston, South Carolina
What Makes It Special: Not only is it fun to say, but this 5K is the perfect way to earn that Thanksgiving Day turkey.
Surfside Beach Rotary Turkey Trot
November 28, 2019 in Surfside Beach, South Carolina
What Makes It Special: The 10th annual Surfside Rotary Turkey Trot is the Myrtle Beach area's largest Turkey Trot. The race features an oceanfront start and finish at the Surfside Beach Pier.
Myrtle Beach Turkey Trot
November 28, 2019 in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
What Makes It Special: Going on 13 strong years, the Myrtle Beach Turkey Trot on Thanksgiving morning takes place at The Market Common with 5K and 8K options. The race runs throughout the beautiful Market Common community and some of the Myrtle Beach Air Force Base community.
Florence Turkey Trot
November 28, 2019 in Florence, South Carolina
What Makes It Special: The seventh annual Florence Turkey Trot races through the handsome neighborhoods of historic Florence, South Carolina.
GraceWorks Turkey Trot 5K
November 28, 2019 in Franklin, Tennessee
What Makes It Special: Get ready to tackle the largest 5K run/walk in all of Middle Tennessee. This race has been around for over 15 years and has no plans of slowing down. With crowds of over 1,500 spectators, you'll love the vibe. Sign up soon—the first 3,000 registrants receive a long-sleeve T-shirt.
Sportsbarn Turkey Trot Presented by Chattanooga Kidney Centers
November 28, 2019 in Chattanooga, Tennessee
What Makes It Special: The Sportsbarn Turkey Trot is dog friendly, making it the best Thanksgiving tradition for your whole family.
Music City Thanksgiving Day 4-Mile Run/Walk
November 28, 201 in Nashville, Tennessee
What Makes It Special: This race in its seventh year starts and ends at the Tennessee Titans Stadium. Plus, this race supports The Bridge, a non-profit that provides aid to the hungry and homeless in Middle Tennessee.
November 28, 2019 in Fort Worth, Texas
What Makes It Special: Held at Texas Motor Speedway, this race is unlike any other. Get ready to run on the track, just like your favorite racecar drivers. Please bring five canned goods to donate to the Tarrant Area Food Bank.
Dallas YMCA Turkey Trot
November 28, 2019 in Dallas
What Makes It Special: The Dallas YMCA Turkey Trot very well could be the largest in the nation. Going on 50 years, this event gets bigger and better with age. With 5K and 8K distances and timed and untimed registration options, this race has something for every family member.
Tyler Turkey Trot
November 28, 2019 in Tyler, Texas
What Makes It Special: In its 17th year, families from around east Texas have made this race a tradition, returning year after year to take on 3.1 miles of fun before digging into their turkey dinners.
Abilene Turkey Trot
November 28, 2019 in Abilene, Texas
What Makes It Special: This family-friendly West Texas 5K begins and ends at Shotwell Stadium and runs through Lytle Lake neighborhood. A one-mile fun run is also available for younger participants.
Downtown Denton Turkey Trot
November 28, 2019 in Denton, Texas
What Makes It Special: This race just north of the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex takes place through the handsome Texas Women's University campus and around the historic downtown square.