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City of Hendersonville 11th Annual 5k Turkey Trot

November 23 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am


Before sitting down to your Thanksgiving meal bring the family, bring the kids, and bring the dog to the 11th Annual Hendersonville Turkey Trot!  The City of Hendersonville’s Wellness Committee will host its annual Turkey Trot 5k Thanksgiving morning on November 23, 2023. This year marks the Turkey Trot’s 11th Anniversary, alongside the City of Hendersonville’s 175th Anniversary. The 5k is a run/walk event open to all ages, all fitness levels, and all family members!

The entry fee is $13 which includes a long sleeve t-shirt. Registrations received by November 6th at 5pm will be guaranteed their preferred size. Race packets may be picked up on November 21st and 22nd from 8am to 5pm on the second floor of City Hall, 160 Sixth Avenue East or by 9am on the race day.

The Hendersonville Turkey Trot starts at 8:30 a.m. at City Hall at Fifth Avenue East and King Street. The course travels through downtown and ends back at City Hall. Walkers and runners should plan to be off the course by 10:30 a.m. The event will take place rain or shine, sleet, or snow!

The Turkey Trot is a non-sanctioned event – we’re here for fun and exercise and costumes are encouraged. Four prizes will be awarded for those pre-registered: farthest traveled, first male, first female, and a mystery time prize.


City of Hendersonville Wellness Committee
(828) 233-3204
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Downtown Hendersonville
527 N Main St
Hendersonville, NC
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