Get Basted Turkey Trot

Sun November 24, 2019 Cumming, GA US 30028 Directions
Place
3645 Coal Mountain Drive
North Forsyth Middle School
Cumming, GA US 30028
Description

Gobble Gobble...It's Turkey Trot time.  Just like the name, Get Basted;  This will be the "2nd helpings" of our Turkey Trots!

Two weeks before Thanksgiving in 2011 we decided that we wanted to give back to all the participants who came out to race with us over the course of the year. Thanksgiving morning seemed to be the perfect time, and giving them a FREE race would be the perfect way to say thanks. We're continuing that tradition...If you've crossed under our finish line in any race from Dec. 1, 2018  - Nov. 22, 2019 you've earned yourself a FREE spot in any of the races.

NEW THIS YEAR...THE Get Basted Turkey Trot Race.  Everything will be the same...but we're letting you race on Sunday, November 24 in Cumming, GA if you want to.

THAT'S THIS RACE YOU ARE ABOUT TO REGISTER FOR!

If you haven't crossed under our finish line this year...that's OK too...You can still come out and join us...it's just $17.

Race Contact Info

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Entry Fee & Registration

FREE if you've raced with us between 12/1/2018 - 11/22/2019

If you haven't...No worries...

5K
Mar 18 - Nov 23  Current Price $17.00

10K
Mar 18- Nov 23  Current Price $17.00

15K
Mar 18 - Nov 23   Current Price $17.00

Half Marathon
Mar 18- Nov 23   Current Price $17.00

Race Day Registration Price: $20

All Virtual Distances just $17!

Event Beneficiary

We have two Event beneficiaries for this year.  They will be The Place of Forsyth & The Atlanta Multiple Sclerosis Center.

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The Place of Forsyth will be collecting unwrapped gifts on Race Day!  Each year, hundreds of parents struggle to make the holidays special for their families! Help bring holiday joy and the spirit of the season to those in need by contributing to the 5th Annual The Place Holiday House.  The Place Holiday House is a special place where parents can shop for gifts for their children at no cost. Last year gifts were provided for approximately 2,064 children, ages infant through 18. Items should be unwrapped and in new condition with the exception of good condition bicycles and gaming systems (please no iTunes gift cards or stuffed animals). For information on how you, your family, your work, or your place of worship can get involved, please visit www.theplaceofforsyth.org/holidayhouse.  If you have any questions, please contact Naomi at HolidayHouse@theplaceofforsyth.org or call 770-887-1098.

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Multiple Sclerosis Center of Atlanta

MS is something that is close to our hearts here at Five Star NTP, so our other beneficiary will also be ..The MS Center of Atlanta.

You can join in by either making a donation, or becoming a fundraiser yourself.  Anyone who raises $200 or more will be refunded their entry fee, and anyone who raises $500 or more will also receive a coupon for $25 off any future race event.

Bib Options & Event Schedule

Bib Mail Out...for $2.50 (non-refundable) you can have your bib mailed straight to your front door. We'll be sending them out on Thursday the week before, and you can sleep in a few extra minutes on race morning...just show up with enough time to get in the start coral. Once you finish, you can pick up your shirt and any goodies that might also be included.  Available until 11/14.

Early Packet Pickup:  

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Thursday, November 21st  from 4 PM - 8 PM
Moe's Southwest Grill
3636 Dallas Hwy
Marietta, GA 30064

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Thursday, November 21st  from 4 PM - 8 PM
Orangetheory FItness
200 Parkbrooke Dr #140
Woodstock, GA 30189

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Friday, November 22nd from 11 AM - 6:30 PM
Road Runner Sports
1311 Johnson Ferry Rd Space 160
Marietta, GA 30068  

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Saturday, November 23rd from 4 PM - 8 PM
Moe's Southwest Grill
2320 Atlanta Highway
Cumming, GA 30040

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Saturday, November 23rd from 4 PM - 8 PM
Moe's Southwest Grill
837 GA-400
Dawsonville, GA 30534

EVENT SCHEDULE

Sunday Nov 17    11:59 PM...Last day to guarantee shirt size

Thursday Nov 21  4 PM - 8 PM...Early Packet Pickup @ Moe's Marietta

                             4 PM - 8 PM...Early Packet Pickup @ Orangetheory Fitness Woodstock

Friday Nov 22     11 AM - 6:30 PM...Early Packet Pickup @ Road Runner Sports Marietta

Saturday Nov 23...4 PM - 8 PM...Early Packet Pickup @ Moe's Cumming

                             4 PM - 8 PM...Early Packet Pickup @ Moe's Dawsonville

Sunday Nov 24     7:00 am...Check in opens & registration

                                8:00 am...All Races Start

                              11:00 am...Race Course Closes

Awards & Goodies

Finisher Awards...

Yes...we'll have finisher awards, and you'll be able to get one it you want one for just $7!

Overall Awards

Each race (5K, 10K, 15K, Half Marathon) will have awards for the Top 3 finishers M/F and the Top 3 Masters Finishers M/F.  These awards will be based on Gun Time.

Age Group Awards

Each race will have awards to the top 3 in each of the normal 5 year age groups (10 & under - 75+).  These awards will be based on Chip Time.

Finish Line & Awards Ceremony

We'll have plenty of goodies to start your day off right. We're even working on getting some vendors to come out if you want to do some early shopping. As for the awards ceremony, it's Thanksgiving, and in the interest of time, we'll be doing awards as follows.

5K
Overalls -- 8:45 am
Age Groups -- 9:15 am

10K
Overalls -- 9:00 am
Age Groups -- 9:30 am

15K
 Overalls -- 9:25 am
 Age Groups -- 9:45 am

Half Marathon
 Overalls -- 10:00 am
 Age Groups -- 10:30 am

Course

NOTHING is completely flat.

It's a 5K loop, so if you're running with your friends who want to run further, you'll be able to run together for the first part, and they'll take off and finish up on their own.

The further you go, the more loops you'll do. We'll have loads of entertainment along the way, so you won't event realize it's multiple laps. You'll need to finish in 3 hours (we'll keep the clock going till the last finisher comes in, but the police & aid stations will be leaving). That's a 13:45 avg pace.

Shirts

We'll have Long sleeve tech shirts ($15), Long sleeve cotton ($15), and we'll be getting hoodies ($20) too this year.  Finisher Medals are just $7!  Just pick out what you want, and we'll get you squared away.

Virtual Option

Can't make it out or won't be in town?

Still want to participate and have a shot at an award?  

Still want to support the cause?  or maybe you saw the shirt and said:  "Sweet...I want one!"  

Then the virtual race is for YOU!  

Here's how it works:  

1. Register for the Virtual division & Start Training

2. Run any time from now until the end of race day & use the link to submit your race time

3. Submit your race time by end of Sunday

4. The Monday after the race, results (Virtual Runner division) will be posted online

5. Monday after the race you'll receive an email with a link to the results & any pictures.

6. Monday after the race we'll package up all the T-shirts, any medals, and put them in the mail.  

Groups & Teams

Grab your buddies, co-workers, family, or random strangers and put a team together. You'll get some great pictures if you all dress the same.  

Best dressed group will get a prize!

Event Cap

It is our goal to NOT put an event cap in place...however, about 1 month prior we will need to order finisher medals. At that point, we will not be able to guarantee finisher awards to registrations coming afterwards. SO...Register early.

Five Star Championships

This is one of the last chances to earn a spot in the 5K/10K championships, and it's a big group that will earn spots.  Check out www.fivestarntp.com for a complete explanation as to how the spots are allocated.

Event Courtesy

Our events are designed to be fun and for the entire family. With that in mind any competitor, spectator, parent, volunteer, or sponsor, exhibiting unsportsmanlike conduct or interfering with the positive, competitive atmosphere of the event will be asked to leave the venue and course immediately with no refunds.


​**All registrations are final...we're sorry, but there are no refunds, deferrals, or transfers.

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