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We are excited to bring back our Turkey Trot events for 2021!~ Guidelines will be the same as prior, please note the specific dates in order to qualify for a complimentary race entry!
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 $21, in-person or virtual.
New for 2021
5K, 10K, 15K or Half Marathon Distances
Virtual 5K, 10K, 15K, or Half Marathon available for only $21.
Swag available for purchase: Awesome Shirts $15, Hoodies $20, & Finisher Medals available for just $7!
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, 2020 - Nov. 14, 2021, you've earned yourself a FREE 5K spot in ONE of the in-person Turkey Trot races. (Please note the dates. Running one of our Turkey Trots last year does NOT qualify for a free entry.)
Everything will be the same as Thanksgiving...but we're letting you race on Sunday, November 21 in Cumming, GA!
THAT'S THIS RACE YOU ARE ABOUT TO REGISTER FOR!
*If you are feeling sick, please stay home. Face coverings will be needed for Packet Pickup, Check-in & Race Start; they are not required while running. We ask you not to congregate, and to maintain a safe distance from anyone that is not in your party.
If you have any questions about this race, click the button below.
If you crossed under our Finish Line with us between Dec 2020 & November 14, 2021, you earned yourself a FREE Turkey Trot entry! Shirts & Finisher Medals are available for purchase. All participants qualify for Overall/Age Group awards! *Running the Turkey Trot in 2020 does not qualify. **Please register for just (1) Turkey Trot event. Duplicate registrations will be removed. If you need to make changes, please email Nancy@fivestarntp.com.
All races start at 8:00 AM.
If you haven't, join us for just $21, with shirt options & finisher medal available for purchase! All participants qualify for Overall/Age Group awards!
We will have all distances available VIRTUAL for only $21! Run your distance of 5K, 10K, 15K, or Half Marathon to earn your turkey! Awesome shirt options & finisher medal for purchase. All virtual participants will qualify for Age Group awards in the Virtual events.
Multiple Sclerosis Center of Atlanta
MS is something that is close to our hearts here at Five Star NTP, so our beneficiary will 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.
2. Friday, Nov. 19th from 4 PM - 7 PM
3. Saturday, Nov. 20th from 1 PM - 4 PM
Yes...we'll have finisher medals, and you'll be able to get one if you want one for just $7!
All participants qualify for Overall & Age Group Awards. We'll have an Awards Ceremony after the race. If you don't stay, or miss hearing your name, you may request to have your award shipped, just pay S&H.
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 electronic-timing.
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 Electronic-Time.
We'll have Long sleeve tech shirts ($15), Long sleeve cotton ($15), and we'll be getting hoodies ($20) too this year!
Just pick out what you want during registration!
Events will be capped at 500 so register early!
It's a great course...The course is fairly flat...but it's North Georgia, so NOTHING is completely flat.
It's a 5K loop!
Event will be electronically- timed.
Can't make it out to the event site on race day?
Still want to participate or support the cause? Or, maybe you saw the shirt and said: "Sweet...I want one!" Then, the virtual race is for you. Run when & where you want, just submit your time by end of Race Day. We'll ship out virtual packages the Monday after event date! *Shipping available for continental US only.
New to Virtual Running? Here's how it works:
Get excited, grab some friends and buddies to join you! Sign up, and register for the Virtual Get Basted Turkey Trot 5K, 10K, 15K or Half Marathon!
Download your Custom Digital Bib! Hydrate, grab your buddy (or not), and get ready to get moving!
Get out there and run or walk! You can run at the park, your favorite route in your neighborhood; anywhere you want. Please remember to social distance & be safe!
Share your distance, a selfie, or a picture along your race route, and use the hashtag #getbastedturkeytrot #fivestarturkeytrot
Submit your results directly on RunSignUp.com, Event website, Results
You can submit your race time HERE on the Results page anytime from November 14, until 11/21/2021 11:59 PM.
View your Virtual Results HERE on the RunSignUp Event Page, or your Profile Monday after the Event Date.
Grab your buddies, co-workers, family, or random strangers, and put a team together. Running in costume is more F-U-N, especially with Family & Friends!!~
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.
Our events are designed to be fun 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. There are no refunds, deferments, or transfers.
Event will take place rain or shine. In the event of extreme weather, we will cancel
for the safety of the participants...there are no refunds in this case.
Participants that do not show up to race/event forfeit their right to any swag.
No COVID-19 Refunds. If unforeseen circumstances arise due to COVID-19, including any Federal or State Health Emergency, refunds will not be provided. The event will go 100% Virtual & shirts will be shipped to participants.
Additional race information can be found at https://www.fivestarntp.com/races/Get-Basted-Turkey-Trot.
Sunday Nov 8 Last day to guarantee shirt size
Thursday Nov 18 3 PM - 7 PM...Early Packet Pickup @ Road Runner Sports Marietta
Friday Nov 19 4 PM - 7 PM...Early Packet Pickup INFO COMING SOON
Saturday Nov 20 1 PM - 4 PM...Early Packet Pickup INFO COMING SOON
Sunday Nov 21 7:00 AM...Check in opens & registration
8:00 AM...Race Start