Thu November 24, 2022 Jefferson, GA 30549 US Directions
Events

5K Run/Walk

$12 8:00AM EST Registration Opens March 2, 2022 at 1:00pm EST
Place
First Baptist Church Jefferson
246 Washington St.
Jefferson, GA US 30549
Description

Join us for a special Thanksgiving Day 5k Race through Historic Downtown Jefferson benefiting the FBC Jefferson Food Bank!

The Food Bank serves hundreds of Jackson County families in need every year.

Qualifying race for the AJC Peachtree Road Race.

Course is USA Track and Field Certified Course.  Certification #GA17065WC


Time:
Race starts at 8:00AM. Packet pickup starts at 7:00AM in the Education Building.

Entry Fee:
$12.00 plus 15 canned good items! All proceeds go directly to benefit the Food Bank.
Late Registration after midnight November 16 and race day registration:  $15.00 and 15 canned good items.
Your paid entry by November 23 guarantees a long sleeve T-shirt.  Shirts are not guaranteed to late or race day registrants. There will be receptacles at the high school parking lot for the canned food donations brought by runners the day of the race.

Suggested canned items:  canned tuna, canned chicken, green beans, corn, peas, jelly, and any non-perishable food items!

Awards:
-Top Male & Female, Masters, Grand Masters, and Seniors
-Top 3 Male/Female in each age group: 9 & under, 10-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64,65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80 and up. 

Sponsorships:
We would love to have your family or your business become a sponsor for this very important cause! If you are interested in becoming a sponsor, please use the Donation option in the online registration process, or contact us via email at turkeycanrun@fbcjefferson.org.

  • Presenting Sponsor $300+ primary logo on all advertising and shirts
  • Platinum Level ($200.00 or higher) sponsors can have their name and large logo advertised on T-shirt.  
  • Gold Level ($100.00 - $199.00) sponsors can have their name and business logo printed on the back of the T-shirt.
  • Silver level ($50.00- $99.00) sponsors have their business or family name listed on the race T-shirt.

Every penny goes to benefit the Food Bank!

Race Number and T-Shirt pick-up
  • Monday, November 22, from 5:00 pm until 7:00 pm at FBC Jefferson fellowship hall

  • Tuesday, November 23, from 5:00 pm until 7:00 pm at FBC Jefferson fellowship hall

  • Wednesday, November 24, from 5:00 pm until 7:00 pm at FBC Jefferson fellowship hall

Parking Info

No parking at FBC Jefferson lots. These lots will be used to provide social distancing before the race. Participants may park at Jefferson High School FRONT PARKING LOT (575 Washington Street) which is walking distance to the church. There will be no shuttle service. Dress appropriately for the morning temperatures. There will be receptacles at the high school parking lot for the canned food donations brought by runners the day of the race.

Race Contact Info

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Sponsors
Race Website

Additional race information can be found at http://www.fbcjefferson.org/turkey-can-run.

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