Thanksgiving Day * Thursday, November 25, 2021 Directions


WAKE... RUN.... FEAST!  Join us for the 2021 University City Turkey Trot! It's our 8th year for this awesome event in University City. Join fellow runners, walkers, and our fans on Thanksgiving Day for a race designed for all of University City to enjoy! After the race, cool down and indulge in a post-race mini feast featuring food, drinks, and music.  The University City Turkey Trot features a 5k run/walk, a one mile fun run for kids of all ages, and a costume contest for all those young at heart. Prizes are awarded for first, second and third place finishers in each age category and the three prizes are awarded for the costume contest. In addition to all that fun, participants are encouraged to take part in our food drive by bringing a non-perishable item to support those who are less fortunate in our community.

We are planning for an in-person event for 2021. The status of this race may change depending on our ever changing world dealing with a global pandemic. We hope to see you at the start line in 2021 and in person! Our awesome Turkey tee shirt and our medal are always a hit! Please register by November 4, 2021 by 11:59 P.M. to ensure you get that awesome medal and tee shirt in your size.  Avoid disappointment and register today! Any extra inventory will be distributed on a first come/first served basis upon request.

Your participation in this event supports Sickle Cell Partners of the Carolinas. This non-profit was established in 2009 to support patients and families affected by sickle cell disease, a hereditary illness. You can learn more about the work of this organization at Your donations to this awesome cause are always welcomed.

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Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 25, 2021 at 3024 Prosperity Church Road Charlotte, North Carolina 



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