UPDATE: Due to the heavy smoke caused by the wildfires in Western North Carolina we have been asked by local authorities to cancel the 2016 Cherokee 5K Turkey Strut. An Air Quality Alert has been issued for much of the region and is unlikely to improve by Saturday. While saddened - we certainly do agree with the reasoning behind the request and apologize for any inconvenience this cancellation has caused.
Refunds will be sent to all participant who signed up online. You should see a refund on your credit card statement within a week or so. For those who sent in a paper application and check. Your checks have not been cashed and will be shredded.
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Hosted by Cherokee Choices, the 5K run offers something for everyone, from seasoned runners to new runners and walkers, too! With Age Groups (and Awards!) 8 & Under, 9-12, & 13-16 you know this is a real family fun event.
Come out and enjoy a beautiful course that starts and finishes at new location for 2016 - the Kituwah Mound. Cool shirts, great awards, and a great cause: all proceeds benefit the Cherokee Braves Booster Club.
12 Noon start. Day of race registration will be available from 10:30 until 11:30AM.
Top 3 Overall Male & Female
Top 3 Male & Female in the following Age Groups: 8 & Under, 9-12, 13-16, 17-19, 20-25, 26-35, 36-45, 46-50, 51-60, and 61+
Only $5 for Kids 12 & under and Elders 60+.
The 2016 Cherokee 5K Turkey Strut is a benefit event for the Cherokee Braves Booster Club a community organization that supports all athletes of Cherokee Central Schools through organizing team and school events, coordinating athletic programs, and raising monies to support our athletes.
Please click on the DONATE tab to support the Braves!!
3900 Governors Island Rd
Bryson City, NC US 28713
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