Goldsboro Family YMCA Turkey Trot

Thu November 26 - Sun November 29 Goldsboro, NC 27534 US Directions RaceJoy Ready
1105 Parkway Drive
Goldsboro, NC US 27534

Join us for our 15th Annual Goldsboro YMCA Turkey Trot. Come start your Thanksgiving Day off right, by supporting this benefit run. The money from the race goes to support the CHANGE for Children program at the Goldsboro Family YMCA.

This year we will be offering an in person as well as virtual option. The virtual option allows participants to run anywhere from 11/26 - 11/29 and submit results online.

The first 5K group will start at 7am on Thanksgiving Day, November 26th. A 1-mile Fun Run will start at 8:45am. When signing up, participants will need to select a starting time and start at their assigned time on race day- no exceptions!

What a great way to spend Thanksgiving morning!

In person gift card awards given for  Youth under 13 year olds, Teen 13-17, Adult 18-61, Senior 62+

T-shirts only guaranteed to those who register before November 6.  Sizes are based on availability.

T-shirts for virtual participants is pick up between Dec 1-15 ONLY, will not be held after that day or shipped, family or friend can pick it up for you.

Race Contact Info

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Available for Apple and Android devices.

Interactive Race Day Experience with RaceJoy

Live Phone Tracking, GPS Progress Alerts and Cheers!

We are providing you with RaceJoy as part of the official race experience for the Goldsboro Family YMCA Turkey Trot.

Download the RaceJoy mobile app in advance to ensure proper phone setup. Invite your friends and family to track you and send you cheers!

Some key RaceJoy features include:

GPS Progress Alerts

  • Receive continual progress updates as you complete your goal.

Live GPS Tracking

  • Remote spectators can track your progress live in a map view. You can also track others.


  • Receive supportive audio cheers from remote friends & family.

Virtual Results (virtual events only)

  • Enter your race-assigned bib number to automatically submit your finish data for real-time scored results.
To use RaceJoy, you must carry your phone and activate tracking on the day you complete your race.
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10K Course Map

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5K Course Map

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