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14th Annual Turkey Trot 5K & 10K
Join TWIN RIVERS YMCA for our 14th Annual Turkey Trot 5K and 10K on Thursday, November 25, 2021, at Taberna Golf and Country Club (401 Taberna Way New Bern, NC). Our 5K route is perfect for families, strollers, and leashed dogs and will be open to timed and untimed runners and walkers. The 10K is geared towards the competitive runner and is open to timed runners only. Participants can also complete the 10k or 5K at any location between November 24th and November 26th by choosing the virtual option! You can choose to run or jog in your neighborhood or at a park. If you want to get creative, you could even hike, walk your dog, or use your treadmill to complete the race.
5K: $33 (by October 31st)
$38 (beginning November 1st)
$40 (RACE DAY – November 25th)
10K: $38 (by October 31st)
$43 (beginning November 1st)
$45 (RACE DAY – November 25th)
Kid’s Dash: $15
Children 12 and under will race the 40 yard dash and give it all they can!
All Kid’s Dash participants will receive a t-shirt and medal.
Virtual 10k: $33 (by October 31st)
$38 (beginning November 1st)
$40 (RACE DAY – November 24th-26th)
Virtual 5k: $28 (by October 31st)
$33 (beginning November 1st)
$35 (RACE DAY – November 24th-26th)
Sign up for the virtual race and we will have the t-shirt available for pick-up at the YMCA or select to have it shipped to you.
**Transaction fees are included in price. -T-shirts included with race entry. **Sizes cannot be guaranteed. NO REFUNDS, NO TRANSFERS
Monday, November 22nd, 12:00 – 2:00 PM
Tuesday, November 20th, 4:30-6:30 PM
At TWIN RIVERS YMCA
Race Day Registration/Packet Pick Up:
At Taberna Country Club
10K: 6:00-7:30 AM (10K starts at 7:45 AM)
5K: 6:00 - 7:45 AM (5K starts at 8:00 AM)
Kid’s Dash: 6:00-8:30 AM (Kid’s Dash starts at 9:15 AM)
Awards (10K/5K): 9:30 AM
Awards will be given to the top overall 3 male & 3 female finishers for each race, 5k & 10k. (in person and virtual)
Awards will also be given to the top male and female in each of the following categories (in person):
Age Groups (5K): 9 & under, 10-14, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70 & over, top overall dog jog and top overall stroller run.
Age Groups (10K): 19 & under, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70 & over
Kid’s Dash: All participants will receive a medal.
Event Day Information:
· Questions? You may visit our registration table or approach anyone in a bright yellow volunteer shirt.
· Parking is free. Parking will be available in the Subdivision of Taberna.
· Dog owners – all dogs must be on a fixed / non-retractable leash, and owners are required to pick up after their dogs throughout the duration of the event. Poop bags and trash cans will be available and dog water stations will be available along the route.
Don't run? You can still be a part of the race by volunteering. We need numerous volunteers to help with various tasks. See where you can help on the Volunteers Tab, or contact Marissa Zinni at firstname.lastname@example.org or 252-638-8799
TWIN RIVERS YMCA is a non-profit organization strengthening the foundations of our community. 100% of race proceeds support our Annual Campaign, giving members of our community an opportunity for financial assistance towards programs such as swim lessons, Summer Day Camp, and YMCA memberships.
If you have any questions about this race, click the button below.
Live Phone Tracking, GPS Progress Alerts and Cheers!
We are providing you with RaceJoy as part of the official race experience for the TWIN RIVERS YMCA Turkey Trot 5k & 10k.
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:
This year, we will be offering a virtual run in addition to the normal in-person event.
How it Works
Sign up here (use the Sign Up button at the top of the page).
Print out your digital bib (from your Runsignup profile page) if you'd like.
Download the RaceJoy app for the best race experience.
Run your race at a place of your choosing (including a treadmill) before the deadline. If you use RaceJoy, it will automatically submit your results. If not, go to the results page and submit your time.
Virtual Race FAQs
What is a virtual run?
A virtual race is an event where you sign up and participate on a course of your choosing (or a treadmill). Without physical races going on right now, this is a great opportunity to work towards your running goals, stay healthy and support a great cause, while following social distancing guidelines!
The event will feature a leaderboard so you can still see how you stack up against your fellow competitors!
Where do I run?
You can run at a course of your choosing, including on a treadmill. Be sure to follow current CDC and local guidance and keep 6 feet away from anyone that you run around, or by, to keep as safe as possible.
When do I run?
You can run (or walk) anytime on November 24-26, 2021.
Will this race be timed?
The virtual run will not be officially timed, but by using the RaceJoy app, you can receive a GPS-based time which will automatically submit your time for you. There will be an online leaderboard showing everyone's times.
How do I post my results?
The easiest way is to use RaceJoy during the race! If you choose not to use RaceJoy, then you can visit the results page and click the "Submit Virtual Results" link at the top of the page.
When/how will I get my swag?
Swag can be picked up on Monday, November 22nd, 12:00 – 2:00 PM and Tuesday, November 20th, 4:30-6:30 PM at TWIN RIVERS YMCA
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