Aiken Turkey Trot 5K and 1-Mile Fun Run 2020

Thu November 26, 2020 Aiken, SC US 29802 Directions

1-Mile Fun Run

$15 8:00AM EST - 8:30AM EST Registration ends November 23, 2020 at 10:00pm EST

5K - Non Chip Timing

$20 8:45AM EST - 10:00AM EST Registration ends November 23, 2020 at 10:00pm EST

5K - Chip Timing

$30 8:30AM EST - 9:30AM EST Registration ends November 23, 2020 at 10:00pm EST
651 Old Airport Rd.
Aiken, SC US 29802

Put your turkey in the oven, pack up the family, and join the Aiken community for its 9th Annual Turkey Trot 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run! The event will be held on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 26, 2020 at Citizen's Park located at 651 Old Airport Road Aiken, SC  29802.  

The run will benefit The Golden Harvest Food Bank. This organization provides quality food and other grocery products to those in need in the CSRA.  Please bring your canned goods so that we can stuff the bins!  Jr. Fotas Tall Pines STEM Academy members will be on site collecting donations for the Aiken County Animal Shelter so make sure you bring your $1.00 bills!  Don't forget to wear your best Thanksgiving Day costume!


  • 7:00-7:30am - Packet Pick-up and Registration
  • 8:00am - 1-Mile Fun Run 
  • 8:30am - 5K Chip Timed Race Starts 
  • 8:45am - 5K Non-Chip Timed Race Starts 
  • 9:30am - 5K Chip Timed Race Awards and Raffles 
  • 9:45am - Additional Raffles 

Registration Fees: 

  • 1-Mile Fun Run - $15.00 through November 23rd
    • $20.00 after November 23rd 
    • This option is NOT officially timed. 
  •  5K Non-Chip Timed - $20.00 through November 23rd
    • $25.00 after November 23rd 
    • This option is NOT officially timed. 
  •  5K Chip Timed - $30.00 through November 23rd 
    • $35.00 after November 23rd
    •  This is officially timed.  
    • All Chip timed runners will receive a finisher medal 

Aiken Turkey Trot T-shirts 

  • T-shirts will be available to participants who register on or before November 5th.  T-shirts are not guaranteed to participants who register after November 5th. Extras will be ordered but will given out on a first come, first serve basis.  Sizes include: YM, YL, AS, AM, AL, AXL, AXXL.

Timing/Awards/Race Divisions

  • The 1-Mile Fun Run and Non-Chip Timing Option 5K will not be timed events, however, a clock will be displayed.  
  • The 5K Chip Timing Option will be electronically timed by 2 Girls and a Clock, LLC.  
  • NEW FOR 2020: All Chip Timed runners will receive a finisher medal!! Awards will given to the overall top male and female 5K Chip Timed finishers as well as the FIRST PLACE male and female chip timed finishers in each age division.  Age divisions are: 12 and under; 13-19; 20-29; 30-39; 40-49; 50-59; 60-69; 70 and above.  

Course Description

The run will start and finish near Citizen's Park entrance located off Pine Log Road. The course is flat pavement. Course map can be found on 2 Girls and a Clock Facebook Page. 

Packet Pick-up/Late Registration 

  • Runners can pick up their race packet on Wednesday, November 25th at Citizens Park - Complex 2 from 4:00pm -8:00pm.
  • Packets will also be available for pick-up on race day from 7:00am -7:30am. 
  • Runners can register at packet pick-up on Wednesday, November 25th from 4:00pm -8:00pm at Citizens Park - Complex 2 and on race day from 7am - 7:30am.   Registration will close promptly at 7:30am.  
  • We accept cash, checks and credit. 
  • Complex 2 is off of Old Airport Rd. 


  • Are strollers allowed? YES
  • Are dogs allowed? YES as long as they are leashed
  • Can I walk the event? YES 
  • When and where are results posted? Results are posted on and 2 Girls and a Clock Race and Timing Services Facebook Page within 24 hours of the event. 
Race Contact Info

If you have any questions about this race, click the button below.

Course Map

Citizens Park is a closed, flat, asphalt course! 


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