Fri November 24, 2023 Columbia, SC 29205 US Directions
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Shandon Turkey Trot & Burn 5K

$30 10:00AM EST - 12:30PM EST Price increases after August 30, 2023 at 11:59pm EDT


607 Woodrow Street
Columbia, SC US 29205


Shandon Neighborhood Council is excited to announce the Shandon Turkey Trot and Burn 5K 2023!

Join us on Black Friday, November 24th at 10am for this great community race! Are you ready to BURN off those Thanksgiving Day Calories?  Then THIS is the race for you!  Runners and Walkers are Wecome!  This race, managed by GRIT Endurance, LLC, will benefit The Shandon Neighborhood Council, a 501(c)(3) non-profit, who will use the race proceeds to provide improvements in this historical neighborhood.  Our race will showcase our beautiful Shandon Neighborhood with its USA Track & Field certified course.  The Start/Finish will be near Craft and Draft where we will hold our awards ceremony. 

Participants are encouraged to dress in their best and most creative Thanksgiving Turkey Burn Attire.  Prizes will be awarded for the top three most creative outfits!

No Refunds! Race is rain or shine. Strollers and dogs on a leash are welcome!

SHIRT DEADLINE! - You must be registered by Oct. 26th, 2023 to be guaranteed a shirt! We will order extra shirts! But there are NO GUARANTEES of a race shirt after the deadline. Shirts can't be held for pick up after the race has occurred.  All shirts must be picked up a packet pick up before the race or on race day.  We are not able to mail shirts to participants.

 Register Today and BURN off those Thanksgiving Calories at the Shandon Turkey Trot & Burn 5K!  Bring your family and friends! You don't want to miss it!




Race Contact Info

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Join us for Packet Pick Up on Wednesday, November 22 from 4 - 6:30pm at Backstreets Grill located at 2400 Devine Street, Columbia, SC!

Show your bib after the race on 10/25 and get a FREE BEER🍺. Celebrate your "trot" and grab a beer with your friends!  You can register for the race at Packet Pick Up!


Race Day Registration/ Packet Pick Up open at 8:30am at the race start line on Woodrow Street near Shandon Presbyterian Church. 

You can still register the day of race !

Course Map

STRUT YOUR STUFF!  Enjoy our flat and fast certified course through the beautiful tree lined streets of Shandon Neighborhood! Take OFF like a TURKEY or just TROT with your fine feathered friends.  This course is perfect!


Here is our Award Structure! We are proud to be on the Columbia Running Club Tour de Columbia and to follow their club structure for our awards:
Top Three Overall Male and Female Winners
Top Three Masters Male and Female Winners
Top Three Male and Female in the following Age Groups:
10 & Under; 11-14; 15-19; 20-24; 25-29; 30-34; 35-39; 40-44; 45-49; 50-54; 55-59; 60-64; 65-69; 70 & Over
You must be present to receive your award!  If you need to leave the race early, please check with us or have a friend pick up your award for you at our award ceremony immediately following the race.  We are not able to ship our awards.  We appreciate your understanding!

Team Discount

BRING YOUR FLOCK!  Did you know teams of 5 or more participants get a discounted rate?

Here's how it works:

*Get 5 or more to join your flock

*When you register, choose the TEAM option

*Look for your TEAM name or create a new TEAM

*Put the word out to all of your flock of friends, family and coworkers

Trot Together As A TEAM and save $5 off individual rates per team member!



Don't get your feathers ruffled!  Parking should not be a problem!

Parking will be available on Devine Street and the streets around Shandon.  We ask you to please not park in front of Shandon Presbyterian Church or in it's parking lot. We will be using that lot for Race Day set up.



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