TreesUpstate Turkey Day Run (Draft)

Thu November 23, 2023 Greenville, SC 29601 US
This Race is in Draft Mode



8k RUN

$30 8:00AM EST - 9:30AM EST Kids 10 and under $20
Fun Run & Walk

5k Fun Run & Walk

$30 8:30AM EST - 10:00AM EST Kids 10 and under $20


2023 TURKEY DAY EVENTS | Thanksgiving Day | Start Times

8:00 am | 8k RUN

8:30 am | 5k Fun Run & Walk

Course Maps & Turns

Stay tuned!  We're working on it with the City of Greenville. 

PARKING - Free in City Garages on Thanksgiving & Black Friday

We strongly recommend you have a parking plan for Thanksgiving Morning. Look at course maps and road closures to help you make your plan.  The best parking maps and info are here.

Overall Awards 

Cash awards for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place female and male finishers in the 8k and 5k will be based on gun time.  

8k Cash Awards: $100, $75, $50

5k Cash Awards: $75, $50, $35

Age Group Awards

Age Group Awards for the top 3 finishers in each age group will be based on chip time.. It is a Turkey Day Run elite Boco Running Hat.  They are already at Fleet Feet Sports on Augusta Street ready for you to have a speedy race.  They can be picked up starting Friday 11/24 during their regular business hours. 

Award Pickup Address

All awards will be available for in-store pick-up at Fleet Feet Sports Greenville starting November 24th during regular store hours.  Their address is 635 Augusta St., Greenville SC 29605.  Check their website for store hours.  

Age Groups 

9 and under, 10-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80+

2022 Race Shirt - we ordered 5000 race shirts for you!

We're using the same exact shirt as the 2018, 2020, 2021 rand 2022 race shirt.  

Different color.  Adult shirts are long sleeve and super soft blend.  The youth shirts are long sleeve technical youth shirts. Based on runner feedback, THE SHIRTS RUN SMALL - ORDER A SIZE UP.    You can find a fit guide by clicking here.

Packet Pick-Up & Registration 

NEW THIS YEAR! Monday & Tuesday pick-up options at Fleet Feet!

  • This year, Fleet Feet Sports is hosting packet pick-up on Monday & Tuesday at their store located at 635 Augusta Street during regular business hours. 
  • A special thanks to Fleet Feet for supporting our race since we started in 2009!

Downtown Greenville Packet Pick-up Options - Near the Start & Finish Line.

  • Wednesday, November 23rd - 10am to 6pm
  • Thursday, November 24th - Race Day - 6:30am - 8:15am. Please note start times.  8k starts at 8am.  5k starts at 8:30am.

In person registration is available on Wednesday during packet pick-up and Thursday until 7:30am.

TreesUpstate's Energy Saving Trees, presented by Duke Energy

There will be a limited number of trees available first come first served available on Wednesday & Thursday during packet pick-up.  Trees will not be at Fleet Feet due to space and watering needs.  This giveaway is while supplies last.  Learn more about this program. 

Costume Contest Sponsored by Fleet Feet Sports Greenville

One of our favorite things about this race have been the costumes!  We love seeing all of the pilgrims and turkeys and creative fall motifs.  

To enter the contest, post a picture to social media on Thanksgiving Day.  So we know who you are, remember to post the picture with your assigned bib # to social media and tag us @treesupstateturkeyday8k


Will there be an awards ceremony? No.  All awards can be picked up at Fleet Feet starting on Friday during regular business hours.

Can I bring my dog? If you bring your FRIENDLY dog, they need to be on a leash, please start in the back, and stay away from people who look like they don't like dogs.  Give people and other animals space.  Bring a bag in case your dog uses the restroom along the way.  Dogs aggressive towards other dogs are NOT allowed.  

Can I wear headphones?  Doesn't bother us.  Stay safe out there.

Do I need to register my child who will be riding in a stroller or running jogger? No.  

Does this race benefit a nonprofit?  Yes.  It's benefitsTreesUpstate.  We're a nonprofit.  Thanks for running with us!

2022 Race Shirts


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