We are proud to say that for years the proceeds from our Turkey Trot benefit MANNA FoodBank. In 2019, over 2,400 runners helped create 18,400 meals for MANNA during the holiday season. By registering for our event, you help give back to our community. Together, we can help increase food security and fight hunger for our neighbors in Western North Carolina!

Online Registration for Turkey Trot 2021

Registration Info:

  • $35 “All-Inclusive” Registration includes a technical t-shirt. Price increases after October 31, 2021.
  • $25 “Gobble Wobble 1 Mile Fun Run” Registration includes race registration and a t-shirt. Registration ends on November 23, 2021 at 11:59PM EST.

Register online HERE

Race Information

Course Description:

Race Starts and ends at Pack Square Park: 80 Court Plaza, Asheville, NC 28801

Original course start turn by turn description:

Start at the island on Woodfin St in front of the YMCA

Proceed toward Central Ave, right on Central to the top of the hill, right on Chestnut St.

Left on Charlotte St. Continue on Charlotte to Evelyn Place turn left. Continue down, cross

Edwin Place to Murdock Ave. Left on Murdock. Continue to Hillside St.

Right on Hillside. Contine up to Libert St. Right on Liberty. Continue straight, crossing Chestnut St.

Remain on Liberty to Orange St. Left on Orange St the right on Chestnut St back to Woodfin St.

Left on Woodfin. Woodfin changes names to Oak St. Turn right on College St. (traffic circle).

Continue up College briefly, turn left into City/County Plaza to finish.

Link to visual map:  https://gmap-pedometer.com/?r=7160778

Costume Contest:

We will be judging photos for prizes (more info on this to come) so put on your Thanksgiving best and take photos of your race attire!

    2019 Turkey Trot Race Results

    Reminisce with us and check out photos from 2019 Race Day morning on our Facebook page (taken by Rachel Veale and Paul King) and on the Citizen Times website.