23rd Asheville Turkey Trot 5k and Gobble Wobble
23rd Asheville Turkey Trot | Asheville, NC
Run the Best Turkey Trot near Asheville, NC and, in fact, all of Western North Carolina!
The 23rd Annual Asheville Turkey Trot 5K and Gobble Wobble 1 Mile Fun Run presented by Jus’ Running is Thanksgiving Day- Thursday, November 23, 2023. Portions of the proceeds will be donated to MANNA Food Bank. Early packet pickup will be Wednesday November 22 at The Wedge At Foundation in The Cloud Room 5 Foundry St Suite 10 in Asheville from 3:00 pm until 6 pm. There will be late registration there also. Keep in mind shirts aren’t guaranteed during late registration. Please enter through the double doors by the picnic tables. Race day packet pick up will be at Pack Square Park from 7am until 8:30am. The race starts on Woodfin St in front of the Downtown YMCA and finishes at Pack Square Park. Please note, due to restrictions NO DOGS/ PETS are allowed. Please don’t bring them. The course is not completely closed so this is for safety purposes. Race timing will be provided by Right on Time Productions.
Race day registration available in Pack Square starting at 7am until 8:30am
Turkey Trot starts at 9:15AM. Gobble Wobble 1 Mile Fun Run starts at 8:30AM.
All race related info on www.ashevilleturkeytrot.com
Link to course map: https://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/5485200841
The Turkey Trot 5k starts at 9:15AM while the Gobble Wobble 1 Mile Fun Run starts at 8:30AM.
Race Beneficiary of the Best Turkey Trot near Asheville
Keep your eyes peeled for a fall photo scene set up at Packet Pickup and on Race Day for you and your friends and family to enjoy! Tag Jus’ Running on social media so we can see your fall photos.
Prizes for the top best dressed costumes in the following categories:
Youth / 12 & under
Metered parking is free downtown on Thanksgiving Day. Parking garages are not free. We suggest parking on any of the streets near the Woodfin St YMCA or Pack Square Park: College St, Woodfin St, Oak St, Walnut St., or any of the surrounding streets.
This renowned Asheville racestartsat the island on Woodfin St in front of the YMCA (30 Woodfin St Asheville, NC 28801) and will take you through the historic neighborhood of Montford beforeending at Pack Square Park (80 Court Plaza, Asheville, NC 28801). No pets or dogs allowed on the course, please, due to the congestion in and around the start/finish line. The course is not completely closed so this is for safety purposes. Strollers are welcome, and will be asked to start at the back of the pack. Faster folks in front, walkers in back.
Register on RunSignUp here. Registration will end online 11/21/2023 at 12:00PM (noon) EST.