Turkey Day 8k and 5k

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EVENTS:

  • 8k Run (USATF Certified 8k Course) 
  • 5k Fun Run & Walk
  • 1/4 Mile Tot Trot

NEW Start Times:

  • 8:10am – 1/4 mile Tot Trot start time
  • 8:30 am – 8k and 5k start time.  Runners will be corralled by pace.  

NEW Courses:

  • New Race Courses keep the combined 8k and 5k off the Swamp Rabbit Trail, split the 8k and 5k courses, and stay on the streets as much as possible to accommodate our size.  Check back soon for course maps and turns.
  • New Start / Finish Line:  on the S. Main Street, in between the Reedy River and the entrance to Falls Park.

NEW Swag for the 8k Run Only:

  • The first 2000 8k Registrants will receive a black fleece headband embroidered with our race logo at packet pick-up.

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 turkey’s and creative fall motif’s.  The winner will get a prize as they cross the finish line.

Race Registration

  • Online through Wednesday 11/22/2017
  • In person at Packet Pick-Up & Race Day Registration 11/21, 11/22, & 11/23

8k Cash Purse
Top 3 Male and Top 3 Female in the 8K will receive cash awards!  1st Place, $100.  2nd Place, $75.  3rd Place, $50. 

8k Only – Age Division Awards
The Top 3 Males and Females in the 8k run will receive an award.  The age groups are: 10 and 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+.

PLEASE NOTE:  All Age Division Awards can be picked up at Fleet Feet. 

5k Cash Purse
New this year!  The Top 3 Male and Top 3 Female in the 5K will receive cash awards too! 1st Place, $50. 2nd Place, $35. 3rd Place, $25. 

The Race Shirt

This year’s race shirt is long sleeve technical shirt.  It comes in Mens, Women, and Youth sizes.  

Packet Pick-Up & Registration 

  • Fleet Feet Greenville
  • Tuesday 11/21 from 3pm to 6pm
  • Wednesday 11/22 from 12pm to 6pm

RACE DAY Packet Pick-Up & Registration

  • Race Day Packet Pick-Up: 7am to 8am at the S. Main St. entrance to Falls Park.
  • Race Day Registration:  7am to 8am at the S. Main St. entrance to Falls Park.

The 8k Race Course

  • USATF Certified 8k 
  • The Start/Finish Line: is near 550 S. Main Street (in front of the Starbucks)
    Race Day Packet Pick-up: is near the Start / Finish line at the S. Main St. entrance to Falls Park.
  • The 8k course will only be closed to traffic for 80 minutes.  The course will close and open back up for traffic after 80 minutes.  
  • If you do not think you can complete an 8k in 80 minutes or less, please register for the 5k.

The 5k Fun Run & WALK 

Cash Awards for the top 3 overall male & female finishers.  No 5k age division awards.  If you are interested in competing for an age division awards, please register for the 8k Run.  The 5k is a Family Fun Run & Walk designed for walkers, families with kids who can’t quite run an 8k yet, and runners who prefer to run a 5k.

The 1/4 Mile Tot Trot

This event is designed for toddlers and very young children. We recommend 5 years or younger to be the perfect age for this event!

Parking

City of Greenville lots are FREE PARKING on Thanksgiving Day.  

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

Volunteer for packet pick-up or on race day.  3 hours shifts available.  Packet pick-up location is at Fleet Feet

  • Fleet Feet is located at 635 Augusta Street, Greenville, SC 29605 – www.fleetfeetgreenville.com

Race Day volunteers can pick up their race day assignment at packet pick-up on Wednesday at Fleet Feet and head straight out to your spot on Thursday Morning.

POLICIES & REFUNDS

This event is Rain or Shine.  No refunds or make-up date will be provided. T-shirts to the first 2,700 registrants.

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