SOUTH ASHEVILLE TURKEY TROT
Presented by Hunter Subaru
A Thanksgiving Tradition in the heart of South Asheville
SAVE THE DATE! NOVEMBER 28, 2024
The South Asheville Turkey Trot is an annual Thanksgiving tradition that brings together local residents and visitors alike for a morning of festive fun and fitness. Nestled in the picturesque backdrop of Biltmore Park in Asheville, NC, this event combines the spirit of the holiday season with a healthy dose of community camaraderie. Participants of all ages gather to run, walk, or trot while showcasing their enthusiasm and holiday-themed costumes. Whether you're a seasoned runner or simply looking to burn off some pre-Thanksgiving calories, the South Asheville Turkey Trot is a heartwarming way to kick off the holiday season.
why you'll love this race:
- A free, one-of-a-kind comfy ‘Gobble til you Wobble’ Turkey Trot race shirt ($20 after November 5)
- Get some bling! A sparkly, commemorative finisher medal to celebrate your accomplishment. Watch the video
- A Hunter Subaru Goody bag, stocked full of goodies
- A professionally chip-timed race on a USATF certified, fully marked course!
- A unique course in Biltmore Park Town square and the surrounding neighborhood. This is the only running event permitted in this neighborhood!
- A scenic route with cheering spectators and very little vehicle traffic
- Awards for the overall and top finishers in each age group
- Prizes for the most creative costume/outfit
- A virtual option is available for runners & walkers who are not available to participate in-person
What our runners are saying...
USATF sanctioned and certified
Complete the Series!
The Holiday Hustle Series allows you to experience the thrill of running three amazing Asheville-area locations and commit to staying fit this holiday season!
South Asheville Turkey Trot | Biltmore Park Town Square | Nov 23
Ugly Sweater Run | The Riveter | Dec 2
New Year’s Resolution Run | Downtown Asheville | Jan 1
Traveling this holiday season? You can still participate virtually!
Our Presenting Partner
This event would not be possible without the generous support of Hunter Subaru. Since 1940, the Hunter Automotive Group has been a locally owned and operated business in Western North Carolina. It is their mission to improve the quality of life for their employees, customers, and the surrounding community. We are grateful for their participation and admire the uplifting attitude they bring to our event.
Our Community Partner
All signature iDaph events partner with local organizations to help advance their mission. Supporting these causes strengthens our community bonds by addressing the unique challenges and needs within our area. It ensures that resources are allocated where they can have the most direct and tangible impact, fostering a sense of ownership and empowerment among residents.
We are honored to support Sheep Dog Impact Assistance again at this year’s event. Sheep Dog will use the funds from the race for various program needs. Including purchasing and providing care packages for First Responders on Christmas Eve plus providing Christmas meals and gifts for Veteran and First Responder kids and families.
Spend the Weekend!
People flock to Asheville for its irresistible blend of natural beauty, cultural richness, and vibrant creativity. Nestled in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Asheville captivates visitors with its stunning landscapes, including the scenic Blue Ridge Parkway and nearby Pisgah National Forest. Beyond its natural allure, the city thrives as a haven for art, music, and food enthusiasts. Asheville's thriving arts scene features numerous galleries, live music venues, and street performances that draw in creative souls from around the world. The city is also celebrated for its eclectic culinary scene, boasting a diverse array of farm-to-table restaurants, craft breweries, and artisanal food producers. Asheville is a authentic destination where visitors can indulge their senses while experiencing a genuine and welcoming mountain community.
The Hilton Asheville Biltmore Park has graciously offered a discounted rate of $165 for South Asheville Turkey Trot participants.
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