Raleigh Turkey Trot

Raleigh, NC

2023 Raleigh Turkey Trot
The Triangle's favorite Thanksgiving morning event

Registration Price (includes a shirt until shirt sizes sell out):

  • 8K Race:
    • Through August 31:  $29
    • Sept 1 - Oct 31:  $32
    • Nov 1 - Nov 17:   $35
    • Nov 18 - Nov 22:  $40
    • Race Day Registration (if not sold out):  $50
  • Kids Dash (age 7 & Under):  $7

Family/Group RATE:  Registrations totaling $110 or more in a single order receive a 20% discount by using the promo code FriendsAndFamily.  Register the entire family all at once with the promo code and SAVE 20%.

2023 Men's & Women's Race Shirts - Coming Soon

The women's is a very nice Bella Canvas long-sleeve shirt (color TBD)  The men's/unisex shirt is a Gildan "Ultra Cotton" heavyweight long-sleeve shirt color (TBD).  Subject to change based upon availability.


Parking for ALL race participants is at Meredith College.  Please use the Faircloth Rd entrance.  Note that 1 block of Ridge Rd from Wade Ave to Leonard St is CLOSED for the race start. 

- Driving on I-440:  Exit at Wade Avenue East (toward downtown Raleigh) then take 1st right onto Faircloth St.  Parking is on the right.
- Driving from Ridge Rd:  Ridge Rd does not connect to Wade due to road closure for the start.  Take Dixie Trail east.  Turn right onto Wade Ave then left onto Faircloth St.  Parkins is on the right.
- Drive from Hillsborough St:  Turn north on Faircloth St.  Parking is on the left.

Schedule of Events:
- Advanced Check-In:  Saturday 11/18 & Sunday 11/29 from Noon-4 pm at Ridgewood Shopping Center.  You may pick up bibs for others or have a friend or family member pick up yours.
- Race Day: 
   o 6:30 AM  Parking opens at Meredith College opens
   o 6:45-8:15 AM  Race Day Check-In (outside Fleet Feet Sports)
   o 8:15 AM Gather for 8K on Ridge Road (between Wade Ave and Leonard)
   o 8:30 AM  8K Race start
   o 9:20 AM Awards Ceremony
   o 9:35 Kids gather near the Ridge Rd entrance to the shopping center.  Kids Dash starts as last runners finish.

Course Map:

Volunteers Needed:  Raleigh Turkey Trot benefits the National MS Society and volunteers receive MS Bike or MS Walk fundraising credit.  CLICK HERE to volunteer.

Advanced Check-In:  

Save time on Thanksgiving morning by attending advanced check-in on Saturday & Sunday, November 18-19 th from 1-4 pm in Ridgewood Shopping Center.  

The Raleigh Turkey Trot is Presented by

The Raleigh Turkey Trot benefits the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.  You may make an additional donation to help fight MS as your register.  Thank you!
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When & Where

Nov 23, 2023


7:30 AM

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