29th Annual Charlotte Southpark Turkey Trot-2017

Thursday 23rd November 2017

Southpark Mall: 4400 Sharon Rd, Charlotte, United States

Distance running, Running, Walking, 8K, 5K, 1 Mile


  • 8K Run (4.97mi) - 8K Individual Adult
  • 8K Run (4.97mi) - 8k Youth -12 & under
  • 5K Run/Walk (3.1 mi) - 5k Individual Adult
  • 5K Run/Walk (3.1 mi) - 5k -Youth 12 & Under
  • 1 Mile Fun Run - 1 Mile Adult
  • 1 Mile Fun Run - 1 Mile -Youth 12 & Under
  • Tot Trot (26.2 yds) - Individual
  • Tot Trot (26.2 yds) - Tot Trot


2017 will mark the 29th Anniversary of the Charlotte South Park Turkey Trot, one of Charlotte's longest-running events, and one of the largest events in North Carolina.  The race has become an annual Thanksgiving Day tradition for over 10,000+ participants, representing families and friends across generations.  It’s a happy and healthy way to start off one of the best days of the year!

 Thanks to the ongoing support of our participants and sponsors, we’ve got something for everyone to join in on! And, as always, our commitment to maintaining a first-class event all-around is our highest priority.

Please register early to avoid disappointment!

All Finishers receive Custom Medals!!

We Look forward to seeing everyone on Thanksgiving!

Event details and schedule

Packet Pick-up & Registration will take place on Tuesday, November 21 from 12pm(noon) to 6 pm  and Wednesday, November 22  from 12 pm to 6pm at Southpark Mall in Front of Dicks Sporting Goods in a Big Race Tent . Raceday- Packet Pick-up only at Southpark Mall in Front of Dicks Sporting Goods and Sympony Park in a big Tent also Post Race Festivities are located here in Symphony park, just off Barkley Downs.

1.  Schedule of events:

a. Tuesday, Nov. 21 : 12 pm - 6 pm & Wednesday, Nov 22 :  11 am –6 pm
a. Packet Pick-up/Registration    
b. location:  Southpark Mall in front of Dicks Sporting Goods in Big White Tent

b.  Thursday, Nov 23, - 6:30am – Packet Pick-up/ No Raceday Registration in the Southpark Mall Parking Lot in front of Dicks.

a. 8:30 am- 1 Mile Fun Run

b. 9:00am- 8k Run/Baby Joggers

c. 9:30 am-5K Run/Walk

d. 10:15 am – Tot Trot

e. 10:30 am – Awards Ceremony

Note: Strollers should line up in designated area


Organised by


2119 Rice Rd, MARION

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