30th Annual Charlotte Southpark Turkey Trot-2018

Thursday 22nd November 2018

Southpark Mall: 4400 Sharon Rd, Charlotte, United States

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


  • 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
  • Tuff Turkey Challenge-Run-8k & 5k - Individual Age group/open


2018 will mark the 30th 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 20 from 1 pm to 7 pm  and Wednesday, November 21  from 12 pm to 6pm at Southpark Mall in Front of Dillards parking deck (Morrison Ave) in a Big Race Tent . Raceday- Packet Pick-up only at Southpark Mall in Front of Dillards parking deck (Southpark Mall -(Morrison)) in a big Tent also Post Race Festivities.

1.  Schedule of events:

a. Tuesday, Nov. 20 : 1 pm - 7 pm & Wednesday, Nov 21 :  11 am –6 pm
a. Packet Pick-up/Registration    
b. location:  Southpark Mall in front of Dillards Parking Deck off of Morrison Blvd in Big White Tent

b.  Thursday, Nov 22 - 6:30am – Packet Pick-up/ No Raceday Registration in the Southpark Mall Parking Lot in front of Dillards Parking Deck off of Morrison.

a. 8:00 am- 1 Mile Fun Run

b. 8:30am- 8k Run

c. 9:30 am-5K Run/Walk

d. 10:30 am – Tot Trot

e. 10:45 am – Awards Ceremony


New this year "TUFF TURKEY CHALLENGE"  Run the 8k at 8:30 am and then Run the 5k at 9:30 am!!!  (You much be able to complete the 8k in under and hour to qualify.)



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