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The Hickory Foundation YMCA is excited to host our 2020 VIRTUAL Turkey Trot. We made this decision to help stop the spread of COVID-19 in our community and give all participants and friends the opportunity to participate in this annual Thanksgiving tradition.

YMCA Virtual 5k/10k Turkey Trot

2020 Virtual Turkey Trot Race | November 21st - 26th
Tags: Race, 5k, 10k, Turkey Trot, YMCA Races, November, Turkey, Thanksgiving, OrthoCarolina

Ages: The YMCA of Catawba Valley's Virtual Turkey Trot is for all ages.

Race Details: Registered participants have the option to run, jog, or walk a 5k (3.1 miles) or a 10k (6.2 miles) anytime between Saturday, November 21 and Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 26. Participants are then able to submit their time on Run Sign Up, if desired. Want a better time? Resubmissions are encouraged. Make this a family event and have some fun! #TURKEYTROT

Registration Info: Online registration is open at TurkeyTrot.ymcacv.org. Paper registrations will not be accepted this year. The entry fee for the YMCA Turkey Trot is $25. This non- refundable registration fee includes a commemorative 2020 long sleeve Turkey Trot t-shirt and medal! EVERYONE GETS A SHIRT AND MEDAL! Anyone who registers by November 12 will be guaranteed to have their swag by race day. *Group and youth discounts are available. See website for more details.

Race Course: We will provide a map of the traditional course but there is no designated race course this year. Registered participants have the option to run, jog, or walk a 5k or 10k on a route of their choosing anytime between Saturday, November 21 and Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 26. We encourage you to follow all CDC guidelines for proper social distancing.

Packet Pick-up: Packet pick-up is Thursday, Nov 19 from 9:00a.m. to 1:00 & 4:00p.m. to 6:30p.m. and Friday, Nov 20 from Noon - 3:00p.m. Curbside pick-up is available at the front of the Hickory Foundation YMCA. For participants that requested shipping, packets will ship on Monday, Nov 23.

Those who registered after November 12 will be able to pick up their race packets at the Hickory Foundation YMCA front desk Monday, December 7 - Wednesday, December 9.

COVID-19 Details: All participants should follow current NC guidelines to help stop the spread of COVID- 19. Please understand that some race information is subject to change due to NC COVID-19 guidelines. Any changes will be communicated in a timely manner.

Use the tool-bar below to view, print or download your 2020 Virtual Turkey Trot Information Flyer
Use the tool-bar below to view, print or download your 19th Virtual Turkey Trot Group Registration Form

Hickory Branch

Lala Kozischek
Corporate Wellness Director
[email protected]
828-324-9622
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