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The Hickory Foundation YMCA hosts many events each year to bring the community together. Proceeds from this race help the Y carry out its Mission to provide programs that build a healthy spirit, mind and body to make Hickory a stronger community. Your race entry fee will help to continue this support in our community.


2021 Turkey Trot Race | November 20st
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.


  • Packet Pickup: Friday, November 19th
  • Race Day Registration: 7:00am-8:00am
  • Youth Fun Run Start Time: 8:30am
  • 10K Start Time: 9:00am
  • 5K Start Time: 9:05am
  • Awards Ceremony: 11:00am*
  • To be guaranteed a t-shirt in your size on race day, you must register by November 12th

WHERE: The Youth Fun Run will be held at the Hickory Foundation YMCA outdoor track. Maps will be provided for the 5K/10K Run/Walk. The Awards Ceremony will be held at the C.O. Miller Teen Center.

*COVID-19 DETAILS: If necessary, race information is subject to change due to NC COVID-19 guidelines and will be communicated in a timely manner. Registration fees are non-refundable and we offer a virtual “phantom runner” option for this exciting event.

REGISTRATION FEE YOUTH Fun Run/5k/10k: $15 Ages 1-12 *No added discounts August 12—November 20

Early Registration $25/$30. August 12 - September 12
Race Registration $30/$35. September 13– November 14
Late Registration $40/$45. November 15- Race Day
*Phantom Runner $25. August 12—November 20
*Race t-shirt included in phantom registration fee

A turkey and trophy will be awarded to the top male & female in the 5K & 10K

5K & 10K
Medals will be awarded to the top 3 finishers in each gender and age division

Lala Kozischek | Corporate Wellness Director | [email protected]
Rachel Heck | Hickory Wellness Director | [email protected]

Use the tool-bar below to view, print or download your 2021 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]
Rachel Heck
Hickory Wellness Director
[email protected]
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