Put your turkey in the oven, pack up the family, and join the Aiken community for its 10th Annual Turkey Trot 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run! The event will be held on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 25, 2021 at Citizen’s Park located at 651 Old Airport Road Aiken, SC 29802.
The run will benefit The Golden Harvest Food Bank. This organization provides quality food and other grocery products to those in need in the CSRA. Please bring your canned goods so that we can stuff the bins! Don’t forget to wear your best Thanksgiving Day costume!
2021 SAFETY GUIDELINES:
Masks are not required but recommended in close quarters.
Masks and hand sanitizer will be available at multiple locations.
We encourage runners to stay with family and/or social distance when gathering in large groups.
Participants are encouraged to use self-support for hydration/nutrition. We will provide 2 water stations.
7:00-7:30am – Packet Pick-up and Registration
8:00am – 1-Mile Fun Run
8:30am – 5K CHIP TIMED RUNNERS 8:35am – 5K NON-CHIP TIMED RUNNERS
1-Mile Fun Run – $15.00 through November 22nd - $20.00 after November 22nd
This option is NOT officially timed.
5K Non-Chip Timed – $20.00 through November 22nd $25.00 after November 22nd
This option is NOT officially timed. Non-Chip timed runners will NOT receive a medal.
**5K Chip Timed – $30.00 through November 22nd $35.00 after November 22nd
This is officially timed.
T-shirts will be available to participants who register on or before November 4th. T-shirts are not guaranteed to participants who register after November 4th. Extras will be ordered but will given out on a first come, first serve basis. Sizes include: YM, YL, AS, AM, AL, AXL, AXXL.
The 1-Mile Fun Run, Non-Chip Timing 5K and Virtual 5K will not be timed events, however, a clock will be displayed.
The 5K Chip Timing Option will be electronically timed by 2 Girls and a Clock, LLC.
**Awards will be given to the overall top male and female 5K Chip Timed finishers as well as the FIRST PLACE male and female chip timed finishers in each age division. Age divisions are: 12 and under; 13-19; 20-29; 30-39; 40-49; 50-59; 60-69; 70 and above.
The run will start and finish near Citizen’s Park entrance located off Pine Log Road. The course is flat pavement. Course map can be found on 2 Girls and a Clock Facebook Page.
Packet Pick-up/Late Registration:
Runners can pick up their race packet on Wednesday, November 24th at Citizens Park – Complex 2 from 4:00pm – 7:30pm.
Packets will also be available for pick-up on race day from 7:00am -7:30am.
Runners can register at packet pick-up on Wednesday, November 24th from 4:00pm – 7:30pm at Citizens Park – Complex 2 and on race day from 7am – 7:30am. Registration will close promptly at 7:30am.
We accept cash, checks and credit.
Complex 2 is off of Old Airport Rd.
Are strollers allowed? YES
Are dogs allowed? YES as long as they are leashed
Can I walk the event? YES
When and where are results posted? Results are posted on Runsignup.com and 2 Girls and a Clock Race and Timing Services Facebook Page within 24 hours of the event.