Biltmore Park Turkey Trot

Thanksgiving is the largest running holiday with families all over the country getting together to share miles and smiles prior to their meal later in the day. We hope you will make this race part of your annual tradition. Join us on Thanksgiving morning for the SECOND year of the Biltmore Park Turkey Trot!

This is Biltmore Park’s only Thanksgiving Day certified, USATF 5k. Our route will begin and end in Biltmore Park in South Asheville and run through Biltmore Park Town Square and the surrounding neighborhood. The race will begin promptly at 9:00 am. 

All participants registered by November 1st are guaranteed to receive a finisher medal upon completion, a complimentary long-sleeve t-shirt, and swag from our partners! UPDATE: The finisher medal deadline has been extended thru November 10th at midnight (up to 1,000 participants). 

A big thank you to the ongoing support from our community, Biltmore Park Town Square, and our many other sponsors. Our highest priority is our commitment to hosting a first-class event all around.

* Strollers are permitted. * Dogs are not allowed on the course **

***This event is capped at 1,000 participants

All pre-registered participants will receive a 50/50 poly-blend long sleeve t-shirt if registered before November 1st. After this date, shirts will be available online in limited quantities for $10. 

- Pre-event packet pickup – Wednesday, November 27th from 3:30-5:30 pm (Location: 8 Town Square Blvd. Suite 160 (next door to Fleet Feet on the right).
- Race Day Packet Pick- Up and on-site Registration is Thursday, November 28th from 7:30am- 8:45am 
- Race starts promptly at 9am in Biltmore Park Town Square
- Awards Ceremony at approximately 10:15 am

Prizes and Awards:

All finishers pre-registered by November 10th at midnight are guaranteed a 2019 Biltmore Park Turkey Trot 5k Finisher Medal (up to 1,000 participants).

Overall - Male/Female: Top 3
Overall Winners (1st place male/female) will receive a turkey from Luella’s BBQ

Master’s – Male/Female: Top 3

Age Group: 
Male/Female, Top 3 in each category
9 and Under, 10-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-59, 70-74, 75-79, 80-84, 85 and up

NEW FOR 2020!!  Your Turkey Day spirit could land you an awesome prize this year – a free smoked turkey from Luella’s BBQ! Show up in style and cheer on your fellow runners to win the Most Spirited Family & Friends Award!

November 28, 2019


November 28, 2019 (Thursday) - 09:00
5 kilometers
Road Solo


Nov 28 2019 : Rain in the morning.
8.0°C - 24.1°C (46.3°F - 75.3°F)

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The information about this race is based on information provided by the organisers or found on the official website of the event. Always check the official website for up-to-date information. If you have noticed any mistake, let us know at [email protected]
Last checked on 2020-12-16


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