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Turkey Day 5K - Run the race before you stuff your face!

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Name: Turkey Day 5K - Run the race before you stuff your face!
Date: November 23, 2017
Time: 8:00 AM - 10:30 AM EST
Event Description:
What is the Turkey Day 5K?
The Turkey Day 5K is a fun, festive holiday event the whole family can enjoy together…a Garner tradition in the making!  And all for a great cause...supporting NC animal shelters and rescues.  Race options include a Competitive 5K, Recreational 5K and a 1M Fun Run/Walk.  Competitive runners will appreciate the relatively flat course with paved trails; recreational runners and walkers will enjoy the beauty of White Deer and Lake Benson parks.  Thanksgiving themed costumes, decorated wagons, strollers and baby joggers are encouraged.  Well socialized dogs are welcome on a 6’ or shorter leash…no retractable leashes will be permitted.

Click here for race details.  Discounts for early registration!

Event Media:
The Turkey Day 5K will begin and end in the Nature Center parking lot of White Deer Park.
Please see parking instructions below.

The only parking for the event is in Lake Benson Park, 921 Buffaloe Rd, Garner. Once parked, you will be directed to the crosswalk on Buffaloe Rd and from there the White Deer Park Nature Center parking lot. (For those that are unfamiliar with the area, these parks are across the street from each other.)
Date/Time Information:
Thanksgiving Day
Thursday, November 23

8:15  Announcements
8:30  Competitive 5K
8:35  Recreational 5K
8:40  1 Mile Fun Run/Walk
9:45  Awards (Competitive 5K Only)

Participants with dogs, strollers and/or wagons will start at the rear of each race.

Contact Information:
Nancy Cawthon
Price Schedule
Category thru 09/25/2017 thru 10/30/2017 thru 11/17/2017
Competitive 5K Run 6 - 12 years $15.00 $18.00 $20.00
Competitive 5K Run 13 years and up $20.00 $25.00 $30.00
Recreational 5K Run/Walk 6-12 years $15.00 $18.00 $20.00
Recreational 5K Run/Walk 13 years and up $20.00 $25.00 $30.00
1 Mile Fun Run/Walk 6-12 years $15.00 $18.00 $20.00
1 Mile Fun Run/Walk 13 years and up $20.00 $25.00 $30.00
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