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Lake Norman Turkey Trot Running Festival

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Join us for a Lake Norman tradition! A family friendly fun run on Thanksgiving morning.

Distance Dare 15km, 10km, 3km race options

How to enter the Lake Norman Turkey Trot Running Festival

  1. Distance Dare (15 Km)

    Run 15km
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  2. 10k

    Run 10km
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  3. 5k

    Run 5km
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Lake Norman Turkey Trot Running Festival routes

This is a 5.08 km Run in Cornelius, NC, United States. The Run has a total ascent of 9.2 m and has a maximum elevation of 252.59 m.

The 10km route is 2 laps of the 5K.

Event Details

What’s Included

The first 1,000 registered athletes receive a custom event specific Unisex Longs sleeved t-shirt.

Raceday Logistics
Packet pick for all races between Noon and 7:00 pm at Gold's Gym.

6:00 a.m. Registration opens at Gold’s Gym
7:00 a.m. - Pre Race meeting for 10k athletes
7:15 a.m. - 10K starts
8:15 a.m. - Pre race meeting for 5K athletes
8:30 a.m. - 5K starts
8:45 a.m. - 10K Award Ceremony
9:30 a.m. - 5K Award Ceremony
Kit List

Suitable running gear


Spectators welcome!


It's not possible to hold races without volunteers. Many positions are available, please visit the event website for further information.



  • Top 3 overall males and females in Half, 10K and 5K. Top 3 overall Distance Dare
  • First Place in each age group.
  • All finishers receive an event-specific finisher medal.

Lake Norman Turkey Trot Running Festival weather forecast

Clear throughout the day.

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