Hickory YMCA Turkey Trot

Hickory, NC, USA
19 Nov, 2022 (Sat)


5 km, 10 km

About the event

IN-PERSON 5K, 10K, & Fun Run

The Hickory Foundation YMCA is excited to announce that we will celebrate the 22nd Annual Hickory Turkey Trot 5K & 10K on Saturday - November 19th.

Youth Fun Run

"Kids, ages 12 & Under The course will take place in the field behind the YMCA. The Kids’ Fun Run begins at 8:30. Parents are welcome to join! Bring on the little Turkeys." 


Packet Pickup: Friday, [November 18th] from 4:00-6:30pm
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 11th



5K & 10K Entry Fee: 
September 1 - October 15 => $25/$30   
October 16 - November 13 => $30/$35
November 14 - Race Day => $40/$45
Youth <12 & Under > - September 1 - Race Day => Only $15

Youth Fun Run Entry Fee:
September 1 - Race Day => $15

CORPORATE TEAM MEMBERS => Please contact your Team Manager for Registration Details


A turkey to the Top Male & Female of 5K & 10K Winners (No really - the Overall Winners get a frozen turkey!)

Trophies to the Top Three Overall Male & Female 5K & 10K Winners

Custom Medals to the Top Three Male & Female Age Group Winners:

9 & Under, 10-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-69, *70 +

*Special presentation for the oldest male and female participants in both the 5K and 10K



Phantom 5K & 10K
This “Do It Yourself” event will allow participants to run or walk at any time and any location that is convenient and safe for you and your families. Run a local 5K or 10K route (like the Turkey Trot courses), around the block, on trails,12.5 laps around the track, or even run on a treadmill. You don't even have to live in North Carolina - so please invite friends and family in other states or countries to join the fun.

PHANTOM 5K & 10K Entry Fee:
September 1 - Race Day => $25


Proceeds from this race help the Y carry out its Mission to provide programs that build healthy spirit, mind, and body to make Hickory a stronger community. Your race entry fee and generous Donations will help to continue this support in our community.

Races offered by this event

10K Run/Walk

19 Nov, 2022 (Sat) - 09:00
10 km
On site

5K Run/Walk

19 Nov, 2022 (Sat) - 09:05
5 km
On site