Oops! Sorry!!

This site doesn't support Internet Explorer. Please use a modern browser like Chrome, Firefox or Edge.

Lake Norman Turkey Trot

18th Annual
Thanksgiving Day
November 28, 2024

Cornelius, NC


  • Thursday, November 28, 2024

  • The 17th Annual Lake Norman Turkey Trot is back and in this years edition features a 5K and 10K.

  • Race Distances

  • Half Marathon (13.1 miles) starts at 7:45am
    10K (6.2 miles) starts at 7:50 am
    5K (3.1 miles) starts at 7:55 am

  • Directions

  • The race starts and finishes at Life Fellowship Church located at 20010 Chartown Dr, Cornelius, NC 28031

  • Swag

  • -The best participation medal in North Carolina! 
    -Short Sleeve Tech Tshirt (to get a tshirt guaranteed in your size you must register by 11/3/23)
    -Beanie Cap

    (We ask all athletes to please bring a non-perishable food item if possible).

  • Awards

  • Half Marathon

    Overall & Age Group Top 3 Men & Top 3 Women


    Overall & Age Group Top 3 Men & Top 3 Women


    Overall & Age Group Top 3 Men & Top 3 Women

    Virtual Run

    -Participation medal

    -Race Tshirt

    -Shipped on Monday after the race

  • Schedule

  • Monday - 11/20
    11:00 am - registration / packet pick up opens at Charlotte Running Company in Mooresville.
    02:00 pm - registration / packet pick up closes

    Wednesday - 11/22
    12:00 pm - Packet pick opens at Life Fellowship Church
    6:00 pm - Packet pick up closes

    Thursday - 11/28
    6:30 - registration / packet pick up opens Life Fellowship Church
    7:45 am - Half Marathon start
    7:50 am - 10K start
    7:55 am - 5K start

  • T-Shirts

  • Register by 10/31/24 to guarantee a race tshirt.

  • Beneficiary

  • Human Health Project. This organization issues grants to local food shelters. We ask all attendees to bring a non-perishable food item.

  • 5K Course

  • 5K Course - Runners hit Aid Station 1 twice, once at approximately 1.4 miles and then again at 2.8 miles. It will be serving water and gatorade.

  • 10K Course

  • 10K Course - Runners hit Aid Station 1 at approximately 1.4 miles, Aid Station 2 at 3.1 miles and Aid Station 1 again at 5.0 miles. It will be serving water and gatorade.

  • Venue Map

  • LakeNormanTurkeyTrot.com
  • Referral Program

  • Earn back your entry fee by sharing the race. It's super simple: after you register for the race you will be given a code. Simply share that code (in whichever way it makes sense) and you'll earn portions of your entry free. Read more right here.

  • Volunteers

  • No Race can be held without caring and knowledgeable volunteers who are willing to serve on race day. As such we have a program where if you volunteer you can race for free! To sign up to be a volunteer click on this link.  

  • Other Information

  • - All courses are on asphalt road - no off road. 
    - All athletes receive a participation medal. 
    - Strollers start in the back of the 5K. 
    - Toddlers under 4 can run / walk with parents for free. 
    - No pets, firearms or alcohol permitted.
    Please make sure you are familiar with our policies.

  • Results

Register Online With Credit Card
  • Your transactions are 100% secured.

  • 370

    © 2000 - 2023 All Rights Reserved.