Turkey Chase

In-Person Race Nov. 25th OR Virtual Race Nov. 18th - Nov. 25th Cary, NC 27511 US Directions
IN-PERSON Race Info

* Final race day information and updates will be emailed to all registered participants and volunteers the week prior to the in-person race. Additional updates may be sent up to the morning of the in-person race. Any emailed information supersedes information on this site. 

Schedule

  • 7:30 - 9:30 AM - Registration & Check-in
  • 8:30 AM - Staggered Start Opens
    * In order of longest distance first
  • 11:30 AM - Course Closes

* Start times subject to change due to weather or safety

Information

Race Location: William B. Umstead State Park - Reedy Creek Shelter #2 (N. Harrison Ave. entrance at Exit 287 off HWY 40). (Venue subject to change as permitted by local officials.)

Course Information: The course is on the multi-use trail with roots, rocks, and uneven surfaces; conditions depend on the weather prior to the event. Please take all precautions with your safety and wear appropriate gear for the weather and terrain. The course is NOT USATF certified. GPS tracking apps are not suitable for measuring course distances accurately.

Turkey Chase Course Maps
5K        10K       20K

Events: Everyone is welcome to participate!  All participants will have chip-timed results that will be posted online.  All Fit & Able Productions, Inc. events are inclusion events: anyone of any age, skill-level, or ability can participate in any race! 
* No dogs or bikes permitted in the race. 
* We strongly discourage participants wearing headphones of any sort while racing for their own safety and so they can properly hear instructions on the course.
* Kids in strollers must be registered and be with a parent registered in either the 5K, 10K, or 20K. Kids in strollers must be numbered, properly buckled into the stroller, and we strongly encourage them to wear a helmet.
* If you or one of your party have a physical or developmental need that may require special accommodation please contact us at least one month prior to the event to discuss reasonable accommodations that may be available. 

Course Aid: An athletic trainer will be available at a medical tent located near the finish line. There will be a water station on the course at the 5K, 10K, and 20K turnaround points and near the finish line.  Water is also available at the registration and refreshment area.

Packet Pick-up: All participants must show a photo ID or be with a guardian with a photo ID in order to pick up their race packets. Participants may pickup packets for others if they have a screenshot or photocopy of their photo ID.

Volunteers: We need your help! If you're available to assist us with registration, handing out water, and cheering on runners please sign up to volunteer between 7:30 AM - 12:00 PM. Sign up through the link in the menu!

Race Souvenirs: All 5K, 10K, & 20K participants will get a special Turkey Chase knit hat and finishers medal if registered by November 15th (then while supplies last). Turkey Chase CG shirts are available for purchase while supplies last. * In-person race packets will not be shipped and will only be available on race day!

Awards: Awards are provided by Omega Sports and Fit & Able Productions. All awards will be mailed or emailed to their recipients the week after the race. Save your Turkey Chase bib number to get 20% off in store at Omega Sports! * Age groups are calculated as of participant's age on December 31st of the race year. 

  • 5K, 10K, & 20K Awards:
    • Top 3 Male/Female Overall (Omega Sports gift cards)
    • Top 3 Male/Female Age Group (Fit & Able gift codes)
      • 0 - 4, 5 - 9, 10 - 14, 15 - 19, 20 - 24, 25 - 29, 30 - 34, 35 - 39, 40 - 44, 45 - 49, 50 - 54, 55 - 59, 60 - 64, 65 - 69, 70 - 74, 75 - 79, 80 - 84, 85 - 89, 90 - 94, 95 - 99
    • New Male/Female Course Record (Fit & Able gift codes)

Registration

Online registration closes on November 23rd at 6 PM. Cash, checks, and credit cards are accepted at packet pick-up and race day.

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