FirstHealth Pinehurst Turkey Trot and FlapJack Fest

Sat November 23, 2019 Pinehurst, NC US 28374 Directions

The Turkey Trot 5K

$50 $45 9:00AM EST Price increases after November 21, 2019 at 11:59pm EST

The Little Gobbler - 1 Mile Fun Run

$20 8:30AM EST Price increases after November 15, 2019 at 11:59pm EST
Includes Ticket to Flapjack Fest, Race Shirt and a Donation

Sleep In Option

$35 Registration ends November 23, 2019 at 11:59pm EST
The Village Arboretum
Pinehurst Greenways
Pinehurst, NC US 28374

Become a part of this community TRADITION!  2019 marks the 40th Anniversary of the Turkey Trot and we are celebrating in a BIG WAY!!!!  Join us for the oldest and most scenic Turkey Trot in North Carolina!  Runners get the chance to trek through the beautiful streets and residential neighborhoods of the village of Pinehurst in the Sandhills region of central North Carolina.   Join us after you run for the  FLAPJACK FEST brought to you by the Pinehurst Police Department - Complete with Flapjacks, Sausage, OJ and FUN for the whole family!  AND the BEST PART  - your registration will be supporting the Foundation of First Health AND Special Olympics NC.

NEW FOR 2019 - OUR EMERGENCY SERVICES COMPETITION!!!  Are you a member of Law Enforcement, Fire Fighter, Paramedic, Nurse, Doctor.  IF SO...we have a special category just for you with awards for our fastest men and women in the Emergency Services! 

Come dressed in your finest Turkey attire and support a great cause while having fun! 

What you can expect at this years Turkey Trot: 

  • Custom Finisher Medals 
  • Long Sleeve Race Shirt 
  • Awards for top Overall Male, Female, Masters Male and Female AND 3 Deep Age Group Awards
  • Awards for the Best Turkey attire
  • Awards for Top Men and Women - Emergency Services Competition
  • Super Gobbler Award
  • A celebration of Fall, Family, Friends and FUN! 





We are super excited to be partnering with the Pinehurst Police Department this year to bring you the Flapjack Fest!!  Proceeds will benefit Special Olympics - NC.

A ticket to the FLAPJACK FEST is included with your race registration.  Tickets for your friends, family or fans may be purchased for $8.00 during the race registration process.  

The mission of Special Olympics is to provide year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes and the community.


Do you know a SUPER GOBBLER?  Nominate someone that is running in any of the turkey trot races that you think deserves special recognition.  Weight loss, overcome obstacles, or just worked really hard and deserves a pat on the back.  Email your nominee and why to  Several Super Gobbler awards will be given at the award ceremony. Super Gobblers receive a special award and a free entry into the following year's race.


Want to be a part of our Emergency Services Competition?  Awards for our fastest men and women Emergency personnel!  Select to be a part of this competition during your race registration! 


Once you sign up to run or walk, you will automatically become a part of our Gobble Squad!  Refer friends and family and get a $25 of your registration fee credited back to you!  Here's how it works: 

1 - Sign up for the race.  Once you complete your registration, you'll receive a unique URL link to share. 

2 - Share this unique link with friends and family as often as you would like.

3 - Each time someone signs up through your link, you will accrue one referral.  Earn five referrals and you get $25 credited back to you!  Easy Peasy! 

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