Turkey Trot

Thursday, November 23, 2023

City of Hendersonville 11th Annual 5K Turkey Trot

The City of Hendersonville’s Wellness Committee will host its 11th annual Turkey Trot 5k Thanksgiving morning on November 23, 2023. The 5k is a run/walk event open to all ages, all fitness levels, and all family members!   

The Hendersonville Turkey Trot kicks off promptly at 8:30 a.m. at City Hall at Fifth Avenue East and King Street. The course winds through the heart of downtown Hendersonville and ends back at City Hall. Walkers and runners should plan to be off the course by 10:30 a.m. The event will take place rain or shine, sleet, or snow!    

The entry fee is $13 which includes a long sleeve t-shirt. Registrations received by November 6th at 5 p.m. will be guaranteed their preferred t-shirt size. Volunteers are needed and will receive a free t-shirt.   

*Registration for the 2023 Turkey Trot is now closed.*Unregistered community members are still invited to come out and do the race for fun.

Race packets may be picked up on November 21st and 22nd from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. on the second floor of City Hall,160 Sixth Avenue East. Packets not picked up by 9 a.m. on race day will be redistributed. 

The Turkey Trot is a non-sanctioned event – we’re here for fun and exercise and costumes are encouraged. Four prizes will be awarded for those pre-registered: farthest traveled, first male, first female, and a mystery time prize.  

Before sitting down to your Thanksgiving meal bring the family, bring the kids, and bring the dog to the 11th Annual Hendersonville Turkey Trot!  



For more information, contact Lu Ann Welter at (828) 233-3204 or at lwelter@hvlnc.gov.  

City Hall