Turkey Trot

The City of Hendersonville’s Wellness Committee will be hosting the 10th Annual Turkey Trot 5k Thanksgiving morning on November 24, 2022. 

Turkey Running 

What: Hendersonville’s Turkey Trot is a fun and family-friendly opportunity to exercise and keep active. It is a non-sanctioned event.

Where: The 5k course begins in front of City Hall at Fifth Avenue East and King Street, travels through downtown, and ends back at City Hall.

When: The 5k starts at 8:30 a.m. at City Hall on Thursday, November 24th. Walkers and runners should plan to be off the course by 10:30 a.m.

Registration has closed (due to shirt availability) but people are still invited to participate in the event without registering.

Packet Pickup:

Race packets may be picked up on November 22nd and 23rd from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. in the City Hall lobby located at 160 Sixth Avenue East or at the race.
Packets not picked up by 9 a.m. on race day will be redistributed. 

Other Event Details: 

Four prizes will be awarded for those pre-registered: farthest traveled, first male, first female, and a mystery time prize. 

The event will take place rain or shine, sleet, or snow!  

Map of Turkey Trot 5k

Course Description

The Turkey Trot starts near the intersection of 5th Avenue East and King Street in front of City Hall. Participants proceed south on Main Street, right on Barnwell Street, right on Washington Street, left on 4th Avenue, right on Valley Street, loop through Oakdale Cemetery, return to 5th Avenue via Ehringhaus Street, and return to City Hall on 5th Ave West.

View the Course Map

For more information, contact Lu Ann Welter at (828) 233-3204.