401 Taberna Way
New Bern, NC 28562

Running > 10k, 5k, Fun Run

Event Description

Turkey Trot

Gobble Gobble!

Join us for our 10th Annual Turkey Trot 5K & 10K on Thanksgiving Day, November 23, 2017, in Taberna. The 10K will start at 7:30 AM and the 5K will start at 8:00 AM.

Registration is available online for $33 (before November 1), and $38 thereafter. Online registration will close on Sunday, November 19, 2017.

Registration/pre-packet pickup will be held at the TWIN RIVERS YMCA Tuesday, November 21, 2017 from 5:00 PM-7:00 PM.

Race day registration and packet pick up will also be available starting at 6:00 AM.

Race categories:

  • Timed 10K
  • Timed 5K
  • Timed Dog Jog 5K
  • Timed Stroller 5K
  • Untimed 5k
  • Untimed Dog Jog/Stroller Jog 5K



  • Overall Top 3 Males, Overall Top 3 Females
  • age category is top 3 males, top 3 females: 19 & under, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, and 70 & over.


  • Overall Top 3 Males, Overall Top 3 Females
  • age category is top 3 males, top 3 females: 9 & under, 10-14, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70 & over.
  • Top Dog Jog and Top Stroller will be awarded (one winner each only).

Kids Dash

  • All participants in the kids' dash will receive a prize.





  • course runs through the Taberna and Gables Run communities


  • course will go through the Taberna community
  • Everyone can participate; bring your parents, grandparents, aunts & uncles! You can participate as a runner, walker, dog/stroller jogger or wheelchair participant.

Kids Dash

  • This year's kid's dash will follow the 5K & 10K at 9:15 AM.
  • All children 12 and under are invited to participate in the 40-yard-dash.
  • Kids Dash cost $12.00. All participants receive a medal.
  • Kids Dash will begin at 9:15 AM and the Awards ceremony will begin at 9:30 AM.


Shirt sizes cannot be guaranteed.


All proceeds of the event go to the TWIN RIVERS YMCA Annual Campaign, providing scholarships for local families in need of Y programs and services.

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