RCRC Turkey Trot

Columbia, SC

Turkey Trot 5K Race & 1 Mile Walk at Upper Richland Community Center

Lace up those running and walking shoes for our Turkey Trot 5K/1 Mile Walk Race at Upper Richland Community Center (Linrick Golf Course). The event will take place on Saturday, November 20, 2021 from 8:00 am-11:00 am.
Participants will be able to run or walk on a USTA certified course through our scenic golf course with a chance of earning a finisher medal and/or charm in their age category, while still practicing DHEC & CDC safety measures and social distancing.
Cost of the 5K Race and Walk for ages 4-12 will be $15 per person and ages 13 and up will be $25 per person. All participants registered for the event will receive a racing bib, t-shirt, and small goodie bag.
All runners will have their race times recorded and photographed with the option of purchasing their finisher photos. All winners will be announced at the conclusion of the race and including,the overall 5K male and female finisher of the race. Late registration fee of $5 will be assessed after November 20, 2021. For more information please contact Matthew Christman at Matthew.Christman@rcrc.state.sc.us or our website www.richlandcountyrecreation.com

Turkey Trot 5K and 1 Mile Walk
Type: 5K, 1 Mile Walk &
Date: Saturday, November 20, 2021
Start Time: 8:00 am
Location: Upper Richland Community Center (Linrick Golf Course)  
Address: 356 Camp Ground Road, Columbia, SC 29203

Race Day Schedule:
Packet Pickup & Registration: Saturday, November 20, 2021-7:00 am-8:00 am (Day of Race)
8:00 am-Race Starts with Turkey Trot 5K Runners
8:05 am- Turkey Trot Walkers Begin
8:20 am-9:10 am Turkey Trot Runners and Walkers Finishing Race
8:20 am-9:30 am-Receiving Timing Results of Overall Runners and Age Groups
9:15 am-9:45-Announcing Award Winners and Overall Turkey Trot Male and Female Finishers and announcements for the next upcoming race on December

5K Pricing:
Early Registration up to October 31: 12 & Under $15/ 13 & Over $25
Late Registration November 1- November 20: 12 & Under $20/ 13 & Over $30

5K Awards:

Top 3 Males and Females from each age group category will receive either a Finisher medal (for first time medal holders) and/or a race charm for 5K Run Awards 
Overall Top Male and Female Finisher will receive a prize

5K Age Groups:
10 & under, 11-14, 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 & Over

Commonly Asked Questions:
Strollers are welcome and participants can listen to music while running or walking turning the Turkey Trot event. There are no pets allowed during the run or walk however, pets are allowed to attend the event and cheer for our participants.

Please no parking at the LinRick Golf Course as it will be open during normal business hours. Please Park at the Upper Richland Community Center during the Turkey Trot event.

Pre-registration, registration table, snack table and restrooms will be located at Upper Richland Community Center along with Richland County Recreation Commission Staff if you have any questions.

The 5K Course and Walk will be marked with directional signage with mile markers throughout the course. Parts of the course will have partial dirt passages; however, the course is paved throughout the race and walk. Start and Finish Lines will be at the same location.

When & Where

Nov 20, 2021


8:00 AM

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