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Natural Awakenings of the Coastal Carolinas

Turkey Trots around Cape Fear

Consider participating in a run or walk event on or after Thanksgiving Day. Maybe as part of your planned fitness regimen or a way to preemptively or proactively burn off calories, see below for a few are planned events. 

Wrightsville Beach Turkey Trot presented by Cape Fear Habitat for Humanity 5K race starts at 8:30 a.m. and a one-mile fun run starts at 8:45 a.m. on November 28. A Black Friday Dash sponsored by Water-line Brewing Company will will host one-mile run starting at 11 a.m. and 5K starting at noon on November 29. Additionally, the Wilmington Roadrunners Club, partnering with Carolina Beach State Park and Fort Fisher State Recreation Area, will host a four-mile run starting at 9 a.m. on November 30.

Cost, locations, registration and general information for each event can be found at,, and RunSignup. com/Race/NC/CarolinaBeach/WilmingtonRoadrunnersTurkey Trot4MileTrailRunWalk