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Half marathon and 10K family fun races in Martinsville, VA - near Roanoke, VA and Greensboro NC

Turkey Day 5K

Thursday, November 25, 2021


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Martinsville YMCA

Join participants from all over the country who have come home for the holiday. The Turkey Day 5K and Family Fun Run is a beautiful, partially wooded course that starts and finishes at the YMCA.  It winds along the Silverbell Trail, the Dick & Willie Passage and then through historic Uptown Martinsville.

This event is guaranteed to get your holiday season off on the right foot!  It’s a great way to celebrate the day, plus burn off a few calories to make room for those you are about to consume

Awards will be given for the top three overall male and female finishers and to the top male and females in 5 year age groups beginning with 9 and under.

Run time is 9:00 AM. Thanksgiving Day. Packet pick-up will be held Wednesday, November 24 from 12-6:00 p.m. and from 7-8:30 AM on Race Day at the Martinsville YMCA.

REGISTRATION DEADLINE IS MIDNIGHT NOV 22, 2021

 

·         Due to COVID-19 protocols, no in-person registration will be accepted at packet pickup.

·         Register online by clicking the registration link on this page.

·         Paper registration forms are available at link on this page and completed forms must be delivered to YMCA by closing on Nov 22.

 

COVID-19 PROCEDURES WILL BE REQUIRED IN CONJUNCTION WITH CURRENT GUIDLINES.

 

These now include the following:

·         Volunteers will wear masks and gloves at packet pick-up.

·         Runners will be required to sign waiver and have no-contact temperature check to receive packet.  Those with temp in excess of 100.4 F will not be allowed to run.

·         Runners, volunteers, organizers and spectators are required to wear face masks and practice social distancing at all times when not running.

·         There will be no post-race food served. Bottled water and sports drinks will be provided.

·         Runners are requested to avoid personal contact, spitting, snot rockets, slinging sweat or running in tight groups. Hey, we know that it’s a race. Just try to give your competitors wide berth as you pass or get passed.

·         Race start will consist of waves (corrals) of socially distanced small groups of 10-12 runners every 15 seconds. Runners will self-seed into designated corrals based on expected race pace.  Instructions to be given at start line prior to race

2021 Registration

Results

UPDATED/ CORRECTED RESULTS with virtual times

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