2015 Registration is Open! 

Age Requirements:

  1. 6 or older to enter the 5k

  2. 4-12 to enter the Kids Half Mile Run

5k Capacity: 850. Register early!

RACE DAY: Thursday, November 26, 2015

START TIME: 8:30 AM - Kid's Half Mile Run

                      9:00 AM - 5k Turkey Trot Race

Registration Fees - Online registration closes on Wed. Nov 25 at 8am

ADULT age 15 & Over

$25 until first 150 entered - Early Bird Lowest Price!

$35 until first 50% entered or thru 11/8/15 (whichever is first)

$40 11/9 - race day

YOUTH age 6-14

$20 until first 150 entered - Early Bird Lowest Price!

$30 until first 50% entered or thru 11/8 (whichever is first)

$35 11/9 - race day

Kid’s 1/2 mile Run age 4-12

$8 until online registration closes on 11/25

$10 at packet pickup  

*Kid’s Fun Run includes bib number, finisher medal and finish times.

Kids 1/2 mile Run Info

All kids 12 or under must be pre-registered for this event by 8:00am race morning. Once their entry is complete online or at packet pickup, you will need to pick up your child’s race number at packet pickup to pin on their shirt. Finisher medals will be handed out at the finish line. No race number = No race. No exceptions!



1:30-6:00 PM

Packet Pickup at Blue Ridge Mountain Sports

Blue Ridge Mountain Sports is located in the NEW Stonefield Shopping Center at 2015 Bond St., Charlottesville, Va. 22901 at Hydraulic and 29N approximately 1/2 mile North on Rt. 29 from the Barracks Rd. shops. Once there you’ll find Blue Ridge Mountain Sports in between Burton’s Grill and Trader Joe’s closest to Rt. 29.

Online applications will be accepted until 8am on Wed. November 25. If the race is not sold out, paper applications will be accepted Wednesday at packet pickup from 1:30-6pm and Thursday morning from 7:15-8:15am at the race site in Earlysville. No new registrations will be accepted after 8:15am.

Charlottesville Multisports oversees all of the race packets that will be at Blue Ridge Mountain Sports. Blue Ridge Mountain Sports is the location host of packet pickup and does not handle the race packets.

Sorry, no race packets or paper registration will be available before 1:30pm or after 6pm on Wednesday. 

*If you plan to register race morning, please plan ahead and arrive well in advance to park, register and be FINISHED with registration by 8:30am. Your participant information will need to be entered into the timing computer. Thank you!


7:15-8:15 AM 

Packet Pickup & Race Day Registration at 600 Earlysville Forest Dr., Earlysville, VA 22936.

8:30 AM 

Half Mile Kids Fun Run Starts

For all youths from the ages of 4 to 12 yrs. old. 

9:00 AM

Race Starts for the Earlysville 5k Turkey Trot. 

10:15 AM

Awards Presentation.


Entries are non-refundable and non-transferable. If not first sold out you may register at packet pickup on Wednesday from 1:30-6pm at Blue Ridge Mountain Sports or race morning at the race venue from 7:15am-8:15am. Registration will be open until capacity of 850 entrants is reached. Sign up early to guarantee your entry and a t-shirt!

Sign up by midnight 11/8/15 to guarantee your t-shirt. All children must be registered to participate. See above links to register your child online or by paper application. Please drop off all children’s signed paper entry forms at packet pickup/registration or sign them up online.


The Earlysville 5k Turkey Trot welcomes and encourages walkers. Enjoy a beautiful scenic walk through the heart of Earlysville in the Earlysville Forest runner friendly neighborhood on Thanksgiving morning. All walkers and runners must be able to complete the 3.1 miles by 10:30 AM. Please refrain from bringing any skateboards, inline or roller skates, or bicycles on the race course. Due to course logistics, Walkers, Baby strollers and Baby joggers may race from the back of the pack. We are very sorry to say that NO Dogs will be allowed on the race premises or course.


A water stop will be located at approximately mile 1.7.


Prizes or awards will be awarded to the Top 3 Overall Male & Female, Masters (50 and over) and 5yr Age Groups. There will also be a Whole Foods Turkey prize for the top Thanksgiving Themed Costume and other gift certificates!

All 5k runners pre-registered prior to 11/9/15 will receive a t-shirt. We cannot guarantee late sign ups a t-shirt. No t-shirts or awards will be mailed. If you have to leave before the awards, please have a friend pick it up for you.


The race will be chip timed. Results will be posted on-site after completion of the race and online post race.


The Earlysville Turkey Trot needs volunteers to help out the day before the race and on race day. If you are not racing, or know a family member or friend who is not racing, we would love to have their help as a volunteer! If you plan to race we will offer you a race refund of 25% off your entry to help out during packet pickup or post race. To sign up to volunteer please click here.


Kate Lucas of Charlottesville Multisports will be the race director. For additional questions not answered on the website, please e-mail Kate Lucas here


The Hood Family running into the finish together.

Photos by Competition Imaging

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