Welcome to the

6th Annual Earlysville Turkey Trot 5K

& Free Kids Half Mile Fun Run!

benefiting the:

The 6th Annual Earlysville Turkey Trot 5K & Kids Half Mile Fun Run takes place at 600 Earlysville Forest Dr., Earlysville, VA 22936 just 15 Minutes Northwest of Charlottesville, VA. This is located at the 3-way intersection of Earlysville Rd, Reas Ford Rd., and Earlysville Forest Dr.

RACE DAY: Thursday, November 27, 2014

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

                      9:00 AM - 5k Turkey Trot


The course is slightly downhill and fast the first half. It then becomes more challenging with rolling hills through the scenic and friendly neighborhood of Earlysville Forest.


The FREE 1/2 Mile Kids run will start on Earlysville Forest Dr. at the Finish line of the 5k race. The Kids will run 1/4 mile out and 1/4 mile back. There will be race numbers for the kids this year. Please have them at the starting line by 8:20AM. 


The Earlysville 5k Turkey Trot welcomes and encourages walkers. Enjoy a beautiful scenic walk through the small town of Earlysville and one of it's runner friendly neighborhoods on Thanksgiving morning. All walkers and runners must be able to complete the 3.1 miles by 10:15 AM. Please refrain from bringing any skateboards, inline or roller skates, or bicycles on the race course. Walkers, Baby strollers and Baby joggers will be allowed to 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.


2014 registration is now OPEN!


The Earlysville 5k Turkey Trot and FREE 1/2 Mile Kids Run benefits the Blue Ridge Area Food Bank. Please help this worthy cause by bringing either a non-glass container of Almond Butter, Peanut Butter or Tuna Fish to packet pickup. These items are the most in need with even more emphasis on nutrient dense protein such as almond butter this year. Cash donations to the Blue Ridge Area Food Bank are also very helpful. As little as $1.00 will provide 4 meals. Donate $10-$100 and supply 40-400 meals! It is easy to donate cash during the online registration process. Just click on the Register Now button above to register for the race and donate cash to the Blue Ridge Area Food Bank.

For more info on the Blue Ridge Area Food Bank please visit:


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2011 & 2012 Earlysville 5k Turkey Trot winner Patrick Reaves repeated his winning streak two years in a row with a 2012 winning time of 16:38.

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Here’s a glimpse of the 2012 race scene compliments of NBC 29. Check out this link.