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Turkey Day Beach 5K Run
November 22, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am$25.00
Gobble gobble! What better way to enjoy your Turkey Day then by burning those calories before the big meal?! Bring the whole family and enjoy this chip-timed race that takes place on the beautiful hard-packed beaches of New Smyrna Beach.
Runners, walkers, and joggers of all skill levels are welcome to participate, with registration starting at 8am, and the race starting at 9am. Medals in 84 categories and two overall plaques will be awarded, as well as prizes for the best costumes and free t-shirts! Pilgrims, Native Americans, and even turkeys are all welcomed!
But that’s not all! Don’t miss the post-race social, where there’ll be plenty of games, including a turkey toss, where you can win Thanksgiving themed prizes such as green beans, stuffing, and maybe even a turkey! Any items you do not wish to take with you can be given back to the event staff to be donated to local non-profits and food banks. Race proceeds benefit Southern Stone Charities so bring the family out to make some unforgettable Thanksgiving memories!
Southern Stone Charities distributes collected funds to local community non-profits. Funded projects are support services and programs that promote education, health, wellness, and community building efforts as well as projects that support historical, environmental, cultural assets in the communities Southern Stone Communications serves. Recent recipients include Boys and Girls Club of Volusia-Flagler, local food banks, professional firefighters’ funds, and community policing efforts.
Thursday, November 22, 2018
Race Day Registration 8:00 a.m – Race – 9:00 a.m.
LOCATION: Flager Ave Beach Approach, New Smyrna Beach, FL
5K – $25.00
Race Day $30.00
Register for all three 3 events for $60.00 – Coming soon!
DAY OF REGISTRATION & PACKET PICK UP
Packet pickup will take place on race day at race site from 8:00 a.m. to 8:50am
DAY OF EVENT SCHEDULE
8am – Registration Opens
9am – Race Start
10am – Awards Ceremony and Rubber Turkey Toss
Shirts are guaranteed for all pre-registered participants. Shirts not guaranteed on race day.
Top overall male and female and top 3 male and female age groups will receive awards. Age groups include 13& under, 14-16, 17-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75+ & over
Parking is plentiful next to the race start location. The race starts and ends at the same location. The Turkey Day Beach 5K is part of Beach Weeks in New Smyrna Beach with over 50 days of events over 10 weeks. Go to BeachWeeks.com for full event schedules and accommodation specials.
Proceeds benefit Southern Stone-Black Crow Charities: a community-wide mini grant provider to non-profit and community groups. The all-volunteer effort ensures 100% of funds go to community improvement in the coverage area of Southern Stone Communications of FL radio stations – 95.7 the HOG, 103.3 The VYB, 93.1 Coast Country, 99.5 The LOV and New Talk 1150AM. Recipient organizations include Council on Aging, Fallen Firefighters Fund, Boys and Girls Club, Toys for Tots, Meals on Wheels, Boys & Girls Clubs, Sheriff’s Youth Ranch, and Red and Black Club among scores of others.
TIMING & SCORING
Race will be timed and scored with a disposable chip provided, which will be attached to the bib.