High Country Turkey Trot Thanksgiving Morning (2017-11-15 16:43:36)

The registration deadline is fast approaching for the seventh annual High Country Turkey Trot 5K taking place Thanksgiving morning on the Boone Greenway Trail.

Register now online at It's $30 for adults and teens and $10 for kids 12 and under. Registration prices go up November 17th, to $35 and $15.

Since 2011, the High Country Turkey Trot has raised over $150,000 and 5,000 pounds of food to support the mission of Hospitality House, a regional nonprofit Transitional Living Facility and Crisis Assistance Resource Center serving seven rural North Carolina counties.

The Turkey Trot will kick off at 9:00 am. The Fun Run/Walk for casual runners, joggers and walkers will begin fifteen minutes later. Everyone is welcome to participate, including families with children, strollers and pets on a leash.

All participants are asked to bring non-perishable food items – canned goods, boxed goods, dry goods – for donation to the Hospitality House Bread of Life Hunger Relief programs.

For additional information call 828.264.1237.