Nov 28th 2019

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Join us downtown for the Blue Ridge, Georgia Turkey Trot Race/Walk Thanksgiving Day, November 28th! The race is for the whole family and all abilities from walkers to the serious competitor.  Don’t worry you will be home in time to put the turkey in the oven! Now let’s get trotting!

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When & Where Is The Race?


Thursday, November 28th, 2018

Registration Opens 7am

Race Begins Promptly at 8am

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Frequently Asked Questions

Shirt and Race Number
We will have packet pick up on Wednesday, November 27 at the park 3-6pm
There are several places to park downtown. Here are a few good options that is not far walking distance to the start/finish line:

First Baptist of Blue Ridge has two parking lots on both sides of the street. Use Church Street to get to the race.
907 E Main St, Blue Ridge, GA 30513.

In or around A Taste of Amish
2460 E First St, Blue Ridge, GA 30513
There is also an empty building on the corner that has some parking.
Cross the road to East Main Street and walk toward downtown and you won’t be far from the start/finish line.

Awards and Results

We will have award metals for the top three male and female finishers at the race. All results will be posted on our website within 48 hours of the race.

We also have first place trophies for 10 year age brackets for male and female placers. 
What do I bring?
If you registered online all you need to do is show up with a canned food item for Good Samaritans food pantry. Your bib number will be waiting at the pre-registered table.

If you did not register online bring $30 cash or check and a canned food item for our Good Samaritan’s food pantry. You will receive a bib number at the onsite registration table.

Water and other post race snacks will be provided.

  1. Online Registration is $30 – online registration closes on Tuesday, November 26
  2. Onsite Registration – $35 (Packet pick up on Wednesday 27 and race day Thursday 28)
Cancelation Policy
We will run rain, shine, cold or very cold… However if the race is cancelled due to severe weather we will send out an email blast to all runners and post on our website. In this rare case we will not reschedule and no refunds or rain checks will be given.
Where Does The Race Start?
The race will start in front of the downtown Blue Ridge children’s park On East Main and Church Street. Click here for directions.

Giving Back

We are supporting Mountain Area Christian Academy with a portion of our proceeds going to organizations that are close to the school's heart. Fellowship of Christian Athletes and Cure Childhood Cancer.

Our Team

Cherie Wasit

Cherie Wasit


I am a proud mom, business owner, and runner-in-process. This race is all about fun, family and community and frankly that is what I live for! Whether you walk, run or a little of both you will be happier for participating in the Blue Ridge Turkey Trot.  A huge thank you to all the volunteers that make this day possible. Now let’s get trotting!
Courtney Marr

Courtney Marr

Student Director

I was born and raised in the Blue Ridge mountains. I was 13 when I was saved. I am 16 years old and a junior Mountain Area Christian Academy. I spend most of my time on a court or field of some type for volleyball, basketball and the occasional soccer season. I have volunteered and participated in the Blue Ride annual turkey trot since 2012. I am very excited to be the 2017/18 student director, I am looking forward to this year’s turkey trot more than ever, and hope to see you all there! Go Vols!

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Office: 828-557-5405

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