Get a run in before you gobble up Thanksgiving dinner

Get a run in before you gobble up Thanksgiving dinner

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - Get a head start on burning off some of those Thanksgiving calories and support Cape Fear Habitat for Humanity.

More than 2,600 people are expected to participate in the 14th Annual Turkey Trot at Wrightsville Beach on Thanksgiving morning. That will make it the largest race yet.

Friends and family come dressed in turkey costumes and have fun burning calories before eating their turkey dinners.

The event raises thousands of dollars for Cape Fear Habitat for Humanity and helps to build a new Habitat home.

Finally feels like Fall outside!! 🦃🍁🎃 Lace up those shoes and hit the pavement in preparation of Turkey Trot! Sign up today to secure your t-shirt size!

Posted by Wrightsville Beach Turkey Trot on Monday, October 22, 2018

Live Oak Bank is the Title Sponsor and has been an instrumental part of this event for three years now.

To find out more information about this year’s Turkey Trot and sign up to participate, visit

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