Over 3,000 gather for Wrightsville Beach Turkey Trot
WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH, N.C. (WECT) - Over 3,000 runners gathered for the Cape Fear Habitat for Humanity’s Wrightsville Beach Turkey Trot on Thursday, Nov. 24.
Runners of all ages worked up an appetite for a Thanksgiving meal in the morning race starting at 8 a.m. at Wrightsville Beach Park.
“I’ve done 243 marathons are longer all in all of them in costume,” said visiting runner Charlotte Corriher. “I was the Mount Rushmore outside of Mount Rushmore, South Dakota, a lobster in Maine, a crab in Maryland,” said visiting runner Charlotte Corriher, who was dressed in a turkey costume.
Participants raced in the 5k and one-mile race at Wrightsville Beach. The event supported Cape Fear Habitat for Humanity’s efforts to build homes in the community.
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