The TeddyRox Turkey Day 5K is a fun, festive Thanksgiving morning run family and friends can enjoy together. Race options include a competitive 5k, recreational 5k and a 1 mile fun run/walk. Competitive runners will appreciate the relatively flat course with paved trails; recreational runners and walkers will enjoy the beauty of Lake Benson and White Deer Parks. Thanksgiving themed costumes, decorated wagons, strollers and baby joggers are encouraged. Well socialized dogs are welcome on a 6’ or shorter leash, retractable leashes are not permitted.
The TeddyRox Foundation provides support to animal shelters and rescues to save lives. The TeddyRox Turkey Day 5k is a major fundraiser and provides the funds necessary to ensure more of North Carolina's homeless pets get the help and ultimately the loving homes they deserve. TeddyRox Foundation is an all volunteer 501(c)(3) organization.