Thursday, November 23, 2017
2016 Race Info is Below. 2017 Info Coming Soon!
Race Start Times:
Surfin' Turkey 5K Start Time: 8:00am
Puppy Drum Run 1/2 Mile Fun Run Start Time: 9:00am
Hatteras Village Civic Center
56658 NC Highway 12 Hatteras, NC
Join us for this Thanksgiving Day Surfin' Turkey 5K and Puppy Drum Fun Run, hosted by Hatteras Village and presented by the Hatteras Island Youth Education Fund (HIYEF). This organization is dedicated to helping the children of Hatteras Island.
Online Registration is Open
Register by following this link: www.runtheeast.com and click "Sign Up".
will be available during Packet Pickup at the Hatteras Village Civic Center 56658 NC Highway 12, Hatteras, NC on Wednesday, November 23, 2016 from 4pm to 6pm and on the morning of the race between 7am and 7:30am. Packets may be picked up either Wednesday evening or Thursday morning before the race.
Running this beautiful 5K course through the historic fishing village of Hatteras supports the youth of Hatteras Island. The proceeds from this race support the Hatteras Island Youth Education fund (HIYEF). HIYEF provides funding for educational opportunities and enrichment in Hatteras Island schools.
Water is provided on the course. This is not a timed race; it is a family fun event, if you want to know your time please wear a watch or make sure you look at the clock at the finish line. Non-refundable charity event. Race is rain or shine but will be canceled for safety reasons in the event of severe weather. Slower runners and walkers should start at the back of the corral.
Pricing Information and Race Amenities
Surfin Turkey 5k Pricing
Individual: $30.00 (+$3.00 sign up fee) Price includes goody bag, T-shirt, and post-race celebration with pancakes and Carolina Brewery beer (for racers 21 and older.)
On-site Registration: $40
Register early to avoid price increase!
Puppy Drum Run Fun Run Pricing
Children 10 and under: Free for run or walk, and post-race breakfast, NO T-SHIRT.
Individual: $15.00 (+$2.50 sign up fee) for non-competitive run or walk, t-shirt, and post-race pancake breakfast.
T-shirts may be purchased for $15.00 depending upon availability.
Packet-Pick-Up and On-site Registration
On-site registration will be available during Packet Pickup at the Hatteras Village Civic Center on Wednesday, November 23, 2015 from 5pm to 7pm and on the morning of the race between 7am and 7:30am. Packets may be picked up either Wednesday evening or Thursday morning before the race. If you do not register online, we will not be able to guarantee a shirt as part of your race packet. Race bags will include coupons from local businesses to get a head start on local Black Friday deals.
Come on out and run with us! Have fun, enjoy a hot breakfast...
Everyone gets breakfast...hot pancakes after the race! Carolina Brewery will also provide fresh microbrew beer for participants over 21 who would like to enjoy it.
The top three males, females and children under 16 will receive a special piece of art created by Antoinette Mattingly of Kinnakeet Clay. This is a family fun event. If you want to know your time, wear a watch or make sure you look at the clock at the finish line. Parents are encouraged to come out and run with their children.
Start/Finish: Hatteras Village Civic Center. The race is all on the paved road that loops around the historic fishing village of Hatteras. 56658 NC Highway 12, Hatteras, NC.
There will be limited race day parking on site. Additional (nearby) parking sites will have parking signs.
Refund, Transfer and Weather Policy
Non-refundable charity event. Race is rain or shine but will be canceled for safety reasons in the event of severe weather.