Gold Sponsors

10th Annual 

Surfin' Turkey 5k 

Save the Date: 
Thursday, November 25, 2021
5k Start Time: 8am


Race Description: 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.

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Find out how you can support a local teacher with your race registration HERE

Event Details

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.  


The Surfin' Turkey 5K starts at 8am and the Puppy Drum Fun Run starts at 9am.

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.

Packet Pick-up

The drive thru packet pick up will be held at the race site, 56658 NC-12, Hatteras, NC 27943, from 4-6pm on Wednesday 11/24/21.  

If you are unable to make it to packet pick up on Wednesday, you may pick up your packet on race day from 7-7:45am.  


There will be limited race day parking on site. Additional on-street parking available nearby.

Race start is at 56658 NC-12, Hatteras, NC 27943

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.


Surfin Turkey 5k Pricing

Before 11/1/2021

Individual: $35.00 (+$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 and after 11/1/2021

Individual: $40.00

*****If you register on or after 11/1/2021, we CANNOT guarantee you will receive a shirt or your preferred shirt size*****

On-site Registration: $45

Register early to avoid price increase!

Online registration closes on 11/19/2021 at 11:59 pm 

Puppy Drum 1/2 Mile Fun Run 

Start Time: 9am

Children 10 and under: Free for run or walk, and post-race breakfast, NO T-SHIRT.

Individual: $20.00 (+$2.50 sign up fee) for non-competitive run or walk, t-shirt, and post-race pancake breakfast.

On-Site Registration:$25

T-shirts may be purchased for $20.00 depending upon availability.

10th Annual Surfin' Turkey Sponsors 

Title Sponsor 


Gold Sponsors

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Bronze Sponsors

Buxton Village Books

Bonzer Beach House

Napa Auto Parts - Buxton

Yaupon Inn 

The Larson Family

RWS Civic Association

Hatteras Island Construction

Gerard Lindner