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Lake Norman Turkey Trot

November 23, 2023

Cornelius, NC

Celebrate Thanksgiving with the Lake Norman Turkey Trot! Join us on November 23rd in Cornelius, North Carolina for a half marathon of fun, fitness, and fellowship. Enjoy the beautiful scenery of Lake Norman while you run!
Celebrate Thanksgiving with the Lake Norman Turkey Trot! Join us on November 23rd in Cornelius, North Carolina for a half marathon of fun, fitness, and fellowship. Enjoy the beautiful scenery of Lake Norman while you run!
Participants run the half marathon Lake Norman Turkey Trot in Cornelius, North Carolina in November!
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About The Lake Norman Turkey Trot

The Lake Norman Turkey Trot Half Marathon in Cornelius, North Carolina is an event for runners of all abilities to come together and enjoy a scenic course. The race takes place each year on the Saturday before Thanksgiving Day and has become a tradition for many running families.

The half marathon begins at Jetton Park along the shores of beautiful Lake Norman, where participants can take in views of lush forests, rolling hills, and crystal clear waters. From there, the course winds through residential neighborhoods with plenty of cheering spectators lining the streets. Runners will enjoy breathtaking views as they make their way around Blythe Landing before finishing back at Jetton Park with a triumphant finish line celebration.

November is typically mild in North Carolina – temperatures are usually between 40-60 degrees Fahrenheit during race day so it’s perfect weather for running. Participants can expect some light rain showers but otherwise conditions should be dry and comfortable enough to push themselves towards that personal best time!

The atmosphere is always festive as crowds cheer from start to finish line encouraging every runner along their journey. With pre-race festivities like costume contests and post-race activities including food trucks offering delicious treats for everyone – family members included – this event provides something special that appeals to everyone involved!
Added bonuses include medals or other awards given out after completing the race which makes it even more enjoyable knowing you have been rewarded for your hard work! These mementos also serve as reminders of what an amazing experience was had by all who participated in The Lake Norman Turkey Trot Half Marathon!