Upstate turkey trots + holiday races

Runners, on your mark… | Photo via Pexels

If you’re inspired to run, walk, or trot while your family and friends are visiting this holiday, check out these Thanksgiving turkey trots happening around the Upstate this week.

TreesUpstate Turkey Day 8k | Thurs., Nov. 25 | 7 a.m.-12 p.m. | Downtown Greenville | $20+ | Don your turkey costume and hit the streets for TreesUpstate’s annual Thanksgiving run. 

Electric City Gobbler 5k and 1 Mile Fun Run | Thurs., Nov. 25 | 8 a.m. | Anderson Mall Main Entrance, 3131 N Main St., Anderson | $25+ | Start Thanksgiving with a run through fast and flat Anderson streets, open to runners of all levels. 

17th Annual United Community Bank Turkey Day 8K | Thurs., Nov. 25 | 7:30 a.m. | Love Where You Live Mural, West Main St., Spartanburg | $10+ | Runners are encouraged to bring a healthy canned good donation to benefit TOTAL Ministries.

Gobble Your Giblets 5K | Thurs., Nov. 25-Fri., Nov. 26 | 8 a.m. | USC Upstate, Hodge Building, 800 University Way, Spartanburg | $15+ | Prizes will be given for best turkey costume.

Rivalry Fan 5k | Sat., Nov. 27 | 10 a.m. | Brewery 85, 6 Whitlee Ct. | $27.50 | Kick off the Clemson vs. USC game day with a showdown 5k. 

And for those itching to double knot those laces + train for next month’s races, click here for a list of 10+ races across the Upstate in December. 👟