17th Annual United Community Bank Turkey Day 8K

November 25, 2021 @ 7:30AM — 9:30PM Eastern Time (US & Canada)

Thanksgiving morning 8K run/walk in downtown Spartanburg, SC.

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Join us on Thanksgiving morning to wobble before you gobble!

There are currently no tickets available for this event, but you can still make a donation.


PAL: Play. Advocate. Live Well. hosts the 17th Annual United Community Bank Turkey Day 8K, a community run/walk on Thanksgiving morning in downtown Spartanburg. Since 2005, this event has become a tradition that encourages residents and visitors to balance healthy lifestyles with holiday festivities!

The race begins at Spring and Main Streets at 7:30 am at the Love Where You Live Mural. Water will be available for participants at the finish line.

The registration fee requires a *$10 donation towards active living and healthy eating initiatives in Spartanburg County. Please also bring a healthy canned good donation to benefit TOTAL Ministries.

The Turkey Day 8K is not a sanctioned race and there will be no Turkey Day bibs this year. A limited number of Turkey Day long sleeve shirts are available for purchase. Pick up time and locations below.

Shirts can be picked up on site at the event OR beforehand at the PAL front porch (226 South Spring Street, Spartanburg, SC 29306) during these times:

  • Monday, Nov 22: 4pm- 6pm
  • Tuesday, Nov 23: 11am- 1pm
  • Wednesday, Nov 24: 10am- 2pm
If COVID-19 numbers increase in the coming weeks, PAL reserves the right to cancel the event and will be in touch with all registrants.
*If you are unable to pay the registration fee, contact Lindsey Graham at lgraham@active-living.org for scholarship information.