The Largest 5K in the High Country

High Country Turkey Trot 5K

Turkey Trot Week

Nov. 19 - Nov. 26, 2020

Wherever You Are!

Run the Race at Your Place!


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The Top 3 people who raise the most money over $250 by Nov. 27 will receive prize packages valued at over $500! 

1st Prize = $250 prize package from Mast General Store, Pepper's Restaurant, Footsloggers and Mountain Running Co.

2nd Prize = $175 prize package from Mast General Store Gift Cards and Pepper's Restaurant. 

3rd Prize = $100 prize package from Mast General Store and Pepper's Restaurant. 


The 2 CRAZIEST TikTok Turkey Dancers with over 250 likes and 100 shares get a $50 prize package from Mountain Running Company and Amazon. 

REMEMBER: You must use the song above [Banana feat. Shaggy], tag us @hosphouse and #hcturkeytrot to qualify. 

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The 2 MOST OUTRAGEOUS costumes with over 250 likes and 100 shares get a $50 prize package from Mountain Running Company and Amazon. 

REMEMBER: you must tag @hosphouse and #hcturkeytrot to qualify!

Although this is a virtual event we will be sending out winner certificates, $20 Stick Boy Bread Company gift certificate and $25 Mast General Store gift cards for the the Top 3 overall men's and women's finishers.


Certificates will be sent to boys/men's and girls/women's top finishers in the following categories:

Age 12 & Under; Age 13 - 20; Age 21 - 30; Age 31 - 40; Age 41 - 50; Age 51 - 60; Age 61 - 70; Age 71+


To participate in The Facebook 5K Race POST a photo of your timed results (via Garmin, Connect, FitBit, AppleWatch, etc.) to the Facebook EVENT Page no later than midnight November 26th to be added to the overall race results.


Winners will be announced on the Facebook EVENT Page by Saturday, November 28th.

NOTE: to be eligible for "The Facebook 5K Race" you MUST REGISTER at the Bib Registration, T-Shirt Registration or Deluxe Registration level. 



Street: 338 Brook Hollow Road

Mail: PO Box 309

Boone, NC, 28607


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Hospitality House, a regional nonprofit homeless services agency, works in seven rural North Carolina counties (Watauga, Wilkes, Ashe, Avery, Alleghany, Mitchell, Yancey) providing housing, shelter, hunger relief, homeless prevention, street outreach, counseling and crisis assistance. Since 1984, the mission of Hospitality House has been to rebuild lives and strengthen community by providing a safe, nurturing, healthy environment in which individuals and families experiencing homelessness and poverty-related crises are equipped to become self-sufficient and productive. Federal Tax ID 56-1442966.

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