Kids First Child Abuse Treatment and Prevention Center

Located in Elizabeth City, North Carolina, Kids First offers proven-effective evaluation and treatment services for children who have been abused or severely neglected. Our services are comprehensive, child-focused, evidence-based, and are provided at no charge to the families.
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2017 Turkey Trot 5k Run Walk & Gobble Wobble Fun Mile

Join us for the sixth annual Turkey Trot, presented by Coastal Pediatrics, featuring a race for every age and ability! Choose from the 5K (professionally timed but walker-friendly), the Family Fun Mile, the Tot Trot, or the Diaper Dash!

        
What
  • Fundraiser
When Nov 25, 2017
from 08:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Where Waterfront Park, Elizabeth City
Contact Name

rsawyer@kidsfirstinc.org   

Regina Sawyer                                      

Contact Phone 252-338-5658
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Burn off that pumpkin pie and create a tradition of giving back to the community this holiday season at the Sixth Annual Kids First Turkey Trot! The event features a race for every age and ability, so bring the whole family!

Online registration is available through Run the East through Wednesday, November 22nd. To obtain a mail in registration form e-mail rsawyer@kidsfirstinc.org.  You can also register in person on race morning starting at 8 am.

Diaper Dash: Open to infants of crawling age. “Heats” will be instituted if necessary, and the top three dashers will win goodie bags!

Tot Trot: For children under age 5, this event will consist of an untimed, just-for-fun lap around Waterfront Park. All participants will receive a small prize.

Schedule of Events:
5K Packet Pick-Up & Registration: 8:00-8:45am
5K Start: 9:00am
5K Awards: 9:45am
Gobble Wobble, Tot Trot, & Diaper Dash Registration/Check-in: 9:30-10:00am
Diaper Dash Start: 10:00am
Tot Trot Start: 10:10am
“Gobble Wobble” Family Fun Mile Start: 10:15am

** REGISTRATION FEES ARE NON-REFUNDABLE **

T-shirts are guaranteed to preregistered 5K participants only (must register by Friday, Nov. 17th). A limited number of t-shirts will be available for purchase on race day for $10.

Awards: will be given to the top 3 male and female 5K finishers overall and in the following age categories: under 18, 18-29, 30-44, 45-59, and 60+. All children who complete the “Gobble Wobble” Family Fun Mile will receive a prize.

Timing: 5K scoring provided by Run The East. Results will be posted shortly after the last finishers, and online at www.runtheeast.com.

Safety Information:

♦ Only the road at the start/finish line is completely closed to vehicle traffic. There are sidewalks on part, but not all, of the course. Please be aware of vehicle traffic around you and exercise caution during the race.
♦ This event is rain or shine, please dress accordingly. Light layers are recommended.
♦ Well-behaved dogs on leash are permitted.
♦ Strollers are permitted.
♦ Headphones are strongly discouraged for your safety.
♦ Children must be accompanied on the course by an adult at all times.

Course: Both courses begin on Water St. The 5K is a USATF-certified, partially shaded, flat course that loops through the Riverside Ave. area. The“ Gobble Wobble” is an out-and-back course. The “Diaper Dash” & “Tot Trot” take place inside Waterfront Park. Click here to view a course map.

Parking: is available at Charles Creek Park, as well as the public parking lot between Church and Ehringhaus Streets. Parking will not be available within Waterfront Park as the road is closed for runners' safety. Please do not use the Museum of the Albemarle parking lot. 

FESTIVE ATTIRE STRONGLY ENCOURAGED!

VOLUNTEERS are needed to help with set-up, registration, course officials, race timing, and more. Contact Regina Sawyer at 252-338-5658 or at rsawyer@kidsfirstinc.org with any questions.Welcome to our list of Events.

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