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Help raise money for the UVA Children's Hospital

About the Race
Join us Thanksgiving morning to work up an appetite for a good cause in a true Charlottesville tradition. Unite with friends and family to run (or walk!) the 5K course through beautiful Ednam Forest and raise money for the UVA Children's Hospital.

Registration will open on Thursday, October 12. Registration will close on November 16 or when we reach 1,400 entrants, whichever comes first.

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Anna's Story

Read about some of the miracle families of the UVA Children's Hospital

About the Charity UVA Children's Hospital

The UVA Children's Hospital is a "hospital without walls". While the Hospital comprises the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Virginia Health System, its services extend across the Central Virginia community and beyond, and accomodates over 100,000 pediatric patient visits per year.

For children coping with complex illnesses, the Battle Building at UVA Children's Hospital is a new outpatient facility that provides a bridge between the acute care children receive in the hospital and the ongoing care they manage at home. It brings together related pediatric services and specialists for the convenience and comfort of families and provides the continuity of care needed to promote health and healing outcomes.

Personal Fundraising

With your help, we’re looking forward this year to contributing the largest donation ever to this worthy cause. This year the goal is to raise $50,000 - and we are asking each participant to secure personal sponsorships for this event. If each runner/walker asks just 4 friends to sponsor them in this endeavour for only $10 each, we can surpass this goal!

To set up a personal fundraising page please visit and under ‘Get Involved’ select ‘Create A Giving Page.’ You can customize your personal giving page with text, video, or photos and all the funds raised on your page will go directly to the UVA Health System!

Awards Ceremony

This year we will be announcing only the Top 5 overall Male & Top 5 overall Female winners on race day. We will post the official race results on the Turkey Trot website the following week with the top 3 racers in each category. For more information, please see the Schedule of Events!

Race Sponsors

Businesses and organizations that participate in the success of the Turkey Trot include:

The Boar's Head, SingleStone, Ragged Mountain Running Shop, The Charlottesville Track Club, Volvo of Charlottesville, Valley Subaru, Blue Ridge Graphics, Royer Caramanis & McDonough Attorneys, J.W. Townsend ...and many more!!

About SingleStone

SingleStone (formerly Dominion Digital) delivers Customer Experience solutions spanning Strategy, Culture, Process, and Technology.

As a long-time Virginia-based business, we are committed to supporting and enhancing the communities in which we live and work. We are proud to support the Boar's Head Turkey Trot and the UVA Children's Hospital.

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