5K & 10K

9th Annual Bell Creek

Turkey Trot

Bell Creek Turkey Trot 5K Road Course

If you would like  to download the Turkey Trot pictures you can use the link to the Picture Gallery. 

You are invited — Bring your family and friends. All ages welcome!

There is NO race fee, but please register by clicking the button above.


We kindly ask participants to bring a non-perishable food donation to support a local Hanover County student food pantry.

What is a Turkey Trot? It’s a fun way to start Thanksgiving on the right foot!

Join with family, friends and neighbors for a walk, jog or run.

A 3.1 mile (5k) course will be marked throughout Bell Creek which can be completed at any pace you like. Ambitious turkeys can complete a second loop going through the beautiful wooded trail to the historic Shelton House at rear of the neighborhood for a total of 6.2 miles (10k).

Coffee, doughnuts, tea, water, juice, etc. provided.

Finisher swag and raffle prizes.

Just show up and enjoy the tradition of the Bell Creek Turkey Trot!


No experience needed.


For any additional Turkey Trot related questions, please contact

Ken Melia at kenmelia@comcast.net / 804-814-8910 or Victoria Harness vpilum@gmail.com / 804-426-4799



Thank you Anytime Fitness for your donation of two three month memberships which will be raffled at the Turkey Trot!


Membership will include fitness consultation, programming assistance and reassessments every six weeks!

(Prizes limited one per household) 

November 28, 2019

8:10 am Check-In / 8:30 am Start

Bell Creek Clubhouse