Did you know that in 2019, the Outer Banks Community Foundation awarded more than $1.4 MILLION in grants and scholarships!?! Amazing, right?

If you participated, contributed, volunteered, sponsored, or donated funds or in-kind goods to the Annual ADVICE 5K Turkey Trot YOU can share in celebrating this success because it all helps to grow our charitable endowment

that is one of the OBCF's grant-making funds 😀 (Did you realize that?)

In 2019, we raised $12,500 for the Annual ADVICE 5K Turkey Trot Fund -- and we've set a goal to DOUBLE THAT when we celebrate our 25th Anniversary! SO FOR #25...we are setting our sights on $25,000! In the weeks and months to come, we'll be sharing stories about how our endowment fund has and will help the OBX -- and how you can HELP MAKE THAT HAPPEN!

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Online registration for the 25th Annual ADVICE 5K Turkey Trot will now open on TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 7th 2021 at 6 am EDT via RunSignUp. Please stay in touch by joining Our Subscriber List so you'll receive notices and updates about this year's event.


25th Annual ADVICE 5K Turkey Trot will now take place on Thanksgiving Morning, Thursday, Nov. 25th • 9:00 am Start

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The mission of the ANNUAL ADVICE 5K TURKEY TROT is to promote the sport of running through an annual charitable event (5K run/walk). The ADVICE 5K TURKEY TROT supports the common interests of runners and walkers of all abilities during all stages of life.

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The ANNUAL ADVICE 5K TURKEY TROT is a 501(c)3 organization through the Road Runners Club of America group exemption status with the IRS. The ANNUAL ADVICE 5K TURKEY TROT promotes and encourages running and walking as it improves individual health and fitness and overall community health. Towards this, The ANNUAL ADVICE 5K TURKEY TROT is the cornerstone fundraising event for the Annual ADVICE 5K Turkey Trot Fund, a permanent charitable endowment managed by the Outer Banks Community Foundation. The event’s net proceeds, which include sponsoring contributions, are donated to the fund in December. The Outer Banks Community Foundation manages charitable funds for individuals and agencies, awards charitable grants to local nonprofits, administers scholarship funds, and provides tailored services to help individual donors and their families pursue their charitable interests. The Annual ADVICE 5K Turkey Trot Fund was established and vested in 2013 for supporting community health projects and initiatives that benefit all Outer Banks people.