Nov 19, 2012 12:00am - 1:00pm



Annual Holiday Highlight to Benefit University of Virginia Children’s Hospital Expected to Again Draw 1,400 Runners And Walkers of All Ages


Charlottesville, VA(October 16, 2011) – Online registration opens today for the annual 5k race held at The Boar's Head; this unique event sells out quickly.  The Boar’s Head is celebrating its 31st running by bringing together local residents, their families and friends and resort guests for Charlottesville’s Thanksgiving Day “Turkey Trot.” 

The Turkey Trot is a popular annual event thanks to its unique 5K road race.  Unite with friends and family to run (or walk!) the 5K course through beautiful EdnamForestand raise money for the UVA Children's Hospital.

Register online at  This site also include answers to commonly-asked Turkey Trot questions.  Registration will close on November 19th, or when 1,400 entrants have registered, whichever comes first. Historically the race sells out prior to the registration deadline, so get in now before it's too late!

For more information on The 31st Annual Boar’s Head Turkey Trot, please visit  For information on The Boar’s Head or to make overnight reservations, call 434-972-2232or 800-476-1988; or visit the resort’s website at

An easy 1-hour drive from Richmond and 2-hour drive from Washington, D.C., Tidewater and Roanoke,  The Boar’s Head Resort offers 175 newly renovated guest room situated on 573 acres in the Virginia countryside and offers in addition to hot air ballooning, Four-Diamond dining, a state-of-the-art sports and fitness facility, award-winning tennis, championship golf, shopping, a luxury spa, children’s programs, 22,000 square feet of function space for meetings, weddings and other social events, and close proximity to attractions such as Monticello, the Blue Ridge Mountains and numerous wineries.  The Boar's Head is owned and operated by the University of Virginia Foundation. 

For more information or to make reservations, please call The Boar’s Head at 434.296.2181 or 800.476.1988 or visit the resort’s web site at www.boarsheadinn.comor like us on Facebook.  

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