Bethany-Fenwick Turkey Trot

Thu November 26, 2020 Bethany Beach, DE 19930 US Directions
  • We will be moving the 2020 Bethany-Fenwick Turkey Trot to the Delaware Seashore State Park, South Inlet Parking Lot. Adjacent to Big Chill Beach Club.
  • The course will be an out and back that goes over the iconic Indian River Bridge TWICE!
  • Two "Show & Go" Race Slots are available and limited to 225 registrations EACH. You must register online. FCFS.
  • NO SPECTATORS. Only those preregistered online will be admitted to the park. No Day of Registrations
  • A Virtual option is available for those that cannot attend or are not comfortable attending. We will mail you your shirt POST RACE. 
  • Please, NO DOGS. Course is an out and back and dog leashes could result in an injury.
  • State Park parking fee is included in your registration fee. 
  • All proceeds go to the Bethany Beach Volunteer Fire Company and other local charities. 
  • Face masks required when in state park and not running on course.
  • Please social distance at all times.
COVID-19 Playbook

For your safety:

  • We will be having a "contactless" drive-thru packet pick up as you enter the park. Arrive only during the time that coincides with the Start Time you registered for. See "Schedule of Events" below for times.
  • Start times are "Show & Go" to minimize crowding in the park and to allow for easier social distancing.
  • All Volunteers and Staff will be required to wear face coverings at all times.
  • Hand Sanitizer stations will be available to all participants.
  • No Spectators will be allowed. Each "Show & Go" start time is strictly limited to 250 participants. Therefore, no additional spectators will be allowed in the park. Staff will be checking-in participants as you enter the park. Please be registered.
  • We will be checking-in runners and walkers as you enter the park in your car. There are NO DAY OF REGISTRATIONS. You will be turn away if you are not registered. 
  • Face coverings are required at all times when not running on the course. We highly encourage walkers to wear you face covering on course.
  • Please practice social distancing guidelines at all times (6 feet or 2 meters) and be courteous to those near you in the park. 
  • If you feel sick or are experiencing any COVID related symptoms, please do not attend this event. 


Event Shirt

2020 commemorative Long Sleeve Shirt include in all registrations before 11/20.  All proceeds from shirt sales goes to the Bethany Beach Volunteer Fire Company and local charities. 


**Formerly the Fenwick Island Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot Run/Walk**  

  • 2 mile untimed Run/Walk "Fun Run" around downtown over the Indian Inlet Bridge. All proceeds from sponsors, registrations and event shirts will benefit the Bethany Beach Volunteer Fire Company.
  • Long sleeve event shirts include in your registration fee(shirts will need to be picked up event morning. We do not ship shirts).
  • Two different "show & go" start slots.  
  • Let's keep this Thanksgiving tradition alive and have fun!
Schedule of Events

7:30am-9am      Check in, Shirt Pick Up for 8am to 9am Race Slot ONLY. South Inlet Parking Lot, Delaware State Seashore Park

8am                   Run/Walk "Show & Go" Start begins for 8am to 9am registrations ONLY.

9:30am-11am   Check in, Shirt Pick Up for 10am to 11am Race Slot ONLY. South Inlet Parking Lot, Delaware State Seashore Park    

10am-11am      Run/Walk "Show & Go" Start begins for 10am to 11am registrations ONLY.        

**All shirts for those registered for a "Live Event" must be picked up race morning at packet pick up. We do not ship or hold event shirts that were not picked up event morning. 

**All shirts for Virtual Event participants will be mailed post race to the address supplied on your registration. DO NOT come to the Live Event to pick up you shirt if you  are a Virtual Participant.

Course Map
Delaware Seashore State Park, South Inlet Parking Lot
27099 Coastal Highway
Bethany Beach, DE US 19930
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