12th Annual Drumstick Dash



12th Annual Drumstick Dash

5k, 10k, Other


Our 12th Annual Drumstick Dash 5K starts on Thanksgiving morning, November 23rd, 2023 at 9AM. Registration opens September 18th, 2023 at 7AM and includes T-shirt up until Wednesday, November 15th at 11:59PM.

Our race motto is “Shuffle your feet so others can eat!”

We encourage participants to bring as much canned food and nonperishable food as possible. Dress warm, but feel free to dress up in costume!


-Prizes to top 3 males and females overall

-Prizes to top male and female in each age category:

·       10 and under (competitive only)

·       11-14

·       15-19

·       20-29

·       30-39

·       40-49

·       50-59

·       60-69

·       70 and above

-First 10 people in costume who show up at the prize tent-Pumpkin pie

-People who find 10 turkey hats hidden along route-Pumpkin pie

Parking – Shanklin parking building will be open – FREE parking. Parking is available on any side streets (except for Court Street – this is for police cars only).

Reminder that race packet pickup will be held at the Theater attached to the Charleston Coliseum 2-6 on Wednesday, November 22nd. It is highly recommended to pick up your packets ahead of time to avoid long lines day of race!



Thursday, November 23, 2023


700 Kanawha Blvd. E
Charleston, WV