Smith Mountain Lake Turkey Trot

Hosted by LAT Wellness Studio

Join us at Smith Mountain Lake State Park on Thanksgiving morning for the region’s only Turkey Trot 5K, beginning promptly at 9 a.m. on November 23! Hosted by LAT Wellness Studio, this race is located on a scenic, asphalt route and welcomes runners and walkers. A portion of proceeds will be donated to the state park.

Register by October 10, 2023, to guarantee a t-shirt. There will be prizes for top qualifiers for runners. Awards for runners start at 9:45 am. Kids are encouraged to participate!

Bedford County employees will receive a $30 discount on the race registration fee. Contact Nicole Campbell via email at for the promo code.

Please share this link with family and friends to expand our outreach to help raise money for the park. We hope to see you there!

For further questions or if you wish to become a sponsor, please reach out to the race director, Laurie Andrews, via email at

Sign up here to walk or run to help us raise money for SML State Park and receive a super-cool t-shirt!

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Major shout-out to our sponsors for their support in helping to provide our community a fun family outing on Thanksgiving Day with this race and fundraiser for SML State Park!


Savvy Promos Platinum Sponsor Turkey Trot


Bay Roan Creative Silver Sponsor of SML Turkey Trot

Smith Mountain Lake Crusaders logo


Bedford County Virginia seal


Anchor Title SML Turkey Trot Platinum Sponsor

Crystal Knuttgen Conner Group Bronze Sponsor Turkey Trot

J Bohn Bishop Mercantine Bronze Turkey Trot Logo

Phil Hager Insurance Agency bronze sponsor of SML Turkey Trot

PJ at the Lake Bronze Sponsor of Turkey Trot


Your business logo could be here!


Your business logo could be here!


Backdrop Bedford logo122 Chiropractic water station sponsor

Kurtz Digital Strategy water station sponsor of SML Turkey Trot