• Thursday, November 25th 7:30 AM - 9:30 AM

Thanksgiving Day 5k/1 Mile in Corolla at The Whalehead Club
presented by
Twiddy & Company
& The Distinctive Group
Thanksgiving Day Thursday November 25, 2021
Check-in/Late Registration: 6:30-7:30 am
7:55 am Fun Run
8:15 am 5k Race Start
8:50-9:30 am Thanksgiving-Post Race awards.
5k Field Limit: 500
Fun Run Limit: 50

Packet pick-up and pre-race registration is at
The GYM Wednesday November 24th from 3 - 5 PM.
Located at 3712 Croatan Hwy Kitty Hawk, NC 27949
Milepost 4.5 on the West side (Southbound side) of the Big Rd Hwy 158

Registration and Race Fee:
T-shirt, unique finisher medal, chip timing
5k awards to the Top 3 Male/Female Overall , Top 3 Masters  M/F (Over 40) and 1st in age group
M/F 9 & Under, 14-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70 & Over
Adults $40
Active Service Member/Veteran $35
Under 18 $38
​Youth Fun Run $20

parking is available on site race day at The Whalehead Club in Historic Corolla Park
1100 Club Rd, Corolla, NC 27927 

Awful Arthur's Oyster Bar

Awful Arthur's Oyster Bar

Welcome to the home of the happy oyster where for over 35 years the oyster has been our world. The Outer Banks only authentic oyster bar is the place to enjoy sensational fare from the sea washed down with your favorite brew or cocktail. We serve by the peck, pound, and dozen, raw or steamed to perfection. Kicked back casual, down to earth friendly staff, and reasonable prices make Awful Arthur’s Oyster Bar the all-time favorite of locals and travelers alike.


The idea wasn’t to set out and establish a new concept restaurant on the Outer Banks, but that’s exactly what Awful Arthur’s owner Jo Whitehead and her late husband, Jay, accomplished more than 35 years ago when they opened the area’s first authentic oyster bar.


Awful Arthur’s opened in May 1984 on the Outer Banks. “We embraced the concept of an authentic copper top bar with the idea of it being a major drawing card and it still is,” explains Whitehead. “I get oysters wherever they are local. We follow the warm waters.” 


Just across from the ocean, in Kill Devil Hills, oyster season is year-round at Awful Arthur’s. Diners can take a seat at the copper-topped bar to observe the staff shucking oysters, served raw or steamed, along with shrimp, crab legs and clams all steamed to perfection. 


It’s not just the raw bar that’s earned Awful Arthur’s both local and national recognition, including being named one of America’s greatest oyster bars by Coastal Living magazine. The restaurant is a seafood-lover’s paradise, offering the freshest catches available.