Turkey Trot

Every year, thousands of runners and walkers hit the scenic trails along the Missouri River on Thanksgiving morning. This family event offers a 5-K Run, a 10-K Run, a 5-K Competitive Walk and a Fun Walk.

  • Registration: 8:00 a.m. at the Bismarck Elks Club.
  • Race time: 9:15 a.m. You won’t miss a minute of the football games!
  • Early bird discounts available, see registration site for details.
  • Gold, silver and bronze medals are offered in both genders beginning with younger-than-14, and extending  to over-70. 
  • The Turkey Trot relies upon pledges for the majority of its income, contact Pam at 701 222-3998 for information on collecting pledges.
  • All participants who register by November 10 receive a long-sleeved T-shirt. (after November 10, shirts are available until we run out.)
  • Water and refreshments are available after the race.
  • Pre-Race-Day Pick-Up of Race-Day Packets - Nov. 17, 10am to 2pm at CFA office (921 S. 9th St., #115) and Nov. 21, 12pm to 7pm at Kirkwood Mall Scheels.

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