Return of the Turkey Trot

in United States at Marion High School

Online registration for this event is closed. You can still register in person at Marion High School (675 S. 15th St.) on Friday, Nov. 9th from 4:00-7:00 pm or on Sat. Nov. 10th from 7:45-8:30 am. Checks and cash only for in-person registrations.

  • 8k run - with shirt

    Online registration is closed for this category.

  • 5k run/walk - with shirt

    Online registration is closed for this category.

  • 8k run - no shirt

    Online registration is closed for this category.

  • 5k run/walk - no shirt

    Online registration is closed for this category.

  • Volunteer

    Online registration is closed for this category.


7:30 AM - 10:30 AM: Free pancake breakfast for participants and volunteers. All others: $6.
9:00 AM: 8K Run (chip timing ONLY with 8K Run); 5K Family Fun Run/Walk
10:00 AM: Awards presentation - Marion High School gym.


Starts and finishes at Marion High School, 675 S 15th Street, Marion

Packet Pick-Up & Late Registration

Online registration closes at midnight on 11-7-18 but you can still register in person at the following times:

Friday, Nov. 9th from 4:00-7:00 pm
Saturday, Nov. 10th from 7:45-8:30 am
Marion High School
675 S.15th Street, Marion, IA


  • Participants may receive the ever-popular long-sleeved Turkey Trot t-shirt with entry
  • Registrations received by October 30th are guaranteed the requested shirt size
  • 2XL shirts are an additional $2.
  • After October 31st, shirts are NOT guaranteed. If available, it's a first come - first served basis

Race Results

The awards ceremony will be at Marion High School beginning at 10:00 AM.

Final race results will be posted on:


Results to be posted, but may take several weeks.


Proceeds from the Turkey Trot benefit the programs of Horizon's - A Family Service Alliance, a nationally accredited not-for-profit human services agency that helps families break the cycle of poverty, unemployment, and welfare through a mix of programs designed to promote emotional and financial self-sufficiency.

For more information visit:

FLY (Feeding Lunch to Youth)
FLY serves sack lunches Monday through Friday during the summer months. The lunches are prepared and delivered each day out of Marion First United Methodist Church by volunteers. Volunteers drive to the sites and hand out the lunches to the children. FLY is supported by nine congregations, two volunteering corporations, and you. In 2015 FLY provided over 12,000 lunches. For more information log on to


If you would like to volunteer at our event please go to

8K Race Awards

8K Run Awards
Overall Male and Female Winners receive:

  • A Turkey and a Pumpkin Pie

Division Awards
(8K Run - Male and Female)

  • 1st Place: Gold Medal and Pumpkin Pie
  • 2nd Place: Silver Medal and Pumpkin Pie
  • 3rd Place: Bronze Medal and Pumpkin Pie
  • NO Duplication of Awards
  • There will be NO awards for the 5K Family Fun Run/Walk


For event-related questions, please click on the *Contact the Organizers* button on the left-hand side of this page.

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