Return of the Turkey Trot

Saturday, November 16, 2019 in Marion, IA at Marion High School


  • 8k run - with shirt

    » $25.00 early registration (through 11/1 at 11:59 PM US/Central)
    » $15.00 early registration High School and younger (through 11/1 at 11:59 PM US/Central)
    » $32.00 registration (shirt not guaranteed) (11/1 at 11:59 PM US/Central through 11/13 at 11:59 PM US/Central)
    » $22.00 registration High School and younger (11/1 at 11:59 PM US/Central through 11/13 at 11:59 PM US/Central)
    Register for the 8K with shirt


  • 5k run/walk - with shirt

    » $25.00 early registration (through 11/1 at 11:59 PM US/Central)
    » $15.00 early registration High School and younger (through 11/1 at 11:59 PM US/Central)
    » $32.00 registration (shirt not guaranteed) (11/1 at 11:59 PM US/Central through 11/13 at 11:59 PM US/Central)
    » $22.00 registration High School and younger (11/1 at 11:59 PM US/Central through 11/13 at 11:59 PM US/Central)
    Register for the 5K with shirt


  • 8k run - no shirt

    » $15.00 early registration (through 11/1 at 11:59 PM US/Central)
    » $10.00 early registration High School and younger (through 11/1 at 11:59 PM US/Central)
    » $20.00 registration (11/1 at 11:59 PM US/Central through 11/13 at 11:59 PM US/Central)
    » $15.00 registration High School and younger (11/1 at 11:59 PM US/Central through 11/13 at 11:59 PM US/Central)
    Register for the 8K without shirt


  • 5k run/walk - no shirt

    » $15.00 early registration (through 11/1 at 11:59 PM US/Central)
    » $10.00 early registration High School and younger (through 11/1 at 11:59 PM US/Central)
    » $20.00 registration (11/1 at 11:59 PM US/Central through 11/13 at 11:59 PM US/Central)
    » $15.00 registration High School and younger (11/1 at 11:59 PM US/Central through 11/13 at 11:59 PM US/Central)
    Register for the 5K without shirt



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Schedule

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.

Course Information

Starts and finishes at Marion High School, 675 S 15th Street, Marion. It will be an out and back course along 5th Ave.

8K Course:




5K Course:

Packet Pick-Up & Late Registration

Online registration closes at midnight on 11-13-19 but you can still register in person at the following times:

Friday, Nov. 15th from 4:00-7:00 pm
Saturday, Nov. 16th from 7:45-8:30 am
Marion High School
675 S.15th Street, Marion, IA

T-Shirts


  • 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:


  • www.horizonsfamily.org
  • www.fumcmarion.org
  • www.trottt.com
  • www.thereturnoftheturkeytrot.com
  • www.fitnesssports.com.


Results to be posted, but may take several weeks.

Proceeds

100% of the proceeds from this race stay local and benefit the programs of Horizon's - A Family Service Alliance, a nationally accredited not-for-profit human services agency that helps individuals break the cycle of poverty, unemployment, and food insecurity through a mix of programs designed to help with transportation and financial struggles as well as Meals on Wheels delivery to home bound seniors. For more information visit: www.horizonsfamily.org.

Additionally, proceeds also go to the FLY (Feeding Lunch to Youth) program. FLY serves sack lunches Monday through Friday during the summer months to school-age children. The lunches are prepared and delivered each day out of Marion First United Methodist Church by volunteers. Volunteers drive to the sites and distribute lunches. FLY is supported by nine congregations, two volunteering corporations, and you. In 2018 FLY provided over 8,000 lunches. For more information log on to www.marionmethodist.org/serve/feeding-lunches-youth

How To Volunteer

If you would like to volunteer go to: www.signupgenius.com/go/70a0f4fa5a62ba2f58-turkey

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
  • NO Duplication of Awards
  • There will be NO awards for the 5K Family Fun Run/Walk

Questions?

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


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