Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot

Thursday, November 28, 2019 in Des Moines, IA at Iowa State Fairgrounds

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Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot

The Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot has become a tradition for runners, walkers, and families on Thanksgiving.

(Giving back to people)

Come out and enjoy a Thanksgiving Day run, receive the 55th Annual T-Shirt, help support needed families, and still make your Thanksgiving Dinner, we will see you the 28th.

Date: Thursday, November 28th, 2019
Time: 9:30 a.m.
Place: Iowa State Fairgrounds, Des Moines, Iowa
Races: Five mile and Two mile run: Two mile walk

Remember there are no restrooms at the fairgrounds.


Helping needy families in the area.

We have given to a heart transplant little girl, a down syndrome girl that has kidney problems, a lady who could not pay for her surgery, and a cancer patient who drove to Texas for treatments.

(What Thanksgiving is all about)


Medals: 1-20 in each age group
Pumpkin Pies: 1-3 in each age group
Plaques: to overall winners in each race
Walkers: one division

Age groups: 13-under 14-18 19-29 30-39 40-49 50-59 60-69 70-79 80 over


Long sleeve Turkey Trot T shirts if you register before the 21st.

Shirt not guaranteed on race day.


Sponsor: Housby
Contributor: Fitness Sports: Where You Have the Right to B-Fit
Host: Davis and Sandy Eidahl


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