Kaufman Turkey Trot 5K & 1M Fun Run

Thursday, November 28, 2024 in Kaufman, TX at Kaufman Square

  • 1 Mile Fun Run - Individual at 7:30 AM

    » $18.00 Registration - Adults (through 11/26 at 7:00 PM US/Central)
    » $10.00 Registration - Students (18 & younger) (through 11/26 at 7:00 PM US/Central)
    Register for 1 Mile Fun Run

  • 5K Chip Timed Race - Individual at 8:00 AM

    » $28.00 Registration - Adults (through 11/26 at 7:00 PM US/Central)
    » $20.00 Registration - Students (18 & younger) (through 11/26 at 7:00 PM US/Central)
    Register for 5K

  • Sleep In (your event shirt mailed to you) at 7:30 AM
    For those not joining us on event day

    » $35.00 Register and Sleep In (through 11/26 at 7:00 PM US/Central)
    Register to Sleep In

  • Discounted 5K Group Registration (5 or more runners in same family/group) - Chip Timed Race at 8:00 AM

    » $23.00 Registration - Adults and $15.00 Registration - Students (18 & younger) (through 11/26 at 7:00 PM US/Central)
    Discounted 5K Group Registration 5 or more

* Click here for fee information


The Center is thrilled to host its fourth annual Turkey Trot 5K Race and 1 Mile Fun Run! The scenic course winds through the beautiful downtown area and is open to runners and walkers of all ages. Stroller- and dog-friendly, this event is perfect for families and friends to create a memorable Thanksgiving morning tradition.

Join us for this fantastic community event to support The Center’s Relief Fund, assisting those in need in our community. Whether you're a seasoned runner or just starting out, everyone is welcome at the Kaufman Turkey Trot!

Enjoy vendors, sponsors, and live music – you won't want to miss this event! It's the perfect way to kick off your Thanksgiving Day!


VIP OPTION – VIP registration is limited to the first 20 registrants. This Options (Includes VIP lounge access for you + one guest, with gourmet beverages and snacks, power station and VIP restrooms, plus VIP front row parking).

Sleep-In Registration - Opt for the sleep-in option in our 5K to support the cause and receive race goodies without needing to run...ideal for those who prefer to skip the actual getting up part or those who have scheduling conflicts. All sleep in registrants will receive a race shirt shipped directly to their front door - no attendance necessary.

PLEASE NOTE! Rain or shine. No refunds.


Your participation in the Kaufman Turkey Trot will benefit The Center's Relief Fund. The Relief Fund is used to assist low income families with housing needs in Kaufman County.


6:30 a.m. - Race Day Registration & Packet Pick Up
7:30 a.m. - 1 Mile Fun Run Starts
8:00 a.m. - 5K Starts


All registrations received by November 10th will include a Turkey Trot t-shirt and swag bag. Registrations that are received November 11th and after will NOT be guaranteed a t-shirt and swag bag with their registration. Shirts and bags may be available on race day on a first-come, first-serve basis and may not be available in all sizes or at all! REGISTER EARLY!!!


BEST CUSTOM medal awards in Kaufman County!:
1st, 2nd & 3rd Overall Male & Female
Top 3 Male & Female finishers in the following age groups:
14 & under
60 & over


Live results will be at the following links on race day.


Packet Pickup

Packet pickup will be Wednesday, November 27th, from 4pm to 6pm on the Square (in front of Latham's Bakery).

Day of pick up will also be available beginning at 6:30am.


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

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