november, 2019

28nov8:00 am- 4:00 pm25th Annual Turkey Trot


Event Details

The Turkey Trot 5k Run/Walk is Springfield’s Thanksgiving Tradition, now celebrating 25 years! It’s Springfield’s largest timed 5K run/walk and the largest Thanksgiving Day 5K in Missouri, attracting more than 7,000 participants a year. Register now to race, run or walk with your friends and family.

Proceeds benefit the Springfield-Greene County Park Board Youth Recreation Scholarship Fund and the Developmental Center of the Ozarks. Turkey Trot also serves as one of the largest one-day food drives of the year for Ozarks Food Harvest, with more than 6,500 meals donated at the event last year. Bring the whole family including the family dog and join in on the Thanksgiving morning fun!

The 25th Annual Turkey Trot 5K Walk/Run is held rain, snow or shine on Thursday, Nov. 28, 8 a.m., at the Springfield Expo Center, 635 E. St. Louis St., in downtown Springfield.

Early Bird Registration: online, mail-in or in person
Open now through Nov. 22, at $20/adults, $15/kids 12 and younger. Paper registration forms must be turned in to Springfield-Greene County Park Board Administration Office by Nov. 22 or postmarked by Nov. 19. Register online here.

On-Site Registration
In person only, Wednesday, Nov. 27, 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m.; and Race Day, Thursday, Nov. 28, 6-7:15 a.m. at the Springfield Expo Center, $30/adults, $25/kids 12 and younger.

Packet Pick-up
Open Wednesday, Nov. 27, 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m.; and Race Day, Thursday, Nov. 28. 6-7:15 a.m. at the Springfield Expo Center. Registration includes a long-sleeved t-shirt and a race bib with timing device.

Please share your Thanksgiving and bring five nonperishable food items to donate to Ozarks Food Harvest!
Donations are collected at Springfield Expo Center during packet pick-up and on race day. No unattended bags or items allowed on race day.


(Thursday) 8:00 am - 4:00 pm CST



635 St. Louis Street Springfield, MO 65806