10k Turkey Trek & 5k Turkey Trot

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About
There's plenty to be thankful for in this holiday-themed race which brings runners around a glittering reservoir located in Arvarda. A scattering of mountains overlooks this exciting dirt and concrete course leading runners up and over rugged hills. This is certainly one for nature lovers.
Participants
5k, 2k Run, and 10k
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Calendar
Sat, Nov 19, 2022
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Arvada, United States
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The event experience
Elevation

20 to 50m elevation gain per km

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Where and when
Location
Arvada, CO 80007, USA
Start times
Sat, Nov 19, 2022
10k:
9:00am |
5k:
9:10am |
2k Run:
9:15am
Races summary
Here's what races are available for 10k Turkey Trek & 5k Turkey Trot
10k
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10km
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105m+
Route
1 Loop
5k
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5km
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34m+
2k Run
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2km
Route information
The 5k course begins at the scenic Long Lake Regional Park and snakes up towards the Blunn Reservoir, those running in the 5k will run alongside the Bird's Nest Disc Golf course and take in nearby views of the Blunn Reservoir before turning back and returning to the Long Lake park and tackling 30 meters of elevation before they finish.
Those running in the 10k will start anti-clockwise through Long Lake Regional park towards Blunn Reservoir where they will climb through a windy uphill section before continuing straight on a downhill area. Runners will then pass Tucker Lake before following the Bird's Nest Disc Golf Course down towards the Long Lake Regional Park.
Both courses are concrete for the majority of their lengths, runners should note that there is a 1.5-mile section of crushed gravel too.
What's included
  • Knit Beanie
  • Race day raffle
  • Afterparty
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How to get there
Arvada, CO 80007, USA
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Parking
There is parking located in the Long Lake Regional Park and the Disc Golf Course. To access the area from the North, turn off on highway 93 onto 64th parkway. From the south, take highway 93 and turn right onto 64th parkway.
Event day logistics
Monday
4:00pm-7:00pm: Packet Pickup is available at Road Runner Sports Westminster where friends can pick up race packs on behalf of you.
Tuesday
4:00pm-7:00pm: Advanced packet pickup at VASA Fitness in Westminister. Family members can pick up packets on behalf of runners.
Thursday
7:30 - 8:45am Same day registration and late packet pick up
9:00am 10k Start
9:10am 5k Start & 2k (un-timed) start
9:30am 2k Overall Awards and "Fill Your Pie Hole Challenge" Raffle Drawn
9:50am 10k Overall Awards and "Egg Nog Chug Challenge" raffle drawn
9:55am 5k Awards
10:15am 10k Age Group Awards
10:30am After-Party at Elevated Seltzer
Packet Pickup
Participants can pick up their race packs on the day of the event at 7:30am.
Toilets
There are toilets located at the expo.
Water stations
There is one water station on the 5k course. The 10k Runners will run past 2 water stations.
Egg Nog Chug Challenge
There will be an Egg Nog Chug Challenge, details will be confirmed.
Raceday Raffle
There will be a charity 'Fill your Pie Hole' raffle with Community Table on race-morning, please consider donating the following critical needs items: (Peanut Butter, Oatmeal, Shampoo, Pork, Toothpaste, Canned Fruits, Deodrant). Runners who bring 5 of these donations will be entered into an exclusive race day raffle.
Awards Ceremony
The top 3 Men and Women overall will be recognized alongside the top 3 Men and Women in the following categories: 0-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70-79, 80+.
Strollers
Strollers are allowed on the course.
Dogs
Well-behaved dogs are allowed on the course provided that they are kept on a leash.
After Party
There will be an after-party at Elevated Seltzer in Olde Town, runners will receive a free 12 oz pour after the race. Please bring your race bib and ID to redeem this deal.
FAQ's
Is there parking at the Turkey Day 5k/10k?
Yes, there is parking located in the Long Lake Regional Park and the Disc Golf Course.
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Are there toilets located at the Turkey Day 5k/10k?
Yes, there are toilets located at the expo.
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Is there an age restriction for who can enter the Turkey Day 5k/10k?
No, there are no age restrictions for who can enter the events, meaning more fun for all of the family!
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Aviation House, 125 Kingsway,

London, WC2B 6NH

Reg number 10083277

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