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Join us for Thompson's annual cross country run or walk. Bring your family, friends co-workers, form a team and participate in this fun event.

COSTUMES WELCOME!! Come with a crazy getup or serious and ready to compete! Either way it's sure to be a fun day!

The Thompson Turkey Trot started in 2008. It is a cross country 5K that incorporates trails, fire roads and disused paved roads through the beautiful West Thompson Lake Recreation area. The event benefits the TEEG Holiday Food Bank, Thompson Trails, Parks and Playgrounds. The event will be chip timed again.

How to enter the Putnam Bank Turkey Trot

  1. 5 K Trail Run

    Run 5km
  2. 3K

    Run 3km
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Event Details

What’s Included
  • Age Groups – 12 yrs and under, 13-18, 19-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60+
  • Children 12 & under walk for free. WALKERS ONLY. IF CHILD IS RUNNING 5K Chip-timed race, REGISTRATION FEE IS REQUIRED. Must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Children 12 & under who are walking and wish to purchase a T-shirt, need to register and pay the $25 registration fee.

All participants registering by October 26, 2018, are guaranteed a race t-shirt.

Registration Info 

  • IN OFFICE: Early Bird Registration fee is $25 (includes wicking t-shirt) through October 26, 2018 at 2pm. Registrations taken after this point will not include t-shirt
  • ONLINE: Early Bird Registration will continue to be open online until midnight of October 28, 2018 to include t-shirt. Registrations taken after this point will not include t-shirt.
  • Registrations will be accepted online and in office on and until Friday at 12:00 noon, November 9, 2018. After this time, you may register only at the event on Nov. 11 at the pavilion at the West Thompson Lake Overlook Shelter.
  • Registration opens on race day at 8:00 a.m.
Raceday Logistics
  • 8:00 a.m. Registration/Check-in begins
  • 9:00 a.m. 3K Run/Walk start-time
  • 10:05 a.m. 5K Trail Race start-time

Check In 
Check in will be at Overlook Shelter beginning at 8:00 am. Parking close to the event does fill up and those showing up later may have to walk a short distance to get to the start line. Please arrive early.

Putnam Bank Turkey Trot weather forecast

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