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THIS YEAR, FLY SOLO OR WITH YOUR FAMILY FLOCK ON YOUR OWN COURSE!

2020 VIRTUAL THANKFUL TURKEY EDITION

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NEXT YEAR’S REGISTRATION OPENS

The Dayton Thanksgiving tradition continues virtually in 2020 featuring the Thankful Turkey Half Marathon, 10K & 5K gear. Run the distance on your own or with your family and friends on a date and route of your choosing.

Here’s how it works:

1. Register to secure your spot.

2. Get your commemorative event gear mailed straight to your door.

3. Run/Walk the distance between Thanksgiving Day – November 29th. Feel free to use your favorite tracking app or watch to help keep track of your time and distance.

4. Submit your results to the leader board, print off your finisher certificate and share (brag!) with your friends using this year’s selfie smile medal.

Earn your limited edition collectible medals and get 25% off the other Smile Series races when you sign up for the Thankful Turkey!
Jolly Jack O’ Lantern 5K, 10K & Half Marathon
Smilin’ Santa 5K, 10K & Half Marathon!

Create a Team O’ Turkeys, run with your team bib and celebrate with commemorative finisher certificates with your team name!

To create your team, select “Create/Join Team” during step 3 of registration. Then, tell your family and friends to join your team!

1. Download RunGo , Strava (Premium) or MapMyRun. Search “Cedar Rapids Turkey Trot 5K” to find the course.
*If you would like audio, turn-by-turn directions we recommend RunGo.

2. Once you arrive at the course, reference map below for exact start/finish location.

3. Run! Be sure to click “finish” when you are done to make sure you record an accurate time.

4. Click here to learn how to submit your results to the leader board.

  1. Use your favorite tracking app or watch to track your mileage and time. We recommend RunGo , Strava , or MapMyRun.

2. Click here to learn how to submit your virtual run results.

Start/Finish Area located at the address below:

Wave Country-Wave Pool
2320 2 Rivers Pkwy
Nashville, TN 37214

Exact start and finish line locations identified in map below.

NASHVILLE, TN | Nov. 26 – Nov. 29 RECREATED FOR 2020! OPENING WEEK DEAL ENDS 9/10

EVENT DAY QUICK LINKS

THIS YEAR, FLY SOLO OR WITH YOUR FAMILY FLOCK ON YOUR OWN COURSE!

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2020’S REGISTRATION OPENS
WHAT IS THE 2020 VIRTUAL TURKEY TROT?

The Nashville Thanksgiving tradition continues virtually in 2020. Run the distance on your own or with your family and friends on a date and route of your choosing.

Here’s how it works:

1. Register to secure your spot.

2. Get your commemorative event gear mailed straight to your door.

3. Run/Walk the distance between Thanksgiving Day – November 29th. Feel free to use your favorite tracking app or watch to help keep track of your time and distance.

4. Submit your results to the leader board, print off your finisher certificate and share (brag!) with your friends using this year’s selfie smile medal.

RUN, SMILE, SHARE
BUILD YOUR SMILE MEDAL COLLECTION

Sign up for the Turkey Trot today and you will earn 25% off your next fall race in your confirmation email! Plan out your fall and build your medal collection.

CREATE A TEAM O’ TURKEYS

Create a Team O’ Turkeys, run with your team bib and celebrate with commemorative finisher certificates with your team name!

HOW TO RUN A 5K COURSE AND SUBMIT YOUR RESULTS

1. Download RunGo, Strava (Premium) or MapMyRun. Search “Cedar Rapids Turkey Trot 5K” to find the course.
*If you would like audio, turn-by-turn directions we recommend RunGo.

2. Once you arrive at the course, reference map below for exact start/finish location.

3. Run! Be sure to click “finish” when you are done to make sure you record an accurate time.

4. Click here to learn how to submit your results to the leader board.

HOW TO RUN VIRTUALLY AND SUBMIT YOUR RESULTS
  1. Use your favorite tracking app or watch to track your mileage and time. We recommend RunGo, Strava, or MapMyRun.

2. Click here to learn how to submit your virtual run results.

HOW TO GET TO THE COURSE

Start/Finish Area located at the address below:

Wave Country-Wave Pool
2320 2 Rivers Pkwy
Nashville, TN 37214

Exact start and finish line locations identified in map below.

COURSE MAPS

Course Maps:

Results

2020 Results – Click here to get added to the 2020 virtual leader board

2019 National Leader Board Results
Results from all the American Turkey Tradition races will be aggregated into one results page where you can see how compared to over 50,000 runners from around the country.

2018 National Leader Board Results
Results from all the American Turkey Tradition races will be aggregated into one results page where you can see how compared to over 50,000 runners from around the country.

Charity

ALS ASSOCIATION – TENNESSEE CHAPTER

To discover treatments and a cure for ALS, and to serve, advocate for, and empower people affected by ALS to live their lives to the fullest.

FAQS & CONTACT US

When will my gear be shipped?
Gear will be shipped out weekly starting 11/11.

What date do I complete my race?
You can run the Turkey Trot Half Marathon, 10K & 5K any day between Thanksgiving Day – November 28th.

How do I print my bib?
Click this link to learn how to print your official race bib.

How do I print out my finisher certificate?
Congratulations on conquering the The Turkey Trot Half Marathon, 10K & 5K! After you submit your results, there is a button in the top right corner that says “Certificate.”

What type of material is the Turkey Trot shirt?
100% Performance Polyester

When do I need to submit results by?
You can submit results anytime between Thanksgiving Day – November 29th.

Email: [email protected]
Phone: 224-757-5425

Office hours: M – F from 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. CST
*We may not be in the office on Mondays or Fridays due to being on-site for events.

2019’s COMMEMORATIVE
EVENT GEAR

Keeping you warm, like that turkey in the oven

A MEDAL
FOR EVERY FINISHER

Medals are made to flaunt!

LOCALLY MADE & FAMOUS

FOX’S DONUT DEN DONUTS

WAITING FOR YOU AT THE FINISH LINE.

RUN
NASHVILLE

TEAM O’ TURKEYS COMPETITION

CREATE A TEAM TO EARN A CAN COOLER

CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS

EVENT CHARITY

RUN FOR A CAUSE

American Turkey Tradition

American Turkey Tradition

We are excited to announce that the Nashville Turkey Trot has come together with Thanksgiving runs from around the nation to from a multi city running festival called the American Turkey Tradition. Now, in addition to running with everyone at your local event you will be able to come together with runners from around the country in the World’s Largest Thanksgiving running festival:

Connect with 60,000 runners from around the country:
-National leader board, see results tab
-Live national broadcast, coming soon

Schedule

Race Day
7:15 a.m. Last Minute Onsite Packet Pick Up Open
8:15 a.m. Last Minute Onsite Packet Pick Up Close
8:15 a.m. Kids Dash Start
8:30 a.m. 8k & 10 Mile Start

*2 hour course limit

Packet pick up

Option 1: Packet pick up details will be available 2 weeks before the event.

Picking up someone else’s packet, don’t forget you must bring their signed waiver.

Option 2: Event day packet pick up (not suggested).

Participant gear must be picked up at pre-event packet pick up or on event day. If you do not pick up your participant gear there will be a fee to have it mailed to you: Post-race event gear registration

Charity

ALS ASSOCIATION – TENNESSEE CHAPTER

To discover treatments and a cure for ALS, and to serve, advocate for, and empower people affected by ALS to live their lives to the fullest.

Team Competition

Create a TEAM OF TURKEYS, Get rewards!
Create a team, give it a name and get as many people as possible to be a part of your team.

1. Grow your team to 7 participants and get a free can cooler.
2. Get voted “best team name” in your city and win free registrations to 2020’s Turkey Trot (limit $1,000).

-Best Nashville team name voting will take place in November. VOTE HERE.

*Free registration is for 2019 team members only and is non-transferable.

COURSE MAPS & LIVE PARTICIPANT TRACKING

Course Maps:

Live Participant Tracking:

Click here to download the live participant tracking app, RaceJoy.
Experience race day like never before! Track your race progress while on course. Your family and friends can track your progress and directly send you motivational support while you’re racing.

Directions & Parking

Start/finish location:
Wave Country-Wave Pool
2320 2 Rivers Pkwy
Nashville, TN 37214

Parking:
On-site parking. Restricted exit until 9:30 a.m. due to runners on crosswalk.

Awards

Finisher medal earned for all finishers.

Awards will be awarded to the top 3 participants, male and female in each age group and overall.
Participant must be present on event day to receive medal.

Age Groups: 14 & under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69 & 70+

Kids Dash finisher award to all participants.

If you do not pick up your medal there will be a $5 fee to have it mailed to you: Post race medal request registration.

volunteer info

Join in the excitement as a volunteer. All volunteers receive a free event shirt for volunteering. Volunteers will help at water stations, participant check-in, course marshaling and many other places.

If you can’t find your volunteer confirmation e-mail, which is sent 2 weeks prior to the event, please contact us at 224-757-5425 or the e-mail address below. Or simply meet at the volunteer check-in located at the start/finish line on event day at 7:00 a.m.

For more information email: [email protected]

Photos & Results

Results and free digital photos will be posted here after the event.

2019 National Leader Board Results
Results from all the American Turkey Tradition races will be aggregated into one results page where you can see how compared to over 50,000 runners from around the country.

2018 National Leader Board Results
Results from all the American Turkey Tradition races will be aggregated into one results page where you can see how compared to over 50,000 runners from around the country.

CONTACT US AND FAQS

Need help with your registration? Race Transfer? Change your t-shirt size? Bib exchange? etc. Click here.

This event is chip timed. Your “chip” is integrated with your bib. You must wear your bib on your front across your stomach to be electronically timed.

Runners and walkers can participate in this event as long as the participant can finish within the event time limit, see the schedule above.

All participants are required to read and sign the event waiver form.

Like most live sporting events, this ticket/registration is non-refundable.

Water stations include water and sports drink.

It is the participant’s responsibility to make sure that they do not impair their ability to hear, see, sense, and detect present or potential hazards and dangers.

If you ordered your race packet to be mailed to you, it will typically arrive 1-4 days before the event. It will be sent to the address you entered during registration. If your package does not arrive before the event day, please come to event day packet pick up where you will be re-assigned your bib and gear.

Participant gear must be picked up at pre-event packet pick up or on the event day. If you do not pick up your participant gear there will be a fee to have it mailed to you: Post-race event gear registration

If at any time you are in need of assistance throughout the event please notify a volunteer or course monitor.

No dogs. Strollers are allowed for walkers & joggers only, must start in the back of the starting corral and the parent/guardian must sign a waiver on behalf of their child(ren) in the stroller.

The event will start rain, snow or shine. The event could be delayed due to lightning or other dangerous conditions. The above schedule is weather dependent. Trail conditions could be variable.

You can transfer to a different distance within the same race up to 3 days before the event. If you are transferring to a more expensive race you’ll have to pay the difference of the registration fees.

You can transfer your registration/bib # to another participant for $6 up to 3 days before the event.

You can defer your registration to next year’s race or any other TennesseeRuns.com’s race for $6 up to 17 days before the event. After that, you can still defer for $15 until the day prior to packet pick up. All deferment requests must be sent via e-mail and please include your name, the event your currently in and which event you would like to defer into.

You can manage your event shirt size and any other add-ons up to 10 days before the event.

Dayton Turkey Trot EVENT DAY QUICK LINKS THIS YEAR, FLY SOLO OR WITH YOUR FAMILY FLOCK ON YOUR OWN COURSE! 2020 VIRTUAL THANKFUL TURKEY EDITION GET UPDATES & DEAL ALERTS ENTER EMAIL