Turkey Trot 5K & Fitness Walk
A Thanksgiving Tradition
We are celebrating 27 years of trotting! Fountain Hills Community Services Department would like to invite residents and visitors to take part in the 27th Annual Turkey Trot. Join us on Thanksgiving morning for a great Fountain Hills tradition and get some exercise before you hit the mashed potatoes and gravy!
Registration will be open through November 16!
Participants can register in person at Fountain Hills Town Hall or Community Center or online.
All registration forms and race fees will be due at sign up. Cash, checks, Visa, and MasterCard are accepted. As a new change for this year’s race, we will be recognizing the top three finishers in the 5K in each age division for both men and women. Top prize will be the coveted Golden Turkey trophy. Age divisions will be broken down to 10-year increments. 1 Mile Fitness Walk participants will receive Turkey Trot ribbons.
Early packet pick up:
Early packet pick up will be offered for per-registered participants on Tuesday, November 21 from 4:00 - 7:00 p.m. at the Community Center. 13001 N La Montana Dr, Fountain Hills, AZ 85268.
No Bib. No Time. Participants must remember to bring their bib or they will not be timed on race day.All per-registered participants will receive a commemorative Turkey Trot T-shirt. Can’t make it for early pick-up? Packets can be picked up on race day starting at 5:45 a.m. in the Community Center.
Are you a last minute turkey?
No problem, you can still register on site the morning of the race. Plan to arrive early so staff can be sure to get you signed up and ready to trot. All day-of-event registrations will receive T-shirts on a first-come, first-serve basis. Participants that register on-site are not guaranteed a T-shirt. For the safety of all participants, please leave your dogs at home. Races start promptly at designated times.
Special Note:The start line for all distances will be on La Montana Dr.Happy Thanksgiving! Be sure to stick around for the Chamber of Commerce Thanksgiving Day Parade after the race!
5:45 a.m. On-Site Registration Opens
6:00 a.m. Check in at the Community Center
6:45 a.m. On-Site Registration Closes
7:30 a.m. Races begin
8:30 a.m. Awards Ceremony
9:00 a.m. Parade
Registration (through November 16)
5K – $25 per runner, $15 per runner 12 & under
1 Mile Fitness Walk – $15 per walker
Late Fees: Registration (starting November 17)
5K – $35 per runner, $20 per runner 12 & Under
1 Mile Fitness Walk – $20 per walker
Don’t be a turkey!
Become a Turkey Trot Sponsor! Our sponsors are a valuable part of the race, and we couldn’t do it without their support.So join us in making the 27th anniversary trot the best event yet. Numerous sponsorship opportunities are available. For more information on how to become a sponsor, please contact Recreation Manager Corey Povar at (480) 816-5170 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Top two finishers in both the 5K in each age division for men and women will be awarded the coveted Golden Turkey trophy. Age divisions will be broken down to 10 year increments. 1 Mile Fitness Walk participants will receive Turkey Trot ribbons For the safety of all participants, please leave your dogs at home. Races start promptly at designated times. Happy Thanksgiving! Be sure to stick around for the Chamber of Commerce Thanksgiving Day Parade after the race!
Results for race results.