Wednesday, October 18th, 2017

Registration opens for 11th annual Turkey Trot

Posted: Friday, October 16, 2015

Pathfinder Kids Kampus will host the 11th Annual Turkey Trot 5K run/walk and one-mile Turkey Trail on Thanksgiving morning, November 26. The event, hosted by host sponsor, McDonald’s of Huntington will start at 8 a.m.

Online registration is available at www.kidskampus.org. The event will be chip timed again by e-Runner Timing and Results. There will be an optional early packet pick up for those pre-registered for the 2015 Turkey Trot from 3 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, November 25 at Pathfinder Kids Kampus, 435 Campus Street. This will allow for runners/walkers to pick up shirts, race numbers and chips prior to race day, if they choose.

Last year, 840 people participated in the Turkey Trot and raised more than $21,000 in support of the programs and services offered to the children and families served by Pathfinder Kids Kampus. The 2015 event begins with registration from 7 a.m. to 7:45 a.m. Thanksgiving morning, followed by the 5K at 8 a.m. and one-mile Turkey Trail at 8:30 a.m. Ronald McDonald will again start the races.

The cost for the event is $20 for those who pre-register online or via mail by November 24 and $25 for those who register on November 25 and the day of the race. Shirts are available for the first 1,000 registrants. Early registration is encouraged for choice of size. An Outta Town Turkey Trot is also available for those who will not be in the area on Thanksgiving, but still wish to support the event and get a race shirt. Visit www.kidskampus.org for full details or to register. Additional registration forms are available at Pathfinder Kids Kampus, 435 Campus Street and Pathfinder Services North Campus, 2824 Theater Avenue.

In addition to the host sponsor, McDonald’s, PNC Bank is the lead sponsor, Parkview Huntington Hospital is the registration sponsor, and David Culp and Co. is a supporting sponsor of the 11th annual event.

Pathfinder Kids Kampus, Huntington, offers Early Head Start programming for children up to three and expectant mothers, along with child care for children from six weeks to age 12 and preschool. Pathfinder Kids Kampus is a Level 3 Paths to QUALITY Provider and is the only licensed child care center in Huntington County.  Pathfinder Kids Kampus can be found on the web at www.kidskampus.org  Call 260-356-0123 for details.