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Registration opens for 13th Annual Turkey Trot

Posted: Friday, October 6, 2017

Pathfinder Kids Kampus will host the 13th Annual Turkey Trot 5K run/walk and one-mile Turkey Trail on Thanksgiving morning, November 23. The event sponsored by Host Sponsor, McDonald’s of Huntington will start at 8 a.m.

Online registration is available at The first 1,000 who register will receive a long sleeve technical shirt. 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 2017 Turkey Trot from 3 to 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, November 22 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, 1,015 people participated in the Turkey Trot and raised more than $28,000 in support of the programs and services offered to the children and families served by Pathfinder Kids Kampus. The 2017 event begins with registration from 7 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 21 and $25 for those who register on November 22 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 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 of Huntington, the event is sponsored by Cardinal Family Medicine, PNC Bank, Parkview Huntington Hospital, Granite Ridge Builders, Indiana Physical Therapy, Fort Wayne Metals, David Culp and Co., 3 Rivers Running Company, and PHD.

Pictured in the photo is Ronald McDonald as he is set to begin the race.