YMCA of Greater Louisville

Northeast Family YMCA

9400 Mill Brook Road, Louisville, KY 40223 502 425 1271 Se habla español: 502 813 7950
  • Monday — Friday 5:00AM - 10:00PM
  • Saturday — Sunday 7:00AM - 7:00PM

47TH ANNUAL

TURKEY TROT

Start a healthy holiday tradition in your family on Thanksgiving morning along with thousands of other walkers and runners in our community.

47TH ANNUAL TURKEY TROT

What: The 47th Annual Turkey Trot is an exciting 5K/10K race organized by the Northeast Family YMCA. There will also be a Kids Trot for children 10 and under, that consist of an untimed, just-for-fun age division race. All kids receive a T-shirt and award for their participation.
Who: Open to YMCA members, as well as the community at-large
When: Thanksgiving morning, November 23, 2017 starting promptly at 8:00 AM (5K/10K) and 9:45 AM (Kids Trot)
Where: The race starts and ends at the Northeast Family YMCA, 9400 Mill Brook Road, 40223


REGISTRATION

Register online for the Turkey Trot until midnight on Tuesday, November 21. In-person registration is available on Wednesday, November 22 from 11:00 am-7:00 pm at the Northeast Family YMCA and on Race Day starting at 7:00 am.



PACKET PICK UP

Wednesday, November 22; 11 am-7 pm
Thursday, November 23; 7 am-8:30 am

5K AND 10K ROUTES

5K Route 10K Route

Route map coming soon.


Route map coming soon

KIDS TROT INFORMATION

The Kids Trot is open to kids ages 10 and under and will take place at 9:30 am at the Lyndon Football Field next to the Northeast Family YMCA. Please arrive by 9:15 am. Kids will be grouped by age. To ensure your child receives a shirt and award, please register by November 19.

Age Group Approx. Start Time Distance
Ages 3/4 9:45 am One length of football field
Ages 5/6 9:55 am One lap around football field
Ages 7/8 10:05 am Two laps around football field
Ages 9/10 10:15 am Three laps around football field

For more information about the Kids Trot, please contact Shonna Sargent at ssargent@ymcalouisville.org.

AWARDS

5K and 10K: Trophies will be awarded to the top 3 Male/Female in both races. All participants will receive a t-shirt.

Kids Turkey Trot: Shirts and awards will be given to each participating child who registers by November 19.

VOLUNTEER

Would you like to give back to your community this holiday season? Volunteer for the Turkey Trot here at the Northeast Y! Groups are welcome!

If you are interested in becoming a volunteer or have any further questions about volunteering, please contact Kristen Blum at kblum@ymcalouisville.org or at 502.814.7348.

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

This health-focused event is a great way to gain exposure for your organization among our YMCA of Greater Louisville membership base of almost 100,000 members, our 2,500 Turkey Trot participants and spectators, and our 34,000 social media followers.

View Sponsorship Opportunities (PDF)

If you are interested in becoming a sponsor or have any further questions about sponsorship, please contact Jacob Morris at jacob.morris@ymcalouisville.org or at 502.329.4799.

PARKING

Parking will be available at the Northeast Family YMCA and across the street (Ormsby Station Road). Please arrive early to allow time to park and get to the start line. Our facility can be accessed via North Hurstbourne Parkway.

FREE CHILD CARE

We are pleased to announce the Northeast Family Y's Adventure Center will be open from 7 am-12 noon. There is no charge to runners or volunteers for this great family service on race day.

The Adventure Center offers a wide variety of interactive games and activities. This is one of the many benefits the Northeast Family YMCA offers to our members.

QUESTIONS ABOUT THE TURKEY TROT?

For more information about the Turkey Trot, please contact Adam Johnson at ajohnson@ymcalouisville.org or at 502.329.4791.

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