Start a healthy holiday tradition in your family on Thanksgiving morning along with thousands of other walkers and runners in our community.
48TH ANNUAL TURKEY TROT
What: 48th Annual Turkey Trot 5K/10K/Kids Trot
Who: Open to YMCA members, as well as the community at-large
When: Thanksgiving morning, November 22, 2018 starting promptly at 8:00 AM (5K/10K) and 9:30 AM (Kids Trot)
Where: The race starts and ends at the Northeast Family YMCA, 9400 Mill Brook Road, 40223
*Rates: January 1-November 9: 5K/10K: $35; Kids Trot: $15
November 10-November 22: 5K/10K: $45; Kids Trot: $20
(Note: Listed fees do not include KY sales tax)
Register online for the Turkey Trot until midnight on Tuesday, November 20. In-person registration is available on Wednesday, November 21 from 11 am-7 pm at the Northeast Family YMCA and on Race Day starting at 7 am. Register before November 10 to save!
FREE CHILD CARE
Child care is available at the Adventure Center for runners, walkers, and volunteers from 7 am – noon on race day.
5K AND 10K RACE INFORMATION
Join thousands of other walkers and runners in your community in this time-honored, family friendly Thanksgiving morning tradition and kick off the holiday season in a healthy way! For both the 5K and 10K race, medals will be awarded to the winning male/female by age group and top 3 males/females for the overall race. All participants will receive a commemorative 2018 Turkey Trot shirt.
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 behind 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 9th.
|Age Group||Approx. Start Time||Distance|
|Ages 3/4||9:30 am||One length of football field|
|Ages 5/6||9:40 am||One lap around football field|
|Ages 7/8||9:50 am||Two laps around football field|
|Ages 9/10||10 am||Two laps around football field|
For more information about the Kids Trot, please contact the Northeast Family YMCA at 502.425.1271.
PACKET PICK UP
Wednesday, November 21; 11 am-7 pm
Thursday, November 22; 7 am-8:30 am
Parking will be available at the Northeast Family YMCA and across Ormsby Station Road. Please arrive early to allow time to park and get to the start line. Our facility can only be accessed via North Hurstbourne Parkway.
COURSE MAP AND ROAD CLOSURES
View the course map and road closures (PDF).
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 the Northeast Family YMCA at 502.425.1271.
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.
If you are interested in becoming a sponsor or have any further questions about sponsorship, please contact the Northeast Family YMCA at 502.425.1271.
QUESTIONS ABOUT THE TURKEY TROT?
For more information about the Turkey Trot, please contact the Northeast Family YMCA at 502.425.1271.