Start a healthy holiday tradition in your family on Thanksgiving morning along with thousands of other walkers and runners in our community.
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 2019 Turkey Trot shirt*. *NEW! Register by November 20, 2019 to guarantee a shirt for race day. Those who register after November 20 will not receive their shirt until a final order is made after race day. Notifications will be sent to those participants when shirts are available to be picked up at the Northeast YMCA.
TEAM REGISTRATION - NEW FOR 2019
Add to the fun this year by signing up a team! Get your family, friends or co-workers and join forces to create a team for this year’s Turkey Trot. Signing up is easy! Simply register online and follow the prompts. Save $3 per participant when you reach at least 10 team members. The first 9 to register for the team will pay the full rate, but will be refunded $3 once the 10th team member registers, then each team member after that will receive the team rate instantly!
Top 3 teams in the 5K and 10K will receive awards. Teams must have at least 4 participants to be eligible for team awards. Team award winners are determined by taking the fastest 4 race times on each team, and the top 3 teams with the fastest times will be awarded.
49TH ANNUAL TURKEY TROT
What: 49th Annual Turkey Trot 5K/10K/Kids Trot
Who: Open to YMCA members, as well as the community at-large
When: Thanksgiving morning, November 28, 2019 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
June 19-July 31: $35
Aug 1-Aug 31: $38
Sept 1-Nov 15: $41
Nov 16-Nov 28: $45
$3 sign up fee for each registration
April 15-Nov 15: $15
Nov 16-Nov 28: $20
$3 sign up fee for each registration
FREE CHILD CARE
Child care is available at the Adventure Center for runners, walkers, and volunteers from 7 am – noon on race day.
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. Please register by November 20 in order to ensure a shirt.
|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 27, 11:00 am-7:00 pm
Thursday, November 28, 7:00-8:30 am
Awards will be given to the top 3 overall finishers, top 3 males, top 3 females, top 3 teams and top 3 in each male and female age group. The following age groups will receive awards for male/female:
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
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.