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Virtual Turkey Trot 2021

Thursday, Nov. 25 — Monday, Nov. 29
In your neighborhood

Nothing can stop Springfield’s Thanksgiving tradition, even if we can’t all be together this year.

Registration is now open for the 27th Annual Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot 5K Run/Walk, taking place Thursday, Nov. 25 through Sunday, Nov. 28, at the location of your choice.

Register to choose your own route and complete a 5K over Thanksgiving weekend, alone or with friends and family. Registration includes a long-sleeved Turkey Trot t-shirt and commemorative race bib.

Early Bird registration, available through Friday, Nov. 19, 5 p.m., is $20/adults and $15/kids 12 and under. After 5 p.m. on Nov. 19, registration is $30/adults and $25/kids.

Register by Wednesday, Nov. 10, to have your packet mailed to you for an additional $7.

Upload your race times and photos for the chance to win contests and prizes. Submit them by midnight on Sunday, Nov. 28, at

Proceeds from Turkey Trot benefit the Developmental Center of the Ozarks and the Springfield-Greene County Park Board Youth Recreation Scholarship Fund. Donate 5 food items to Ozarks Food Harvest.

Learn more about the event and registration here.

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