Each November thousands of people gather on Thanksgiving morning around Wisconsin to run in anticipation of a big Thanksgiving meal, known as Turkey Trot. The 14th Annual Festival Foods Turkey Trot benefits the Boys & Girls Club and YMCA in communities Festival Foods serves. Both organizations provide volunteers in return for monetary proceeds. In the past 10+ years, the Festival Foods Turkey Trot has donated more than $3,280,000! Proceeds of the event support programming for kids and families, summer programs, camps, and more in our community.
This fun event is great for the whole family and allows you to choose a 5-mile run or a 2-mile walk beginning from your home or destination of your choosing. Each participant receives a high-quality long-sleeved shirt, FREE Festival Foods pumpkin pie, and a single-serve coffee.
- Early Bird Fees (through October 31, 2021)
Adults: $25, Children (under 18): $15
- Regular Fees (November 1-21, 2021)
Adults: $30, Children (under 18): $15
- Race Eve/Day (November 24-25, 2021)
Adults: $35, Children (under 18): $15
Race day registrants are not guaranteed their preferred shirt size.
Shirts and bibs can be picked up at the Menominee Nation Arena between 2-6 pm on Wednesday, November 24 and beginning at 6:30 am on Thanksgiving Day.
The Trot starts promptly at 8:00 am with two different start lines. Be sure you are in the correct area to ensure you are on the right course. If you are a 5-mile participant but you line up at the 2-mile start line you will end up on the 2-mile course and will not be chip timed. Slow movers and strollers are asked to line up at the back of their respective groups. Dogs will line up after all other participants on the 2-mile course.
- Wave One: 5-Mile Run
- Wave Two: 2-Mile Fun Run
- Wave Three: 2-Mile Walk
- Wave Four: Dog Jog
You can park onsite or in the residential neighborhoods directly west of the arena.