Turkey Trot 5K Run

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Be a part of the annual Turkey Trot 5K Run on Thanksgiving morning.


| Thursday, November 22, 2018 | 8 a.m. | West Lafayette Walmart |
| Registration: $35 Adult; $10 Youth |

The Turkey Trot 5K is open to runners of all ages and abilities and welcomes runners, walkers, dogs, strollers, wagons, turkey hats and more. The Turkey Trot 5K convenes at the Walmart in West Lafayette and follows the Cattail Trail Loop — which is completely flat and paved and allows participants to run on a scenic route through the Celery Bog nature area on a crisp November morning.

Advanced registration is encouraged but race day walk-ups are welcome!

All Turkey Trot 5K proceeds directly support the programs and services offered by Lafayette Urban Ministry.

Run Information: 

  • Register Online — click HERE
  • Registration fees: $35 Adult; $10 Youth (under 13)
  • Payment Options — to pay registration fees online, go to , click HERE
  • Times — Day of Run: Check-In—6:30—7:45 a.m.; Race time—8 a.m.
  • Location: Walmart parking lot, Cumberland Ave, West Lafayette
  • Packet Pick Up
    • WEDNESDAY, November 21, noon- 6 p.m. at the LUM Office (420 N 4th Street, Lafayette) -OR-
    • THURSDAY, November 22, 6:30 – 7:45 a.m. in the Turkey Trot staging area, West Lafayette Walmart parking lot, Cumberland Ave, West Lafayette
    • Race bibs for those who registered online after 5 p.m. on Tuesday, November 20, may only be picked up THURSDAY, November 22, 6:30 – 7:45 a.m. in the Turkey Trot staging area, West Lafayette Walmart parking lot, Cumberland Ave, West Lafayette
  • Waiver & Release, to view the click HERE

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Turkey Trot 5K – Donation

{PLEASE NOTE: The link above is for making a monetary donation — it is NOT for paying registration fees — to pay registration fees online, go to , click HERE}

Virtual Runners: 

Registration Form — click HERE. Participate in the Turkey Trot 5K Run/Walk even if you’re Out of Town – prefer running on a treadmill – are not a runner – or just want to Sleep-in –- and make a difference as a Turkey Trot 5K Run/Walk Virtual Runner. Virtual Runners will receive a Turkey Trot 5K Run/Walk T-shirt and will be listed in the final results as a supporter of the Turkey Trot 5K Run/Walk.

Runner Benefits & Prizes:

Official Turkey Trot T-SHIRT – All eligible Turkey Trot 5K Run/Walk participants who register will receive a special Turkey Trot 5K Run/Walk T-shirt. Participants will be provided with water and a snack before and following the race. The men and women’s winners will receive recognition & a medal after the race. The race will be electronically timed using computer chip technology recording their race time as they cross the timed finish line. Results will be available upon completion of the race and posted on the LUM website soon after the race. All runners of all ages and abilities are welcome!


If you cannot attend the race but would still like to make a tax deductible donation to Turkey Trot 5K Run/Walk, please click HERE


Sign up to volunteer at Turkey Trot 5K Run/Walk event online, click HERE

Event Sponsors

Thank our event sponsors —  and support their businesses, please.
Turkey Trot 5K Run/Walk event sponsors, list HERE


More – Turkey Trot 5K Run/Walk PHOTOS: | 2015 2016 | 2017 | ALL |

2017 Race RESULTS — Turkey Trot 5K Run

  • Listed by time — click HERE
  • Listed by age group — click HERE