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16th Annual Tyler Turkey Trot

  • Nov22
    Thursday 6:30 am - 5:00 pm

OUR 2018 CHARITY

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EVENT DETAILS

T-SHIRTS
  • T-Shirt sizes: Adult Unisex S-2XL and Youth XS – XL

  • T-shirts are distributed at packet pick up on a first come, first served basis.

CHIP TIMING

All 5K registrants will be chip-timed. Runners will line up according to their projected race time. The 2018 event will utilize runner corrals.

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

  • 8:30am: Kids Dash (Depending on age, the Kids Dash will be either 200 or 400 meters.)

  • 9:00am: 5K Run/ Walk

  • 10:00am: Awards Ceremony (Awards given for Overall Male, Overall Female, and 1st – 3rd in each age division.)

  • Note: Kids Dash participants can run the 5K for free, however, if you want your child to have chip timing for the 5K, you must register them for both the Kids Dash and the 5K.

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PACKET PICK UP

Held at Racquet and Jog, 5430 S. Broadway, Tyler, TX.

Monday, November 19, 4 – 7 p.m.

Tuesday, November 20, 4 – 7 p.m.

Wednesday, November 21, 12 – 6 p.m.

RACE MORNING 6:30 – 8:00 a.m.

VOLUNTEERS

If you’d like to volunteer, let us know by registering and selecting volunteer rather than participant. Volunteers are needed to help with:

  • Packet Preparation

  • Packet Pick Up

  • Race Day Water Stations

  • Race Day Registration

CHARITY

Boot Campaign is our 2018 charity. The Boot Campaign’s mission is to promote patriotism for America and our military community; raise awareness of the unique challenges service members face during and post-service; and provide assistance to military personnel, past and present, and their families.

www.bootcampaign.org.

THANKSGIVING MORNING, NOV. 22, 2018

The 16th Annual Tyler Turkey Trot is happening on Thanksgiving morning, November 22, 2018. Because so many families make attending this event a yearly tradition, the Tyler Turkey Trot has a special place in the hearts of East Texans and its visitors.

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RACE ROUTE

The starting line will face Old Bullard Road. Turn left onto Old Bullard Road. Turn Right onto West Rieck Rd. Turn left onto Hollytree Drive. Turn right onto Wimbledon Drive. Turn right onto Plantation Drive. Turn right onto Spring Branch Drive. Turn left onto Hollytree Drive. Turn right onto Rice Road.  Turn right onto Briarcove Drive. Turn left onto W. Rieck Road. Turn left onto Old Bullard Road.  Turn right into parking lot until reaching the finish line.

The course is 3.1 Miles/ 5 Kilometers.

PARKING

You can park in surrounding parking lots whose businesses will be closed on Thanksgiving morning. Walgreen’s will be open on Thanksgiving morning, so please DO NOT PARK IN WALGREEN’S PARKING LOT.  The best place to park will be near Best Buy, Lowe’s, Marshall’s and use the crosswalks to cross South Broadway and Rieck Rd; then use the sidewalks to get to Racquet & Jog.

The kids’ race begins at 8:30am and the 5K begins at 9:00am. Please allow time to park your car and walk to Racquet & Jog.

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