Turkey Trot – November 24, 2016

Turkey Trot – November 24, 2016

Gobble Gobble! We are celebrating 26 years of trotting! Fountain Hills Community Services Department would like to invite residents and visitors to take part in the 26th Annual Turkey Trot. Join us on Thanksgiving morning, November 24, 2016 for a great Fountain Hills tradition and get some exercise before you hit the mashed potatoes and gravy!

Join us from 7:00 AM – 10:00 AM. Participants can register in person at Fountain Hills Town Hall or Community Center or online the Town website: CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

All registration forms and race fees will be due at sign up. Checks, cash, and Visa or MasterCard are accepted. As a new change for this year’s race, we will be recognizing the top three finishers in the 5K in each age division for both men and women. Top prize will be the coveted Golden Turkey trophy. Age divisions will be broken down to 10-year increments. 1 Mile Fitness Walk participants will receive Turkey Trot ribbons.


Early packet pick up will be offered for per-registered participants on Tuesday, November 22 from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. at the Community Center. 13001 N La Montana Dr, Fountain Hills, AZ 85268.


No Bib. No Time. Participants must remember to bring their bib or they will not be timed on race day.All per-registered participants will receive a commemorative Turkey Trot T-shirt. Can’t make it for early pick-up? Packets can be picked up on race day starting at 5:45 a.m. in the Community Center.


No problem, you can still register on site the morning of the race. Plan to arrive early so staff can be sure to get you signed up and ready to trot. All day-of-event registrations will receive T-shirts on a first-come, first-serve basis. Participants that register on-site are not guaranteed a T-shirt. For the safety of all participants, please leave your dogs at home. Races start promptly at designated times.


The start line for all distances will be on La Montana Dr.Happy Thanksgiving! Be sure to stick around for the Chamber of Commerce Thanksgiving Day Parade after the race!


Time: 5:45 a.m. On-Site Registration Opens

6:00 a.m. Check in at the Community Center

6:45 a.m. On-Site Registration Closes

7:30 a.m. Races begin

8:30 a.m. Awards Ceremony

9:00 a.m. Parade


Registration (through November 17), 5K – $25 per runner, $15 per runner 12 & under. 1 Mile Fitness Walk – $15 per walker

Late Fees: Registration (starting November 18), 5K – $35 per runner, $20 per runner 12 & Under

1 Mile Fitness Walk – $20 per walker

Course: 5K – #2003

Fitness Walk – #2004


Become a Turkey Trot Sponsor! Our sponsors are a valuable part of the race, and we couldn’t do it without their support.So join us in making the 26th anniversary trot the best event yet. Numerous sponsorship opportunities are available. For more information on how to become a sponsor, please contact Recreation Supervisor Rachael Goodwin at (480) 816-5135 or rgoodwin@fh.az.gov. All information is from https://www.experiencefountainhills.org.

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