Join us on 11/23/2023(race date estimated)
Turkey Trot MMYMCA Race Description
YMCA Turkey Trot 2023 Run / Walk is FREE to everyone in surrounding communities, YMCA member or not! This event, besides being a great way to start your Thanksgiving Day, is an awesome community event to bring friends, families, youth, and even pets together!
The Turkey Trot will start and end at the Marinette-Menominee YMCA, on Thursday November 23. Registration is required by all participants no matter their age.
Event Sponsors & Partners: Nicolet National Bank & Jack's Fresh Market
- What better way to show how thankful you re by volunteering with us for this event! Minimal time commitment & a HUGE reward. Volunteer needs coming soon...
- All registrations must be completed online before 8:00 AM Thanksgiving Day and the event
- The first 200 participants registered will receive a pumpkin pie donated by Jack's Fresh Market
- Congrats on being one of the first 200 participants registered! Pies must be picked up the morning of before 7:50 AM. All pies not claimed will be distributed on a first-come first first-serve basis. THANK YOU JACK'S FRESH MARKET
- Pie List Here
- Members: FREE * we are asking for different donation items this year! see list below
- General Public: FREE * we are asking for different donation items this year! see list below
- Pets: FREE * asking for pet toy or non perishable pet food item donation
- Not able to provide an item from the list? No worries! We are thankful for your participation either way.
*All pet items will be donated to local animal shelters. All "human" items will be donated to local homeless shelters, schools, events, or food pantries.
Donation Requests: Help local teens succeed and start their day with dignity.
In partnership with local teachers, the need was shared for these specific items and brands to help our kids not only start their day with confidence but know they have access to the resources they need.
- Tampax & Kotex Tampons
Cereal Bars / Breakfast Bars
Gold Fish / Cheeze Its
What's Included In Your Registration?
- Downloadable certificate of completion for finishing your 5k
- Photos posted on Facebook after the event
- Full-sized pumpkin pie for the first 200 registered : Thank you Jack's Fresh Market
- More coming soon...
- ORDER APPAREL HERE | Order before Nov 3
- Where: 1600 West Drive, Menominee MI, 49858 | Marinette-Menominee YMCA
- When: Thanksgiving Day | Thurs NOV 23 | 8:00 AM
- Day Of:
~ Light refreshments (coffee, apple cider, light snacks, etc.) will be provided
~ Handicap accessible bathrooms will be available in the YMCA facility. Please enter through side door near ramp.
~ The YMCA facility will be open to Turkey Trot participants only from 7:30-10:00 AM. *showers & other facilities will not be available aside from bathrooms.
Route Map: Here
Check In: Check in will open the morning of at 6:30 AM. Please have your QR code ready from your registration confirmation!
1st-5th Place Finishers: We will be giving medals for 1st-5th place overall finishers. Finishers will not be broken up into gender categories
Pie Pick Up:
- All pies must be claimed by 7:50 AM on the day of the Trot. All unclaimed pies will be given away at the end of the trot on a first come first serve basis
- Pie List Here
- 1 water stop will be available near the 1.5 mile mark. Feel free to fill water bottles as needed. Cups & trash will be provided.
- After the Turkey Trot, please feel free to enjoy light refreshments. After all, we can't stuff you before dinner!
- Location: Menominee, MI 49858
- Race Date: 2023/11/23 08:00:00 AM (Thursday)
- YMCA Turkey Trot 5k