29th Annual Turkey Trot

Springfield Expo Center

Thanksgiving Day, Thurs., Nov. 23, 2023

Join Springfield’s Thanksgiving Day Tradition! The 29th Annual Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot 5K Run/Walk Presented by Brad Bradshaw, MD, JD, LC, takes place Thursday, Nov. 23, 8 a.m. in downtown Springfield, rain or shine.

Register to earn your Thanksgiving calories and support your community through the Developmental Center of the Ozarks and the Springfield-Greene County Park Board Youth Recreation Scholarship Fund. Please bring five food items to donate to Ozarks Food Harvest.

Discount Early Bird Online registration opens Tues. Aug. 1, at $25/Adults, $20/Kids 12 yrs. and under/ Online transaction fee up to 13 percent applies. Early Bird registration closed Friday, Nov. 17, 5 p.m. 

Full Price registration, Fri., Nov. 17, 5:01 p.m., through race day, is $35/Adults, $30/Kids 12 and under.

Packet pick-up is Wednesday, Nov. 22, 8 a.m.- 5:30 p.m. and Race Day, 6-7:15 a.m., at Springfield Expo Center, 635 E. St Louis. 

Participants may also register on site and drop off five nonperishable food items for Ozarks Food Harvest. Historically, Turkey Trot is one of the group’s largest food drives of the year. 

Out of town for Turkey Trot? Register by Friday, Nov. 3, as a Traveling Trotter to have your packet mailed anywhere in the US, for an additional fee.

Turkey Trot is presented by Brad Bradshaw MD, JD, LC, with additional support from Cox Health, Davis Properties, Cox Health Plans, Great Southern Bank, Mercy, TierOne, Ozarks Coca-Cola/Dr Pepper Bottling Company, Penmac Staffing and Esterly Schneider.