NEW! Chip Timing by Great Lakes Championchip! The 2011 Kalamazoo Area Runners Turkey Trot 5K Time Prediction Run will be held on the cross country course at Portage West Middle School (7145 Moorsbridge Rd, Portage, MI 49024) at 9:00am on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 24, 2011. Packet Pick-up and Race day registration will be in the middle school cafeteria from 7:30-8:30am. No watches, dogs or strollers are permitted in this unique event. Cut off finish time to be included in official results is 40 minutes. Dozens of fun holiday themed and running related door prizes will be distributed to participants in the cafeteria at 10:00am sharp. Must be present to win.
Event is $10 (no shirt) for those who preregister by November 21 ($10 individual/$40 family cap) and $15 (no shirt) for late/ race day registration ($60 family cap). Long sleeve technical shirts may be purchased for an additional $18 for those who preregister by November 16, 2011.
Suggested donations are underwear (for men, women and children) for the Kalamazoo Gospel Mission and/or toiletries (toothbrush, toothpaste, shampoo) or a small toy for a local charity benefiting Portage area residents in need. Proceeds from registrations and additional online donations will support the Turkey Trot and the Kalamazoo Area Runners (KAR). Race Day donations may be made directly to all 3 benefiting charities.
For more information on the Turkey Trot, contact Bonnie Sexton at firstname.lastname@example.org or Scott Taylor at email@example.com.