Columbus Hungry Turkey Trot

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Columbus Hungry Turkey Trot
5k & 10k Run/Walk and Kids Fun Run

Registration will open in mid September 2023.


Get out and work off that Thanksgiving Dinner (and leftovers) with the BEST RACE SWAG and a professional race day experience before the Ohio State Buckeyes vs *ichigan football game!

It's a guarantee you will be home in plenty of time for kickoff because as the event organizer WE TOO want to be home to watch the game!

Saturday, November 25, 2023

What a great way to kick off Thanksgiving weekend with family and friends! The start & finish line will be behind COSI at Genoa Park on the paved Scioto Greenway bike path in downtown Columbus, Ohio. The event kicks off with the Kids Fun Run at 9:00am followed by the 5k and 10k run/walk at 9:15am.


Columbus Hungry Turkey Trot Long Sleeve Shirt - 5k 10k Kids Dash - Participant Swag Super Soft Shirt
Columbus Hungry Turkey Trot Finishers Medal - 5k 10k Kids Dash - The Best Race Participant Swag
Columbus Hungry Turkey Trot Hooded Sweatshirt - Race Swag - 5k 10k & Kids Fun Run - Behind COSI - Columbus, Ohio
Columbus Hungry Turkey Race Bib 5k 10k and Kids Dash - USA Race Timing
Mini Pies

Participants will receive their choice of a hooded sweatshirt or long sleeve shirt, custom race bib, finishers medal, a sweet treat that can include a donut or personal pie, a chip timed race, instant results, snacks, refreshments AND MORE!!


Family Tradition Columbus Turkey Trot 5k, 10k and Kids Run Participants Registrants
Columbus Hungry Turkey Trot Kids Dash and Kids FUN Run Finisher
Happy Columbus Ohio Hungry Turkey Trot Runners Walkers Participants 5k 10k

Early bird pricing is now in effect through October 16.
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In Person Registration Pricing:

Until October 16 ~ $39.99
October 17 - November 6 ~ $44.99
November 7 - November 19 ~ $49.99
November 20 - Race Day ~ $54.99

Until October 16 ~ $49.99
October 17 - November 6 ~ $54.99
November 7 - November 19 ~ $59.99
November 20 - Race Day ~ $64.99

Kids Fun Run
 With Swag Including Long Sleeve Shirt, Medal and Race Bib
Until November 15 ~ $29.99
November 16 - Race Day ~ $34.99

Kids Fun Run
No Swag
Until November 15 ~ FREE
November 16 - Race Day ~ $5.00

Virtual Races (5k & 10k)
Until November 15 ~ $44.99
November 16 - Race Day ~ $49.99

Register by 1pm on November 13th to be guaranteed a long sleeve shirt and/or hooded sweatshirt in your preferred size, after November 13 shirts may be available in a different color/design than what is shown.

Shirts may still be available in your preferred size after November 13 (if your size is available online) as the shirt order inventory has been entered into the registration system.

2022 Columbus Turkey Trot Participant Swag Items - Best Race Items - 5k, 10k, Kids Dash - Columbus Turkey Trot - Chip Timing - USA Race Timing & Event Management - www.usaracetiming.com
Columbus Hungry Turkey 5k, 10k and Kids Fun Run Volunteer Photo With Giant Inflatable Turkey
Columbus Hungry Turkey Trot Runners Walkers Participants 5k 10k
Family Tradition Columbus Turkey Trot 5k, 10k and Kids Run Participants Registrants
Columbus Hungry Turkey Trot Start Line - Chip Timed Race By USA Race Timing & Event Management - Columbus, Ohio Race Timing - 5k 10k Half Marathon

Event Charity:
A portion of the race proceeds will benefit the Humane Society of Delaware County (HSDC). The HSDC is a private 501(c)(3) non-profit organization serving people and their pets since 1972. They Annually adopt over 1200 homeless animals. in alignment with their core philosophy of helping unwanted animals in their community, the HSDC medical clinic performed 1933 spay/neuter surgeries. The HSDC strives to ensure the best possible treatment, care and placement of animals in need.

Packet Pick-up and Race Day Registration:
Early packet pickup is strongly recommended and will be on Friday, November 24 at the following location from 3:30pm-6:00pm:

Road Runner Sports
535 Lakeview Plaza Blvd
Worthington, OH 43085

Race day packet pickup will be on Saturday, November 25, 2023 (race day morning) behind COSI starting at 8:15am.

Genoa Park
333 W Broad St.
Columbus, OH 43215

Race Start Times:
The Kids Fun Run will start first at 9:00am and at 9:15am the 5k & 10k participants will begin.

Kids Fun Run - 9:00am
5k & 10k - 9:15am

Course Details:
Every race will start and finish at the exact same line behind COSI at Genoa Park on the paved trail. See below for course maps:

Columbus Hungry Turkey 10K & 5K Course Map

Columbus Hungry Turkey 10K & 5K Course Map

Kids FUN Run: 100 meter dash ending at the start/finish line for the 5k/10k race.

We are hoping to add in a 15k to the race this year however registration for the 15k will not open until we have city approval on the route. https://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/5751204190

Everyone in the 5k and 10k will receive a finishers medal.

Age groups are as follows for both the 5k and 10k and results will be posted with age groups but there will not be an awards ceremony that way everyone can leave after the race to get ready for the big game!

9 & under, 10-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80-84, 85-89 & 90+

All Kids Dash participants will receive their choice of a sweet treat!

Parking Information:
Parking will be available in the Northwest Parking Lot and the parking lots by COSI. These lots are operated by a third party parking lot company and are not associated with the race organizers.

COSI Parking Garage
52 Belle St.
Columbus, OH 43215

Additional Information:
This is a dog friendly event. We will have a bowl for dogs setup at the water stations and at the finish line!

We do allow strollers at this event.

Headphones/iPod/mp3 devices are allowed, though are strongly not recommended. It is the participant’s responsibility to make sure that they do not impair their ability to hear and detect present or potential hazards and dangers.

If at any time you are in need of assistance throughout the run please notify an aid station volunteer, police officer or course marshall.

Anyone who wants to start the race after the main group has begun the run is more than welcome to and your time will still be accurate.

Virtual Racers:
Virtual racers will receive a long sleeve shirt or hoodie, race bib and finishers medal.

Anyone who plans to participate in the 5k, 10k and/or half marathon virtually will have until December 31 to enter their times online. If you do not wish to enter your time online that is ok as it is not required.

When registering please indicate whether you will pickup your packet in person or if you would like it mailed to you.

For more information on the event:
Email: usaracetiming@gmail.com
Call: 937-TIMING-4      (937) 846-4644
If you would like to volunteer to help with the races:    Please Click Here!