Sports and recreation

WMU Turkey Trot

Posted by Mike Berdowski for University Recreation

The annual WMU Turkey Trot is back for 2021! You can either run the race in person on Nov. 20 or virtually between Nov. 20-27. We have three registration options for you and your family. You can just run the race for $15, you can run the race and get a long sleeve t-shirt for $20, or you can get all of the SWAG for $25.

Those who participate in the virtual race will have the option to have their items shipped to them (participants will pay the shipping fee) or pick up your shirt and medal at our Packet Pick-Up on Nov. 19.

Regardless of what race option you choose, you can pick up your SWAG at our Packet Pick-Up. Our Packet Pick-Up will be on Nov. 19 from 4 to 7 p.m.

Online registration will end on Nov. 17, 11:59 p.m. EST. Those who register by Nov. 1st to guaranteed their shirt size! Any registrations submitted after Nov. 2nd will not be guaranteed their shirt size. We will also have a day of registration for both race options available until Nov. 20 at 8:15 a.m.

Back for the 2021 in-person race will be the awards ceremony. We will have awards for the Overall top male and female in each of the run and walk categories, as well as an award for the best costume!

Long sleeve t-shirts options are available in adult sizes from S to XXXL for our race. Long sleeve t-shirt sizes of XXL and XXXL have an additional $1 fee.

If you have any questions please contact the Race Director Mike Berdowski at or 269-387-3115.

Date: Saturday, November 20, 2021
Time: 8:30am to 11:30am
Location: Indoor Tennis Courts Student Recreation Center
1903 W. Michigan Ave
Kalamazoo MI 49008 US
Contact: Mike Berdowski
Email for more information