Registration open for Turkey Trot 5K run, walk

Contact: Jeanne Baron

Brown and gold WMU Turkey Trot logo showing a turkey wearing a gold headband.KALAMAZOO, Mich.—Western Michigan University will hold its annual Turkey Trot 5K run and walk at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 18, at the Student Recreation Center.

The event, which is open to the public, winds through the WMU campus and is the oldest race in southwest Michigan.

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Packet pickup and late registration will take place from 4 to 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 17, and 7 to 8 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 18, in the Student Recreation Center's indoor tennis courts.

Participants will receive a long-sleeve race T-shirt, with the size guaranteed for those who register prior to race day. A new feature this year is a finisher medal for participants.

The cost is $22 for those who pre-register and $30 for those who register Nov. 17-18. The pre-registration deadline is noon Monday, Nov. 13, if registering in person at the Student Recreation Center's intramural office. Mail-in pre-registrations must be postmarked by Nov. 13, and online registration ends at 11:59 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 16.

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