Annual WMU Turkey Trot 5K

  • Participants running the Turkey Trot race on the course
  • Turkey Trot race director in front of the runners outside at start of race
  • Maddie doing a Zumba warm up on a stage with the crowd before Turkey Trot starts
  • Aerial shot of all Turkey Trot participants taken from the balcony above at the Student Recreation Center
  • Turkey Trot participants dressed up in Turkey Trot shirts, tutus and baby in a stroller

 

Virtual race for 2020 - Run your own race anywhere between November 21 and 28!

New for 2020 - 10K Virtual Race!

Event Location

  • Anywhere, U.S.A.

About This Event

  • The WMU Turkey Trot has gone virtual.  You can run your race anywhere (your neighborhood, local park, trail or even a treadmill).  Once you have completed the race, post your times at this link: 
https://runsignup.com/Race/Results/23080 
  • Three options for registration - 
    • Just the Race (no shirt, no medal) - $15
    • Just the Shirt (no medal) - $22.50
    • All the Swag (shirt and medal) - $25
  • Runners 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.
  • Virtual Race begins Saturday, November 21.

Packet Pickup Times

  • Participants that choose the packet pick-up option will be able to pick up their items on Wednesday, November 18 from 2 to 7 p.m. or Thursday November 19 from 2 to 7 p.m.
  • Dates and times are subject to change.
  • The packet pick-up will be in the WMU Student Recreation Center - Indoor Tennis Courts.

Online Registration

  • Online - Deadline Nov. 20, 11:59 p.m. EST 
    • Register by Nov. 8 to pick up your race gear at Packet Pick-Up.
    • Any registrations submitted after Nov. 8 will not be able to utilize packet pick-up.
  • Three options for registration:
    • Just the Race (no shirt, no medal) - $15
    • Just the Shirt (no medal) - $22.50
    • All the Swag (shirt and medal) - $25
    • Options will be completed during the registration process
  • Runners who register by Nov. 8 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.

Mail-In Registration
No mail-in registrations - Online registrations only for 2020.

In-Person Registration
No In-Person Registrations - Online registrations only for 2020.

Awards
No awards for 2020.

Long Sleeve T-Shirts and Medals for Participants

  • All participants who register for the Turkey Trot by Nov. 8 will have the option to pick up their shirt at our Packet Pick-Up on Nov. 18 or 19.
  • Long sleeve t-shirts options are available in adult sizes from S to XXXL.
    • Long sleeve t-shirt sizes of XXL and XXXL have an additional $1 fee.

 

If you have questions about the race, please contact the Race Director, Mike Berdowski, at michael.t.berdowski@wmich.edu or (269)387-3765.