2022 Turkey Trots That Will Build Up Your Appetite

As runners grew in demand, so did the number of turkey trots. Throughout the years, competitors began to dress up at these fun runs to add a little holiday spirit to the day. Runners have been spotted in everything from turkey costumes and superhero gear to banana suits, and the trend continues to grow. 

13th Annual Turkey Day 5K
Thursday, November 24, 8:00 am
Fort Mellon Park, Sanford, Florida
$25 to $30

The 13th Annual Turkey Day 5K is the family friendly event you won’t want to miss. This race will benefit the Christian Sharing Center Food Panty. PLEASE remember to bring a non-perishable food item the day of the event for food collection.

Avalon Park Turkey Trot 5k
Thursday, November 24, 8:00 am
Avalon Park, Florida
$10 to $30

Get your morning off to a healthy start with a 5k through beautiful Avalon Park. Proceeds from this race will benefit programs and services that enable Avalon Park Foundation to protect stable neighborhoods and community organizations, as well as support underprivileged communities in Avalon Park and the surrounding neighborhoods in the area.

AdventHealth Groveland Turkey Trot 5K & 10K
Thursday, November 24, 7:30 am
Groveland, Florida
$38 to $47

Join local runners and walkers for the 3rd annual AdventHealth Groveland Turkey Trot 5K & 10k. Enjoy the view from some of Groveland’s most beautiful hills on the Wilson Lake Parkway trail. All participants will receive a chip-timed bib, a race shirt, a finisher’s medal, as well as a post-race snack and beverage.

Florida Turkey Trot at Oviedo Mall
Thursday, November 24, 8:00 am
Oviedo, Florida
Free to $35

This event is jam packed with activities for the whole family. Enjoy many local vendors, music with DJ CJ, live performances and much more.  All participants will receive a custom finisher medal and t-shirt or Jacket. 

Golden Triangle YMCA Turkey Trot 5K
Thursday, November 24, 8:00 am
Tavares, Florida

Begin your holiday in a healthier way with family and friends at the YMCA! Whether you’re a casual jogger or a lifelong runner, you’re welcome to participate and help support the Golden Triangle YMCA and our Annual Support Campaign.

Track Shack Seniors First Turkey Trot 5k
Thursday, November 24, 8:00 am
Orlando, Florida
$33 to $43

A cool 33 years later and this Thanksgiving tradition is still going strong. Join us at beautiful Lake Eola bright and early Thanksgiving morning and burn some calories before you indulge! Participate as runners, joggers and walkers, and make sure to dress in full costumes or Thanksgiving-themed hats. This morning of fun raises money for Meals on Wheels and other programs that support seniors in our community.


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