Turkey Trot 2017 Race Reminders


Avoid the long lines on Thanksgiving morning and register, pick-up bibs, free sunglasses, etc. ahead of time.

-WEDNESDAY NIGHT from 7-9:00 pm

-THANKSGIVING morning from 6:30 – 7:40 am

TIMER – 3C Race Productions will be timing our race.

NO DOGS ON THE COURSE – No matter how cute, kind, and darling your dog is, the insurance we use does not allow for animals on the course. Please leave your dogs at home. Thank you!


8:00 am Thanksgiving morning. The race will start on time. We encourage you to pick-up your bib Wednesday night.

Race Day Parking

No parking on Jordan Road! We’ve gotten into some trouble for clogging Jordan Road. If the church parking lot is full, please park across the street in the new neighborhood or down the street on Pearly Lane or Burning Tree Road. We will have a van circling those streets offering rides until 7:45 am.

Race Map – To view the race course map:  www.franklinturkeytrot.org.

 Awards – Awards will be given to the top three placers in each age category. Gift certificates will be given to the best overall places.

Free T-shirts150 short-sleeved shirts were given to the first 150 participants who registered online.

Free Sunglasses – 200 sunglasses have been kindly donated again.

Free Raffle Items – We will be having a free raffle at the end of the race after the awards ceremony.

Free Breakfast – Breakfast items are available in the gym throughout the race. These items include muffins, bagels, fruit slices and beverages.

Expiration Dates – Check the expiration dates on your donations; the food pantry has to throw away ALL expired donation! Please don’t donate expired items.

Dress Warm – It looks like it will be a chilly morning!

Thank you for coming out to support the Franklin Food Pantry!

Happy Thanksgiving!