Tamarac Turkey Trot

2019 Tamarac Turkey Trot

Run. Jog. Walk.

Thursday, November 28, 2019

Staggered Start: 8 a.m.

Kids Fun Run: 9 a.m.

Fremont, MI

Move your feet before you eat. Now in its ninth year, Turkey Trot has something for everyone.

  • 5K and 10K chip-time road races
  • Untimed 5K walk
  • Untimed Kids Fun Run (inside)


The race starts and ends at Tamarac and will feature a staggered start with 10K and 5K runners crossing the starting line first. Age group winners (first place) and top overall finishers receive prizes.


Newaygo County elementary school students (ages 5 to 12) can participate in the 2019 Tamarac Turkey Trot 5K walk or run for FREE. This partnership with CATCH is part of our commitment to helping families be healthy and active.  All CATCH students must be registered with a parent or legal guardian who will supervise them on the course.




  • Overall and Masters Male/Female for 5K Run and 10K Run
  • Age Group Male/Female 5K Run and 10K Run  Winners:
    • 5K Run: 12 and under, 13 to 18, 19 to 24, 25 to 29, 30 to 34, 35 to 39, 40 to 44, 45 to 49, 50 to 54, 55 to 59, 60 to 64, 65 to 69, 70+
    • 10K Run: 12 and under, 13 to 19, 20 to 29, 30 to 39, 40 to 49, 50 to 59, 60 to 69, 70+
  • Finisher pins given to all participates that finish the course!


2019 race shirts are Expert Performance brand 

Registration Information

Register today for the best race of the year!

  • $40 5K
  • $45 10K
  • $10 Kids Fun Run

Late registration will be available on Wednesday, November 27 and on race day, Thursday, November 28 during bib and t-shirt pick up.

Registrations are nontransferable, and fees are nonrefundable.

Register Now


We have a variety of sponsorship options available for the 2019 Tamarac Turkey Trot. If you’re interested in sponsoring Turkey Trot, please contact Loretta Towne at 231.924.3681 or at loretta.towne@spectrumhealth.org.


Sponsor Levels and Benefits 

2019 Sponsor Letter 

Thank you to our 2019 Turkey Trot Sponsors!

Feast Sponsors:

Nestle Gerber Log o

Turkey Sponsors:

Bruce’s Glass Shop LLC

Dewey Builders, Inc.

Powergraphics and Silk Screening

Newaygo County EMS Logo

Stuffing Sponsors:

BeHealthy InBody Coaching, LLC

Gerber Federal Credit Union

The Harrington Inn

Hi-Lites Graphics, Inc./Hi-Lites Shoppers Guide

Mashed Potatoes Sponsors:

Nieboer Electric, Inc.

Peterson Farms

Transcendental Meditation Program

Meleah Mariani and Mark Fisher

Gravy Sponsors:

Anderson Digging & Septic

Geers Family Chiropractic LLC

Rick’s Trucking & Excavating, LLC

Walgreens of Fremont

Walmart of Fremont

Contact Us

Faye Fisher, Race Coordinator



Event Check-in/Late Registration

You may pick up your race shirt and bib, or take advantage of late registration at Tamarac on:

  • Wednesday, November 27 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Thursday, November 28 from 6:45 a.m. to 7:45 a.m.

Miscellaneous Race Notes

  • Dogs and strollers are allowed on the course
  • Weather conditions vary from year to year and Turkey Trot is an open road race, so please dress accordingly
  • In case of severe weather, event directors reserve the right to cancel the race without refunds
  • Extra shirts will be sold the week after Turkey Trot for $10
  • 10K participants: You must be at the water station for your second time at or before 9:05 a.m. for course support. Course support at Stone Road will end at 9:20 a.m.

Course Maps

5K Race Map
10 Race Map

Monday to Thursday: 5 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Friday: 5 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Saturday: 6 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Sunday: Noon to 5 p.m.


Monday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Tuesday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Wednesday: 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Thursday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Friday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Saturday and Sunday: Closed


1401 West Main Street

Fremont, MI 49412


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