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.


Registration Information

Register today to take advantage of discounted race prices. Prices increase on Monday, Nov. 4

  • $30 5K (Free for CATCH students)
  • $35 10K
  • $5 Kids Fun Run (age 5 and under)

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

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

Registrations are nontransferable, and fees are nonrefundable.


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Newaygo County athletes: join us for these three holiday races in 2019!

  • Trick-or-Trot, Camp Newaygo
  • Tamarac Turkey Trot
  • Saint Nick Kick, River Country Chamber of Commerce

Save $15 and get a limited-edition Holiday Hustle shirt when you register for this three-race special. Space is limited to the first 75 people signed up. Participants will also receive a Tamarac Turkey Trot long-sleeve, technical shirt at Turkey Trot check-in as well as the registration incentives associated with the other two events in the Holiday Hustle.


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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 

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

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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