Tamarac Turkey Trot

2022 Tamarac Turkey Trot

Run. Jog. Walk.

Thursday, November 24, 2022

No waves or staggered start times this year

10K Run: 8 a.m.

5K run/Walk: 8:15 a.m.

1.5 mile Fun Walk 8:15 a.m.


NEW this year! A 1.5 mile fun walk was added to listed events. See course map below.

Tamarac Turkey Trot, Fremont, MI 2022:

Move your feet before you eat. Turkey Trot has something for everyone.

  • 5K Run/Walk
  • 10K
  • 1.5 mile Fun Walk

Both 5K and 10K will be chip start. 


The race starts and ends at Tamarac. Prizes: top overall female/male winner. master’s female/male winner and 1st in age group male/female winner. All participants will receive a finisher gift at the end of the race. No age group or overall prizes for Fun Walk, finishers will receive gift. 


Age Groups 5k:

12 and under, 13-18, 19-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70 +


Age Groups 10k:

12 and under, 13-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+



Results of the race will be posted online.


2022 race shirts are A4 brand. 

Registration Information

Register today for the best race of the year!

Race registration pricing: 

June 29-October 31

  • $30 5K Run/Walk
  • $35 10K
  • $25 1.5 mile Fun Walk

November 1-November 20

  • $35 5K Run/Walk
  • $40 10K
  • $30 1.5 mile Fun Walk

November 21-Race Day

  • $40 5K Run/Walk
  • $45 10K
  • $35 1.5 mile Fun Walk

Note: Shirt size guaranteed through October 31. All participants will receive a race shirt, but size is not guaranteed for registrants after October 31. 


Registrations are nontransferable, and fees are nonrefundable.



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We have a variety of sponsorship options available for the 2022 Tamarac Turkey Trot. If you’re interested in sponsoring Turkey Trot, please contact Faye Fisher at 231.924.0528 or at faye.fisher@spectrumhealth.org

Thank you to our 2021 Turkey Trot Sponsors!

Feast Sponsors:

Nestle Gerber Log o

Turkey Sponsors:


BeHealthy Inbody

Deweys Builders

Oosting, Burt & Associates, LLP

Transcendental Meditation Program

Nieboer Electric

Stuffing Sponsors:

Gerber Federal Credit Union

O’Malley’s Pest Control

Mashed Potatoes Sponsors:

Hi-Lites Graphics

Geers Family Chiropractic LLC

Bruce’s Glass Shop

Anderson Digging & Septic

Irving Marcus Acupuncture

Gravy Sponsors:

Newaygo County EMS Logo

Contact Us

Faye Fisher, Race Coordinator



Event Check-in/Late Registration

Thank you for joining us on this Thanksgiving tradition!

Packet Pickup

  • When you pick up your packet, you will receive your shirt and bib.
    • You are responsible to check age, gender, and distance on your race registration, let our staff know of any changes.
      • All participants will receive a bib for 5k and 10k
      • Guaranteed shirt size ends October 31
    • No shirt exchange until end of race
    • Left over shirts will be sold at Tamarac
      • Tamarac does not save packets that are not picked up before the end of the race.


  • Tamarac’s building will be open for race participants to use.
  • As always strollers and dogs are welcomed.
  • Please remember this is an open course race with live traffic. Please abide by normal traffic regulations.
  • First aid station will be located at the timing tent by the finish line. Emergency services will be available throughout the course.
  • One water station will be available along the 10k route.

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 $20
  • 10K participants: You must be at the aid station for your second time at or before 9:15 a.m. for course support. Course support at Stone Road will end at 9:30 a.m.
  • Because of COVID-19, please watch your email, Facebook and website for the latest information regarding the race.

Course Maps

5K Race Map
10 Race Map

1.5 mile fun walk course


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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