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Cedar Falls Turkey Trot 5K and Fun Run

November 25

Gather your flock and join us for a Thanksgiving Day tradition in Cedar Falls presented by Threshold Pace Timing and Life Expressions Photography and Photo Booths. Threshold Pace Timing is encouraging fitness and family on this holiday with a low registration cost and a discounted price for families of 4 and up. Early registration is $23 for the 5K! Save even more when signing up the entire family. RACE ROUTE: This 5K Turkey Trot will begin on the South side of Big Woods and take you off the beaten path through the prairie grass and around the lake. Watch out for hay bales along the route, you can crawl over them or jump. Keep your eyes open for a turkey at the end. A few lucky participants may find a turkey and can carry it across the finish line and home for the holiday. REGISTRATION: There is a registration option for “Turkey’s” of all ages including a Kids Dash for 10 and under, a 1-Mile and a chip-timed 5K Run/Walk. The 5K and 1-Mile registration include a shirt and a discounted option for no shirt. The $5 Kids Dash includes a bib, post race food and you can add on a shirt for an additional $10. Registration deadline to be guaranteed a shirt is November 11th. Strollers and dogs are welcome. SCHEDULE: Early Packet Pick-up: Wednesday, November 24th, 12-6 The Runners Flat, 120 Main Street, Cedar Falls Race Day 7:00-8:15 Packet Pick up and Day of Registration 8:15 Kids Dash 8:30 5K and 1 mile and 1.75 walk 9:30 Awards 10:00 Nap AWARDS: There will be awards for the 5K race for 6 age groups and overall male and female. POST RACE: Each registered participant can enjoy a mini pie from Try Pie after the race. Try Pie is a non-profit youth ministry and development program that engages teen girls and empowers them in life and leadership skills through meaningful work. Finish line photos will be taken and made available at no cost courtesy of Life Expressions by Chastity Photography. Don’t miss getting your pictures taken with the overstuffed turkey at the finish line! Don’t want to run but want to be part of the fun? Sign up to be a volunteer! Volunteer link coming soon or message for details.

Big Woods Lake Recreation Area, Cedar Falls
1501 E Lake St, Cedar Falls


November 25