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Turkey Trot
Turkey Trot 5k Trail Race and 3k Run/walk
Sunday, Nov. 10, 2019

Pre-registration by noon Friday,
November 8, 2019

West Thompson Dam
Thompson, CT

Runners!   Walkers!   Virtual Walkers!   Teams! 

New for 2019: Kids' Fun Run
1/4 miles run
9:30 start 
All participants receive a ribbon and race bib
This is for children ages 11 and under.
Parent participation suggested for children under 5 years old. 

Join us for Thompson's annual cross country run or walk.  Bring your family, friends co-workers, form a team and participate
in this fun event.  

COSTUMES WELCOME!!  Come with a crazy getup or serious and ready to compete! Either way it's sure to be a fun day! 

To register for the 5K Trail race, you must register on
To register for the 3K run/walk, proceed to registration below.

Net proceeds to benefit Thompson’s trails, parks & playgrounds, and TEEG Food Bank.


General Information
  • Sunday Nov. 10, 2019 Rain or shine
  • 8:30 a.m. Registration/Check-in begins
  • 10:00 a.m. 5K Trail Race and 3K Walk start-time. To register for 5K Trail Race, go to
  • Age Groups - 12 yrs and under, 13-18, 19-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60+
  • Children 12 & under walk for free. WALKERS ONLY. IF CHILD IS RUNNING 5K Chip-timed race, REGISTRATION FEE IS REQUIRED. Must be accompanied by an adult
  • Children 12 & under who are walking and wish to purchase a T-shirt, need to register and pay the $25 registration fee.

Registration Info
  • IN OFFICE: Early Bird Registration fee is $25 (includes wicking t-shirt) through October 25, 2019 at 2pm. Registrations taken after this point will not include t-shirt
  • ONLINE: Early Bird Registration will continue to be open online until midnight of October 25, 2019 to include t-shirt. Registrations taken after this point will not include t-shirt.
  • Registrations will be accepted online and in office on and until Friday at 12:00 noon, November 8, 2019. After this time, you may register only at the event on Nov. 10 at the pavilion at the West Thompson Lake Overlook Shelter.
  • Registration opens on race day at 8:30 a.m.

  • Award to the first male and female runners overall
  • Awards to top three male and female in each age category
  • Recognition to the walking group with most members
  • Team Race Award: first 5 score, any gender (you must complete team sheets prior to the start of the race)

The race/walk is held at West Thompson Lake Overlook Shelter in Thompson, CT
Directions: From north or south, Route 395, exit 50, turn onto Rte. 200 East. Follow to stop sign. Turn right onto route 193. At stop light continue straight onto West Thompson Road. Go over the dam. Thompson Dam Overlook Shelter gate will be 1st right after the Army Corps garage parking lot. Shelter gate will be 1st right after the Army Corps garage parking lot

* Adjustments and discounts will be applied during checkout if applicable. *

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