Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot


It’s a Flint Thanksgiving Day tradition! Put on your running shoes and join in on the fun at the 63nd Annual Flint Turkey Trot at Mott Park on Thursday, November 28. The race is the oldest, consecutively run footrace in Michigan and attracts over 500 participants every year. The event features a 1-Mile and 2-Mile race for youngsters and a 3-Mile main event. Proceeds go to support the YMCA Summer Camp Program as well as Whaley Children’s Center. The event is hosted by Bauman’s Running/ Walking Shop. Runners/trotters receive medals for finishing the race, as well as pies to age group winners to enjoy with their holiday meals!


Mott Park Recreation Area (Old Mott Park Golf Course)



  • 13 and Under 1 mile
  • 13 and Under/15 and Under 2-Mile


  • 17 and Under 3-Mile
  • 18 and Over 3-Mile


Day of the race:

  • $20 – Adult
  • $5 – 17 & Under


  • Adult (18-plus) $15 with shirt and award
  • 17 & under $5 with shirt and award
  • All ages welcome: No bikes, No dogs! If you can’t afford entry, come anyway and race for free!

Packet Pickup and registration

Nov. 20 – Nov. 21
10am-6pm at Bauman’s.


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