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Annual Turkey Day 5K

A Running Tradition 16 Years Strong!

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The Turkey Day 5k is a South Metro Denver tradition. Held annually on Thanksgiving morning, this event signals the start of the holiday season. Starting and ending near Shea Stadium in Highlands Ranch, this Family Friendly 5k Run/Walk and Thanksgiving go hand in hand. Our fun course serves runners and walkers of all levels. Baby strollers and canine buddies are all welcome, making this a great event for you, your family and friends!

Date:          Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 28, 2019

Time:         Race begins 9 am
Check-in/Registration opens at 7:30 am

Location:   Shea Staduim: 3270 Redstone Park Cir, Highlands Ranch, CO 80129 

Post Race Events:

  • Free Pancake Breakfast (suggested donation of $5 or more to benefit the Douglas County Fallen Officer Fund)
  • Free coffee and hot chocolate
  • Free Beer Garden
  • Vendor Village
  • Music
  • Awards
  • and more!

Douglas County Fallen Officer FundPrizes are awarded for the 1st, 2nd, & 3rd place male/female finishers in each age category, as well as the top three overall male/female.

The Chamber of Northwest Douglas County is proud to support the Douglas County Fallen Officer Fund this year. The purpose of the Fallen Officer Fund is to provide assistance to Douglas County Sheriff’s Office members who are killed or seriously injured in the line of duty.

Shirts & Medals

If you decided to stay home with your flock and not attend the Turkey Day 5k, shirts can be picked up at the Runners Roost in Lone Tree.

If you place 1st, 2nd or 3rd in your age division and did not receive your medal, it can also be picked up at the Runners Roost in Lone Tree.

Runners Roost
9994 COMMONS ST., STE. 230

Participants will receive an email when photos are available. Click here to see photos!

These photos are available for download - FREE - thanks to our sponsor, Modern Woodmen of America!

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Thank You to Our Generous Sponsors!

Panorama Orthopedics & Spine Center

Platinum Sponsors

Gold Sponsors

Chuck & Don's Pet Food & Supplies

Ent Credit Union

FirstBank of Littleton

Highlands Ranch Community Association

Impact Commercial Real Estate

Inngi Float

Manic Training

M4 Roofing & Gutters

ROX Lifestyle Magazine

Schomp Automotive