The Turkey Day 5k is a South Metro Denver tradition. Held annually on Th
anksgiving morning, this event signals the start of the holiday season. Starting and ending near Shea Stadium in Highlands Ranch, experienced runners and families alike join more than 3,000 participants.

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 your, your family and friends!

NEW IN 2017! The TD5K is proud to present commemorative branded merchandise. See our selection of hoodies, hats, and youth shirts to outfit the whole family.


Each year The Chamber of Commerce of Highlands Ranch is proud to support the Colorado National Guard Foundation. Your race registrations and donations help them serve soldiers, airmen and their families who experience financial hardships and other immediate family emergencies.



You asked for it, we deliver! The beloved TD5K pardoned turkey can be yours when you purchase 2017 commemorative red or navy blue hoodies that is embroidered with our famous fowl. Plus, we offer screen printed cotton youth shirts are available for your kiddos. The whole family can be outfited for classic, fun holiday photo. 

Tip your hat to the Colorado National Guard Foundation with the purchase of a camouflage snapback hat that is embroidered with the TD5K logo. Great holiday gifts friends and family. 


Turkey Day 5K is pleased to offer early bib & shirt pick up again in 2017! 

You must register by noon on Friday, November 17th to be eligible for early bib & shirt pick up. If you register after noon on Friday, November 17th, you will receive your items race day. 

Early bib & shirt pick up will take place on Monday, November 21st and Tuesday, November 22nd. Prior to bib & shirt pick up, you will receive a detailed email with your bib number, pick up location, and hours. Stay tuned for all the juicy details. 


  • 7:30 am  Day-of-event Registration Begins
    Event prices increase from the last promoted price when you register on race day. 
    Premium long-sleeved technical shirts are not available on race day; race day registrants get a long-sleeved cotton shirt. 

  • 7:30 am  Bib & Shirt Pick Up Open

  • 7:30 am  Vendor Village Opens
    Come visit our race vendors before, during, and after the race. 

  • 9:00 am  RACE BEGINS

  • 9:00 am  Colorado National Guard Foundation Pancake Breakfast Begins
    Enjoy a hot breakfast after your run  - you earned it! For a $5.00 or more donation, the Colorado National Guard Foundation will serve you delicious pancakes and their heartfelt thanks for your support of their mission to assit soldiers, airmen and their families who experience financial hardships and other immediate family emergencies.

  • 9:00 a.m. Beer Garden Opens 
    'Nuff said.


If you are interested in sponsorship or on-site exhibiting, please contact the Highlands Ranch Chamber of Commerce at (303) 791-3500 or visit our website here.

Event Schedule

  • November 23 9:00 AM MST - Race Start

Contact Information

Event Location

Shea Stadium, 3270 Redstone Park Circle, Highlands Ranch, CO 80129, United States

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