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A RUNNING TRADITION 15 YEARS STRONG!



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, 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 you, your family and friends! 


YOU CAN STILL REGISTER ON EVENT DAY!
Registrations opens at 7:30 a.m.


The Turkey Day 5K is a rain or shine event. Race registrations are non-refundable and non-transferable. 

Registration fees

Jenny/Jake Closed

Ages 13 & up; includes a premium unisex, long-sleeve, poly rich blend t-shirt.

    1. $30.00
      Jun 21 - Aug 31
    2. $35.00
      Sep 1 - Sep 30
    3. $40.00
      Oct 1 - Nov 8
    4. $47.00
      Nov 9 - Nov 19

Flock of Four: Two adults and Two Children (12 years & under) Closed

2 Adults and 2 Children (12 years and under) ONLY. Includes four premium unisex, long-sleeve, poly rich blend t-shirt . ****You must register all four members in your family consecutively to receive the four-pack discount. Please select "Add Another Participant" after you register yourself. Continue registering the remaining participants before purchasing any other registrations. Don't worry if it appears that you are being charged $85.00 per person; your discount will be reflected at checkout.****

    1. $85.00
      Jun 21 - Aug 31
    2. $95.00
      Sep 1 - Sep 30
    3. $110.00
      Oct 1 - Nov 8
    4. $135.00
      Nov 9 - Nov 19

Little Chicks Closed

Ages 6 -12; includes a premium unisex, long-sleeve, poly rich blend t-shirt.

    1. $20.00
      Jun 21 - Sep 30
    2. $25.00
      Oct 1 - Nov 8
    3. $30.00
      Nov 9 - Nov 19

Hatchlings Closed

FREE - 5 & under. Shirt not included. Youth shirts are available for $10.

Douglas County Fallen Officer Fund

This year The Chamber of Commerce of Highlands Ranch is proud to support the Douglas County Fallen Officer Fund. Your race registrations and donations benefit members who are seriously injured in the line of duty, or their families if killed in the line of duty.

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EARLY BIB & SHIRT PICK UP

Turkey Day 5K is pleased to offer early bib & shirt pick up again in 2018! 

You must register by noon on Friday, November 16th to be eligible for early bib & shirt pick up. If you register after noon on Friday, November 16th, you will receive your items race day. 

Early bib & shirt pick up will take place on Monday, November 19th and Tuesday, November 20th. 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. 

COMMEMORATIVE MERCHANDISE

Back by popular demand, TD5K hats and hoodie! Be sure to get yours at registration checkout.

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WE WADDLE RAIN OR SHINE

Race registrations are non-refundable and non-transferable. We know that life happens and plans can change. However, pre-event costs mandate this uniform policy. And, it is the only way we can all play fair with our action figures. Be sure to have a buddy swing by your packet pick-up location to receive your spiffy shirt!

SPONSOR THE TD5K

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 22 7:30 AM MST - Day of Event Registration Opens

  • November 22 7:30 AM MST - Bib & Shirt Pick Up Open

  • November 22 7:30 AM MST - Vendor Village Opens

  • November 22 9:00 AM MST - RACE BEGINS

  • November 22 9:00 AM MST - Douglas County Fallen Officer Fund Breakfast Begins

  • November 22 9:00 AM MST - Beer Garden Opens

Contact Information

Event Location

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

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