BakerRipley Houston Turkey TrotFrequently Asked Questions

The 2020 BakerRipley Houston Trot will be virtual. We will not have a live event in the Galleria this year. You can still register for the 10K, 5K, or Kid’s Run and submit your times to have bragging rights to your friends and family. No age category awards will be distributed this year.


Have a question about the BakerRipley Houston Turkey Trot? Need an answer about your registration, event schedule, or sponsorship? You’ll find all of the Turkey Trot information you need in our frequently asked questions (FAQs).

General Race Day Questions
How do I get my race packet for the virtual race?
We will mail your packet to you. Please make sure your mailing address is updated in RunSignup.
Will you give out awards for age categories this year?
Since we will not have an official timer timing every person on the same system, we will not be giving out age group finisher awards this year.

How do I submit my time this year?
We will be using RaceJoy which among many other cool features, allows you to submit your time for your event. We will have more details on this soon.
Is the Houston Turkey Trot USATF-certified?
Is there a time limit to finish?
Since everyone will be running their own courses this year, the Turkey Trot is not USATF certified for 2020.
I just found out I can’t attend the race. Do you give refunds for registration?
If you can’t participate in the BakerRipley Houston Turkey Trot, we will consider your race fee a donation to BakerRipley. No refunds will be issued.
What if it rains? Will you still have the Houston Turkey Trot?
Yes. Since we are giving you a 7-day window to complete the run and submit your time, you will have plenty of opportunities to complete your registered distance.
Registration and Packet Pickup Info
How do I register for the Houston Turkey Trot?
What is the cost of registering for the Houston Turkey Trot?
Where and When is Packet Pickup?

Packet Pickup will not happen this year. We will be mailing your packet directly to you. Please make sure your shipping address is up to date in your RunSignup account.

Who does the Houston Turkey Trot support?
BakerRipley. By supporting the Houston Turkey Trot, you impact the lives of nearly 600,000 people BakerRipley serves each year. To learn more about BakerRipley click here.
What portion of my entry fee is tax-deductible?
Race registration fees are not tax-deductible. However, donations are fully tax-deductible.
If I miss the Houston Turkey Trot, will you mail me my t-shirt and medal?
Neither t-shirts nor medals can be mailed.