About The RaceHouston Turkey Trot

By registering for the Houston Turkey Trot, you are supporting more than half a million men,
women, children and seniors who want nothing more than a better life.

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Houston Turkey Trot 2018 will include three separate races In the Uptown Galleria area designed to appeal to runners of all ages and experience levels. Our competitive, timed events are sanctioned by USA Track & Field. Timed winners will be awarded awards based on event and age category. By running you’ll be supporting BakerRipley’s goal to connect and empower Houston, neighborhood by neighborhood.

Date

Thursday
11.22.18

Time

First race starts
at 7:30 a.m.

Distance

10K / 5K
Kids Run (1K)

Race Types

Racers will compete over 6.2 miles of Houston’s scenic Uptown Galleria neighborhood with ample distance to truly test their physical limits. As such, we recommend this race for runners who are very confident about their fitness levels.

  • 6.2 miles
  • Race starts @ 7:30 a.m.
  • All participants receive a medal
  • Awards will be given to top performers per age category

At 3.1 miles, this race offers a hearty challenge for beginners and an opportunity for experienced runners to test their speed against others. It’s the perfect choice for families and groups of friends with mixed skill levels who want to run together.

  • 3.1 miles
  • Race starts @ 8:00 a.m.
  • All participants receive a medal
  • Awards will be given to top performers per age catgory

This race across the Uptown Galleria neighborhood is the perfect way to introduce kids to the joy of running. Children 12 and under, along with a parent if desired, can get their first taste of running on this fun, quick course. There are no timed entries for this fun run.

  • Around 1K
  • Race starts @ 9:00 a.m.
  • Suitable for children 12 and under
  • All participants receive a medal

Enjoy the Metro by T-Mobile post-race party, sampling for individuals 21 and over provided by Tecate Light, food provided by Kroger, and a fun Kid’s Zone.

Last Year

By registering for the Houston Turkey Trot, you are supporting more than half a million men, women, children and seniors who want nothing more than a better life. Even though Hurricane Harvey had a huge impact on our city, Houstonians banded together and proved that no storm is big enough to crush our spirits. More than 12,000 people showed up on Thanksgiving morning to celebrate 25 Years of Trot.

Thank you for being a part of the 2017 Houston Turkey Trot. We really appreciate your resiliency and dedication to this event and to BakerRipley.

Our sponsors help us to serve more than half a million people and keep this region a welcoming place of opportunity where everyone can Earn, Learn, and Belong.