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 as long as you live in the contiguous United States. Please make sure your shipping address is updated in RunSignup.

How do I submit my time this year, or get my bib number?
We will be using RaceJoy and RunSignup which among many other cool features, allows you to submit your time for your event. Please click on the following links for answers to your questions.
How to view your digital race bib and bib number?
How to submit your time through RunSignup?
How to use the RaceJoy app for your race?

Is the Houston Turkey Trot USATF-certified?
Since everyone will be running their own courses this year, the Turkey Trot is not USATF certified for 2020.
Is there a time limit to finish?
Not in 2020. Take as long as you want!
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.
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.

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. We can only mail to the contiguous United States. We cannot ship to HI AK or internationally. Please make sure your shipping address is up to date in your RunSignup account. If you register after November 8, your packet will be sent to you after Thanksgiving.

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?
We will mail your participant shirt and medals to the contiguous United States in 2020 only. We cannot ship to HI, AK, or internationally. If you register after November 8, your packet will be sent to you after Thanksgiving.