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Event Description

Warm up your Thanksgiving appetite with the Turkey Day Run Minneapolis! Since 1989, the Turkey Day Run has brought family and friends together to start the day in a healthy way. Join runners, joggers and walkers for a morning of fun.

The Largest Colony Contest
Walkers, speedsters and strollers alike, gather the whole family and come on out to our Turkey Day Run. While registering for the race, be sure to write the “family name” you’ll be affiliated with to participate in the contest. The family with the most registrants will win a $50 gift card to Cowboy Jacks!


Register for the 2016 Turkey Day Run Minneapolis and receive the following:

  • Exclusive race shirt
  • Hot coffee, cider, and chocolate
  • Family Carnival with Turkey Bowling
  • $5 Kids Care


Sign up online at any time before race morning and receive special perks for registering early.

In person
Register in one of our nine partner retail locations. Walk right in, sign up and receive your race number, limited edition T-shirt and same-day store discount. Visit the Schedule page for packet pickup details.

REI will only be taking registration one day this year, view the schedule for dates and times. All participants who pick up at REI will also be entered to win a $300 REI gift card and will receive a 20% off one regular price REI brand item coupon.

Race day 
You can even sign up the morning of the race. Race-day registration will be offered between 6 a.m. and 7:15 a.m. at the Target Center.


Category December 16 – March 10
Timed Adult $34
Non-Timed Adult $30
Youth (17 & under) $20
Kids Care (Ages 3-8) $5
Category March 11 – October 1
Timed Adult $39
Non-Timed Adult $35
Youth (17 & under) $20
Kids Care (Ages 3-8) $5
Category October 2 – November 23
Timed Adult $44
Non-Timed Adult $40
Youth (17 & under) $20
Kids Care (Ages 3-8) $5
Category November 24 (Race Day)
Timed Adult $49
Non-Timed Adult $45
Youth (17 & under) $25
Kids Care (Ages 3-8) $5

Life Time members receive a $5 discount just by entering your member number during registration. Life Time members can also redeem your LT BUCK$ to register.

Top Age Group Discount
To receive our Top Age Group Discount (60+ years old), please email a photo of your photo ID to We will email you a $5 off code to use during registration.

PLEASE NOTE: All participants that signed up during our registrant blitz will receive free timing.

Registration Changes

Distance Change
Need to change your race distance? Click here to go to your Chronotrack registration and select “Change Race” to choose a new distance. All changes must be done two weeks prior to the event.

Only participants that signed up for the Registration Refund option during registration can qualify for a refund. If you would like to defer your entry to next year, please login to your Chronotrack account and select “Change Race.”

Registration Refund

Good news! Life Time participates in the optional Registration Refund Plan administered by Stonebridge Benefit Services, Inc., a Transamerica Company.

If you choose the Registration Refund option at time of registration, you could receive a full refund of the registration fees you paid if you are unable to participate due to the following reason:

  • Personal injury or unforeseen illness
  • Family member injury or illness
  • Involuntary job loss
  • Loss of Life
  • Unexpected covered travel delays
  • Pregnancy
  • Childbirth or adoption
  • Family member childbirth
  • Active military duty or deployment
  • Permanent job relocation

Please note: A Qualified Medical Practitioner must certify illness, injury or pregnancy refund requests.

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