EARN YOUR TURKEY

4 MILE RUN / 2 MILE WALK / KIDS RACE

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Race day is Thanksgiving Day

Thursday Nov. 25th 2021

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Since 1982, Runner's Corner & the Orem Fitness Center have sponsored the most prize-laden Thanksgiving Day Run/Walk in Utah. For a modest entry fee, participants receive a T-shirt, great post-race food, an excellent opportunity to win turkeys and pies, and guilt free feasting the rest of the day!

Early Bird Pricing

  • $7 - Kids Race/2-mile Walk without shirt

  • $18 - 4 Mile Race without shirt

  • Add $10 for a long sleeve shirt

Price Increase 09/15/2021

  • $9 - Kids Race/2-mile Walk without shirt

  • $19 - 4 Mile Race without shirt

  • Add $10 for a long sleeve shirt

Price Increase 11/01/2021

  • $12 - Kids Race/2-mile Walk without shirt

  • $22 - 4 Mile Race without shirt

  • Add $10 for a long sleeve shirt

Price Increase 11/15/2021

  • $15 - Kids Race/2-mile Walk without shirt

  • $25 - 4 Mile Race without shirt

  • Add $10 for a long sleeve shirt

Online Registration Ends 11/22/2021

Day of Registration

  • $35 - Kids Race/2-mile Walk without shirt

  • $40 - 4 Mile Race without shirt

  

Start Times:

 - 8:00 am - 4 mile run & 2 mile health walk

 - 9:00 am - Kids races

                     0-2 yrs old - 100m

                     3-4 yrs old - 1/4 mile

                     5-8 yrs old - 1/2 mile

                     9-12 yrs old - 1 mile

 

Packet Pick-up:

 - 3pm - 7pm Wednesday Nov. 24th 2021 @ Runner's Corner (835 S 700 E, Orem)

 - 7am - 7:45am Thursday Nov. 25th 2021 @ pavilion near starting line

Race Location:

 - Orem Community Park - 581 W 165 S, Orem

 

Race Course Maps: 

 - Virtual map of the 4 mile race                       

 

 - The 2 mile walk/FUN RUN is the same start and finish but with just 1 lap instead of 2 laps.

Race Bible:

Inquiries can be sent to earnyourturkeyrun@gmail.com

 

The 2021 Earn Your Turkey is currently planning on holding this event in person, although, that may be subject to change. More information TBA. There will be no refunds, but deferral fees will be waived for the 2022 race.

Participants did not have access to MVHS or Orem Rec Center facilities for the 2020 race and has yet to receive approval for 2021.  Please dress warm and plan ahead if necessary.  More information on facility access will be sent out via email.

There will be NO AWARDS CEREMONY held at the race. The top 3 men and top 3 women will receive their turkeys at the finish line. Earn Your Turkey will have other prizes and turkeys available for pick up at the race site as results come in.

 

Safety precautions will be taken at packet pick up and on race day.

4 Mile Race Awards:

 - Turkeys to all Division winners in 4 mile.

 - Pies to all 2nd place division winners in 4 mile & kids races.

 - Top 3 overall Male & Female in the 4 mile race receive turkeys.

- Turkeys will be placed along the course to carry to the finish line and the remaining turkeys are raffled at the end of the race.

- 2 mile health walk is a FUN RUN! It is not chip timed and there are no awards.

Kids Races Awards:

 - The 1st and 2nd place boy and girl in every age category race will get a prize (turkey, pie). Finisher ribbons will be given to the rest of the participants.

- Kids races will not have official results or timing in efforts to simplify this fun run on a family holiday!

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