Turkey Trot 5K Run

Event Overview

The Northfield Rotary Club sponsors and hosts an annual Turkey Trot on Thanksgiving Day beginning at 9 am (registration begins at 8 am) at the Carleton College Weitz Center. Proceeds will benefit the Northfield Rotary Youth Exchange Program and other Rotary International service projects.

This year the race will be held on November 23, 2017, at the Carleton Weitz Center. Same day registration starts at 8:00AM, and the race will start at 9:00AM.

All those who pre-register by November 9th are guaranteed a free long sleeve t-shirt for this year’s event.

Registration Options

1. If you’d like to print and mail the registration form for the Turkey Trot, a PDF of the registration form is available here. If you’d like to register as a group, family, or team, you can use this form instead.


2. If you or your loved ones won’t be in Northfield for this year’s Turkey Trot, please consider joining us as a “free range” turkey trotter. Read more details and sign up here.


3. If you would like to register electronically (either for the traditional Turkey Trot of the “free range” Turkey Trot), click this button .

Route Information

A pdf version of the route is available here.

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