Gather Together and run for a cause

Join the Y and your family, friends, and neighbors for a morning of fun and fitness before you dig into your Thanksgiving feast!

Start your holiday in a healthier way this year with the Golden Triangle YMCA 5K Turkey Trot! Whether you’re a casual jogger or a lifelong runner, you’re invited to attend our event and help support our mission. This 5K is timed but every participant will receive a race t-shirt and participation medal.

2022 Event Info

Please check back soon for additional info regarding the 2022 Golden Triangle YMCA Turkey Trot!

Event Overview

People of all ages and fitness levels are welcome to walk or run this 5K! The Turkey Trot directly benefits the Golden Triangle YMCA and our Annual Support Campaign.

What to Expect

Race Details

  • The race will start and end at Golden Triangle Y. View a map of the route.
    • There will be no parking at the Y, but we will be using our community partner locations for parking. Please follow directional signage on the day of the event.
  • Medals will be awarded at event, but all participants will get their t-shirt and race bib at packet pickup.
    • Please note, t-shirt sizes are chosen during the online registration process. Register early to guarantee your desired size!
  • We’ll have on-site entertainment all morning at the Y!
    • Fuel up with post-race food and beverages, and sample snacks from vendors.
    • Enjoy games and family-friendly activities.
    • Enter giveaways for free prizes.
  • Strollers are approved, but please remember to start toward the back of the group. We also welcome furry friends, but require them to be kept on a leash.

Safety Plays First

Safety Procedures

The health of our participants, Y team members, and vendors is our top priority. We strongly recommend all participants to follow these procedures to ensure you remain safe while having fun:

  • Maintain physical distance of at least 3 feet between yourself or your group and other participants.
  • Consider bringing a travel-size hand sanitizer to use if you’re unable to wash your hands with soap and water.
  • Non-runners are encouraged to wear a mask.

Sponsorship Packages

If you’re unable to participate in the Golden Triange YMCA 5K Turkey Trot or you’re getting involved but still want to contribute, we invite you to consider becoming a sponsor! As a sponsor, you can cover the registration of a runner or donate directly to our Annual Support Campaign.

Presenting Sponsor

$5,000

  • Logo/sponsor name on medals and finish line banner (exclusive rights) 
  • Logo/sponsor name on YMCA website, event t-shirt, and registration flyer 
  • Event day recognition (verbal and print)
  • Opportunity to set up a table on race day 

 

Gold Sponsor

$2,500

  • Logo/sponsor name on YMCA website, event t-shirt, and registration flyer
  • Event day recognition (verbal and print)
  • Opportunity to set up a table on race day

Silver Sponsor

$1,000

  • Logo/sponsor name on YMCA website and event t-shirt
  • Event day recognition (verbal and print)
  • Opportunity to set up a table on race day

Bronze Sponsor

$500

  • Logo/sponsor name on YMCA website
  • Event day recognition (verbal and print)
  • Opportunity to set up a table on race day

Sponsor a Runner

$30 (Until October 31)
$40 (November 1–25)

  • Cover a runner’s registration fee for the 5K

Thank You to all of our 2021 Turkey Trot Sponsors

More Ways to Give

You can still support the Y's mission without having to participate in the Turkey Trot by donating online directly to the Golden Triangle Y.

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