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The 15th Annual Turkey Trot is Right Around the Corner!

September 21, 2022

The 15th annual Festival Foods Turkey Trot will be held on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 24th, at 8 A.M. starting at the Oshkosh Seniors Center located at 200 North Campbell Rd. It’s a great opportunity for everyone (including your dogs!) to get some fitness in before the Thanksgiving meal and to join the community in a long-time tradition.

Runners and walkers can register at 

The festive five-mile run and two-mile walk/run and dog jog will benefit the Boys & Girls Club of Oshkosh and the Oshkosh Community YMCA. Participants will receive a free long-sleeved t-shirt and a Festival Foods 5” Upper Crust pumpkin pie. Early registration is open now until October 31st and the cost is $27 for adults and $15 per child. Regular online registration will run from November 1st through the 20th. The cost for adults is $35 and $15 for children. Race Eve/Day registration cost is $40 per adult and $15 per child. 

Volunteer! Many volunteers are needed to make this event a success! Positions are available on Wednesday, November 23rd, and Thursday, November 24th and include course monitors, registration, t-shirt handout, bib handout, and more. Volunteers will receive a free long-sleeved Turkey Trot t-shirt as a thank you. If you are interested in volunteering at the Turkey Trot, please sign up online here and choose “Boys & Girls Club” under “organization you are affiliated with”. For more information, please contact Bethany Ferguson, Development & Grants Coordinator, at (920) 233-1414, ext. 122, or

Attention Club Families! Sponsorship is available for Club member families that are interested in taking part in Turkey Trot. Contact Danielle Bittelman, Director of Youth & Family Engagement, at