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The 16th Annual Turkey Trot is Coming Up on Thanksgiving Day

October 27, 2023

The 16th annual Festival Foods Turkey Trot will be held on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 23rd, 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 6” 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 18th. The cost for adults is $35 and $15 for children. Race Week registration cost is $40 per adult and $15 per child. Your furry friend can participate for just $5 in the Dog Jog.

Volunteer! Many volunteers are needed to make this event a success! Positions are available on Wednesday, November 22nd, and Thursday, November 23rd, and include course monitors, registration, t-shirt handout, merchandise sales, 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  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