32nd Annual Great Turkey 5K Run

Bowling Green, KY

32nd Annual Great Turkey 5K Run / 3K Walk to benefit local area high schools track and cross country teams.

The 32nd Annual BGRR Great Turkey 5K Run & 3K Walk

5K RUN, ONLY HANDFUL OF BIBS LEFT. 3K WALK IS STILL AVAILABLE (ONLINE REGISTRATION ONLY). If you don't see 5K options when registering at this point, it is definitely sold out.

This annual family event includes a 3K Walk (7:30 am start) and 5K Run (8:30 am start) with Thanksgiving themed door prizes and awards, and it is the sole fundraiser for the Bowling Green Road Runners' High School Athletics Program.

Any high schools in the following counties are eligible to apply for financial assistance through the Bowling Green Road Runners:

Allen, Barren, Butler, Edmonson, Grayson, Hart, Logan, Metcalfe, Monroe, Muhlenburg, Ohio, Simpson, Todd, and Warren.

BGRR hopes to aid programs that don't have enough funds to adequately outfit their Track / Cross Country clubs with items such as uniforms and equipment needs. The BGRR officers and board members will review all applications and award as many as possible with the available funds generated from the annual Great Turkey 5K. 

Due to participant volume and separate start / finish locations, the 5K event is a gun start / chip finish event. It is strongly recommended that 5K participants pick up their bib chip during the early packet pickup to avoid long lines the morning of the event.

Shirts will NOT be included with registration this year. Shirts will be $10 each with an additional $2 charge for any XL sizes. Shirt sizes will be guaranteed for all orders placed by Nov. 6th.




Wednesday, November 21st

11:00am – 7:00pm  Packet Pickup at Nat's Outdoor Sports

Thursday, November 22nd

6:30 am - 7:30 am  Packet Pickup at Pavilion at Kereiakes Park

7:30 am - 3K Walk Start

8:30 am - 5K Run Start

10:00 am - Awards Ceremony and Door Prizes

5K Run Award Divisions

Male                              Female
Overall       Overall
12 and Under      12 and Under
13-19      13-19
20-24 20-24
25-29 25-29
30-34 30-34
35-39 35-39
40-44 40-44
45-49 45-49
50-54 50-54
55-59 55-59
60-64 60-64
65-69 65-69
70 and Over                      70 and Over

For questions call P.J. Pethalsky at 270-392-8088

* Dogs are not allowed during the 5K Run. You can have them on leash during the 3K Walk.
* Runners running with strollers must be at the back of the starting line.
* Your bib must be front and center on you for your time to be accurately recorded.
* If you don't have a BIB on, do not run through the finish line.

When & Where

Nov 22, 2018


7:30 AM

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Bowling Green, KY

Kereiakes Park

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