Clear Water Outdoor and The Friends of Big Foot Beach State Park present:
The 9th Annual Turkey Trot
Questions or concerns? email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Saturday, November 23, 2013
Jr 1 Mile: 8:30am
Don't miss the AMAZINGLY AWESOME Raffle and NEW Silent Auction!
We will be able to accept credit cards for the Silent Auction!
PRE RACE UPDATES
Online Registration is CLOSED! It's not too late to register. Stop in at Clear Water Outdoor between 10am - 8pm on FRIDAY to fill out a form and register - $20 for 5K/10K, $10 for Jr. 1 Mile.
Packet Pick Up: 5-8pm on Friday at Clear Water Outdoor. Yes, you can pick up your friends and family's race packets. Be sure to stop and say HI at the Salomon table! We will be GIVING AWAY a FREE Salomon Hydration Backpack - you must pick up your race number and stop at the Salomon table to be entered in the drawing!
Race Shirts: Men's S-XL and Women's S-XL are still available! Buy yours on Friday or at the race on Saturday while supplies last! Bright orange for the men and bright pink for the ladies this year! $15 each
Raffle: You will receive one raffle ticket (stapled on your race number) for 5K/10K registration. Be sure to place your ticket in the box of the prize you'd like to win BEFORE you race! Raffle drawing will take place at the start of the 10K. Winning ticket numbers will be posted and you have until 10:45 to claim your prize! Re-draw will take place for any unclaimed prizes and will act as a live raffle - we will keep drawing until we have a winner! Raffle prize values range from $25-$100! Additional raffle tickets are for sale: 1 ticket for $5 or 5 tickets for $20.
Silent Auction: NEW this year! We have received amazing donations, many with retail values over $200! Silent Auction will end at 10:45am. You must be present to claim your prize. We will be accepting credit cards!
ALL TICKET SALES FROM THE RAFFLE AND WINNING BIDS FROM THE SILENT AUCTION WILL BENEFIT THE FRIENDS!!! Win amazing prizes and help your local State Park!
5K/10K Map: HERE!!
THANK YOU to our "Golden Turkey" Sponsors!
for all of our post-race snacks!
for the AMAZING heated tent!
the Baker House for a generous donation!
....and, of course, continued sponsorship with Clear Water Outdoor and the Friends of Big Foot Beach State Park!
Jr. Gobbler 1 Mile (8:30 am): For those juniors where the 5K might be too far. Join us for a fun and fast 1 mile, on the trails, for ages 15 and under.
5K (9:00am) & 10K (9:30 am): The race begins with a classic cross country “gun start” and then follows dirt and grass trails. The expansive tree lined course is perfect for the social runner and provides great opportunities for the ultra-competitive runner to pass. The course is designed to challenge the beginner to expert runner.
PACKET PICK-UP: Clear Water Outdoor from 5-8pm on Friday, Nov. 22, or at the park the morning of the race. A Salomon booth will be at packet pick-up, be sure to stop by, say hi, and enter a free drawing for a sweet Salomon prize! Clothes, backpacks, shoes?? Come to packet pick-up to see what you could win!
PARKING: State Park fees apply. It is highly encouraged to buy your annual State Park sticker ahead of time or arrive early to purchase a day pass. Day passes may be purchased early at Clear Water Outdoor on Friday, November 22 during packet pick-up. There will be NO exiting the park from 8:15-9:15am the day of the race.
RACE DAY REGISTRATION: At Big Foot Beach State Park from 8:00 – 9:15 am.
5K/10K: $15 on or before September 30, $20 October 1 - November 15, $25 on Race Day
Jr 1 Mile: $5 on or before October 31, $10 on or after November 1
Buy a BROOKS long sleeve techincal race shirt for an additional $15. Sizes and quantities are limited!
Stay up to date on the latest, like the Turkey Trot on Facebook!
Thank you to Dale Aspinall for your photography skills. Dale has over 1200 pictures from the last two years!
What are the age groups and awards?
Awards for all races will be given to the top three in each age group. Awards will include a custom race medal and possibly more!
The 1st place man and woman in both the 5K and 10K will also receive a Turkey!
Jr. 1 Mile
8 & Under
19 & Under
60 & Over
What can/can't I bring to the event?
Dogs are allowed in the park and must remain on leash at all times. Strollers are allowed in the race, but please be courteous of those around you when passing or being passed. It is a trail race and some areas are very challenging for strollers. Families are encouraged to participate and/or come to cheer. There is a playground near the start/finish area.
Can I switch events?
Yes, but you will be charged a $5 fee. You may switch from the 5K to 10K or vice versa. You will need to follow the steps below to properly switch races and receive a finish time. If you do not follow these steps, or decide to switch races during the event, you will NOT receive a finish time for any race or be eligible for any awards.
1. Pick up your packet at packet pick-up or on the day of the race.
2. Take your race number back to the registration table of the race you would like to run.
3. You will need to pay $5 for a new race number and need to turn in your old race number. If you do not turn in your original race number, you will need to pay the full fee for a new registration.
Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?
Feel free to give Clear Water Outdoor a call 262-348-2420 or email Laura, the race director, with any questions: email@example.com
Can I update my registration information?
Yes, contact Clear Water Outdoor (262-348-2420), Laura (firstname.lastname@example.org), or contact Eventbrite directly.
Is the race shirt included in the registration fee?
No, the race shirt is an additional $15. You will have the option to purchase one when you register - look at the bottom of the page for "additional items".
Can I buy a shirt at packet pick-up or on race day?
Yes, race shirts will be for sale during packet pick-up and at the race, while supplies last.
Do I have to bring my registration confirmation to the event?
It is not required, but good to bring along in case there are any mix-ups.
What is the refund policy?
This is a fundraiser for the Friends of Big Foot Beach State Park. We understand unfortunate circumstances may occur that may limit you from participating, but we are unable to give refunds.