Brainerd Turkey Run

Brainerd, MN


Join us for the 12th Annual Brainerd Turkey Run! We are back in person and can't wait to see all of you!!

Run or walk your 5k or 1 Mile distance. All proceeds benefit the Shriners Healthcare for Children Twin Cities.

Registration Information

Youth (18 and under)
5k (Timed): $25 through November 23 Race Day $30
1 Mile (not timed): $15 through November 23, Race Day $20

Adults (19 and over)
5k (Timed): $30 through November 23, Race Day $35
1k: $25 through November 23, Race Day $30

Virtual Race Option: We will mail your shirt after the event and you can participate on your own time and route. 
5k or 1 Mile: $30.00 through November 23rd

-All kids 5 and under are free but will not receive a shirt. 
-Dogs that are friendly are allowed but please use caution around other racers. You must start at the back of the pack and be responible and clean up after them. All dogs MUST be on a leash. 

Racer Swag
This year racers will receive a 2021 Race Shirt if registered by November 15th. After that it is not guaranteed. 

Race Schedule and details:

Wednesday November 24th
5-7 pm Packet Pick up and Registration. This will take place in the ticket booth by the Grandstand in the Crow Wing County Fair grounds. 
It is highly suggested to register and pick up packets on Wednesday night. Thursday morning is VERY busy.

Thursday November 25th
7:00-8:30(hard cut off time) Packet Pickup and Registration at the ticket booth by the Grandstand in the Crow Wing County Fairgrounds. 

5k Starts: 9:00 am in front of the Grandstand
1 Mile Walk Starts: 9:03 am
Awards: 9:30 am

Dress warm! Limited indoor space available this year. We will have after race refreshments, snacks and results in the Poultry Barn. There will also be bonfires in the Grandstand to keep warm. 
We highly suggest to pick up your packet/register on Wednesday night and arrive to the race Thursday morning ready to go:)

Please park in the Curling Club parking lot and walk to the start/finish located at the Grandstand entrance in the Fair Grounds.

Race Details:
-Our start and finish will be in front of the Grandstand within the Crow Wing County Fairgrounds.

-5k route is the same as in past years but just different start/finish. Use this link to view the route: 5k
-There will be a lead biker to lead the 5k

1 Mile:
-1 mile route is now a 2 loop route located within the fair grounds. Use this link to view the route: 1 Mile
-The 1 mile walk will be signed for you to do on your own. It is 2 loops but if you feel like you just want to do one, that is up to you.
-Check your results as you finish(5k only) to be sure that you have results. Please talk with the timing team, Karma Race, located at the finish line if you have questions.

-Grab a cookie, water and banana before you head out to celebrate your Thanksgiving Day with friends and family. 
-Results will be posted to after the race. You will also receive a finishers email that includes a link to your results and finisher certificate.
-Photos will be posted the week after the race under Race Info, Gallery on the website.

Awards:Begin at 9:30 am 

-Overall Male and Female Winners
-Age Group awards to top three in each age group (overall will only win in the overall category not age group also)
14 and under
70 and over

When & Where

Nov 25, 2021


9:00 AM

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Brainerd, MN

Crow Wing County Fairgrounds


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