Location & Parking

Memorial Plaza

Downtown St. Louis
1200 Chestnut St
St. Louis, MO 63103

On-street, parking lot, and garages are plentiful in downtown St. Louis.  Please be aware of pedestrians.

PARKING DETAILS

Race Day Schedule

6:00am Parking, Packet Pickup* and Race Day Registration** Open
7:30am 5K Start
8:15am Award Plaque Pickup Table Opens
8:35am 1/2 Mile Youth Race Start (for children 12 & under and their guardians)
8:45am Thanksgiving Parade Begins***

*When picking up your race number, please bring a canned food item for donation to Food Outreach.
**Race Day registrants may not receive a swag item.
***Race participants can view and enjoy the Thanksgiving Parade from the Runners' Village.

Chris Cakes Breakfast at TTSTL

Have your (pan)cake and eat it, too! Join us at Turkey Trot STL's Downtown, Six Flags, or St. Charles races on Thanksgiving Day and enjoy a FREE post-run pancake breakfast provided by St. Louis' own Chris Cakes!

Swag Swag

Turkey Trot STL 5K registrants can choose their commemorative swag from an array of great options! We've got soft cotton knock-around long-sleeve tees, ultra-light wicking polyester running tees, custom BOCO pom beanies, and $10 Fleet Feet Sports gift cards. A youth cotton tee can be added to free Youth Race registrations for $10. Register by 10/28 to be guaranteed your chosen swag. If you don't pick up your packet in-store or at the race, your item will be donated to one of our charity partners.

Registration

5K | $19 thru September 30
$21 thru October 28
$23 thru November 25
$25 at packet pickup and race day
1/2 Mile Youth Race | FREE! (registration required)
Swag Guarantee | Register by October 28

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Turkey Trot STL Beanie

Custom BOCO Pom Beanie

Turkey Trot STL Wicking Tees

Men's and Women's Ultra-Light Wicking Tees

Turkey Trot STL Kid Tees

Kid Tees

Turkey Trot STL Cotton Tees

Adult Cotton Tees

Fleet Feet Gift Card

Gift Cards

Packet Pickup Packet Pickup

Tue | 11/26 | 11am - 6pm | One Metropolitan Square Building
Wed | 11/27 | 11am - 6pm | One Metropolitan Square Building

*When picking up your race number, please bring a canned item for donation to Food Outreach.

COURSES

The Turkey Trot STL 5K course in Downtown St. Louis runs along the route of the 2nd largest Thanksgiving parade in the nation. Participants will pass many landmarks, including, Stifel Opera House, Busch Stadium, City Garden, through Purina’s campus and finish in front of the newly renovated Soldier’s Memorial. Wheelchair athletes are welcomed to compete at our St. Charles and Downtown locations. Wheelchairs will begin two minutes before the 5K start. Children in courteously-driven strollers are welcome. Dogs are not permitted on course.

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Results & Awards

Race results are available here. Awards are presented to the top 3 overall male and female 5K runners and the top 3 men and women runners in the following 5K age groups: 12 & Under, 13-19, 20-24, 25-29,...,65-69, and 70 & Over. Awards will also be awarded to the top 3 men and women wheelchair athletes. Winners who do not pick up their awards from the Award Pickup Table after 8:45am can pick up their award at Fleet Feet Des Peres beginning December 5th.

Food Outreach

Food Outreach is a St. Louis area organization whose mission is to provide nutritional support and enhance the quality of life for men, women, and children living with cancer or HIV/AIDS. In 2018, Food Outreach served nearly 2,000 members of our community and provided more than 532,000 meals.

Food Outreach is happy to receive all types of canned food donations but the following canned foods incorporate well into their nutrition center programs: Tuna Fish, Turkey, Chicken, Salmon, Corn, Green Beans, Mixed Vegetables, Mandarin Oranges, Pineapple Chunks, and Peaches. Please consider donating 1 or more of these specific items for your Turkey Trot STL donation to assist the charity with their mission.

Food Outreach

EVENT POLICIES

  1. Refund & Transfer Policy: No refunds are given within 21 days of the event. Refunds prior to that are subject to a $1.95 fee, and processing fees are non-refundable. No make-up date or refunds if the event is canceled due to weather. Entries are not transferable to another event but can be transferred to another participant for a $3 fee. Transferring registration is allowed until November 22, 2019.
  2. Swag Policy & Exchange: If you did not do so on Tuesday or Wednesday, you can pick up your race number and swag item on race morning beginning at 6:30am. If you do not pick up your item by 8:45am, your swag will no longer be guaranteed. If you would like to exchange your unworn swag for one in a different size, please visit the Packet Pickup tent after 9:00am for swag swap.
  3. Dogs are not allowed on course or allowed to participate in the races.
  4. Strollers are welcome, we just ask that you start towards the back of the field.
  5. Inclement Weather Policy: The safety of our participants and volunteers is our highest priority. If severe weather is present, we will post an update on the Facebook Page and at the top of this page by 6:00 am the morning of the event at the latest.
  6. Please bring a canned food item and place into one of the Donation boxes.