Turkey Day 8K & 3K Family Fun Run

Thursday, November 22, 2018

Join us on Thursday, November 22nd and get some fresh air and exercise before feasting on a Thanksgiving meal!  The Turkey Day 8K and 3K Family Fun Run courses travel along the Riverfront and Milwaukee Trails, with short distances on a few Missoula city streets

Questions or want to volunteer?  Email Race Director Justin Grigg. 



  • Turkey Day 8K Entry Fees (timed): 8K participants receive chip timing, a winter hat, and are eligible for overall prizes.  Run Wild Missoula members, remember to log in to the website to receive a $2 discount!
    Note:  Winter Hats Guaranteed for Pre-Registered 8K Participants Only (before 12:00 PM/Noon on 11/20)
    • Through 11:59 PM on Thursday, November 1
      • $20 – 15 and Over
      • $15 – 14 and Under
    • November 2 through Noon (12:00 PM) on Tuesday, November 20
      • $25 – 15 and Over
      • $20 – 14 and Under
    • Late Registration (Online and at Packet Pickup): after 12:00 PM on November 20 through race day. Winter hats provided on first come, first serve basis for late registration
      • $30 – 15 and Over
      • $25 – 14 and Under
  • Turkey Day 3K is FREE for all ages (untimed):
    • All 3K participants MUST register
    • Online registration for the 3K will be open through November 20 at 12:00 PM
    • In-person registration available on November 21, from 12:00 - 4:00 PM at Run Wild Missoula (basement of Runner's Edge)
    • In-person registration available race day, November 22, between 8:00 - 9:15 AM, at McCormick Park.
    • 3K race is untimed & noncompetitive – perfect for kids and families
  • We encourage 3K participants to donate non-perishable food or monetary donations to the Missoula Food Bank.  We will also be collecting donations at the registration/packet pick up tables.  You may also donate directly to the Missoula Food Bank online, click here.

Packet Pickup:

  • Wednesday, November 21 from 12:00 - 4:00 PM at Run Wild Missoula (basement of Runner's Edge)
  • Race day, November 22, from 8:00 - 9:15 AM at McCormick Park.

8K & 3K Courses:

  • 8K: 9:30 AM start; Course Map Coming Soon
  • 3K: 9:40 AM start; Course Map Coming Soon
  • The courses are open to strollers and walkers.  NO DOGS PLEASE.  There are no aid stations.
  • Please note that the races will START & FINISH at McCormick Park.

Awards in the 8K are given to the overall top 3 female and top 3 male winners in the form of Thanksgiving food goodies!

Questions or want to volunteer?  Email Race Director Justin Grigg.

As outlined in the race waiver & acknowledgement, entry fees are non-refundable, non-transferable and non-deferrable.  To view the RWM race cancellation policy, click here.

Per Run Wild Missoula event policies, dogs are not allowed to participate in the event with the exception of ADA Service Animals

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