Turkey Day 8K & 3K Family Fun Run

Thursday, November 28, 2019

Join us on Thursday, November 28th 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.  

Registration Opens Thursday, September 26th at 8:00 AM Mountain Time 


  • 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 11/26)
    • Pricing Information Coming Soon
  • Turkey Day 3K is FREE for all ages (untimed):
    • All 3K participants MUST register
    • Online registration for the 3K will be open through November 28 at 9:00 AM
    • In-person registration available on November 27, from 12:00 - 4:00 PM at Run Wild Missoula (basement of Runner's Edge)
    • In-person registration available race day, November 28, between 8:00 - 9:15 AM, at race start
    • 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 27 from 12:00 - 4:00 PM at Run Wild Missoula (basement of Runner's Edge)
  • Race day, November 28, from 8:00 - 9:15 AM at race start

Start/Finish Location: University of Montana Tailgate Area (map)

8K & 3K Courses:

  • 8K: 9:30 AM start; Click HERE for Course Map
  • 3K: 9:40 AM start; Click HERE for Course Map
  • The courses are open to strollers and walkers.  NO DOGS PLEASE.  There are no aid stations.
  • Please note that the races will START & FINISH in the same location.

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

Click Here for Past Results

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