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Turkey Day 8K & 3K Family Fun Run





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.  Join us in getting some fresh air and exercise before feasting on a Thanksgiving meal!

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

Online registration through Run Wild Missoula has closed.  By clicking the above link, you will be taken to RunSignUp to complete registration for the Turkey Day 8K & 3K Family Fun Run.

Registration: 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 (before noon on 11/21) and Pre-Ordered optional hats only.

Turkey Day 8K Entry Fees (timed):

  • Through 11:59PM on Thursday, November 9
    • $20 – 15 and Over
    • $15 – 14 and Under
  • November 10 through Noon (12PM) on Tuesday, November 21
    • $25 – 15 and Over
    • $20 – 14 and Under
  • Late Registration (Online and at Packet Pickup): after 12PM on November 21 through race day
    Winter hats provided on first come, first serve basis for late registration
    • $30 – 15 and Over
    • $25 – 14 and Under
    • Online registration through RWM closes on Tuesday, November 21st at Noon
    • Online registration will continue to be available through RunSignUp after 12PM on Tuesday, November 21st.  By registering online, fast and easy packet pickup will still be available to you on Wednesday or Thursday.  There is a small convenience fee that is applied to your registration by RunSignUp.  If you would like to avoid this convenience fee, you can still register at packet pick or on race day, just bring cash or a check with you!

Turkey Day 3K is FREE for all ages (untimed):
Optional pre-ordered hats are Sold Out, and no longer available for purchase

  • All 3K participants MUST register
  • Online registration for the 3K will be open through November 21, at noon
  • In-person registration available on November 22, from 12 - 4 p.m. at Run Wild Missoula (basement of Runner's Edge)
  • In-person registration available race day, November 23, between 8 - 9 a.m., 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 22 from 12 - 4 p.m. at Run Wild Missoula (basement of Runner's Edge)
  • Race day, November 23, from 8 - 9 a.m. at McCormick Park.

8K & 3K Courses:

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-transferrable 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

Thank You to Our Sponsor!


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