November 28, 2019

Walnut Turkey Day Dash 2019

November 28, 2019 Walnut Elementary School • 801 Grove Ave. EmporiaKS  66801 View Map Organized by Walnut Elementary PTO


Running-5K - Youth (1-17 years old)
Running-5K - Adult (18+)
Running-5K - Adult 18+ (Team of 6 or more)

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About this event

November 28, 2019

Walnut Elementary School

801 Grove Ave. EmporiaKS  66801
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The Walnut Turkey Day Dash! 5k fun walk/run has quickly become a community and family tradition on Thanksgiving Day.  This event begins and ends at Walnut Elementary, located at 801 Grove Avenue with a fast course that winds through neighborhoods that is flat, although some streets may be uneven. It is an event designed to start off Thanksgiving Day with activity so participants can enjoy their meals with families and friends knowing they have already burned off calories that morning.

Costumes are encouraged with a trophy awarded to an individual and a group/family trophy with the best costume.

T-shirts are short-sleeved in youth and adult sizes.

Event details and schedule

Packet pick-up and late registration will be available on Wednesday, November 27th, from 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. at Walnut Elementary.  Packet pick-up and late registrations will also be available the day of the event, Thursday, Thanksgiving Day, November 28 beginning at 6:30 a.m.  

Please encourage friends and family members to register and pick up packets as early as possible as this event is rapidly growing. The registration deadline to guarantee a shirt is Monday, November 15th, 2019 at 9:00 am. T-shirts are available on a first come, first served basis for late registrants. We will NOT be ordering additional t-shirts as we have in the past once we are out of the surplus. Thank you so much for understanding!

We will have our costume contest as well as medals for the top three finishers for both male and female for the following categories:

9 & under, 10-14, 15-19, 20-29 ,30-39, 40-49 & 50+   Teams of 6 or more still receive a discount of $3 off per person. If you want to register online, this will only work for adult team members.  If you want to include youth participants, it needs to be through the paper registration form. Youth participants can be registered online, just not as part of the team discount.
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