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2012 Turkey Trot 5K

2012 Turkey Trot 5K

Come and Enjoy a GREAT

Thanksgiving morning

with GRPS and City of

Grand Rapids Parks and



There are lots of ways to

participate. You can run,

volunteer, sponsor, or even



Check out our race page for more information






Or sign up to volunteer. 


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RESULTS for the Turkey-Trot 5K

RESULTS for the Turkey-Trot 5K

This year’s successful race was due to the more than 1,100 participants finishing the 5k race and more than 80 participants in the mini-trot. We would like to thank everyone who came out Thursday morning to enjoy the GRPS Thanksgiving Day Turkey-Trot 5k race. Your support is greatly appreciated.

For 5K Race Results Click Here .



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Thanksgiving Day – Turkey Trot 5K Race (walk or run)

Thanksgiving Day – Turkey Trot 5K Race (walk or run)

Join us Thanksgiving Morning Thursday, Nov. 24 at 8:00am for the 19th Annual Turkey Trot 5K Race (walk or run).  This event helps promote community fitness, physical activity, health and wellness of the Greater Grand Rapids Area. A healthy community is a vibrant community. This is one of the several GRPS activities that will serve to have a positive impact of current unfavorable health and wellness statistics throughout Kent County.

All proceeds will go to support athletic programs within the school district for their continued existence and eliminate the “pay for play” concept for school athletics.

So, start a new Thanksgiving tradition with your family by grabbing your running shoes on Thanksgiving morning to

“Use Your Feet Before You Eat”


Turkey Trot Course Map

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