Start your Thanksgiving Day right with a fun, active community event that supports local families in need. Over $42,000 has been raised to benefit our local food bank, Helpline House, in the first three years of the event. Don't miss Bainbridge Island's newest tradition - it's the perfect excuse for just one more slice of pie!
The 4th Annual Bainbridge Island Turkey Trot will take place on Thanksgiving morning in Battle Point Park. Runners and walkers are welcome in both the 5K and the 1 Mile.
Pre-registration ends at midnight on November 24, but there will be on-site registration starting at 7:30am if you feel inspired and energetic on Thanksgiving morning.
The 1 mile run starts at 8:30 am followed by the 5k runners at 9am.
The one mile route starts at the traffic circle in front of the Transmitter Building. Heading north on the park path, runners will circle the pond, head south on the path and around the west and south sides of the turf soccer fields, entering the field on the south side to the finish.
The 5km runners will start near the traffic circle in front of the Transmitter Building. Running out of the park and north on Arrow Point road, they will turn left on Venice Loop, straight on Kirk Ave, right on Frey Ave, left on Battle Point Drive, and left to return into the park on the west side. First heading south, runners will circumnavigate the entire park path counterclockwise, including the pond on the north end. Runners will finish in the turf soccer fields on the west side of the park.
Prizes will be awarded to the top three finishers in each age category for both the 1 Mile and 5K. Awards can be claimed at the Results Table after the race. Unclaimed prizes can be picked up at Island Fitness until December 13th. Failure to pick up your prize by this date constitutes forfeiture of your award.
Light refreshments will be provided at the finish for race participants. In addition, our local Bainbridge Island roving espresso truck, Treeroot Espresso, will joining us at the event and open for business from 7:30-10:30am.
Participants dressed in costume will receive a prize!
Visit www.bainbridgeturkeytrot.org for more information.