Tonka Turkey Trot

The 10th Annual Tonka Turkey Trot will be held on Thanksgiving morning, Thursday, Nov. 28, 2019 at Minnetonka High School in Minnetonka, MN. Our run has a family-friendly focus, allowing runners and walkers of all abilities to participate. Come dressed in your best turkey themed costume! After the run, enjoy music, our popular photo booth, and snacks before your Thanksgiving festivities.

Tonka Turkey Trot 5K

The 5K course starts and finishes at Minnetonka High School and loops around nearby neighborhoods. 5K participants will choose between a custom Hoodie registration option OR the “no hoodie” race only registration option. All runners receive snacks and refreshments.

NEW in 2019 - Custom Hoodie

Tonka Turkey Trot Hoodie 2019

If you are participating in the 5K and choose the hoodie option, you will receive the custom hoodie pictured below. Please note if you would like to order a Hoodie you will need to register and select the Hoodie option on or before Tuesday, November 20th, 2019. If you would like to see or try on a sample you can do so by visiting The Lakes Running Company in Excelsior.

*This weekend only November 15th - November 17th - the Lakes Running Company in Excelsior will be hosting Tonka Turkey Trot days! You can register for the race and anyone who is registered for the 2019 will receive a special in store discount!

* *We are also offering a “no hoodie” registration option for those who do not want to receive the custom hoodie.

ICA Foodshelf

We are excited to partner with the ICA Foodshelf in 2019!  This year, participants will have the opportunity to support the ICA Foodshelf in a couple of different ways.  Participants can provide a non-perishable food item or monetary donation the day of the race or, new for 2019, participants can provide a monetary donation when you register online.

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Turkey Scoot

Kids, join us for a 100-meter dash in the Tonka Dome. See if you can run faster than the Turkey mascot! Scoot participants get a water bottle.

Race Information

To view race details such as start times, registration, parking and more please visit the Race Information page.

Support a Good Cause

The Tonka Turkery Trot is organized by an all volunteer committee. 100% of the race proceeds support the Minnetonka Track & Field and Cross Country programs.

Please bring a non-perishable food item to the race and support our community through your local ICA Food Shelf.

 2019 Presenting Sponsor:

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Additional Sponsors
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Kowalski's Market Logo
Go Next Logo
HJ Shoppes on 101 Logo
Lakers Running Co.
Breadsmith Logo
Waytek Logo
The Canopy Group Logo
Traci Colwell Logo
Park Dental Logo
Ridgeview Medical Center Logo
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