Turkey Day Trail Trot

Presented by: Endurance United

10k | 5k | Relay | 1k kids

November 27th, 2014


- Race #4 in the Urban Trail Series – Thanksgiving is about fall leaves, the changing of the seasons and family.  There is no better way to bring these elements together than by starting Thanksgiving Day with great people doing an urban trail run that is over hills and through the woods of Battle Creek Park in St. Paul, MN!

Entry Fees

Effective Date
10k & 5k Pricing
3 x 5k Relay Pricing
Early Bird DiscountBefore Oct. 21, 2014$30$80
Standard EntryBefore Nov. 14, 2014$35$90
Late EntryBefore Nov. 26, 2014$40$100
Race Day EntryNov. 27, 2014$45$110
Kids 17 & UnderBefore Nov. 27, 2014$10

Free with Entry

The first 400 runners to register will receive a classic Endurance United Pint glass.  Entry also includes post race food and beverages along with prizes and chip timing.

Cancellation Policy

Unfortunately Endurance United cannot refund entry fees.  In the event that the race is cancelled those fees will be reimbursed with vouchers for free entry into a different Endurance United event.

Pre-Race Bib Pickup

Bib pickup will be available starting at 6:00am in the Battle Creek rec center at the registration table.  Bib’s will include safety pins, chip timing on the back of the bib and T-shirts for the first 400 runners registered.

If you are registered as part of a relay you will each need to pick up your bibs separately.

Schedule of Events

Race Day

  • 6:00am: Day of Registration and Bib Pickup opens at Battle Creek Rec Center
  • 7:40am: Day of Registration and Bib Pickup closes
  • 7:50am: Race Announcements
  • 8:00am: Race Start 5k, 10k, 3x5k
  • 10:00am: Awards
  • 11:00am: Course Closes


Prizes will be awarded to the overall male and female winners of the 5k, 10k and 3x5k as well as the top three from the following ages groups:

  • 11 and under
  • 12-16
  • 17-19
  • 20-29
  • 30-39
  • 40-49
  • 50-59
  • 60+

Course Description

Battle Creek is the Twin Cities premiere urban trail recreation area.  Combining  scenic trails with urban vistas Battle Creek retains all the beauty of the outdoors while be just in the Twin Cities’ backyard.  It’s hilly terrain will challenge even the toughest of runners while it’s single track trails will inspire any nature enthusiast.  We hope you find Battle Creek as compelling and beautiful as we do.

The course will be a single 5k loop marked with pin flags.  10k runners will do two laps.  The exchange zone and finish/lap lane are located adjacent to one another and the start zone will be in the normal stadium area (see the map below).

Course Map


Weather can be variable in Minnesota so come prepared.  Always bring extra layers.  We will still hold the race during rain but will cancel for lightning or other severe weather.


On street parking is available around the Battle Creek Rec Center and in the Rec Center parking lot.  Please be courteous to our neighbors.




The Turkey Day Trail Trot would not be possible without the help from these wonderful sponsors.  Click on their logos to go to their sites and let them know how great they are:


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