Start your holiday with the

Loveland Turkey Trot 5K!

November 23
8:30 am

2000 Boise Ave
Loveland, CO


run or walk this

family-friendly Thanksgiving morning tradition

2023 Course Map

Race Countdown




What is the course?

The starting and finish line(s) are located at McKee Medical Center located at 2000 N Boise Ave, Loveland, CO 80538

When does registration open?

Registration for the 2023 Loveland Turkey Trot is open! Register today!

Can I volunteer?

Absolutely! We love our Loveland Turkey Trot volunteers! Click here to sign up. Questions, email to volunteer.

What Happens In The Case Of Bad Weather?

Loveland Turkey Trotters run at their own risk in snow, rain, and chilly temperatures! Because the event is 100% not-for-profit, there will be no refunds.

When and where do I pick up my race packet?

Early packet pickup will be from 9 AM – 4 PM on Saturday, November 18 at the McKee Wellness Foundation office (808 W Eisenhower Blvd Ste 202, Loveland, CO 80537), 3 PM – 7 PM on Wednesday, November 22 at Banner McKee Medical Center (2000 N Boise Ave, Loveland, CO 80538)  Otherwise, packet pickup starts at 7 AM on race day.


Will there be a virtual option?

Yes! You can still register and get your t-shirt and run your Thanksgiving Day 5K from wherever you want! Virtual trotters will not be eligible for prizes. For more info, email us at!

Who does this event benefit?

One of the things that makes the Loveland Turkey Trot special is that it’s not-for-profit. 100% of proceeds benefit the McKee Wellness Foundation, which supports our Northern Colorado community by bridging the gaps in health and wellness.

Will the race be timed?

Yes, all bibs are chipped! Top runner in each age group will get a limited edition medal along with a pie to bring home!

Can I show up without registering?

For safety and insurance purposes, all runners, walkers, strollers, and wagons must be registered with the event and be wearing a bib. Non-registered participants will not be allowed on the course.

Can I bring my dog?

Yes! Dogs must be on 6 ft non-retractable leashes, vaccinated, and well-behaved. If your furry friend is having a rough day, they may be asked to go home.

Can I bring my stroller?

Yes, but strollers will need to begin the race at the back of the pack. For specific questions, email

Questions? Comments?

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“I am grateful for what I am and have. My thanksgiving is perpetual.”

Henry David Thoreau
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