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Mercy Family Medicine provides quality, comprehensive primary care services for your whole family. They have three convenient locations including Three Springs, Bayfield, and Horse Gulch.
Mercy Internal Medicine is a full-service, adult primary care clinic that provides prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of health issues, including chronic disease management.
Big thanks for their generous support of this event!
One of Durango’s most popular running races for over 25 years, the Turkey Trot presented by Mercy Family Medicine and Mercy Internal Medicine features a 5 mile race and a 1 mile fun run. The Turkey Trot is a holiday tradition for the whole family. Come burn off some calories and work up an appetite before your big meal! All of the proceeds go to great local charities.
All runners must check in on race morning. Please come to the Student Union Building. Check-in opens at 8:30am. Please arrive no later than 9:30am so we can ensure an on-time start for the race.
The race features a beautiful course with views of the Animas Valley and La Plata Mountains. This race is the only day of the year that runners are allowed access to the beautiful trail by the reservoir.
The race begins at the clock tower on the Fort Lewis College campus, winds along Rim Road to the golf course, and then heads up into the Hillcrest neighborhood. From the top of Hillcrest, it proceeds down past the reservoir, across Goeglein Road, and behind the golf course before finishing back at the clock tower.
An aid station with water and Powerade is available at mile 3 of the course.
The course measures out at 4.93 miles. There are a couple moderate hill climbs, just enough to work up an appetite for your Thanksgiving dinner.
Stick around after the race as the fun continues. We will gather in the amphitheater by the finish line and hold a turkey gobble contest, followed by awards for all the age group winners in the race, and then a prize drawing with lots of great prizes donated by local businesses.
If you have any questions about this race, click the button below.Questions?
Additional race information can be found at http://durangorunningclub.org/events/turkey-trot/.