Turkey Trot Striders Training

Tue September 3 - Thu November 21 Tallahassee, FL 32312 US


Turkey Trot Striders Training

5:30PM EDT - 7:00PM EST


3737 N Meridian Rd (Tuesdays) | Miller Landing Road near soccer fields (Thursdays)
Tallahassee, FL US 32312


This fall your school can get a head start earning Kent Vann Partners in Excellence (KPVE) Awards by participating in the Turkey Trot Youth Striders training program.  This program is designed to help Striders become better runners and have fun doing it. Start gearing up for Thanksgiving Day with training and practice sessions and races on our calendar. You can participate, log your miles and qualify to win prizes!  All you have to do is sign up.  Practices will take place at two locations weekly (see below) beginning Tuesday, September 3, 2019, and ending Thursday, November 21, 2019.   

Official Practices- (earn 5 points for each practice you attend)

  • Tuesdays from 5:30 - 6:45 p.m., at Maclay School on the back side of the school track, 3737 N. Meridian Rd.
  • Thursdays at 5:45 p.m. - 7:00 p.m., at the Forest Meadows Parks and Athletic Center, 4750 N. Meridian Rd.

Please wear appropriate footwear and bring a water bottle!

Racing Schedule – (earn 10 points for every mile you race)

Practice on your own and log your miles!   

  • 25 miles - Turkey Trot Strider T-shirt
  • 50 miles - Free entry to the Rex Cleveland Magical Mile
  • 150 miles - Gulfwinds Striders technical top
  • 500 miles - Free entry to Turkey Trot and special medal recognizing status as a GWTC TT Strider

Log your miles by downloading this form, and either give it to your coach at school or email it to aopaine@gmail.com.

As usual, we will have our school competition where schools can compete for the highest participation in the Turkey Trot races on Thanksgiving Day. Teachers and students=2 points, and friends and family=1 point. When you register for Turkey Trot, designate you are a Strider and win money to spend at the Strider store on the day of the Turkey Trot!

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