Chase The TURKEY

5K Run

$30 7:30AM EST - 9:30AM EST Price increases after August 31, 2019 at 11:59pm EDT

5K Fun Walk

$30 7:30AM EST - 9:30AM EST Price increases after August 31, 2019 at 11:59pm EDT

5K Virtual Run/Walk

$40 Registration Opens October 1, 2019 at 12:01am EDT
Florida SouthWestern State College, Punta Gorda Campus.....26300 Airport Rd. Punta Gorda, Fl 33950
Florida SouthWestern State College presents Charlotte County Habitat for Humanity's "21st Annual Turkey Trot"
Come chase the bicycle riding turkey around FSW's beautiful campus on Thanksgiving morning....a great holiday family tradition!  All proceeds benefit families in need of safe, decent, affordable homes.  Sign up by November 10th and receive a free t-shirt!  Space is limited, so sign up early!  Compete for medals in the "5K Run" or partake in the "5K Fun Walk" before feasting on your big meal!  Walkers will receive a bib but will not be timed.  Please note that Florida SouthWestern State College is a "no smoking, no pets" campus.  Please be respectful of the campus rules.  Thank you for supporting Charlotte County Habitat for Humanity.  Visit or email for more information.


Price includes finisher medal, t-shirt if registered by November 10th and shipping.


Help us serve 35 families this year!

Be a part of solving the affordable housing crisis! Set up a fundraising page

and ask people to donate on your behalf....or have them simply click here 


Click here to download a registration form

Click here for race map and additional race information 

Will you help a deserving family have an affordable home to live?

Touching lives is what we are all about at Charlotte County Habitat.  Please watch this video and join our mission by helping us raise money for Turkey Trot!

Race Contact Info

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Race Website

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Event Pricing

Please note that early registrants save money!  

Register from July 1st - August 31st:   $30  (includes FREE T-Shirt)

Register from September 1st - October 31st:  $35 (includes FREE T-Shirt)

Register from November 1st - November 25th:  $40 (Shirt deadline is 11/10)

Event day registration:  $45 (shirts for purchase only)

Youth age 4 - 14:  $25 all dates, under 4 Free! (Shirt deadline is 11/10)

Limited supply of shirts available for sale after November 10th:  $20

Registrations are non-refundable.  If you are unable to attend, please consider your payment as a donation.


RACE:  This time chipped race will start and finish on the beautifully landscaped campus of Florida SouthWestern State College's Punta Gorda campus.  Running or walking is acceptable.  No animals or bicycles allowed on the course.  Strollers are OK.  The race is a "rain or shine" event.  Please dress appropriately.  Sorry, no refunds.  Your fee will be considered a donation.

Proceeds benefit Charlotte County Habitat for Humanity.  Charlotte County Habitat has helped over 446 families achieve the dream of affordable home ownership over the last 32 years.  Your donation will help us serve 35 families this year.  Thank you for your support.

PACKET PICK-UP:  Wednesday, November 27th from 11:00 am - 4:00 pm at Charlotte County Habitat's Punta Gorda office, located at 1750 Manzana Ave. or on Race Day at Florida SouthWestern State College beginning at 6:30 am. in the cafeteria.

T-SHIRTS:   T-Shirts are available for participants that register from July 1st - November 10th only.  Participants that register after November 10th may purchase a shirt (if available) at packet pickup for $20.

VIRTUAL RUNNERS:  Price includes a finisher medal and a t-shirt if registered by November 10th.  Fee includes shipping.

PARKING:  Parking is free.  Please park only in designated areas anywhere on campus.


6:15 am     -    Registration opens

7:15 am    -    Registration closes

7:30 am    -    Race begins

8:30 am - 9:15 am  -  Awards Ceremony

RESULTS:  Results are posted on our RunSignUp page

You can also choose to have your personal results emailed to you when you register.  






Medals are awarded to the top three male & female competitors in each age group

Awards for top finishers, male & female:  

Overall        Masters 40+    Grand Masters 50+

Senior Grand Masters 60+    Veteran Masters 70+      Youth 14 and under


Age groups:

 9-under      25-29     45-49     65-69  

10-14         30-34     50-54     70-74        

15-19         35-39     55-59     75+             

20-24         40-44     60-64  


Florida SouthWestern State College, Punta Gorda Campus.....26300 Airport Rd. Punta Gorda, Fl 33950


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