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The Greater Lake Charles Rotary Club invites you to support education in our community! The Turkey Trot 5K and Kid-K will benefit student scholarships at McNeese State University and SOWELA Technical Community College. This will be a road race, 5 kilometer fun run/walk with a 1 kilometer kid race. Come join this family friendly event on the Saturday before Thanksgiving for your chance to win a frozen turkey! You can register online, by mail or in person beginning at 7:00 A.M. on race day.
Adult* 5K Run/Walk $35.00 Ages 18 and up
Youth** 5K Run/Walk $25.00 Ages 17 and under
Child*** Kid 1K Run/Walk $15.00 Ages 12 and under
This race has a "NO REFUND POLICY" as it is a fundraising event.
Morning of the race at the race site at Walnut Grove starting at 7 am
1575 W. Sallier
Lake Charles, LA 70601
The event schedule is as follows:
Registration: 7:00 AM
Welcome/warm up 8:30 AM
Kid-K Start 9:00 AM
5K Start 9:15 AM
Awards Ceremony 10:30 AM
Age Group Categories:
5k Overall Male
5k Overall Female
5K 0-12, 13-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+
Winners receive a frozen turkey. Participants will receive a limited edition Turkey Trot t-shirt and the first, second, and third place finishers in various categories will be awarded a custom-designed Turkey Trot medallion.
The Race Benefits: McNeese and SOWELA Scholarships
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