Greater Lake Charles Rotary 7th Annual Trot

Sat November 17, 2018 Lake Charles, LA 70601 US Directions


1K Participants

12:00AM CST
Open to ages 1 - 12.

5K Runners

12:00AM CST
Open to ages 18 - 100.


1575 W. Sallier St.
Lake Charles, LA US 70601


Greater Lake Charles Rotary Club 7th Annual Turkey Trot


November 17, 2018

Starting at 9:00 AM


Walnut Grove Community

1575 W. Sallier

Lake Charles, LA 70601


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.


Registration Fees:        

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.  


Packet Pickup (Location, Date & Time):                     

Morning of the race at the race site at Walnut Grove starting at 7 am
1575 W. Sallier
Lake Charles, LA 70601


T-Shirts are guaranteed to the pre-registered runners by November 5th!


Event details and schedule:

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:

Kid-K Male

Kid-K Female

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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