Lansing Turkey Trot

Thu November 25, 2021 Lansing, MI 48933 US Directions
FAQ

Are masks required? Masks are required inside the Gannon building during packet pickup and if you are in the building for any other reason. LCC requires masks indoors. Masks are not required outdoors. The start line is open from 9:00 to 9:15 to allow for social distancing. Start you race anytime during that 15 minute window. Competitive start is at 8:55 am.

Where do the proceeds go?
All of the proceeds go to support youth running in Michigan. The Michigan Running foundations gives out grants, upwards of $30K to $60K annually, to support High School and Middle School Cross Country and Track programs, Youth Track Clubs, pay to play scholarships, Cross Country Camp scholarships to help students attend the camp if they cannot afford to go.

Where do I park?
The Lansing Community College parking ramp is closed and not available for parking this year. Parking is free on city streets. Click this link for a map of additional parking close to the start of the race. There are two city parking ramps close to the race, the North Grand Ramp and the North Capitol Ramp. Rates for the city ramps are $1.25 per 30 minutes. 

Is there a Packet Pickup?

Yes at the Playmakers store on Tuesday 11/23 and Wednesday 11/24 from 11:00 am to 6:00 pm (both days). Packet pick up will be at the Playmakers community center, look for the windwaiver.

The Playmakers store is located at 2299 West Grand River Ave. Okemos, MI 48864. 

Race day packet pickup will begin at 7:30 am at Lansing Community College in the Gannon building, first floor. Masks are required inside the Gannon building at LCC. Remember there is no race day registration, only packet pickup. We do encourage early packet pickup at Playmakers to avoid long lines on race day morning. Masks are required inside the Gannon building during packet pickup and if you are in the building for any other reason.

Can I pick up my family or friend’s packet at Packet Pick Up?
Yes

What are the T-shirt sizes?
Your entry fee includes a Dri-Power Active Long Sleeve 50/50 T-Shirt. Youth S, M, L, and Adult S, M, L, XL, XXL. Shirts are not guaranteed after Wednesday, November 17th.

Are baby joggers and strollers allowed?
Yes. The race can accommodate strollers and baby joggers.

What is the course like?
The 5000 meter course is scenic, accurate and fast through Downtown Lansing passing the State Capitol Christmas Tree.  There are clocks at the mile marks provided by the Playmakers Store.

Results and Awards

Results will be live on this site and texted to your phone if you signed up for it. If you are the Overall, Master (over 40) Grand Master (over 50) or top 3 in your age group stop by the award table starting at 9:45 am and get your award. There is no award ceremony.

Are Dogs Allowed?
No. For the safety of the participants and the dogs we ask that you not bring your dog.

Are refunds allowed?  No, there are no refunds

Can I transfer to the virtual event?  The last day for in-person participants to transfer to the virtual race is on Friday, November 19th. No event transfers will be processed after that date. Packets for the virtual participants are being mailed out on Friday, November 19th. Registration for the virtual event ends on 11/19.

If I do not show up to participate in the race can I have the T-shirt mailed to me after the race?   No. **No-shows to the race will forfeit their t-shirt, no exceptions ** 

 

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