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2023 Run! Turkey Run!

Thu November 23, 2023 Billings, MT 59101 US
Race to Out Run Hunger in the Billings Area!



9:00AM MST - 10:15AM MST

Street Mile

10:00AM MST - 10:30AM MST


2nd Ave N Downtown Billings
Billings, MT US 59101


In loving memory of Kelly Fulton, who prompted the club and organized the first race in 2011.  Thank you, Kelly.


Check out our volunteer needs here

Same great location: Wise Wonders Science & Discovery Museum at 3024 2nd Ave N.

5K and Street Mile?  Check both options upon registering and you will receive a $10 discount at check out.

Pricing:  Race fee is $30, jumps to $35 November 1. No race day registration. See below for some categories that receive special pricing.

Special pricing: Yellowstone Rim Runners, whose membership will be current on 11/23/23 receive a 20% discount.  

Other special pricing: $25 for participants 65 and older, $20 for kids 7-18, $15 for kids 4-6, Free for kids 3 and under--no shirt with this free option. Pricing is adjusted at checkout.  Selecting the 'no shirt' option saves $5 on registration.

The shirt deadline is midnight 10/22/23.  If having a shirt is important to you, please register by the shirt deadline.  After that you have to select from the shirt inventory on hand. If you select the "No shirt" option, your registration fee will be reduced $5.

 If you selected a shirt but don't attend the event, or packet pick up, you forfeit your shirt.  We will not be holding shirt pick up after the event.  Thanks for your understanding.

New this year: Photolanthropy will have their Tiny House on site. Great opportunity for memory making!

The purpose of this event is simple: put an END to hunger in the Billings Community.  The race net proceeds are divided among the following charities:  Meals on Wheels program of the Adult Resource Alliance, Family Service, Inc, The Billings Backpack Program of the Billings Education Foundation, The MSU Billings Yellowjacket Emergency Pantry (YEP) and the Rocky Mountain College Bear Cupboard.

Here is a link to Billings Accuweather monthly forecast    

For everyone's safety, please leave your earbuds and dogs at home.
Walkers, please assemble toward the back of the pack.

Cancellation & Refund Policy

Run Turkey Run has a NO REFUND policy. Please note that we do not offer any refunds, transfers or discount codes if you cancel your registration for this event.

PACKET PICK UP Wednesday 11/22/23 Noon to 7pm  2021 Overland (Billings Association of Realtors) 

Race Day pick up at Wise Wonders, from 7:30 - 8:30am.  Enter the building from the 31st Street door. NOT the front doors. There will only be one volunteer here, please plan ahead.

Race Contact Info

If you have any questions about this race, click the button below.

Packet Pickup

Shirt and Bib Pickup:  

Billings Association of Realtors at 2021 Overland Ave. (Where you pick up your Quality of Life Run packet) (also: the old Jade Palace)

Wednesday November 22, 2023 from noon to 7pm.  It is busy from 12-2, very quiet after 5. Please make every effort to pick up, or have someone pick up for you.  Race day pick up will be very limited.

Race Day pickup: At Wise Wonders 7:30-8:30.  Use the 31st Street door, that's the side door on the west side of the building.  If you are facing the front of the building, go right! There will only be one volunteer on race morning, please be patient and kind.

No race day registration

About Yellowstone Rim Runners

Yellowstone Rim Runners Inc is a 501C3, all volunteer running club in Billings MT.  Like all of our projects, Run! Turkey Run! is an all volunteer effort by the club to out run hunger in Billings.  In the first 12 years we've given just over $366,000 to area food charities.

Our success depends on participants, volunteers and sponsors.  Billings Clinic has been our head bird sponsor since the race's inception!

Thank you for checking us out.


5K Course Map

The 5K begins on 2nd Ave N. at 30th St. Runners head east on 2nd Ave N to Broadway, north on Broadway to 3rd Ave N, west on 3rd to Division, cross Division to Clark, continue west to 7th St W, turn south to Yellowstone, turn east to Division, cross Division onto 2nd, east on 2nd to 32nd, head north on 32nd to 3rd, east on 3rd to 29th, south to 2nd, then west on 2nd to the finish just west of 31st.

Street Mile Course Map

The Street Mile course begins on 2nd Ave N at 32nd. Run west on 2nd to Division, then north to 3rd, then east to Broadway, then south to 2nd, then west to the finish just west of 31st.



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