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Run, Walk, and Virtual
ARC's Rescue Run 5K and Family Fun Run consists of a USA-TF certified 5K course (timed) and a 1-mile family fun run.
Well-socialized, leashed dogs and strollers are welcome.
The Tommy Crockett Memorial Rescue Run at Two Rivers Ford is more than just a race. It is an opportunity to get off your couch and be active with your family and friends... all while giving back to help animals in need.
This race was formerly Mt. Juliet's most popular Thanksgiving Day race, the Turkey Trot. Now the event has a new name, the same things you enjoyed through the years, and even more to love!
1st, 2nd, and 3rd place medals are awarded to the fastest male and female runners in each of a dozen+ age groups and an additional trophy and gift basket are awarded to the fastest male and female overall winners.
Race proceeds are for the benefit of Animal Rescue Corps, an animal protection nonprofit.
If you have any questions about this race, click the button below.
When is the event? Thanksgiving morning, Thursday, November 23, 2023. 1-mile Family Fun Run: 8:00 am CT start. 5k: 8:30 am CT start.
Are t-shirts included with registration? Yes, if you register before the t-shirt deadline, exclusive race tees are guaranteed with both the 5k and the Family Fun Run registrations.
When is the deadline to register and be guaranteed a t-shirt? end of day November 14, 2023
When is packet pickup? TBA
Are there medals? 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place medals are awarded to the top three female and male finishers in each of the 5-year age groups. The top overall female and male runners receive an additional trophy and prize.
What are the age groups? 0-9, 10-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, and 65+ (depending on race registration demographics, there may be an additional 70+ age group).
Is there parking? This location has plenty of nearby businesses and parking at Providence Marketplace.
Can my dog come? Yes! Well-socialized and leashed dogs are welcome at the back of the back. The first 100 dogs to show up will receive a race day bandana!
Are strollers and scooters welcomed? Yes, strollers and scooters are welcome at the back of the pack!
Is the 5k course timed and UST&F-certified? Yes! USA Track & Field Certification Code: TN11084MS
Does the 5k course have hills? There are some hills in the course.
Where do race proceeds go? This is a charity event, with proceeds for the benefit of Animal Rescue Corps to help neglected and abused animals.
What does Animal Rescue Corps do? Animal Rescue Corps is a national animal protection nonprofit, founded in 2010 and specializing in the large-scale rescue of animals suffering in puppy mills, hoarding, disaster, and more. ARC has a flagship Rescue Center in Gallatin, TN. Learn more.
How do I learn about being a Rescue Run sponsor? Thank you for your interest! Please visit our 2023 sponsor opportunities here or send us an email. We'd love to talk about ways you can help animals and meet your marketing goals.
Where is the race? The race starts from Two Rivers Ford, the Rescue Run's presenting sponsor, in Mt. Juliet, TN.
Be part of something good and be a 2023 Rescue Run sponsor!
USA Track & Field Certification Code: TN11084MS