Escape from Turkey Mountain

Mon September 7, 2020 Tulsa, OK US 74132 Directions

5 Mile

7:30AM CDT

2 Mile

7:30AM CDT
Lower Parking Lot at Turkey Mountain
6492 S Elwood Ave
Tulsa, OK US 74132
RACE SOLD OUT - No Race Day Registration


Race Day registration will not be available.  Race Day packet pickup will be available at the Turkey Mountain lower (Main) parking lot.


One of northeastern Oklahoma’s unique recreational treasures, the Turkey Mountain Urban Wilderness encompasses over 300 acres of rugged park land located only a few miles from Tulsa’s vibrant downtown. Participants will be surrounded by a thick canopy of trees including native Post and Blackjack Oak, Hickory, Redbud and other species. This area of River Parks stretches north-south from I-44 to 71st Street, and from Elwood Avenue, east to the Arkansas River. The highest point on Turkey Mountain lies within the park’s boundaries, rising 300 feet above the river.

WHEN: Monday, September 7, 2020, 7:30 AM

WHERE: Races begin at Turkey Mountain Urban Wilderness Area

WHAT: Run or walk the trails at Turkey Mountain!

  • 5 Mile and 2 Mile Races begin at 7:30 AM

Need to Know:

Packet Pickup In-Store (at the Fleet Feet location you selected during registration) will begin Thursday, September 3, 2020 through Sunday, September 6, 2020. If you are unable to pick up your packet during this time you will have to pick it up on race day. 

Race Day Packet Pickup begins at 6:45 AM on Monday, September 7, 2020 at the Lower Parking Lot at Turkey Mountain (off Elwood Ave.)


With consultation and input from the City of Tulsa, Tulsa Health Department, and River Parks Authority, this race will implement the following special race modifications:  

If you have a fever of 100.4 F or more, you should not attend the race. Any participants who cannot participate will be offered a refund of their entry fee. Contact the race director if you are sick with a fever and will not be able to race. 

Also, volunteers should not attend if they have a fever of 100.4 F or more. The temperature of all volunteers and Fleet Feet staff will be taken upon arrival at the race site. 

At all times be aware of others and please maintain social distancing of at least 6’.  

We REQUIRE that all racers bring a face covering to wear when they are in close contact with each other or race staff and volunteers before and after the race. We REQUIRE wearing a face covering before the start of each race, that can be removed while running/walking. While on the course attempt to maintain 6 feet of separation from other runners. After you finish the race, you should wear a face covering whenever you cannot maintain 6’ of social distance from others.  

Porta Johns will be provided.  Please remain socially distanced while waiting in line for the restroom. Hand sanitizer will be provided. 

The race will utilize a wave start system to keep the number of participants in the start corral low.  Four waves will be utilized, defined by your expected average pace when completing the race:

Wave 1            Start @ 7:30 am          Pace faster than 10:30/mile

Wave 2            Start @ 7:33 am          Pace between 10:31/mile and 12:00/mile

Wave 3            Start @ 7:36 am          Pace between 12:01/mile and 14:00/mile

Wave 4            Start @ 7:39 am          Pace slower than 14:00/mile

When lining up for the start of the 2-Mile and 5-Mile races, please remain socially distanced from others. Family groups can be more closely spaced together, but you should maintain 6’ of separation from other races who are not in your current family/social circle. 

To reduce the potential for COVID contact – a traditional water stop will not be provided. 

There will be NO water stop for the 2-mile course. For the 5-mile event, we will have a table at approximately mile 1.5 where you can pick up a small water bottle to carry with you.  We will have trash at a few points along the course to dispose of the small water bottle.  PLEASE DO NOT DROP THE WATER BOTTLE ON THE TRAIL!  NO TRASH SHOULD BE DROPPED ONTO THE TRAILS OF TURKEY MOUNTAIN. 

Course:  2-Mile Course and 5-Mile Course 

Volunteers will be required to wear face coverings. Finish line volunteers will be provided with gloves to wear.

At the finish line volunteers will hand you your finisher medal. Bottled water and other sports drinks will be provided post-race and will be self-serve, monitored by volunteers.    

Post-race food items will be pre-packaged and will be self-serve, monitored by volunteers. 

Beer – we will have keg beer. Beer volunteers will wear face masks and gloves when serving beer. You must be over 21 to have a post-race beer.

Awards will be presented at the conclusion of the 5-mile and 2-mile. Please remain socially distanced when awards are being announced.  


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Race Start Times

7:30 am  5 Mile Race

7:30 am  2 Mile Race

NOTE:  No one will be allowed to start either race more than 5 minutes after the gun goes off.  No exceptions!


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