Turkey Leg 5K Virtual Run

Thu November 26 - Sun November 29 Willmar, MN 56201 US Directions RaceJoy Ready
Kandi Mall is the original course, but Virtual Race can be run Anywhere!
1605 S 1st St
Willmar, MN US 56201

We wish we could have the 2020 race in person.  But we are excited to announce our new Turkey Leg 5K Virtual Run/Walk, which will take the place of the traditional Turkey Leg Run in 2020.  The Virtual Race will be November 26-29 and is open to everyone!  If you have already registered for the Turkey Leg 5K you are automatically entered into the virtual race and do not need to do anything further.

Tuesday afternoon packet pick-up 4pm-6pm (Table by Foot Locker) Kandi mall.


In a virtual run, you will run a 5k which is 3.1 miles, on your own, making sure you follow social distancing guidelines.  Map out a route where ever you are!  Keep track of your time and submit your time using the options below.  Using the Racejoy app is strongly encouraged.  

You are encouraged to run the official Turkey Leg course (see Official Course Map link below) but that is not required.

That’s it!


The time frame for completing the run is from November 26-29. You can submit your race result starting 8:00 am on November 26. Your last chance to submit your results is November 29 at 11:59 p.m.


If you are already registered for the the 2020 Turkey Leg 5K you are automatically entered into the virtual race.  If you have not registered yet, Click Here or click the Sign Up button at the top of the page to register for the Virtual Run.

Registration Closes November 25 at 11:59pm



Race kit includes online Finisher Certificate, online Official Race Number, T-shirt and Finisher Ornament.

Premiums:  All pre-registered runners and walkers registered will be guaranteed a t-shirt in their size. If you registered after 11/22/20 your packet will be mailed out a couple of week after the race.  Otherwise plan to pickup your packet 4pm-6pm on Tuseday.

Awards:  In the absence of an awards ceremony we will have ornaments for 2020.  We will include the Finisher Ornament in your race packet.

Race Number: Once you register you will receive a confirmation email which will include a link to your personalized bib number.  You will also be able to print out your bib number by clicking the Find A Participant link on the menu to the left and then click the bib number assigned to your name.  You can also click the View Digital Bib link on your Profile page, when you are logged into your Runsignup account.

Finisher Certificate: For those that submit their Virtual Results you will be able to printout your Finisher Certificate after November 29.

Interactive Race Day Experience:  In addition we are providing you with RaceJoy as part of the official race experience, which includes; Live Phone Tracking, GPS Progress Alerts and Cheers!  See below for more details on what Racejoy is all about!


You may submit your time November 26-29, 2020.

You are encouraged to use the Racejoy app to submit your results (see below for more information) but there will be other ways to submit your time including clicking the results button in the menu at the top of the page or click here. For a detailed explanation of the various options for submitting your time or if you are having trouble submitting a time, please click here.

More info on Racejoy https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SzMwKldSkZM&feature=youtu.be

Don’t forget to take a great selfie to include on a Facebook post.

Pickle Events will compile the results.  Results will not count towards series points.


Results will be available at the Results Link November 26-29.  After November 29, you can find overall results and age group results for those races at www.pickleevents.com/r/2020/tl5k. You will also receive an email with a link to the results site at that time.


NEW START LOCATION FOR 2020!  Kandi Mall (for those that wish to run/walk on the Official Turkey Leg Course)

New Start = Straight out from the East door JC Penny's on 5th street sidewalk
New Finish = Straight out from Kohl's on 5th street sidewalk

We will set out cones to mark the start and finish. Scroll down for the link to the course map.

Tuesday afternoon packet pick-up 4pm-6pm (Table by Foot Locker)

Course Map

Course Map for those that wish to run the official Turkey Leg Course.


Available for Apple and Android devices.

Interactive Race Day Experience with RaceJoy

Live Phone Tracking, GPS Progress Alerts and Cheers!

We are providing you with RaceJoy as part of the official race experience for the Turkey Leg 5K Virtual Run.

Download the RaceJoy mobile app in advance to ensure proper phone setup. Invite your friends and family to track you and send you cheers!

Some key RaceJoy features include:

GPS Progress Alerts

  • Receive continual progress updates as you complete your goal.

Live GPS Tracking

  • Remote spectators can track your progress live in a map view. You can also track others.


  • Receive supportive audio cheers from remote friends & family.

Virtual Results (virtual events only)

  • Enter your race-assigned bib number to automatically submit your finish data for real-time scored results.
To use RaceJoy, you must carry your phone and activate tracking on the day you complete your race.
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