Congratulations to all our participants who completed the participation record setting (919 registered participants!) 2015 KAR Turkey Trot Time Prediction 5k Run on an overcast Thanksgiving morning, and sincere thanks to all our sponsors, partners, volunteers and planning committee members including my Co-Race Director Scott Taylor, Heather Woodbury, Rik Ott, Brett Beier, Julie Bradfield, Autumn Shroyer Osborn, Karen Christensen, Sarah Gillig and Brian McDaniel for making the event a success. The top award for closest actual to predicted time went to Alaina Smith of Mattawan, MI, with a difference of .39 (22:00 predicted/22:00.39actual). Overall men’s champion was Bryan Heid of Portage, MI with a time of 17:22.96 and women’s overall champion was Karen Jones of Portage with a time of 19:29.62. Check out the results page!
KAR’s Turkey Trot is your opportunity to race for your well-being before you race for seconds at the dinner table on Thanksgiving morning! The 2016 Kalamazoo Area Runners Turkey Trot 5K Time Prediction Run will be held on the cross country course at Portage West Middle School (7145 Moorsbridge Rd, Portage, MI 49024) at 9:00am on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 24, 2016. There will be pre- and post race entertainment in the cafeteria and auditorium starting at 8:00am. Watch for registration to open in September.