Location & Parking

Memorial Plaza

Memorial Plaza
1731 Market Street
St. Louis, MO 63106

On-street, parking lot, and garages are plentiful in downtown St. Louis.  Please be aware of pedestrians.


Race Day Schedule

6:00am Parking, Packet Pickup* and Race Day Registration** Open
7:30am 5K Start
8:15am Award Plaque Pickup Table Opens
8:45am 1/2 Mile Youth Race Start (for children 12 & under and their guardians)
8:45am Thanksgiving Parade Begins***

*When picking up your race number, please bring a canned food item or a packaged toiletry item for donation to St. Patrick Center.
**Race Day registrants may not receive a swag item.
***Race participants can view and enjoy the Thanksgiving Parade from the Runners' Village.

Chris Cakes Breakfast at TTSTL

Have your (pan)cake and eat it, too! Join us at Turkey Trot STL's Downtown, Six Flags, or St. Charles races on Thanksgiving Day and enjoy a FREE post-run pancake breakfast provided by St. Louis' own Chris Cakes!

Swag Swag

Turkey Trot STL 5K registrants can choose their commemorative swag from an array of great options! We've got soft cotton knock-around long-sleeve tees, ultra-light wicking polyester running tees perfect for summer running, custom BOCO pom beanies, and $10 Fleet Feet Sports gift cards. A youth cotton tee can be added to free Youth Race registrations for $10. Register by 10/31 to be guaranteed your chosen swag. If you don't pick up your packet in-store or at the race, your item will be donated to one of our charity partners.


5K | $18 thru Sept | $20 thru Oct | $22 thru November 19 | $25 at packet pickup and race day
1/2 Mile Youth Race | FREE! (registration required)

Turkey Trot STL Beanie

Custom BOCO Pom Beanie

Turkey Trot STL Wicking Tees

Men's and Women's Ultra-Light Wicking Tees

Turkey Trot STL Cotton Tees

Adult and Youth Cotton Tees

Packet Pickup Packet Pickup

Tue | 11/21 | 11am - 6pm | One Metropolitan Square Building
Wed | 11/22 | 11am - 6pm | One Metropolitan Square Building

*When picking up your race number, please bring a canned food item or a packaged toiletry item for donation to the St. Patrick Center.


The Turkey Trot STL 5K course in Downtown St. Louis runs along the route of the 2nd largest Thanksgiving parade in the nation.  Participants will pass many landmarks, including City Garden, Busch Stadium, and the Peabody Opera House and finishes at the end of the parade route.  An out-and-back section will allow participants to see and cheer on their fellow athletes.  The course is certified for distance accuracy by USA Track & Field.  Children in courteously-driven strollers are welcome. Dogs are not permitted on course.

Results & Awards

Race results are available here. Plaques are awarded to the top 3 overall male and female 5K runners and the top 3 men and women runners in the following 5K age groups: 12 & Under, 13-19, 20-24, 25-29,...,65-69, and 70 & Over. Plaques will also be awarded to the top 3 men and women wheelchair athletes. Award winners who do not pick up their plaques from the Plaque Pickup Table after 8:45am can pick up their plaques at Fleet Feet Des Peres beginning December 1st.

St. Patrick Center

St. Patrick Center Website

St. Patrick Center provides opportunities for self-sufficiency and dignity to people who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless. Individuals and families build permanent, positive change in their lives through safe and affordable housing, sound mental and physical health, and employment and financial stability.

St. Patrick Center