1720 Market St
St. Louis, MO 63182
On-street, parking lot, and garages are plentiful in downtown St. Louis. Please be aware of pedestrians.PARKING DETAILS
|6:30am||Parking and Packet Pickup Open|
|7:30-7:45am||5K open Start Line|
|8:30am||Swag Exchange Opens|
|8:35am||Free Kids 1/2 Mile Race Begins|
*When picking up your race number, please bring a canned food item for donation to Food Outreach.
**Race Day registrants may not receive a swag item.
Have your (pan)cake and eat it, too! On Thanksgiving morning, after your 5K enjoy a FREE and delicious pancake breakfast provided by St. Louis' own Chris Cakes!
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, multiple pom beanies designs, and $10 Fleet Feet Sports gift cards. A youth short-sleeve shirt can be added to free Youth Race registrations for $12. 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(s) will be donated to one of our charity partners.
$22 thru October 11
$24 thru October 31
$26 thru November 22
$30 thru Novembber 25
1/2 Mile Youth Race | FREE! (registration required)
Swag Guarantee | Register by October 31
Adult Long Sleeve
Fleet feet Gift Cards
*When picking up your race number, please bring a canned item for donation to Food Outreach.
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, Stifel Opera House, Busch Stadium, City Garden, through Purina’s campus and finish in front of the newly renovated Soldier’s Memorial. Wheelchair athletes are welcomed to compete at our St. Charles and Downtown locations. Wheelchairs will begin two minutes before the 5K start. Children in courteously-driven strollers are welcome. Dogs are not permitted on course.
Race results are available here. Awards are presented 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. Awards will also be awarded to the top 3 men and women wheelchair athletes. Winners who do not pick up their awards from the Award Pickup Table after 8:45am can pick up their award at Fleet Feet Des Peres beginning December 3rd.
Food Outreach is a St. Louis area organization whose mission is to provide nutritional support and enhance the quality of life for men, women, and children living with cancer or HIV/AIDS. In 2018, Food Outreach served nearly 2,000 members of our community and provided more than 532,000 meals.
Food Outreach is happy to receive all types of canned food donations but the following canned foods incorporate well into their nutrition center programs: Tuna Fish, Turkey, Chicken, Salmon, Corn, Green Beans, Mixed Vegetables, Mandarin Oranges, Pineapple Chunks, and Peaches. Please consider donating 1 or more of these specific items for your Turkey Trot STL donation to assist the charity with their mission.
Participants of Turkey Trot STL - Downtown have a front-row view of the Thanksgiving Day Parade in Downtown St. Louis. Featuring a variety of musical floats and displays, giant helium balloon figures, Metro area high school marching bands, antique cars and firetrucks, and everyone's favorite - Santa Claus - wishing everyone a Happy Thanksgiving and a Merry Christmas! So register for Turkey Trot STL, run/walk your race, grab your plate of free pancakes, and sit and enjoy the country's second-largest Thanksgiving Day parade. The parade begins at 8:45am.