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Turkey Day 5k

Event Info

Join us for the 11th Annual Frisco Turkey Day 5k, presented by The Steadman Clinic and Steadman Philippon Research Institute. The run will take place in Frisco, Colorado on Thanksgiving Day. We encourage you to come out and burn a few calories before celebrating with food, family and fun! This event is open to all ages and will take place on the Summit County Recreation Path and Town of Frisco side streets.

Non-Profit Love

We invite all racers to make a non-perishable food donation at the event which will benefit the Family & Intercultural Resource Center of Summit County. A portion of the proceeds benefits Frisco Elementary’ s S.T.E.M. program. In 2023, this event raised $6,775 for the S.T.E.M. program!

Race Details

  • The race will start and finish at the old Community Center (110 S. 3rd Ave) at 9:30am on Thanksgiving Day.
  • Leashed dogs and strollers are welcome.
  • Please keep in mind that pushing a stroller may be challenging at times with snow on the course. 
  • This is a fun run. The race will not be timed. 


Thursday, November 28, 2024


The Old Frisco Community Center
110 3rd Avenue
Frisco, CO 80443

Be Prepared for High Alpine and Snowy Running Conditions

This race will take place in a high-alpine environment and icy/snowy conditions may exist. The race will take place on the Town of Frisco Recreation Path and Town of Frisco Side Streets. The race course will be plowed to the best of our ability. The event will take place snow or shine! Our friends at Pioneer Sports sell traction devices for your shoes from Kahtoola and Yak Trax. They also sell base layers, hats, gloves, and merino wool socks. You can visit them at 842 N. Summit Blvd #1.

Course Map


2024 Turkey Day 5k registration will open on May 28, 2024.

  • Limited onsite registration will be available on Wednesday, November 27, 2024 from 3:00pm – 7:00pm at 110 S. 3rd Avenue, Frisco. If the race does not sell out by Wednesday night, day-of registration will be available on Thursday, November 28, 2024, from 8:00am – 9:00am at the 110 S, 3rd Avenue, Frisco. Check back here to see if they race is sold out.
  • Registration includes a Turkey Day 5k commemorative gift, entry into the chance auction, and post race snacks.

2023 Registration Fees

  • Adult (18+) registration – $25
  • Youth (6-17 years old) registration – $15
  • Under 5 – free

Packet Pick-up

Runners may pick up their bib/packet on Wednesday, November 27 from 3:00pm – 7:00pm at the old community center (110 S. 3rd Ave).

Day-of bib/packet pick-up will be from 8:00am – 9:00am on Thursday, November 28 at the old community center. Runners will receive their race bib and commemorative Turkey Day 5k gift.

In order to pick up your bib and racer gift you must sign a waiver. If you are picking up a friend’s bib, they must have completed the online waiver prior to arriving at bib pick up. All participants must complete a waiver or they will not receive their bib.

Participant Info


Summit County weather varies in November so we recommend dressing in layers for this run. Don’t forget to pack a beanie, gloves, and base layers!


We recommend any type of running or hiking shoe for this fun run. As mentioned above, portions of the course will not be plowed or shoveled, and runners will pass through areas of packed snow. Our friends at PioneerSports in Frisco sell Kahtoola and Yak Trax traction devices for your tennis shoes.


There is no designated parking area for this event. Frisco has parking available on Main Street, as well as many side streets. Please carpool if possible and plan to arrive early to allow time to walk to the start to pick up your bib/packet.

Green Event

Bring your own cup or water bottle to help us cut down on single use cups during the event!

Post Race Party

Post race party will take place at the finish line. There will be cookies from Butterhorn Bakery and hot Wassail. Participants can check to see if they won an item from the Chance Auction once they cross the finish line as well!


Not interested in running the 5k? We need volunteers to help on the course. Please follow this link to sign up for volunteering.

Make a Donation

We encourage all racers to make a non-perishable food donation at the event. Donations will benefit the Family & Intercultural Resource Center of Summit County. For every five items donated, you will receive an additional raffle ticket to put into our Chance Auction.

2023 Race Photos

Thank you to Tripp Fay for taking photographs of the event! Click this link to view photos!

Download password: FriscoTurkeyDay2023

Thank You to Our Sponsors!

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