Turkey Trots and Thanksgiving 5Ks Near Boulder

by Rachel Daly
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Looking for Thanksgiving 5Ks near Boulder to celebrate the holiday? Look no further. Here are several fun events to celebrate Thanksgiving, including turkey trots, 5ks and fun runs! Speaking of Thanksgiving, if you are looking for a local bakery for Thanksgiving dessert, check out our guide to Where to Buy Thanksgiving Pie or Cake in Boulder. For more things to do in Boulder in November, click here.

46th Annual Longmont Turkey Trot 10K & 2 Mile Run/Walk

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When: Saturday, November 13, 2021, from 9 AM – 12 PM

Sign up to run one of the fastest, most scenic, 10K or 2 mile courses around, the Longmont Turkey Trot! Or sign up to take an early November stroll with family and friends, and sample all of the goodies in Vendor Village after the race. Group rate available for 15 or more racers –email RecSupport@LongmontColorado.gov to set up your group! Online registration available at LongmontColorado.gov/rec and active.com.

Alpine Bank Boulder Thanksgiving Day 5K

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Thanksgiving 5Ks Near Boulder: Photo Courtesy TEAM Boulder

When: Thursday, November 25, 2021, at 9 AM

T.E.A.M. Boulder presents Alpine Bank Boulder Thanksgiving Day 5K and Kids 1K Fun Run, celebrating family and friends and the many aspects in our community that we can be thankful for. It is also a time to think about those who are less fortunate and in keeping with traditions, this event will be supporting Boulder’s Harvest of Hope Pantry with a donation from race proceeds. TEAM-Boulder is asking all participants to donate non-perishable packaged and canned foods on the morning of the event which will be passed on to Harvest of Hope Pantry. The run will be held at 2209 Central Ave, Boulder, CO 80301.

The Erie Pilgrimage Run

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When: November 25, 2021, at 9 AM

So you thought Thanksgiving was about Turkey, eh? We’re glad you don’t any longer! Join The Pilgrimage Run by running, walking, pushing a stroller or pulling a wagon on this great 2-mile course. The route is made up of 90% paved trails and 10% streets, making it a fantastic family event and easy for anyone to participate! Both courses are very flat and forgiving! The 4 Mile course is similar to the 2 Mile, but includes an additional out & back portion of paved trail. The run is held in downtown Erie adjacent to the Erie Library, 400 Powers St, Erie, CO 80516

Avista Adventist Louisville Turkey Trot 5K

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When: November 25, 2021, from 9 AM – 11 AM

The Avista Adventist Hospital Louisville Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot was created as a means to collect food and donations for our local food bank. As the event grew, the Louisville Turkey Trot became a public benefit corporation, which is a corporation created to generate social and public good, and to operate in a responsible and sustainable manner. Your entry and any other food donation goes to support Community Food Share, whose mission is to eliminate hunger in Boulder and Broomfield Counties through engagement, collaboration, and leadership. So register and invite friends to support a great resource for folks in the community who need our help. The Louisville Turkey Trot has helped collect over 100,000 pounds of food and donate over $15,000 to fight local hunger. The Turkey Trot will be held in Downtown Louisville, Colorado, 951 Spruce St Louisville, CO 80027.

Broomfield Turkey Day 5K & 10K

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When: November 25, 2021, from 9 AM – 11 AM

The Broomfield Turkey Day 5K/10K is welcoming all runners, walkers, and pumpkin pie eaters! Come on out to this local event benefiting non-profit, Broomfield FISH. The event will kick off with a half mile Kids’ Dash making this an event the whole family can be thankful for! As you’re crossing the finish line of this iconic event, all 5K/10K finishers will receive a commemorative medal. Additionally, all racers get a Winter Knit Running Hat, Souvenir Race Bib, All-you-can-eat Pumpkin Pie, Free Photos and Vendor Shopping Deals! Register today at www.BroomfieldTurkeyDay.comThis event will be held at Broomfield County Commons Park, 13200 Sheridan Boulevard, Broomfield, CO 80020.

Turkey Trot 5K at YMCA of the Rockies

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Photo Courtesy YMCA of the Rockies

When: November 25, 2021 at 8 AM

Join YMCA of the Rockies on Thanksgiving morning, Thursday, November 25th for the annual 5K Turkey Trot! Get out and get active before celebrating the Thanksgiving holiday! Walkers and strollers are welcome to participate in the race. Dogs are also welcome, as long as they remain on a leash. Check-in at the Sweet Memorial Building beginning at 8am and the race will begin shortly after at 9am. Prizes will be awarded to the 1st place female, 1st place male, and the 1st place person 16 and under. Hang out after the race for a fun drawing to win great prizes! The YMCA of the Rockies Turkey Trot is free and open to the public, free-will donations will be accepted to support the camper scholarship program. Celebrate after the race in the Sweet Memorial Building with refreshments and door prizes! For any inquiries, please call 970-586-3341, ext. 1104. Register Online Here.

There it is, our complete list of Thanksgiving 5Ks near Boulder! Enjoy your Thanksgiving.

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