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Turkey Trot Fun Run

5 Mile Run, 2 Mile Run/Walk & 1K Run

Saturday, November 18, 2017

Applegate Park w Merced, CA

Presented by Merced Running Club

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Race Registration & Packet Pick-up
7:15 a.m.
Start time:
1K run for 10 and under, starts at 8:15 a.m.
2 mile run/walk and 5 mile run start at 8:30 a.m.


Applegate Park in Merced, at the corner of 26th and "O" Streets.  Registration and check-in will take place in the area by the Applegate Zoo.
Click here for map and driving directions


see Entry form

Course Description:

The five mile course starts by the swing set in Applegate Gate Park and curves around by the Bell and runs under the "M" Street bridge and follows the bike path all the way to the McKee bridge, then around to the other side of Bear Creek and the back to the Bell to the finish.  The 1K run is for 13 years and younger only.


2 and 5 mile: 19 & under, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+
1K: 5 & under, 6-10

Awards to overall winners and medals three deep in each age group.  Entry fees include T-shirt (while they last), post-race refreshments, and entry into the race raffle.  All races start and finish in Applegate Park.  A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Merced Rescue Mission’s annual Thanksgiving dinner.

Annual Shoe Drive:

Bring shoes that are no longer needed and help out the needy in our community.  Each pair of donated shoes qualifies you for an entry in “Wild Lee’s” raffle.


Terry Richardson, (209) 769-2855,

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