Running of the Turkeys

Arlington, VT

Traditional Thanksgiving 5K run in Beautiful Arlington, Vermont. Come on out and run with the Turkeys.

About this Event

Calling all Turkeys.  This Marks the 22nd year of the Running of the Turkeys.  This is a family friendly race which begins at Fisher Elementary School in Arlington Vermont.  Come on out and enjoy this traditional Thanksgiving Morning run in beautiful Vermont.  The race runs along scenic roads with a hill. (or 2 or 3).  Walkers are welcome and there will be awards for both runners and walkers.


The Start and Finish are located at Fischer Elementary School 504 East Arlington Road - Arlington, Vermont  05250   

Registration and Packet Pickup

Pre-race registration and packet pick-up on Wednesday, November 22 from 5:30-6:30 PM at the school.  Race day registration begins at 7:30 and ends at 8:45. 
Schedule of Events:

7:45 – 8:45 AM – Race Day Packet Pick-up

9:00 AM – 5 K Race Start


Runners - Top 3 Overall Male and Female finishers and Winners of 5 year age groups.

Walkers – Top 5 Male and Female finishers.


Turkeywear to the first 300 entrants in the 5k run and walk.



Bring some of your favorite cookies/bars/brownies for post-race refreshments and you’ll be entered into a raffle for coveted BKVR apparel,


There is plenty of parking in and around the Fisher Elementary School.

Contact Information

For additional information on the race contact Ruth Jones 802-681-3554 or

Timing and Finish line Services


Triangle start/Chip Finish using Jaguar Electronic RFID timing provided by Underdog Race Timing.  Results will be available immediately after the race at: or at:

When & Where

Nov 23, 2017


9:00 AM

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