Annual Turkey Trot 5k Run/Walk
Get in the Thanksgiving spirit with the annual Turkey Trot 5K Run and Walk, Colorado's flattest and fastest 5K! Hundreds of runners from throughout Colorado come to the Brighton Recreation Center for the Turkey Trot in search of personal bests and great company. With an 8:30am start time, runners a quick race, followed by breakfast and an awards ceremony. For over 30 yearss, the Turkey Trot 5K Run and Walk has been an annual tradition for the community of Brighton and is also a qualifying race for Bolder Boulder.
Starting and ending at the Brighton Recreation Center, the Turkey Trot 5K course will be taking runners throughout the surrounding community of Brighton. The longest straight stretch of road will take runners down 19th Avenue past Overland Trail Middle School and the Adams County Sheriff's Detention Center. With the race happening exclusively on the roadways, runners are encouraged to wear comfortable shoes and dress for the weather.