Hopkinsville, KY 42240
The free 16th Annual Turkey Trot 5K (3.1 miles) run/walk returns at 8 a.m. on Thanksgiving (November 23) in downtown Hopkinsville. The non-competitive, non-timed event begins and ends in downtown Hopkinsville, via a route that includes a large section of the community’s popular Greenway Rail Trail. The Turkey Trot is presented by Hopkinsville’s Division of Parks and Recreation.
Participants are encouraged to arrive at Founders Square by 7:30 a.m. if registering that morning. Waivers need to be signed prior to the race, either online in advance, or on event day.
Coffee and hot chocolate will be available at sign-in, courtesy of the Christian County Convention & Visitors Bureau and the Pennyrile Area Hospitality Association.
The Turkey Trot is held to benefit the Greenway Rail Trail through the City of Hopkinsville. Outside donations for upkeep and maintenance of the rail trail are gladly accepted, with checks made payable to the City of Hopkinsville, indicating Rail Trail Donation on the memo line.
For additional information about the 2016 Turkey Trot, call the Division of Parks and Recreation at