The 44th Annual Turkey Trot has been cancelled due to weather.
Sports and Recreation will now be hosting the Turkey Trot virtually! Participants can run or walk their distance anytime between November 9-16.
To participate in the virtual race you can follow one of these options:
* Use our Strava account to track your miles
* Log your miles using your smart watch or activity tracker
* Take a photo of your results on a treadmill
When you complete your race (5K or 1 mile), bring proof of your run/walk to the Sports and Recreation Administrative Suite Monday-Friday 8am-5pm and we will provide you with your t-shirt. The deadline to turn in your run/walk results is 5pm Friday, November 16.
We are still collecting donations for the CARE Center and will continue with our raffle drawing for prizes. When you pick up your shirt, you can drop off your donations and we will enter you into the drawing. We will contact you if your number is pulled and will provide you with your prize.
Race LocationStart and Finish will be held at the Sports and Entertainment Park. (390 Big Shanty Road, Kennesaw, GA 30144)
Participants can park in The Perch parking lot and the Field 3 parking lot (behind Fifth Third Bank Stadium and across from U Pointe Kennesaw student housing - limited spots available.) You may choose to park at the Cobb County Transit lot and walk to The Perch
Please note there is no baggage check.
Race Start Information
Road Race competition begins PROMPTLY at 3:00PM.
The Start Line will close at 3:10pm. Late participants will not be allowed to start after the race begins.
1 Mile Event will begin shortly after the 5K participants have departed the start line.
Registration will open September 24, 2018.
All early registrations will take place online at mysportsrec.kennesaw.edu until Tuesday, November 6.
Need help? Give us at call at 470-578-6913 or use this instruction guide!
Day of registration will be from 1:30-2:30pm at the KSU Sports and Entertainment Park.
Guests must register with a KSU affiliate.
Early option: November 8, 8:00AM-5:00PM in Dept. of Sports and Recreation Admin Suite 1101 inside the Student Recreation and Activities Center
Day of Race: November 9, 1:30PM-2:30PM at the Sports and Entertainment Park
Awards will be given to the overall male and female runners.
Top 1st-3rd finishers in age group categories will receive medals.
Participants are encouraged to pick up their t-shirt as soon as they have finished the race. If you pre-register but do not attend the race a t-shirt is not provided.
Only available while supplies last.
Raffle Entry Information
We are collecting items for the KSU CARE Center. CARE Services operates the campus pantry to support any KSU student in need of nutritional assistance. Each donated item equals one raffle ticket. Participants are eligible to receive up to 10 raffle tickets. Please participate!
Current Needs Include:
Mac & Cheese
Beverages (shelf Milk, Water, Gatorade, juice etc)
Full Sized Bed Pillows
Travel/Small Size Laundry Detergent
Bring donated items to the raffle table at the Sports and Entertainment Park upon your arrival for race day. Items will not be accepted at the early pick up option.
We welcome participation from NCAA track and field athletes however, they will not be eligible for awards.