The 45th Annual Turkey Trot 5K

Friday, November 15, 2019


  • Start and Finish will be held at The Perch 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. 

  • 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.

  •  KSU 5K Map

  • All early registrations will take place online at until Tuesday, November 12, 2019.

    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 Perch.

    Guests must register with a KSU affiliate. 

  • Early option: Thursday, November 14 from 8:00AM-5:00PM in Department of Sports and Recreation Admin Suite 1101 inside the Student Recreation and Activities Center

    Day of Race: Friday, November 15, 1:30PM-2:30PM at The Perch

  • 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.

  • We are collecting items for the KSU CARE Center through a Beverage Run! CARE Services operates the campus pantry to support any KSU student in need of nutritional assistance.

    Participants are asked to donate non-refrigerated milk (individual sized or cartons), juices (individual boxes, Capri Sun, etc), and bottled water. Please participate!

We welcome participation from NCAA track and field athletes however, they will not be eligible for awards.