Turkey Trot Turkey

The 45th Annual Turkey Trot 5K

Friday, November 15, 2019


 Virtual 5K Option

The weather was a little frightful - but earning your t-shirt can still be delightful! Due to the weather, Sports and Recreation is offering a virtual option of the 45th Annual Turkey Trot 5K! Complete a 5K outside, on a treadmill or anywhere you wish to earn a t-shirt! 

The virtual race will run until December 20, 2019 or while supplies last of t-shirts!

Bring proof of your run (snap a photo or show us on your activity tracker) to the Admin Suite of the Student Recreation and Activities Center between the hours of 8am-5pm Monday-Friday to claim your t-shirt! 

Happy running! 


  • 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! CARE Services operates the campus pantry to support any KSU student in need of nutritional assistance.

    Current needs include: 

    • Full-sized cereal
    • Canned tomatoes
    • Canned meat
    • Canned pasta (ravioli, spaghetti-os, etc)
    • Juice/Water
    • Rice
    • Hearty Soup

     Please participate!

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