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51st Annual

Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot

Thursday, Nov. 23, 2022


Event details, t-shirt info and race results can be found on the race registration website:

Race Details


Six and up

Race Entry Fee:

Race registration is $15. Runners can pre-register using the online registration form (and reserve a t-shirt) or sign-up on the day of the event.

Payment can be made via cash or check payable to Wahlert Catholic High School or by credit card through the online registration form (linked above and below).


Long-sleeved poly/cotton commemerative Turkey Trot t-shirts are available for purchase for $20, while supplies last.

Sizes: YM, YL, S, M, L, XL, XXL

Bib Pick-Up:

6:00–7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 22 and

7:30–8:45 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 23

Pre-registered runners can pick up their bib number and/or t-shirt at this time in the balcony of the gymnasium.


Wahlert Catholic High School, 2005 Kane Street, Dubuque

Race Time:

Both the 2.5- and 5-mile races will begin at 9 a.m.


A certificate for a turkey will be awarded to the first place finisher in each age division for the 2.5- and 5-mile races.


Contact Coach Tim Berning at tberning@holyfamilydbq.org or call the Wahlert Catholic High School office at (563) 583-9771 during regular school hours.

Course Route

2.5 mile:

  1. Starting in front of Mazzuchelli Catholic Middle School, head east on Kane Street;
  2. Turn left on Balboa Drive;
  3. Left on N Grandview Avenue;
  4. Left on W 32nd Street;
  5. Left on Carter Road;
  6. Left on Kane Street and back to Wahlert.

5 mile: Repeat the 2.5-mile loop.

The annual Turkey Trot benefits the Wahlert Catholic High School Men's and Women's Track & Field and Cross Country programs. Thank you for your support!