44th Annual Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot 
Thursday Nov. 24, 2016 | Wahlert Catholic High School


Where: Wahlert Catholic High School, 2005 Kane St., Dubuque, IA




6 years and older




In the Wahlert Catholic Gym
In the Wahlert Catholic gym


78 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 23
7:30–8:30 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 24

You may also click here to pre-register online now. Pre-registered runners can pick up their bib number and/or shirt at this time in the balcony of the gym.


Entry Fee:


$10 (cash or a check payable to Wahlert Catholic High School)




Long-sleeved dri-fit T-shirts will be available for purchase. T-shirts can be purchased at bib pick-up, while supplies last. Cost is $20 (limited supply).  Register online and reserve a t-shirt to be picked up the day of the race.  Sizes: YM, YL, XS, S, M, L, XL, XXL


Race Times:


9:00 AM 2.5 mile and 5 mile race will begin at the same time.




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




Stay tuned for results following the race.


Can I still register? Online pre-registration is open now and will close on Sunday, Nov. 20, 2016. Click here to register.
You can register in person the morning of the race between 7:30 and 8:30 a.m. or Download A Registration Form (PDF) to mail in your registration.

Questions? Contact the Wahlert Catholic High School office at (563) 583-9771 during regular school hours, or contact Tim Berning, head high school girls track and field coach, at tberning@holyfamilydbq.org.


Course for 2016

2.5 Mile (see map below) – Start in front of Wahlert Catholic and head west on Kane St. go right on Carter Rd. then right on W 32nd St. take a right on North Grandview Ave. go right on Balboa Dr. then right on Kane St. back to Wahlert Catholic for the finish.

5 Mile –  Repeat the 2.5 Mile Loop

Turkey Trot Race Map

Registration for 44th Annual Turkey Trot

  1. Step 1 Selection
  2. Step 2 Registration
9:00 AM
44th Annual Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot 2.5 and 5 mile races
Event registration summary
2016 Turkey Trot:
Entry Fee - 2.5 mile plus tshirt
Entry Fee - 5 mile plus tshirt
Entry Fee- 2.5 Mile Race
Entry Fee- 5 Mile Race

Holy Family Catholic Schools

2005 Kane St., Dubuque IA 52001
(563) 582-5456