Canton Turkey Trot

21ST Annual Canton Turkey Trot 

Join us for Canton’s annual Turkey Trot 5K and 1-Mile race. In-person and Virtual options are available again this year! Runners/Walkers can support Canton’s Family Thanksgiving tradition on Thursday, November 23, 2023, at Canton's Summit on the Park & Heritage Park as the picturesque course winds through Pheasant Run Golf Club. The Canton Turkey Trot for a Cause supports the education, research & family resources for the Epilepsy Foundation of Michigan. So many breakthroughs for families living with Epilepsy. 

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  • Check out this race event kickoff video featuring Canton Supervisor Ann Marie Graham-Hudak.  
  • Hear from Epilepsy Foundation of Michigan President Brianna Romines as she gives an important overview of this year's event.  
  • Michael & Bridget Murray provide an important Turkey Trot message about Ending Seizures in this special video.
  • The In-Person participant fee is $35 for the 5K and $30 for the 1-Mile. The Virtual participant fee is $30 for the 5K and the 1-Mile.
  • Register online for Canton Turkey Trot. Submit race day pics to leisure@cantonmi.gov
  • Race registration and donation link will stay open until 9 a.m. Thanksgiving Day (November 23, 2023). 
  • This year’s event will include: race shirts, custom bibs, raffle prizes, ceremonies,  
  • For more information, call the Canton Sports Center at 734/483-5600.
  1. Registration
  2. Charity & Sponsorship
  3. Event Schedule
  4. Bib & Shirt Pick-Up
  5. Turkey Trot Course Map
  6. Virtual Course Suggestions

2023 Registration Information

Register Online Today!
Canton Turkey Trot registration is now open for chipped-timed 5K and 1-Mile events through November 23, 2023, at 9 a.m. 

Register by November 10, 2023, to be guaranteed a race shirt. A limited number of extra shirts are available on a first-come, first-served basis, for those who register after November 10.

Virtual Turkey Trot Registration

Online registration is also open for the Virtual Race option through November 23, 2023, at 9 a.m. for runners/walkers who are interested in participating in this year's event virtually by choosing when and where to run or walk. Register by November 10, 2023, to be guaranteed a race shirt.

For additional information, call 734/483-5600.

Questions About the Event

Please contact the Canton Sports Center for more information at 734/483-5600.

Thank You, Sponsors!

20th Annual Turkey Trot event organizers would like to thank our main sponsor and partner the Epilepsy Foundation of Michigan, as well as many more sponsors for their generous support!

Turkey Trot Sponsors