• A Running Tradition 16 Years Strong!

    The Turkey Day 5k is a South Metro Denver tradition. Held annually on Thanksgiving morning, this event signals the start of the holiday season. Starting and ending near Shea Stadium in Highlands Ranch, this Family Friendly 5k Run/Walk and Thanksgiving go hand in hand. Our fun course serves runners and walkers of all levels. Baby strollers and canine buddies are all welcome, making this a great event for you, your family and friends!

    Date:          Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 28, 2019

    Time:         Race begins 9 am 
                      Check-in/Registration opens at 7:30 am

    Location:   Shea Staduim
                     3270 Redstone Park Cir, Highlands Ranch, CO 80129 

    Post Race Events:

    • Free Pancake Breakfast (suggested donation of $5 or more to benefit the Douglas County Fallen Officer Fund)
    • Free coffee and hot chocolate
    • Free Beer Garden
    • Vendor Village
    • Music
    • Awards
    • and more!


  • Prizes are awarded for the 1st, 2nd, & 3rd place male/female finishers in each age category, as well as the top three overall male/female.

  • The Chamber of Northwest Douglas County is proud to support the Douglas County Fallen Officer Fund this year. The purpose of the Fallen Officer Fund is to provide assistance to Douglas County Sheriff’s Office members who are killed or seriously injured in the line of duty.



  • Thank you to our generous sponsors!


  • Platinum Sponsors


    Gold Sponsors


    Chuck & Don's Pet Food & Supplies

    Ent Credit Union

    FirstBank of Littleton

    Highlands Ranch Community Association

    Impact Commercial Real Estate

    Inngi Float


    Manic Training


    M4 Roofing & Gutters

    ROX Lifestyle Magazine

    Schomp Automotive




  • TD5k Registration TD5k Registration

  • Early Shirt/Bib Pick Up Early Shirt/Bib Pick Up

    If you registered by NOON on NOVEMBER 22, you will be eligible to pick up your shirt and bib early. If you did not register by noon on November 22, you will need to get your shirt and bib on race day beginning at 7:30 am at Shea Stadium, in the north concession stand area. 

    Early pick up will be at:
    Panorama Orthopedics & Spine Center, lower level
    1060 Plaza Dr #200, Highlands Ranch, CO 80129

    Monday, November 25, 3-7 pm
    Tuesday, November 26, 3-7 pm


  • Donate today! Donate today!

    Can't participate in the race? You can still support the Douglas County Fallen Officer Fund with a donation! Click here to donate today!  

  • Be a Sponsor Be a Sponsor

    • Sponsorship opportunities are available! Click here for more information!
  • Come out and play with us!  

    The Turkey Day 5k could not exist without literally hundreds of volunteers. All volunteers will receive a long-sleeved t-shirt and have oodles of fun while wearing it!  We promise to take good care of you with coffee, hot chocolate, and tasty treats! 

    If you are a high school student in need of community service hours, we are happy to sign off on your time for volunteering at this event!
    Email TD5k@thechambernwdc.org if you're interested in being placed on the volunteer list