• 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






  • Shirts & Medals Shirts & Medals

    If you decided to stay home with your flock and not attend the Turkey Day 5k, shirts can be picked up at the Runners Roost in Lone Tree.

    If you place 1st, 2nd or 3rd in your age division and did not receive your medal, it can also be picked up at the Runners Roost in Lone Tree. 

    Runners Roost
    9994 COMMONS ST., STE. 230
    LONE TREE, CO 80124

  • Participants will receive an email when photos are available. Click here to see photos!

    These photos are available for download - FREE - thanks to our sponsor, Modern Woodmen of America