Thank you to the generous sponsors of Kearney's 10th Annual Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot!

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Interested in becoming a Sponsor of the Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot? Click HERE for a printable sponsorship form!

Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot - 10th Anniversary

In-Person Race: Thursday, November 25, 2021 at 8:30 am (KHS Stadium)

Virtual Race: Tuesday, November 23 - Sunday, November 28, 2021

Kearney’s 10th Annual Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot will be an in-person race this year! But for those unable to participate in-person, we also have a virtual race option. All registration fees help fund teacher innovation grants, special classroom projects, scholarships, and support the KSD cross country team.


In-Person Race

Thursday, November 25, 2021 at 8:30 am (KHS Stadium)

Virtual Race

Tuesday, November 23 - Sunday, November 28, 2021


Wednesday - November 23, 2021 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm AND 4:00 to 8:00 pm

Location: Kearney High School - Entrance Pavilion


Thursday - November 24, 2021 from 7:00 to 8:00 am

Location: Kearney High School - Stadium

Bruiser Bulldog and Titus Turkey mascots will be at packet pick up on Wednesday, 11/24 for pictures. Come join in on the fun!


Earlybird Registration through November 15, 2021 9:00 a.m.

Only $20 + includes Turkey Trot Race Shirt

Late Online Registration through November 24, 2021 11:59 p.m.


Late Race Day Registration - $35 & NO RACE SHIRT

FREE Parents as Teachers Tot Trot - NO RACE SHIRT

Registration Helpful Hints

Registration will be processed through ItsYourRace.com where you may sign-up as an individual. If you know your login information from past races select the "Type of Race" you wish to enter and the number of registrants. On the next page you will be prompted to log in and continue to register. However, if you have forgotten your Password you will want to select the "Log In" button at the top of the first page. This will allow you to enter your username and select "Forgot Password" to reset your password. If you have any questions please email us at info@ksdef.com

Show your Bulldog Pride, share that you're participating in the 2021 Turkey Trot (#kmoTT2021)!


Frequently Asked Questions:

Do I need to walk or run on a certain day for the virtual race? Nope. Complete your 1-mile or 4-mile your way! Just make sure you submit your official time via the Its Your Race app between November 23rd and 28th.

Do I need to run or walk a certain route for the virtual race? Nope! Walk or run where you feel safe and comfortable. Get the family involved! We'd love to see photos of you completing the race - think pics of of 4-legged running buddies, best friends, family time, and scenery! Share to social media #kmoTT2021

I don't live in Kearney; can I still do the event? That's the BEST part of a virtual event - you can complete it your way, from anywhere!

How do I keep track of my time/distance? There You can track your "official" time/distance using the Its Your Race app. You can find routes near you at Mapmyrun.com or visit your nearest track.


2019 Results

2018 Results

2017 Results