Annual WMU Turkey Trot 5K

  • Large Turkey Trot sign and logo
  • Turkey Trot runners
  • Turkey Trot participants
  • Runner dressed in turkey costume.


About This Event

  • Saturday, November 19, 2016
  • **Start Time @ 8:30 a.m.**
  • Open to all WMU students, faculty, staff, alumni, and members of the community! Enjoy a 5km (3.1 mile) course through the beautiful WMU campus. (check-in begins @ 7 a.m.)
  • The oldest race in southwest Michigan... since 1952.

Online Registration


Mail-In Registration

By mail $20.00

Turkey Trot 5k Attn: IM Sports 
Western Michigan University 
1903 West Michigan Avenue 
Kalamazoo, MI 49008-5447 
*please make checks payable to WMU/SRC Postmarked no later than November 14, 2016

In Person Registration

In Person $20.00 - Deadline Nov. 14, Noon EST, 
Return registration form to the Intramural Office on the 3rd floor of the SRC 

Day of Event Registration
Event Day $25.00 - Register between 7-8 a.m. 
*Cash or check only on event day!

Age Groups
Age Groups Male/Female   13 & Under, 14-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+

Long Sleeve T-Shirts for Participants
All participants will receive a WMU Turkey Trot Long Sleeve T-Shirt

If you have questions, please contact Sophie Rattray at (269)387-3765 or e-mail



Course Map