Trottin’ With Turkeys

November 22nd, 2012 at 6:24 am by under Weather

If you want to burn off a few calories before your big turkey dinner later this evening, and you want to help a local charity in the process… the 2012 Thundercloud Subs Turkey Trot is the perfect place to do it!  Last year almost 20,000 runners helped raise roughly $270,000 for Caritas of Austin.  Let’s do better this year!!!  Here are the details surrounding this year’s event:

When: Thanksgiving Day – November 22, 2012 – Rain or Shine! 8:45 AM – Stepping Stone Schools Kids K 9:30 AM – Timed 5-Mile Start* Untimed 5-Mile – directly after Timed 5-mile start 1-Mile – directly after timed and untimed 5-Mile start

*each division will have a unique starting corral this year. ONLY timed participants will be able to enter the timed 5-mile corral

Where: The Long Center (701 W. Riverside Drive, Austin, TX 78704)

Course: 5 mile 1 mile Stepping Stone School Kids K *Please check the website again during race week for any changes to the race routes.

• Parking: Free Parking will be available at The City Hall Garage, One Texas Center, Palmer Events/The Long Center Garage

Proceeds: All of the race proceeds benefit Caritas of Austin. Last year’s Turkey Trot raised over $260,000 and over the last 21 years the race has raised over $1.5 million for Caritas

• Registration Fees:

Price Breaks Untimed 5-Mile Timed 5-Mile 1-Mile Walk Stepping Stone School Kids K
thru 10/31/12 $20 $25 $18 $8
11/1/12 thru 11/18/12 $25 $30 $20 $8
11/19/12 thru 11/22/12 $30 $35 $25 $10

• Raffle Tickets:

The  ThunderCloud Subs Turkey Trot Raffle is back! The grand prize is a 2013  Honda Accord donated by Howdy Honda. Mellow Johnny’s is donating two  $1,250 prize packages good for bikes, gear, clothing and/or accessories. 100% of the ticket price goes directly to Caritas of Austin.

*Tickets prices are $25 each and can be purchased during race recistration. (You need not register in order to purchase raffle tickets.) *Your chances of winning are deturmined by the number of tickets sold. *Purchase as many tickets as you like. *Need not be present or registered for the Turkey Trot to win. *Winners will be announced on Wednesday, November 28, 2012.

• Are dogs and strollers permitted? Yes, but we ask that you start in the back to avoid injury to yourself, your child, pet and other participants. Note that we have a separate timed division for Stroller participants!

If you haven’t yet registered and you want to get out there go

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