Annual Scheels Turkey Trot - Last Day for Early Registration Rate

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Sparks, NV- Early registration is open through Nov. 15 for the 14th annual Scheels Turkey Trot event held in Sparks on Thanksgiving Day. Every year the race brings together walkers and runners of all ages and abilities for a healthy kick off to a holiday filled with eating.

According to a press release today, the start and finish line will be located in Scheels parking lot at Legends at Sparks Marina. Trotters can choose from a 10K timed run or a 2 mile run/walk. The 10K race begins at 8:30 a.m. and follows a route along city streets and the local bike path. The 2 mile run/walk begins shortly after and winds around the Sparks Marina Park.

Entry fees are $25 through November 15, $35 from November 19-21 during pre-packet pick up only, or $60 on race day. Every runner and walker will receive a commemorative sweatshirt and post race refreshments. Proceeds benefit Keep Truckee Meadows Beautiful for local beautification projects.

Register online at or download an entry form at Entry forms are available at the Sparks Recreation Office, 98 Richards Way and at Scheels, 1200 Scheels Dr. Early registration is recommended to guarantee desired shirt size.

For the comfort and safety of others, dogs, bikes, skateboards, scooters and skates are prohibited at the event.

Scheels Turkey Trot is sponsored by Alice 96.5, Reed High School Key Club, Reno Gazette-Journal, Saint Mary’s Regional Medical Center, Scheels, South RAC, Western Village Inn & Casino and Q&D Construction.

For more information, call (775) 353-7898 or email