QUANTICO, VA (July 27, 2022) – The Marine Corps Marathon Organization (MCMO) announced that registration for the Turkey Trot 10K and Mile will open to the public today at noon EST on marinemarathon.com. The event will run aboard Marine Corps Base Quantico on November 19.
The 6.2 mile event celebrates Thanksgiving, providing participants one final calorie burning exercise before kicking off the holiday week. Interested runners are encouraged to make it a family affair with the Turkey Trot Mile, perfect for any aspiring runner.
The live Turkey Trot 10K marks the final qualifier for the 2022 Distinguished Participant medal presented by Fleet Feet. To qualify for this coveted title, runners must complete four specific live events in 2022. Only one event from each tier below counts toward Distinguished Participant:
Registration for both the live and virtual Turkey Trot 10K is $47, and open to ages 7 and up. Virtual runners will have from November 12 to 20 to complete the 10K distance. The Turkey Trot Mile is live only, and open to all ages for $25.
All participants will receive the official event shirt, a spectacular finisher medal and more.
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About the Turkey Trot 10K and Mile:
The Turkey Trot 10K and Mile is part of the MCM Event Series hosted by the Marine Corps Marathon Organization. The MCM Event Series feature a variety of distances and fun challenges on or near Marine Corps Base Quantico. No federal or Marine Corps endorsement is implied. Connect with the Marine Corps Marathon on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube. #RunWithTheMarines