The annual Turkey Trot, hosted by the Grand Junction Firefighters Foundation, will take place Thursday, November 28th starting at Stoker Stadium. The Little Gobbler 1/4 mile race will begin at 9:00 AM and is free for children under 8. The main event, the Turkey Trot 5k, will begin at 9:30 AM.
Registration for the event is $25 before November 25th, and $35 the day of the event. Participants can register at http://www.gjfffoundation.com. Packets can be picked up at the Lincoln Park Barn beginning on Wednesday, November 28th from 5:00-8:00 PM, and the day of the event from 7:00-8:30 AM.
All of the funds from the event go to the non-profit organization, Grand Junction Firefighters Foundation, and go to help local families in the community. Since 2015, the Foundation has donated over $107,000 back to the community. The event has grown every year since then, and is expected to be the largest event to-date this year.