Registration Now Open for the 2013 Turkey Trot!

Turkey-Trot-2013Registration for the 2013 Turkey Trot is now open! Hosted by Porter-Starke Services Foundation, this race is held on Thanksgiving Day, November 28th, at Valparaiso High School and features a 5K and a 10K run.

The 10K will take off at 8 am, followed by the 5K at 8:10 am. Registration is $25 from now until November 15th, and $35 November 16 through race day.

Save a stamp and register online here!

A holiday tradition since 2003, the Valparaiso Turkey Trot brings together families and friends from Indiana, Illinois and Michigan to kick off Thanksgiving Day. This Gold Cup Series Race includes a 10K Run and 5K Walk/Run through the streets of Valparaiso, Indiana. Hosted by the Porter-Starke Services Foundation, event proceeds benefit mental health and wellness programs and resources in Northwest Indiana. With over 3,260 runners and walkers in 2013, the Valparaiso Turkey Trot has become the largest race of its kind in Northwest Indiana. Walkers, runners, sponsors and volunteers - everyone's presence this Thanksgiving morning supports and promotes mental health and wellness in our communities.

If you have any questions about this race, please contact the race director at