Turkey Trot

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“A Healthy Way To Start Thanksgiving Day!”

2013 Valparaiso Turkey Trot

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 2012, 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. Join Us!

Thank you for making the 2013 Valparaiso Turkey Trot a success! Over 3,600 walker and runners came out on a very cold Thanksgiving morning to support mental health and addiciton services in our community!

2013 Valparaiso Turkey Race Results






2012 Event pictures can be found on our Facebook page or on Valpo Life's website.  

2012 Race Results: 


For more information please contact turkeytrot@porterstarke.org. 

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