48th Annual GMAA
Turkey Trot 5K Food Drive!

Thanksgiving Day – Thursday, Nov. 28, 2024 at 10 a.m.

COURSE:  5K loop on the UVM women’s cross-country course. Great footing (not counting snow or ice) on cinder/paved path and grass – some single track. No pets, headphones, strollers or bicycles allowed on the course. Walkers welcome. Walkers and slower runners please line up towards the back for safety at the crowded start.


Online Pre-Registration (note: you can choose to donate online or day of race)

– OR –

Race day registration at Gutterson Field House at UVM in Burlington from 9:00 – 9:40 AM. Print and fill out this Registration Form and bring it with you to the race. 

The race will be held in the rain, snow, or shine!

RESTRICTIONS:  Open to runners of all ages

ENTRY FEE:  Suggested donation $5 ($10 per family) and/or a food donation. Make checks payable to: Feeding Chittenden. Note: Runners are welcome to donate more than $5! All proceeds go to Feeding Chittenden (formerly known as Chittenden Emergency Food Shelf).

KIDS RACE:  There will be a free 1/4-mile kids’ race at the Archie Post fields just before the 5K at 9:45 AM.


The race will be timed with a large race clock, but no results are recorded other than top 3 male and female runners.

– Prizes are awarded to the top two male and female finishers.

BENEFIT: Feeding Chittenden (formerly known as Chittenden Emergency Food Shelf)

DIRECTIONS:  Take Interstate 89 until exit 14. Get on route 2 west. Turn south onto Spear St. (via “jug handle” on right). Field House is on the right after 1/4 mile.

INFORMATION:  Race Director Jess Marini – turkeytrot@gmaa.run

NOTE: GMAA/Insurance rules prohibit running with a baby jogger or dog. For safety reasons and as a courtesy to fellow runners, GMAA strongly discourages the use of headphones.

There are no refunds, deferrals, or transfers.