Springfield Missouri Events - Get Ready for the 15th Annual Turkey Trot!

Real Estate Agent with Southwest Missouri Realty
The 15th Annual Turkey Trot will attract thousands of runners in Springfield Missouri on Thanksgiving Day! Its the largest race in Southwest Missouri and the largest Thanksgiving Day race in MO.

The annual event benefits the Developmental Center of the Ozarks (DCO) and the Springfield-Greene County Park Board Scholarship Fund.

Again this year runners are asked to bring three canned food items for Ozarks Food Harvest. Last year's race included over 5,000 runners from across the US. Turkey Trot Springfield Missouri

Regal Beloit, Empire Bank, and O'Reilly Auto Parts are presenting sponsors of this year's Trot. Official timing for each registered runner will be provided through UltraMax. 


  • Time/Date:  8 a.m., Thursday, Nov. 26
  • Registration is now open at  www.parkboard.org 
  • $20 - Registrations before Friday, Nov. 20 (or postmarked 11/18/09)
  • $25 - Registrations postmarked/received after Friday, Nov. 20
  • Race starts at the Springfield Expo Center, 35 E. St. Louis St.
  • Awards will be given to males and females finishing in the top three of each age division.
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About The Authors:  Betty Knowles is a full-time REALTOR® with Southwest Missouri Realty in Springfield, MO She also served as President of Women’s Council Of REALTORS® in Southwest Missouri.  Betty’s genuine passion is helping people buy and sell homes in Springfield, Ozark, Nixa, and surrounding communities.  

John Knowles is likewise a REALTOR® with Southwest Missouri Realty and a member of the Greater Springfield Board of REALTORS®.  John is also a FAA part 107 certified drone pilot to get those amazing shots and videos of our properties! 


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