Sponsored By: Sportspectrum, the Food Bank of Northwest Louisiana, & Shreveport Regional Arts Council
Special Thanks To: Great Raft Brewing, Woody Nesbitt’s Music Madness, SPAR, Ozarka Water, Clark’s Tailgate Catering, Sportspectrum Race Management, New Balance, RRCA.
Date and Starting Times: Thanksgiving Morning November 28, 2019
1/2 Mile Fun Run @ 8:00 am
3 mile Trail Run @ 8:30 am
New location: Turkey Trot will have a new home for 2019! “The Common Park” A 2.5 acre urban park in the Heart of the Blossoming revitalization of a long-neglected 9 block western edge of Shreveport straddling the major thruway to Downtown, Common Street, and thus named Shreveport Common. For 2 months and during the Thanksgiving weekend you and your family will be able to take in “Rainbow City” a never seen in the south installation of 43 soaring inflated colorful, zany “characters” ranging from 12’ to 50’ tall. We are excited to be a part of Shreveport’s first Downtown Urban Park and Greenspace!
New course: This years race will start and finish at the new “Shreveport Common Urban Park” in Historic Downtown Shreveport. Run past the Municipal Auditorium, down Elvis Presley Drive, past the Historic Strand Theatre, wind thru Downtown Shreveport, through Oakland Cemetery and back to the finish and enjoy the sights and sounds of Shreveport new “green space”.
Entry Fee: Pre-registration is $15 by Oct. 1st,
$20.00 Oct. 2nd—Nov. 1st,
$25 Nov. 2-Nov. 16,
$30 Nov. 17-Nov. 27
$35 Race Morning.
Entry Fee for Kids 1/2 mile fun run $12.00 includes Long Sleeve Race Shirt (ages 10-under)
Race day is $20.00
Packet Pick-up: You may pick your race packet up early at Sportspectrum at the corner of Fern and E. 70th St. (6970 Fern Ave.) starting on
Saturday, Nov. 23 from 11:00am to 5:30pm,
Sunday, Nov. 24 from 1-5pm,
Monday, Nov. 25 10:00am—6:00pm,
Tuesday Nov. 26 from 10:00am to 6:00pm, and
Wednesday Nov. 27 from 10:00am to 6:00pm,
or at the race site Thursday morning from 7:30am to 8:20am.
Race Day Registration: will take place Thursday November 28th from 7:30 a.m.—8:20 a.m. at the “Common Park” located in the 800 block of Historic Texas Avenue.
Race day registration is Thursday, November 22 from 7:30 am to 8:20am.
Awards: All pre-registered participants will receive an official 2019 Turkey Trot long-sleeve t-shirt. First place overall male and female will receive a Clark’s Tailgate Catering Cajun Smoked Turkey. No trophies will be awarded. Come out & start your Thanksgiving morning with friends & family.
Post Party: Stick around for fun, music, and refreshments after the race. Party supplies will be provided by our sponsors Clark’s Tailgate Catering—Jambalaya, Great Raft Brewing, Coca Cola, Ozarka Water. Just come out and have some fun!!!