Location & Parking

The St. Charles Family Arena

The Family Arena
2002 Arena Parkway
St. Charles, MO 63303

Free, convenient parking is available in The Family Arena's large parking lot. Volunteers and signs will direct you to a parking spot. Please be aware of pedestrians.

Race Day Schedule

6:30am Parking, Packet Pickup* and Race Day Registration** Open
8:00am 5K Start
8:45am Plaque Pickup Table opens for Overall & Age Group Award Winners
9:15am 1/2 Mile Youth Race Start (for children 12 & under and their guardians)

*When picking up your race number, please bring a canned food item or a packaged toiletry item for donation to the O.A.S.I.S. Food Pantry.
**Race Day registrants may not receive a swag item.

Chris Cakes Breakfast at TTSTL

Have your (pan)cake and eat it, too! Join us at Turkey Trot STL's Downtown, Six Flags, or St. Charles races on Thanksgiving Day and enjoy a FREE post-run pancake breakfast provided by St. Louis' own Chris Cakes!

Swag Swag

Turkey Trot STL 5K registrants can choose their commemorative swag from an array of great options! We've got soft cotton knock-around long-sleeve tees, ultra-light wicking polyester running tees, custom BOCO pom beanies, and $10 Fleet Feet Sports gift cards. A youth cotton tee can be added to free Youth Race registrations for $10. Register by 10/28 to be guaranteed your chosen swag. If you don't pick up your packet in-store or at the race, your item will be donated to one of our charity partners.


5K | $19 thru September 30
$21 thru October 28
$23 thru November 25
$25 at packet pickup and race day
1/2 Mile Youth Race | FREE! (registration required)
Swag Guarantee | Register by October 28

Turkey Trot STL Beanie

Custom BOCO Pom Beanie

Turkey Trot STL Wicking Tees

Men's and Women's Ultra-Light Wicking Tees

Turkey Trot STL Kid Tees

Kid Tees

Turkey Trot STL Cotton Tees

Adult Cotton Tees

Fleet Feet Gift Card

Gift Cards

Packet Pickup Packet Pickup

Tue | 11/26 | 10am - 7pm | Fleet Feet St. Charles
Wed | 11/27 | 10am - 7pm | Fleet Feet St. Charles

*When picking up your race number, please bring a canned food item or a packaged toiletry item for donation to the O.A.S.I.S. Food Pantry.


The Turkey Trot STL 5K course in St. Charles is flat, fast, and friendly. Its out-and-back section will allow participants to see and cheer their fellow athletes. The course is certified for distance accuracy by USA Track & Field (MO15025LJ). The 1/2 Mile Youth Race course (not shown) is an out-and-back course that runs the first and last 1/4 miles of the 5K course. Wheelchair athletes are welcomed to compete at our St. Charles and Downtown locations. Wheelchairs will begin two minutes before the 5K start. Children in courteously-driven strollers are welcome. Dogs are not permitted on the course.

Results & Awards

Race results are available here. Awards are presented to the top 3 overall male and female 5K runners and the top 3 men and women runners in the following 5K age groups: 12 & Under, 13-19, 20-24, 25-29,...,65-69, and 70 & Over. Awards will also be presented to the top 3 men and women wheelchair athletes. Winners who do not pick up their award from the Award Pickup Table after 8:45am can pick up their awards at Fleet Feet St. Charles beginning December 5th.

O.A.S.I.S. Food Pantry

O.A.S.I.S Food Pantry Website

The O.A.S.I.S. Food Pantry and Thrift Store has offered food and personal care items to low-income families in our community for over 29 years. O.A.S.I.S. serves approximately 500 families each month using an all-volunteer staff. O.A.S.I.S. ensures it's food assistance goes to individuals and families in true need and requires a referral by a qualified organization. During summer months O.A.S.I.S. offers a Children's Summer Food Program supplying additional food to families with school-aged children who miss their free or reduced-price meals at schools. Your donations allow O.A.S.I.S. to offer special programs like the Children's Summer Food program and to continue to support families in need.

O.A.S.I.S. Food Pantry


  1. Refund & Transfer Policy: No refunds are given within 21 days of the event. Refunds prior to that are subject to a $1.95 fee, and processing fees are non-refundable. No make-up date or refunds if the event is canceled due to weather. Entries are not transferable to another event but can be transferred to another participant for a $3 fee. Transferring registration is allowed until November 22, 2019.
  2. Swag Policy & Exchange: If you did not do so on Tuesday or Wednesday, you can pick up your race number and swag item on race morning beginning at 6:30am. If you do not pick up your item by 8:45am, your swag will no longer be guaranteed. If you would like to exchange your unworn swag for one in a different size, please visit the Packet Pickup tent after 9:00am for swag swap.
  3. Dogs are not allowed on course or allowed to participate in the races.
  4. Strollers are welcome, we just ask that you start towards the back of the field.
  5. Inclement Weather Policy: The safety of our participants and volunteers is our highest priority. If severe weather is present, we will post an update on the Facebook Page and at the top of this page by 6:00 am the morning of the event at the latest.
  6. Please bring a canned food item and place into one of the Donation boxes.