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Run! Turkey Run! 2019: Still time to register for the Billings race benefiting local food pantries

Posted at 6:26 PM, Nov 27, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-27 20:26:49-05

BILLINGS — Registration for the ninth annual Billings foot race Run! Turkey Run! closes at 8 a.m. Thursday, according to a Wednesday release from the run organizers.

Proceeds from the 5K and street mile race benefit local food pantries: Meals on Wheels, Family Service, The Billings Backpack Program, MSUB Yellowjacket Emergency Pantry and Rocky Mountain College Bear Cupboard.

"Over the past eight years, we have donated over $225,000 to charities in our community," the release stated.

The 5K starting gun fires at 9 a.m., and the street mile starts at 10 a.m.

Participants will receive a collectible pint glass with a token for a beer to fill it with, and local treats and snacks after the race.

The races route is as follows: The 5K begins on Second Avenue North at 30th Street. Runners head east on 2nd Ave. N to Broadway, north on Broadway to 3rd Ave. N, west on 3rd Ave. N to Division, across Division onto Clark, west on Clark to 7th Street West, south on 7th to Yellowstone, east on Yellowstone to Division, across Division to 2nd Ave. N, east on 2nd Ave. N to 32nd Street, north on 32nd to 3rd Ave N and east on 3rd to 29th Street, south on 29th to 2nd and west on 2nd to the finish line just west of 31st St.