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Gather your flock for this Turkey Day tradition

Congratulations, athletes! Thank you to all the partners, volunteers and spectators who helped put on this great race. We couldn’t have done it without you!

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Warm up your Thanksgiving appetite with the Turkey Day Run Minneapolis! Since 1989, the Turkey Day Run has brought family and friends together to start the day in a healthy way. Join runners, joggers and walkers for a morning of fun.


Sign up today for the Turkey Day Run Minneapolis to receive best pricing; it’s easy as pie! Everyone who registers before October 1 will receive a Turkey Day Minneapolis pom hat (pictured on right) and will also get their race materials mailed to their home!

*Participants that registered before October 1 will be receiving their packets in the mail from November 13-17.

Plus, while you’re out celebrating fun and fitness on this tremendous Turkey Day, you and your little ones can enjoy a morning filled with a variety of activities. Come early or stay late to experience some of the following:

  • Coffee, cider and hot cocoa
  • Kid’s Carnival
  • Turkey bowling
  • Free race photos presented by Athlinks

New in 2015 — You now have the option to be timed!

To help accommodate all of our runners, we’ve also added wave start times this year based on pace. Check the schedule below to see which wave you should join.

The Largest Colony Contest
Walkers, speedsters and strollers alike, gather the whole family and come on out to our Turkey Day Run. While registering for the race, be sure to write the “family name” you’ll be affiliated with to participate in the contest. The family with the most registrants will win a $50 gift card to Cowboy Jacks!

Due to recent events, Life Time is taking extra precautions at our run to keep our participants safe. Please refrain from bringing any unnecessary bags to our Delta Dental Turkey Day Run Minneapolis. If a bag is absolutely needed, please keep it on your person at all times and do not leave unattended. 



Register for the 2015 Turkey Day Run Minneapolis and receive the following:

  • Limited edition long sleeve race shirt (pictured on right)
  • Option to be timed
  • Opportunity for $5 Indoor Kids Care through Life Time Fitness
  • Free race photos
  • Pre- and post-race family carnival, including turkey bowling!
  • Post-race food and hot beverages


Register today! Sign up online at any time before race morning and receive special perks for registering early.

In person
Register in one of our nine partner retail locations from October 12 – November 22. Walk right in, sign up and receive your race number, limited edition T-shirt and same-day store discount. Visit the Schedule page for packet pickup details.

REI will only be taking registration one day this year, view the schedule for dates and times. All participants who pick up at REI will also be entered to win a $300 REI gift card and will receive a 20% off one regular price REI brand item coupon.

Race day 
You can even sign up the morning of the race. Race-day registration will be offered between 6 a.m. and 7:15 a.m. at the Target Center.


Dec 2 - Jan 1Jan 2 - Sept 1Sept 2 - Nov 25Nov 26 (Race Day)
Non-Timed Adult$30$35$40$45
Non-Timed Life Time Member$25$30$35$40
Timed Adult$34$39$44$49
Timed Life Time Member$29$34$39$44
Timed Youth (17 & under)$22$22$22$22

Life Time members receive a $5 discount just by entering your member number during registration. Life Time members can also redeem your LT BUCK$ to register.

Top Age Group Discount
To receive our Top Age Group Discount (60+ years old), please email a photo of your photo ID to We will email you a $5 off code to use during registration.


Active and retired police, fire, military and first responders are eligible for exclusive discounts via GovX. Click here to claim your discount.

Registration Changes

Distance Change
Need to change your race distance? Click here to go to your Chronotrack registration and select “Change Race” to choose a new distance. All changes must be done two weeks prior to the event.

Only participants that signed up for the Registration Refund option during registration can qualify for a refund. If you would like to defer your entry to next year, please login to your Chronotrack account and select “Change Race.”

Registration Refund

Good news! Life Time participates in the optional Registration Refund Plan administered by Stonebridge Benefit Services, Inc., a Transamerica Company.

If you choose the Registration Refund option at time of registration, you could receive a full refund of the registration fees you paid if you are unable to participate due to the following reason:

  • Personal injury or unforeseen illness
  • Family member injury or illness
  • Involuntary job loss
  • Loss of Life
  • Unexpected covered travel delays
  • Pregnancy
  • Childbirth or adoption
  • Family member childbirth
  • Active military duty or deployment
  • Permanent job relocation

Please note: A Qualified Medical Practitioner must certify illness, injury or pregnancy refund requests.

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