Gather your flock for this Turkey Day tradition

Warm up your Thanksgiving appetite with the 29th Annual CenturyLink Turkey Day 5K Minneapolis presented by Life Time!

Since 1989, the Turkey Day 5K has brought family and friends together to start the day in a healthy way. Join runners, joggers and walkers for Minneapolis’ Thanksgiving day – turkey trot – tradition.

Packet Pickup
In-store registration and packet pickup will take place November 6 – November 19. Please visit the Schedule page for details.

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!


Register for the 2017 CenturyLink Turkey Day 5K Minneapolis presented by Life Time and receive the following:

  • Limited edition long sleeve race shirt (2016 shirt pictured on right)
  • Complimentary race photos courtesy of Athlinks
  • Post-race food and hot beverages
  • Access to Finish Festival
  • $5 Kids Care


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 November 6 – November 19. 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.

Race day 
Race-day registration will be offered between 6:00 a.m. and 7:30 a.m. at the Target Center. Beat the lines and register online!

*Please note that there will not be access into the Target Center after 7:30 a.m.


Category  Pricing Tiers
Timed Adult $20, $25, $30, $35, $40, $45, $50
Youth 5K (17 & under) $20
Kids Care (Ages 3-8) $5

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 mnevents@lifetimefitness.com. We will email you a $5 off code to use during registration.

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.”

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