Dakotah! Sport and Fitness Turkey Trot 5K and Kids Fun Run

5K Start Time: 8:00 am
Kid’s Fun Run: 8:45 am (or as course becomes available)

Course: Both the 5K and the Kid’s Fun Run begin in the west parking lot of Dakotah Sport and Fitness and continues on the rolling hills of The Meadows at Mystic Lake Golf Course. The course is marked with flags and/or cones. Please do not take paths that have been marked with flags and/or cones.

Packet Pick Up: Packet pick up and race chip distribution begins at 6:45 am on race day in the gymnasium of Dakotah Sport and Fitness, 2100 Trail of Dreams NW, Prior Lake, MN 55372. Please feel free to stay warm in the gym until race time. There are two bathrooms in the gymnasium for your use. (Guests to the facility may not enter the club area during or after the race. We ask that all 5K participants and spectators to stay in the gymnasium area). An announcement will be made when it is time to move to the start. Pre-race announcements will be made at the race start at 7:55 am. The 5K begins at 8:00 am.

Kid’s Fun Run: Race shirts and bib numbers can be picked up in the gymnasium of Dakotah Sport and Fitness until 8:30 am. Kids are welcome to hang out in the gymnasium until race time. An announcement will be made in the gymnasium when it is time to move the kids to the start. A kid’s activity table and face painting will be available starting at 7:30 am on race day. Parents/guardians are welcome (and encouraged!) to run with their child, no parent registration needed. Registered participants will receive a bag of goodies at the finish line after the fun run!

Course: Please note that for the safety of our race participants and animal friends, animals are not allowed on the course or inside of the gymnasium. Walkers and strollers are welcome on the course, however, all participants in this category must stay to the back of the pack.
PLEASE NOTE: The 5K course closes 1 hour after the start. All support vehicles will be removed at this time.

Parking: Please park in the Dakotah Ice Center parking lot found on the east side of Dakotah Sport and Fitness. Once parked, please make your way to the west side of the building where you will find the doors leading to the gymnasium. Signs will be posted to assist participants. I have also attached a map for your reference. Please note that guests to the facility will not be allowed to walk through the building to get to the gymnasium. You will need to enter the gym from the west parking lot.

After Race: Participants are welcome to join us for post-race refreshments in the Dakotah Sport and Fitness gymnasium. Awards will be presented as results become available.

COVID Protocols: We do not have any formal COVID protocols for this race. If you are not feeling well, we ask that you use your best judgement in keeping our other participants and spectators healthy, especially right before the Thanksgiving holiday!

Awards Given:
Overall Men’s and Women’s
1st, 2nd, and 3rd place

First Place in Age Groups:
14 and younger
70 and older
(No double dipping)

For full race details, visit our event site.