Turkey Trot for Parkinson's
5k Run & 1.5 Mile Gobble Wobble

A TeamFox event benefitting the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research

Thursday, November 23, 2017

Click here to read about the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research and to see how your participation will make a difference.  Donate directly to our fundraising page at:  https://fundraise.michaeljfox.org/turkeytrotforparkinsons

Thank you for your helping for raise over $34,000 for Parkinson's research!


2015 - 1st Annual Turkey Trot for Parkinson's 5k Run/Walk.

2016 - 2nd Annual Turkey Trot for Parkinson's 5k Run/Walk.

2017- 3rd Annual Turkey Trot for Parkinson's 5k Run/Walk.


2017 - 3rd Annual Turkey Trot for Parkinson's 5k Run/Walk.


The 3rd Annual Turkey Trot for Parkinson's is now open for registration.

Don't wait to register as this race sold out in both 2015 & 2016. 

The 3rd Annual Turkey Trot for Parkinson's 5k & Gobble Wobble Fun Run is a 5k chip-timed run/walk and a 1.5 Mile Gobble Wobble Family Fun Run. 

This is a family and stroller friendly event designed for the whole family to enjoy.  Please note that we will be on Fairfax Public Schools property and that animals other than service dogs are prohibited.

Online registration will open September 1, 2017 and close November 21, 2017 or when registration is full whichever comes first.  If the race is not full, there will be race day registration. 

Race Timing & 5K Awards

Performance prizes in the form of Metro Run & Walk certificates will be awarded in the following categories for the 5K. (note: overall winners do not count for age group awards).

- 1st overall male, female
- 2nd overall male, female
- 3rd overall male, female

Top 3 males & females in the following age groups:
- 10 & Under
- 11-14
- 15-19
- 20-29
- 30-39
- 40-49
- 50-59
- 60-69
- 70+

The 1.5 Mile Gobble Wobble Family Fun Run is a fun, non-competitive event and finish times will not be recorded.
Packet Pick-Up

Packet pickup will be located at Metro Run & Walk, 7261 Commerce Street, Springfield VA 22150.

Pickup days and times:
        o Saturday 11/18/17 from 12noon - 5pm 
        o Sunday 11/19/17 from 12noon - 4pm 
        o Monday 11/20/17 from 12noon-7pm 
        o Tuesday 11/21/17 from 12noon-7pm 
        o Wednesday 11/22/17 from 12noon-5pm 

In addition, one last packet pickup is available race day morning from 7:30am - 8:30am at the start area.

We strongly encourage everyone to take advantage of packet pickup on Saturday, Sunday, Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday. Everyone who does pickup their packet will be entered into the random prize giveaway pool
Race Day Schedule of Events

7:30 a.m. - Race day packet pickup begins
9:00 a.m. - 5k race begins 
9:10 a.m. - 1.5 mile Gobble Wobble begins 
9:30 a.m. - Random prize giveaway begins 
9:45 a.m. - 5k Awards ceremony begins 
10:15 a.m. - Course closes 
10:30 a.m. - Event closes

Additional Location & Parking Information

We will be at South County High School, located at 8501 Silverbrook Rd, Lorton, Virginia.

There is ample parking in the school lot and we will have volunteers helping to guide you to the race headquarters within the track.


We are always looking for a small army of help on Race Day!  If you'd like to participate in some way we'd love to have you.  The hour is early and the pay is nil ...but we have a lot of fun every year and we're looking forward to even more this year.  

Please email Helen at metrorunwalk.helen@gmail.com to register as a volunteer.

September 1 - November 14, 2017

5K-w/Chip Timing - Adults 12 yrs and older - $35 
5K-w/Chip Timing - Children 5 -12 yrs - $20
1.5 Mile Wobble Gobble Fun Run - $15

Please note...

  • T-shirt GUARANTEE Registration Deadline:  Sunday, November 12, 2017.

  • After November 14, 2017, registration increases by $5 in each category.

Course Maps

Gobble Wobble

Thank you to our 2017 Supporting Sponsors to date:

We are actively seeking sponsors to increase the amount raised for the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research.  

Click here for Sponsor information.

Sarah Cecil  |  Elizabeth Murray Consulting  |  The Capital H Fund  |  Mark Seitz  |   TITLE Boxing Club, Falls Church    |   TITLE Boxing Club, Springfield   |  Wegman's