“Turkey Trot” Supports Keep Truckee Meadows Beautiful

If you haven’t made the Scheels Turkey Trot at the Sparks Marina part of your Thanksgiving tradition, you’re missing out! It’s a great place to spend time with family and friends, and a healthy way to start a day usually filled with a whole lot of eating.

The event starts and finishes in the parking lot of Scheels at Legends at Sparks Marina. The courses are user-friendly for both runners and walkers.

Participants can choose from a 2-mile walk or run (not timed) or a 10K (6.2 miles) run (timed). Pre-registration will be held through Nov. 17. You can register online at active.com or download the entry form here. Applications are also available at the Sparks Recreation Office (98 Richards Way, M-TH 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.) or at Scheels (1200 Scheels Drive).

After November 18, registration will be available on the race day only. Shirt sizes are not guaranteed for race day registrations. 

Every runner and walker will receive a commemorative sweatshirt and post-race refreshments.Proceeds benefit Keep Truckee Meadows Beautiful for local beautification projects.

Special thanks to Scheels, Western Village Inn & Casino, SaveMart, Scolari’s, Alice 96.5, Reno Gazette-Journal and Q&D Construction for their support.

For more information e-mail tramociotti@cityofsparks.us or call (775) 353-7898.