Race Preview: 2017 Turkey Stuffer 5K (Springfield)

The 2017 Turkey Stuffer 5K will be held on Thursday, November 23rd at Lively Park. Once again, this is a super budget-friendly event and bring the whole family to enjoy the Splash Swim Center post-race (from 9-11:30 am at no additional charge)! Strollers are welcome, but sorry, no dogs allowed.

The course is flat and winds along through residential streets (see the course map here). The event is presented by the McKenzie Willamette Medical Center and benefits the Willamalane Summer Playground Program.

Date: Thursday, November 23, 2017
Time: 8:30 AM
Where: Splash! at Lively Park | 6100 Thurston Rd, Springfield, OR 97478
Price: Adults: $15 | Youth ages 14 and under: FREE | Long-sleeve race tees: $15 (order by 11/6)
Registration: Online here until 11/20! (Sorry, no race day registration)
Registration Includes: Pre-post race festivities, chip timing by Eclectric Edge Racing, water park passes from 9-11:30

**Important packet pickup information:
There is no race day packet pick up. Packets can be collected at the Bob Keefer Center (250 S 32nd St) on Tues, 11/21 or Wed, 11/22 from noon – 7 PM.


About Author

Bobi Jo has lived all over the midwest but moved to Portland in 2007 and now calls it home. She started casually running in 2012 and trained up for the "Run Like A Mother" 5k as her first proper event. She got a taste of the runner's high and is now a veteran ultrarunner. While running is her favorite sport, she is a "Jill of all trades, master of none" - her other hobbies include rock climbing, hiking, skiing, mountain biking, snowshoeing, and traveling the world. On her elusive rest days, she is an avid bookworm and a Green Bay Packers fan.

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