Join us for this annual Thanksgiving event featuring fall fun for the entire family!  The Baxter YMCA and the Perry Meridian High School Cross Country program will host the 20th Annual Family Fun Turkey Run on Thursday, November 23rd at Perry Meridian High School.  Choice of chip timed 4-mile run or 1-mile fun run/walk. 

Running with A Purpose

All proceeds from the Family Fun Turkey Run benefit the Perry Meridian High School Cross Country program and the YMCA Annual Campaign. Thank you for continuing to support the southside community!

Packet Pickup Options

Pre-Race Packet Pickup will be available Wednesday, November 22 from 5:00-7:00 pm at Baxter YMCA and Thursday, November 23 from 7:15-8:00 am at Perry Meridian High School.

What's Included?

  • Long Sleeve Performance Race Tee
  • Finisher Pin
  • Mylaps Chip Timing (4-mile participants)
  • Pre and Post-Race Refreshments

Other Activities & Opportunities

  • Photo opportunity with our 10ft turkey!
  • Prizes for overall male/female
  • Prizes for 1st and 2nd place in all age groups
  • Additional prizes awarded at random throughout the event
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Virtual Option

Traveling? Or just want to sleep in but support the cause? No problem, we have a virtual option this year. Race at your pace, your place, and at your convenience. SWAG will be available for pickup at The Baxter YMCA on or after December 1. Check out more details on VIRTUAL PARTICIPATION.

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