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Event Details 

The Rotary Turkey Trot will take place at Bronte Creek Provincial Park*.  Click here to learn more about the location of the event.  

This year's event will offer 4 different races; there will be a 10K and a 5K timed race, as well as a 1K Fun Run and a 5K Trails & Tails Walk that will not be timed.  

The 10K and 5K events start at 11:00am. The 1K Fun Run will start at 12:30pm. The 5K Walk start at 1:30. Race Day Registration will open at 9:30am.  All runners for the timed events are asked to arrive before 10:00am to ensure we can assign all race bibs and get everyone to the starting line on time!

Medals will be awarded to all runners in the 10K and 5K timed events, as well as to those participating in the 1K Fun Run. 


This year’s event will offer a range of other family-friendly activities including a Kid-Zone (face painting, crafts table, pop corn & more) and a Makers-Market. Plus will offer pancakes for breakfast.  And of course Turkey Tim, our resident mascot, will be there for fun and photos!  


Key Times:

  • 9:30 Registration Opens 

  • 11:00 Start of 10K and 5K Timed Runs

  • 12:30 Start of 1K Fun Run

  • 1:30 Start of Trails & Tails 5K Walk

Race Fees - Adults: 

  • 10K Run - Timed: $55   ($60 on Race day)

  • 5K Run - Timed: $55   ($60 on Race day)

  • 1K Fun Run - Not Timed: $30

  • 5K Trails & Tails Walk - Not Timed: $45  ($50 on Race Day)

  • 5K Trails & Tails - Not timed - Family of Four:  $80  ($90 on Race Day)

Teams of 10 or more get a 10% discount on 5K and 10K events! (email info@rotary for details)

Race Fees - Students (18 and under): 

  • 10K Run - Timed    $30

  • 5K Run - Timed    $30

  • 1K Fun Run - Not Timed    $30

  • 5K Walk / Run - Not Timed    $30

Online Registration closes at 2:00PM on Friday Oct 13th.  Runners and Walkers can register at the event at Race Day Rates (see above). Please be sure to arrive at least 1 hour before your event if you plan to register on Race Day. 

Unfortunately, Bronte Creek Provincial Park has changed their policy towards supporting large events. They no longer allow free entry to the park for major events. Admittance to Bronte Creek Provincial Park is charged on a per vehicle basis. There is no per person charge and no charge for walking or cycling in.


  • Seasonal Pass Holders: Free  

  • Daily Vehicle Permit: $18.00

  • Senior Permit (65+): $14.50

  • Disabled Permit (with proof of Ontario Disability Permit): $9.00

  • Bus Permit: $62.50

All participants are asked to go to Parking Lot "F" after entering the Park . This lot is located close to the Breckon Shelter where race registration takes place, and is found at the south end of the park. A map of the park can be found here:

* pending final approval of Bronte Creek Provincial Park 

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