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Frequently Asked Questions
What should I know about the course? This is a virtual event so you can complete it wherever and whenever you want. Use the Sidewalks, paths, your bike or a treadmill. You design the course any way you want it! Feel free to bring that stroller or maybe even man’s best friend.
How do I track my distance and time? For the Virtual run/bike/walk, we accept results on the honor system! You will be able to post your results by accessing the Run Sign-up website. Don't worry, the link will be coming your way soon. The most accurate tracking is typically via a device with a GPS tracking, such as a watch by Garmin or an app on your phone.
Awards: There will not be awards for 2020 however there will be a medal for all those who register for the ‘Whole Pie’ event.
Can I walk the course? Yes, you can walk, run, bike or even use a treadmill. This is a virtual course so you may complete it any way you want.
I'm running in another race during the same period as the Turkey Trot can I use those miles? Yes. you can count them towards your goal.
Do I need a GPS watch or smartphone app to track my mileage? Track your mileage any way you want using whatever tool or method works for you. This is a community, charitable event which means we are using the honor system. No matter how you track it we encourage you to submit your results and see how you did, it’s always fun to ‘get on the board’. Post your results here. Results can only be posted beginning November 1st with the window to submit open through November 30th.
Do treadmill miles or elliptical miles count? Yes. They do but this is a great time of the year to get outside!
Can I run with my child in a stroller or even with my dog? Since this is a virtual event you can certainly have them participate. Don’t forget to use the Olivette Turkey Trot hashtag #OlivetteTT for your pictures and videos!
Where do I pick up my shirt and bib? Race packets will include different items depending on which event or events you register for.
Below are the dates and times packets can be picked up. There is also a mailing option $3.00/registrant.
After November 15, 2020, you will only have the mailing option.
****The first 300 people to pick up their packets will get a free sport water bottle courtesy of American Missouri Water****
Wednesday, October 28th, 8am-5pm Olivette City Center 1140 Dielman Road Olivette, MO 63132
Thursday, October 29th, 8am-5pm Olivette City Center 1140 Dielman Road Olivette, MO 63132
Friday, October 30th, 8am-5pm Olivette City Center 1140 Dielman Road Olivette, MO 63132
Wednesday, November 18th, 8am-5pm Olivette City Center 1140 Dielman Road Olivette, MO 63132
Thursday, November 19th, 8am-5pm Olivette City Center 1140 Dielman Road Olivette, MO 63132
Can I register a team? We do not have team registration. But we do encourage you to participate with friends and family! Remember to adhere to the Social distancing guidelines