It’s almost time to lace up your sneakers and move your feet before you eat... and we're back at Ritter Park!

The 17th annual Huntington Turkey Trot is back to an in-person event at Ritter Park! On Thursday, November 23rd, 2023 we'll be having a great time with anyone who wants to have fun, enjoy each other, get some fresh air, and help animals! Families, visitors, kids, strollers, and pets are welcome! Our 5K fun run/walk supports the Little Victories Animal Rescue Group. We'll get started with registration between 7:30 and 8:45 a.m. on race day and start trotting at 9:00 a.m. Please be sure to meet everyone at the Ritter Park Picnic Shelter.

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Our Charity

For the 17th straight year, all proceeds from the Huntington Turkey Trot will benefit Little Victories Animal Rescue Group.

We are determined to carry on the Huntington Turkey Trot tradition of compassion, caring, and support for Little Victories. Please help us help more shelter pets by making this our biggest fundraiser ever!

You can drop off cans or bags of pet food for Little Victories at the t-shirt pickup (more info below).

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Race & Registration Info

Registration is $30. You must be registered by Tuesday, November 14th to receive a t-shirt, so sign up today.

E-Mail us at [email protected] with any questions.

Early Packet Pickup

Early packet pickup will be at The Phil Cline Family YMCA at 917 9th Street, Huntington, 25701 on the dates listed below. Participants can also drop off cans or bags of pet food for Little Victories during those times.

Awards & Prizes

We will do age category prizes to be announced on raceday.

Our Sponsors

Wild Turkeys

  • Dutch Miller
  • Little Ceasars

Gold Gobblers

  • Stan Ann Tao
  • Best-Title
  • Marshall Health Network
  • Level 1 Fasteners
  • Miller

Silver Strutters

  • Dinsmore
  • Huntington Steel
  • Moses
  • River City Subaru
  • Summit
  • Wilson
  • Renick
  • Huntington Bank
  • Nelson Mullins
  • Ransbottom Law
  • Retreat

Bronze Butterballs

  • Huntington Drum and Container
  • Hess, Stuart, and Campbell
  • NRP
  • Wilson Welding
  • ZMM
  • Merritts Creek Vet Center
  • Chrysten Lee Salon
  • Dr. Amy Vaughn
  • Gumbo Stop
  • Eller


  • Roberts Running and Racing
  • Big Buck Country 101.5
  • Bulldog Creative Services
  • Food Fair
  • Graphic Solutions
  • Rocco's Ristorante
  • 93.7 The Dawg
  • 92.7 The Planet
  • 97.9 The River

We love our sponsors and welcome more. For sponsorship opportunities call Stephanie Howell at 304-412-1177.