1,300 + do the Turkey Trot in Downtown Joplin

Perfect running weather 49°, light mist falling for the 11th Annual 5K and 1 Mile Run
1 Mile Run line up for the 2022 Turkey Trot in Downtown Joplin, November 24, 2022.

JOPLIN, Mo. — It’s become a Thanksgiving tradition for many people, now in the 11th year, the Turkey Trot in Downtown Joplin.

More than 1,300 runners found it to be perfect weather, 49° and light mist falling.

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Two young ladies show us their medals after running the 1 Mile Run of the Turkey Trot 2022. Dad’s in background gave us permission to use photo.

Barricades are blocking Main Street from 2nd to 7th.

Locals will also see barricades along 4th street to the east and along Broadway into East Town.

Joplin’s largest stand alone 5K, this is a race you don’t want to miss!“ — STARLIT RUNNING CO.

The medals are a Gold Turkey!


Turkey Trot 2022 finisher medal.

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