Inaugural Friends of Blaine Turkey Trot

Grab your running shoes and gather the family! Friends of Blaine announces the Inaugural  Thanksgiving Turkey Trot on Saturday, November 20th at 9:15 am. All ages are welcome!

There are a number of ways to participate:

Run/Walk the Race  Go to to register. Choose between a 5K or a 1.5 mile run/walk. Adult Racers (14+) run for $40 and Students participate for $30. All registered runners will receive a goodie bag filled with race day treats. Participants that sign-up before October 28 will receive a long sleeve dri-fit shirt.  Race registration includes a pre-race warm-up led by Kelly Amshoff,owner of I’m with Kelly.  

Sponsor a Runner Go to to purchase a pledge sign! Share with family and friends you have a little runner in the race! Tell them to visit and for $15 (or more), they can purchase a pledge sign that  both honors your participant and decorates the race route!  

Sponsor a Corner  Do you have a business or want to pledge as a family? You can sponsor a corner of the race  for just $150. Corner sponsorship includes a yard sign and decorations.  

Pie the Principal  The class that raises the most money (through pledge signs and corner sponsorships) will get  to Pie Mr. Russell after the race!  

Go to to register or find more information.  

Friends of Blaine (FOB) is a 501c3 organization charged with raising money for capital needs of  Blaine, as identified by the administration, supporting every Blaine student. One such  fundraising initiative is the creation of an Outdoor Classroom at Blaine. Come explore the  space and see our plans before, during, or after the race! Every dollar raised through Turkey Trot will be used to support Blaine and its students.  

Do you own a business or are a part of a business that wants to further support Blaine? Join  our Blaine Benefactors program – a marketing tool for businesses that helps connect you to  every Blaine family via email, advertising and social media. For more information, contact  Meghan Dooley at or Bryan Wilson at


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