• 5K - Timed - 5K -Timed Participant
  • 5K - Timed - 5K - Kids 12 & Under - Timed Participant
  • 5K - Untimed - no race bib needed - 5K - Untimed Participant
  • 5K - Untimed - no race bib needed - 5K - Kids 12 & Under - Untimed Participant


Project ECHO's Turkey Trot - Thanksgiving Day 5k 

This is a fun, family-friendly 5k for people of all ages and abilities. All proceeds benefit Project ECHO homeless shelter and homeless individuals and families of Calvert County, Maryland.

In addition to being meaningful and fun, this is a timed race with awards in each age group. We encourage everyone to register early for the advanced registration discount and free t-shirt. Everyone loves a free t-shirt so be sure to claim yours by November 4th. Shirts not guaranteed for those registered after Nov 4.

Event details and schedule

Registration Details: Advanced registration is strongly encouraged and greatly appreciated as it enables us all to be more prepared the day of the race.

Registering by Nov. 4 guarantees you a t-shirt and registering by Nov. 14 gives you a discounted rate.

*Important dates*

Nov 4: Free t-shirts are 100% guaranteed only to those registered by November 4.

Nov. 14: Early Bird registration rate ends at 11:59pm.

Nov. 17: Online registration closes at 11:59pm.

Nov. 20: In-person registration at Project ECHO closes at 6pm.

Pre-Registration Bib & T-shirt Pickup: Early bib pickup is strongly encouraged and greatly appreciated.

All pre-registered participants should pick up bibs and t-shirts on Tuesday and Wednesday before the race. Nov. 19 & 20 from 12pm - 6pm.

*Please note* Pick ups are at Project ECHO which is a separate location from the race. Pickups are not available before 12pm on Nov 19.

Pre-registration pick up address: Project ECHO: 484 Main St. Prince Frederick, MD 20678

Event address: The Arc of Southern Maryland: 355 W Dares Beach Rd. Prince Frederick, MD 20678

Race Day Details: Race day registration and pre-registration pickups begin at 6am inside The Arc of Southern Maryland.

The race will begin at 7am. Runners line up in the front and walkers in the back.

Parking is available in the shopping center on West Dares Beach Rd. across the intersection from The Arc.

A brief yoga warm up will take place at 6:45am.

Complimentary light refreshments will be available before and after the race.

Race Course: Runs the length of Prince Frederick Blvd beginning and ending at The Arc. There is a turn-around near Hallowing Point Rd and another turn-around near Stoakley Rd. The entire race is on pavement.

Preliminary race results and awards ceremony following the race.

Complete race results will be posted online at as soon as they are available from the timing company.

For any additional information about the race, registration, bib/shirt pick up, or to find out how you can volunteer at this event or at Project ECHO Homeless Shelter please contact us via email:

Organised by

Project Echo

484 Main Street, PO Box 2764, Prince Frederick

Phone: 4105350044 x4

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