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Springfield Missouri Events - Get Ready for the 15th Annual Turkey Trot!

The 15th Annual Turkey Trot will attract thousands of runners in Springfield Missouri on Thanksgiving Day! Its the largest race in Southwest Missouri and the largest Thanksgiving Day race in MO.

The annual event benefits the Developmental Center of the Ozarks (DCO) and the Springfield-Greene County Park Board Scholarship Fund.

Again this year runners are asked to bring three canned food items for Ozarks Food Harvest. Last year's race included over 5,000 runners from across the US. Turkey Trot Springfield Missouri

Regal Beloit, Empire Bank, and O'Reilly Auto Parts are presenting sponsors of this year's Trot. Official timing for each registered runner will be provided through UltraMax. 


  • Time/Date:  8 a.m., Thursday, Nov. 26
  • Registration is now open at  www.parkboard.org 
  • $20 - Registrations before Friday, Nov. 20 (or postmarked 11/18/09)
  • $25 - Registrations postmarked/received after Friday, Nov. 20
  • Race starts at the Springfield Expo Center, 35 E. St. Louis St.
  • Awards will be given to males and females finishing in the top three of each age division.

About The Authors:  Betty Knowles is a full-time REALTOR® with Coldwell Banker Vanguard REALTORS® in Springfield, MO and proudly serves on the board of the Greater Springfield Board of REALTORS®.  She also served as President of Women’s Council Of REALTORS® in Southwest Missouri.  Betty’s genuine passion is helping people buy and sell homes in Springfield, Ozark, Nixa, and surrounding communities.  

John Knowles is likewise a full-time REALTOR® with Coldwell Banker Vanguard and a member of the Greater Springfield Board of REALTORS®. A self-proclaimed computer geek, John is talented at developing real estate websites, videos, photography, blogs, search engine optimization and other technical skills essential to marketing and selling real estate in Springfield MO.

Together this dynamic team makes up TeamKnowles REALTORS®, Spouses Selling Houses!  They are dedicated to doing what it takes to sell your home in the greater Springfield real estate market, or help you purchase a home that fits your particular needs. Give TeamKnowles a call today; you’ll be glad you did!

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Comment balloon 0 commentsBetty Knowles • October 23 2009 12:48PM