Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What time does the race start?

A: The Tammany Turkey Trot starts at 8:00 am CST on Thursday November 22, 2018. The Gobble Jog is at 8:00 am, then the 5K & 5-Miler will start at 8:30 am. See SCHEDULE page for full details.


Q: What happens if it rains?

A: The race will happen rain or shine. If inclement weather is present race management may delay the start. If lighting is present we will delay until it is deemed safe to run by local authorities. Please check local weather prior to race morning to dress & prepare properly for whatever weather there may be.


Q: What are the different awards divisions?

A: Awards will be presented to the Top 3 Overall M/F, Top 3 Master winner (M/F 40+), Top 3 Grand Master winner (M/F 50+), Top 3 Senior Grand Master winner (M/F 60+) in the 5K & 5 Miler. Overall awards are decided based on gun time.


Q: When & where do I pick up my race number and shirt?

A: PPU Tuesday & Wednesday will be at Academy Sports + Outdoors - Covington, then on Race Morning it will be located at the Northshore Food Bank. See SCHEDULE page for full details.


Q: Is there a time limit?

A: Yes. We aim to accommodate as many participants as possible, however there is a 90 minute course limit for the 5K walk/run & for the 5-Mile run. If you are walking, pushing a stroller, or out for a leisurely jog, it is recommended to participate in the 5K. All runners will be turned onto the 5K course where 12th Ave and S. Louisiana Street intersect after 8:56 a.m.