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General Information

The 35th Annual Southwest Texas Junior College Turkey Trot will be held on Saturday, November 23, 2019, at the Uvalde SWTJC campus. All events start and finish at the SWTJC fountain area located behind the Administration Building (Heart of the SWTJC Uvalde Campus).

Flat fast course! Showers and dressing areas available. T-shirts to all participants. Walkers Welcome! Race Day Registration.

Event: Start Time:
5K Run/Walk 8:00 a.m.
1 Mile Run 9:45 a.m.
Kids Fun Run 10:00 a.m.
Awards 10:30 a.m.
Location: SWTJC Uvalde Campus Phone: (830) 591-7241
Address: 2401 Garner Field Road
Uvalde, TX 78801
Contact: Race Director
Landra Fowler

Hotel Contact: Uvalde Convention
and Visitors Bureau

Phone: 1-800-5UVALDE

Entry Fee: Before 11/06/2019

5K Run/Walk: $25
1 Mile Kids Run: $15
Kids Fun Run: $15

Late Fee: After 11/06/2019

5K Run/Walk: $35
1 Mile Kids Run: $20
Kids Fun Run: $20

Sponsored by the SWTJC Faculty Association

Course Info/Description

5K Run & Walk: Starting and finishing at the SWTJC fountain.
1 Mile Kids Run: Out and back flat course, starting and finishing at the SWTJC fountain.
Kids Fun Run: One loop course around SWTJC Administration Parking lot.

Schedule of Events

8:00 a.m. - 5K Run/Walk
9:45 a.m. - 1 Mile Kids K Run
10:00 a.m. - Kids Fun Run
10:30 a.m. - Awards

Entry Fees

5K Run/Walk Pre-Registration - $25 | Late Registration beginning 11/01/2019 $35
1 Mile Kids Run Pre-Registration - $15 | Late Registration beginning 11/01/2019 $20
Kids K Run Pre-Registration - $15 | Late Registration beginning 11/01/2019 $20

Closing Date for Online Registration: Wednesday, November 20, 2019

T-shirts: Shirt sizes guaranteed to pre-registered participants who register before November 6, 2019


Race site: Southwest Texas Junior College: From Hwy 90 turn (left if you are coming from San Antonio) (Right if you are coming from Del Rio) onto Farm to Market Rd 1574 (Ham Lane) 1 mile then turn left at Farm to Market Rd 1023 (Garner Field Rd). Destination will be on your left.

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To volunteer please contact Landra Fowler at or (830) 591-7241. Please include name, contact information and shirt size.

Becoming a volunteer offers help to ensure that all athletes have the safest race possible. You also gain insight into the behind the scenes mechanics of a road race. This information can be a valuable tool for your next race.


5K: Cash Purse $350.00 (Overall Male/Female 1st place $100.00, 2nd place $75.00). Finisher Medals to Athletes | Age division: (12 & under, 13-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70 & up.
1 Mile Kids Run: Overall Male/Female. Finisher Medals to Athletes | 6 & under, 7-8, 9-10, 11-12.
Kids Fun Run: Participant medals & Fitness Fun

Race Instructions

Age group awards will be based on chip time; awards for overall winners will be based on gun time.
No Refunds