Turkey Trot logo of a turkey running with a blue athletic shirt, a headband and a red shoe and a blue shoe on its feet

Mia Gutierrez - Winner of the 2023 SWTJC 39th Annual Turkey Trot Logo Contest

The logo will be featured on the front of all the t-shirts for the event

Prize: Mia won a stipend of $50, a frozen turkey, and a free Turkey Trot shirt with her design.

Join our 39th Annual SWTJC Turkey Trot Event

Come Here Go There - our turkeys get to go EVERYWHERE!

Saturday, November 18, 2023

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General Information

The 39th Annual Southwest Texas Junior College Turkey Trot will be held on Saturday, November 18, 2023, 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! T-shirts for all participants. Walkers Welcome! Race Day Registration.

Event: Start Time:
10K Run 9:00 a.m.
5K Run/Walk 9:00 a.m.
1 Mile Run/Walk 10:00 a.m.
Kids Fun Run 10:30 a.m.
Awards 11:00 a.m.
Location: SWTJC Uvalde Campus Phone: (830) 591-7241
Address: 2401 Garner Field Road
Uvalde, TX 78801
Contact: Race Director
Landra Fowler

Entry Fee: Before 11/05/2023

5K/10K Run/Walk: $25
1 Mile Run: $20
Kids Fun Run: $15

Late Fee: After 11/05/2023

5K Run/Walk: $35
1 Mile Run: $25
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

9:00 a.m. - 10K Run
9:00 a.m. - 5K Run/Walk
10:00 a.m. - 1 Mile Run/Walk
10:30 a.m. - Kids Fun Run
11:00 a.m. - Awards

Entry Fees

5K/10K Run/Walk Pre-Registration - $25 | Late Registration after 11/05/2023 $35
1 Mile Run Pre-Registration - $20 | Late Registration after 11/05/2023 $25
Kids K Run Pre-Registration - $15 | Late Registration after 11/05/2023 $20

Closing Date for Online Registration: Wednesday, November 5, 2023

T-shirts: Shirt sizes guaranteed to pre-registered participants who register before November 5, 2023


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). The destination will be on your left.

Google Map


To volunteer please contact Landra Fowler at or (830) 591-7241. Please include your 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.

Race Instructions

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

2021 Turkey Trot Photo Gallery

Turkey Trot Photo Gallery