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16th Annual Klassen Klassic Turkey Trot

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Date(s) - 11/23/2023
8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Murphys Community Park


What has to be the quintessential home-spun event in Murphys, The Klassen Klassic Turkey Trot attracts hundreds of runners, walkers, skaters, strollers, and spectators to Murphys Park the morning of Thanksgiving.

Brian Klassen and his daughters Sally and Riley have been the hosts of the event for 16 years, collecting thousands of dollars for local families in need and tons of food for the Murphys Senior Center.

This year’s recipient of the cash proceeds from t-shirt sales in Brett Salas. Brett is the owner of Kristine’s Clothing on Main Street. She has been battling breast cancer for more than a year.

This is a non-sanctioned, strictly-fun 2.5 and 5 mile trot. To join simply bring a non perishable food item. Runners in the top 3 of their age and gender category get a handshake and a token gift.

Commemorative t-shirts are $25 each or two for $40 are available while supplies last.