You will have the option of getting the following at the race. The cost for the race and a pair of socks will be $20. If you would like a shirt in place of the socks that will be $26. If you want both a shirt and socks the cost will be $31.
To be guaranteed a shirt size please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or a text to 989-551-8273 with your name and size. Sizes range from Small to XL.
One mile fun run for those 10 and under. Will only receive socks. Fee will be $10 and will get a medal for completion. Not eligible for other prizes.
2019 Turkey Trot Dates and Info
There are 12 male and 12 female divisions in the race. This includes two divisions for the walkers.
Each division will have a 1st, 2nd and 3rd place prize. 1st place prize is a frozen turkey, 2nd place is a pumpkin pie, and 3rd place is a half gallon of cider. There is also a drawing for two pair of shoes.
The 2019 Shirt design.
39th Annual Turkey Trot – To be Held in Bad Axe, MI.
39th Annual Turkey Trot – Held in Bad Axe, MI.
The Pat Kellerman Memorial Turkey Trot was held on Saturday, November 23rd, at the Bad Axe city park and surrounding area. The race started at 11:00 AM. The weather was cool and only a miner wind for the runners and walkers. The race is sponsored jointly by the Thumb Runabouts, Buckley Shoes and McDonald Family Food Store. There were 50 total runners and walkers from many Michigan Areas. The first place male runner was Ethan Kent, Bad Axe, MI. His time was 18:37 for the 3.1 mile course. The first place female runner was Monza Babcock, West Bloomfield in 23:15. The first place walker for the females Melissa Erdman from Bad Axe, MI. in a time of 37:27. The first place walker for males Joe Evans from Ypsilanti, Mi. in a time of 34:25.The winners of each age group received a Turkey. Second place got a pumpkin pie and third place received a 1/2 gallon of cider. Two gift certificates for shoes one donated by Buckleys and the other by the Thumb Run Abouts were given away. One went to Melissa Erdman of Bad Axe and the other to Cheryl Talaski of Bad Axe, MI. Again this year a 1 mile run for runners 10 and under. They each received a medal as well as the other normal awards. All of this is done to bring people to Bad Axe and to continue the tradition of the Thanksgiving Spirit which is a sign of freedom for our country.
THUMB RUNABOUTS TURKEY TROT 2019
Males Place Time Females Place Time
10 and Under
Wesley Kosinski 20th 25:39 None
Nicholas Rayl 7th 21:19 None
Tommy Knarian 27th 28:52
Carter Kosinski 32nd 32:07
Ethan Kent 1st 18:37 Madison Ware 12th 23:22
Eric Kent 3rd 20:08 Erin McCardle 14th 23:55
Eli Buss 4th 20:11 Kara Cummings 22nd 26:32
Logan Kociba 5th 20:47
None Monza Babcock 11th 23:15
Paul Santini 6th 21:07 None
Garret Mausolf 23rd 26:44
Garrett Jurges 2nd 18:52 Cheryl Rayl 13th 23:24
Zac Eskau 8th 22:15 Brenda Engle 17th 24:50
Mike Klosowski 21st 25:45
Scott Ranquist 34th 33:14 Carol Schadd 44th 41:52
Mark Prescott 9th 22:17 Celine Richards 15th 24:14
Kevin Kausch 18th 25:18 Bonnie Sobotta 35th 33:53
Jeff Lemmen 19th 25:33
Phil Schadd 26th 28:20
Steve Moelter 10th 23:00 Melissa Tremmel 16th 24:35
Cindy Tews 24th 27:06
Laura Kausch 28th 30:18
Loretta Kuhn 30th 30:44
Paulette Mancuso 33rd 32:36
Sue Peterson 40th 39:23
Bernie Bishop 25th 27:42 Pam Provost 29th 30:35
Ted Davenport 31st 31:57 Betty Kelava 41st 40:51
Laura Saudon 48th 47:07
None Melissa Erdman 37th 37:27
Samantha Nagle 45th 45:18
41 and over
Joe Evan 36th 34:25 Vicky Erdman 39th 37:50
Sam Kent 38th 37:33 Tina Suerwier 42nd 41:03
Karla Hartz 43rd 41:08
Kathy Maro 46th 45:30
Cheryl Talaski 47th 45:33
Rachelle Mausolf 49th 47:13
Alex Lemnen 50th 48:08
1 Mile Run age 10 and under
Kaden Harris 1st Payten Toner 3rd
Jaxton Kosinski 2nd
Calix Toner 4th