Kids Kampus to hold Fifth Annual Thanksgiving Day 5K Run and One Mile Fun Walk

Kids Kampus child care center of Huntington, “A Caring Place to Go and Grow!”, will host the fifth annual Turkey Trot 5K run and fun walk on Thanksgiving morning. The race, sponsored by McDonald’s, The News Sentinel, El Shaddai, Inc., Markle Bank, Custom Craft and the Kil-So-Quah Roadrunners will start from McDonald’s in Huntington at 8:00 A.M. on Thanksgiving morning. The run is mostly flat and will run on pavement. Cash prizes will be awarded to division winners and the overall winner. New this year is a cash prize for the Male and Female overall winners!Last year, the run had over 225 participants take part in the race, which began at McDonald’s in Huntington, ran through the campus of Huntington University, and back to McDonald’s. Ronald McDonald will again start the race this year, and registration starts at 7:00 A.M. on Thanksgiving morning. The one-mile fun walk starts at 8:30. The cost for the race is $15 if you pre register, and $20 day of the race. Those who pre-register will receive a free long sleeved t-shirt if registered before November 14th.

The overall male and female winner of the race will receive a cash prize of $100. The winner of each age division will receive a cash prize of $50. Please note if you win the overall prize, you cannot win the divisional prize as well! 

The age division’s are as follows, Best Boys and Girls ages 15 and under, Men’s and Women’s 16 to 34, Men’s and Women’s 35-54, and Men’s and Women’s ages 55 and up.

This year, proceeds for the race will benefit the Kids Kampus Early Childhood Education Center Scholarship fund. Additional Registration forms are available at Kids Kampus, McDonalds, El Shaddai, and Markle Bank in Huntington, or by visiting

For additional information about Kids Kampus please contact Kids Kampus at (260) 356-0123.

Kids Kampus, Huntington, offers child care and preschool services to children from infancy to age 12.  Kids Kampus is accredited by the National Academy of Early Childhood Programs and is the only licensed child care center in Huntington County.  Kids Kampus can be found on the web at and is a division of Pathfinder Services, Inc., a not-for-profit human services organization based in Huntington.