Here at GRPS Athletics we provide numerous sports programs for student-athletes in Kindergarten – 12th grade. Please call the athletic office at 616-819-2010 with any immediate concerns.

29th Annual Grand Rapids Turkey Trot Banner

Sign Up for the 29th Annual Turkey Trot Now


We are back in person for the 29th Annual Turkey Trot!

  • Thanksgiving Day – November 25th at 8 am
  • Race begins at Van Andel Arena – 130 Fulton St. W, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
  • Proceeds help offset the cost of GRPS athletics so all student-athletes can participate
  • GRPS Students can register for FREE using their school code

A virtual option will also be offered for 2021

  • Virtual 5k Run/Walk and Mini Trot
  • Participants will have one week to complete their submission
  • Thursday, Nov. 18 through Thursday, November 25 (Thanksgiving Day)
  • Choose the date/time that best fits your schedule
  • Run anywhere – Neighborhood, Trail, Track, or even your Treadmill

Let’s keep this fun, healthy tradition going!

Kurt Johnson

Executive Director of K-12 Athletics,
K-12 Physical Education Supervisor
K-12 Student Activities and Dual Enrollment
1331 Franklin SE 49506
Phone: 616.819.2010