Springfield's Thanksgiving tradition and the largest Thanksgiving Day 5K in Missouri! Turkey Trot takes place in downtown Springfield Thanksgiving morning, with four race categories: Elite, Runner, Walker and Family/Pet. Trophies for overall winners and medals for each age group. Build up your Thanksgiving appetite while benefiting the Park Board Scholarship Fund and the Developmental Center of the Ozarks. Bring three canned goods for Ozarks Food Harvest.