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Turkey Trot sign-up, T-shirt orders now open

All K-6 students are invited to take part in the annual Turkey Trot fun run/walk around our Turkey Trot course on the Maumee Valley campus. The 2023 Turkey Trot will be Thursday, Nov. 2, from 3-4 p.m.
In addition, Turkey Trot T-shirts are available for purchase to the entire MV community regardless of participation. Order deadline is Tuesday, Oct. 17; see image below for order form.
Who: Grades K-6 (by mixed grade groups below)
Information: Meet in the Lower School Gym (3 p.m.). Students will be supervised after school, checked in for Turkey Trot in the LS Gym, and walked to the Turkey Trot course. Parents/designated adults are responsible for their student(s) immediately after their respective race.

Turkey Trot race order:
  1. 1st race: K/1st 100 yards (approx.)
  2. 2nd race: 2nd/3rd 1 lap
  3. 3rd race: 4th/5th 2 laps
  4. Final race: 6th 3 laps (3 laps = approx. 1 mile)
  5. All runners try to catch our "turkeys"!
If you would like your child to participate, sign up here. The sign-up deadline is Tuesday, Oct. 31. Students will meet in the Lower School gym at 3 p.m. and head to the course. The course is down the gravel pathway beyond the playground outside the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th grade classrooms to the north (right side of gravel pathway). The path entrance is across from the recess sledding hill next to the playground.
If you are unable to accompany your child, please make arrangements with another designated adult who is willing to assume responsibility for your child at/following their race.
Questions? Contact Heather Rakosik, Lower School athletic director
Maumee Valley Country Day School is the only PreK-12th grade accredited, co-educational, and independent school in Northwest Ohio and Southeast Michigan.