Turkey Vulture Stretch 5K

Turkey Vulture Stretch 5K

Event start: 10 am

Onsite registration: 8:30 am

Every March, sometime around the first day of spring and St. Patty's Day, the Turkey Vultures return to Ely after a relaxing winter in South America. Dust off your running shoes and join us in a 5K run/walk in honor of these unique birds!  The route takes you past the Ely City Cemetery where you can catch a glimpse of the Turkey Vultures stretching and warming their wings in the cottonwood trees!  

Event Details: 

  • Shirts are long-sleeve cotton.
  • Medals will be awarded to top three male and female, and top three kids.
  • This is a chipped timed event.  
  • The route will NOT be closed to traffic.  All participants must run/walk on left side of road.
  • There are no dogs allowed on course.
  • Strollers are allowed on course.
  • This event will occur rain, snow, or shine!


Adults with Shirt - $30

Adults no Shirt - $20

Kids with Shirt - $20

Kids no Shirt - $10

Kids 4 and Under  - FREE

$5 off/person for groups of 10!  

To receive discount email, elyoutdoorenthusiasts@gmail.com

or contact Nancy Herms @ 702-994-5722

To guarantee you will get your shirt, you MUST register by March 5th.