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Date(s) - 03/18/2023
10:00 am - 12:00 pm


The Turkey Vulture Stretch

Turkey Vulture Stretch 5K

Every March the turkey vultures return to Ely, Nevada after a relaxing winter in South America.  Join the Ely Outdoor Enthusiasts to welcome these not-so-pretty birds and spring back to Ely by running a 5K through downtown Ely.

Event Details:

  • Event swag is a zip-up sweatshirt. You must register by March Xth to guarantee a shirt.
  • Medals will be award to the top three male and female finishers, top three kids (10 years and younger), and top 3 seniors (55+). To be considered for placing, select the option during online registration.
  • The route is not closed to traffic. All participants must run on the left side of road, against traffic.
  • There are no dogs allowed on the course.
  • Strollers and wagons are permitted on the course.
  • This event will occur rain, snow, or shine.

The Course

The course runs counter-clockwise starting on Clark Street near the duck pond. Participates run/walk up Campton, left on Orson, left on Aultman, left on Mill, left on 2nd, left on Murry, right on Campton, left on 7th, right on Clark to the finish line. On Aultman all participants must stay to the left of the cones.


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