Otter Trotter 5K

Date: Nov 25, 2021
Time: 7:00 AM
Cost: $21.20 - $40.00


Join Bayou the Otter on Thanksgiving Day, November 25, 2021 for the 2nd Annual Otter Trotter 5k. The 5k will begin and end at Mississippi Aquarium. The Race begins at 8:15 am in front of the Aquarium and ends at the entry plaza. The Aquarium is open on Thanksgiving Day from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. making for the perfect way to spend your day, with your family at the Aquarium.

Become a part of our family and create a new tradition with us at the Otter Trotter 5k!
Otter Trotter 5K
Otter Trotter 5K
Nov 25, 2021 | 7:00 AM
Mississippi Aquarium's 5K returns for a second year!
$21.20 - $40.00


Registration INCLUDES admission to the Aquarium for Thanksgiving Day.

*Ages 5 and under are not required to pay 5K registration. However, a spectator, non-runner ticket will need to be purchased for children ages 3-5 for Aquarium admission if purchased the DAY OF.
  • Guests of race participants are required to pre-purchase a non-runner ticket in order to enter campus post-race. Non-runner tickets can be added during the registration process at check out and are discounted. Day of the race will be the regular admission price.
  • Participants must register prior to November 15 at 2:00 PM to guarantee a commemorative Otter Trotter t-shirt, celebratory Otter Trotter Medal, and a runner's bib.

Route Info

STARTING LINE: Mississippi Aquarium *Front Service Drive
FINISH LINE: Mississippi Aquarium Entry Gate
RACE START TIME: 8:15 a.m.

Otter Trotter 5K FAQs

Where does the course begin and end?

What is the course like?

Where do I pick up my registration package (bib and t-shirt)?

When and where is early package pick up?

Are walkers and strollers welcome?

What is the minimum age requirement and do you need a parent's or guardian's consent to participate?

Can I have my favorite pet/dog run with me?

Can I register at early packet pick up? What about the day of the race?

Can I pick up my friend's packet?

I registered but now I can't make it. Can I get a refund or defer my registration to next year?

Is there race day packet pick up?

What if I forget my bib at home?

Will there be restrooms on the course?

The shirt in my packet doesn't fit. Can I exchange it for a different size?

I'm running. Can my spouse/family volunteer?

Will there be anything after the race?

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