38th Fort Bend Kia

Thursday, Nov. 23, 2023
Sugar Land, TX

Photo by Lance Phegley/raceshots.net








About the Event

The 38th Fort Bend Kia Sugar Land Turkey Trot

Join us for the 38th Fort Bend Kia SUGAR LAND TURKEY TROT, in honor of race director Andy Stewart, who passed away on Nov. 9, 2021. The running community and Andy’s family want to continue the tradition of the Thanksgiving Day race as a tribute to all Andy did for the sport of running, especially his support of charities.

Online registration closes Wednesday, Nov. 22 at 5 p.m. JOIN US for a great local Thanksgiving Morning Family TRADITION…

the 2023 38th Annual Fort Bend Kia SUGAR LAND TURKEY TROT through the beautiful, quiet, safe Sugar Creek subdivision. The start and finish line with be located near the Sugar Creek Village (13897 Southwest Fwy, Sugar Land TX 77478). A PR COURSE!

Join us for post-race fun including an Awards Ceremony; a Costume Contest for best-dressed race participants and prize drawings!


The Original and The Best!


Andy Stewart


7:30 a.m.

Sean Scroggin’s Kids’ Mile.
Ages 12 and under only.

Sean Scroggin's Kids' Mile

Our Kids’ Mile (ages 12 and under) is held in memory of Sean Scroggins, who placed as a runner-up in our race as a 12-year-old in 1993 (6.01 minutes). Sean, 16 years old, died in 1997 of a brain tumor.

The Sugar Land Turkey Trot supports the M.D. Anderson Pediatric Brain Tumor Research Fund in honor of Sean.

Strollers are allowed in the Sean Scroggin’s Kids’ Mile, but sadly, dogs are not permitted.


8:00 a.m.

Coach Andy’s 5-Mile
Timed Run.
Certified course. Minimum pace 15:00 minutes per mile.

Coach Andy's 5-Mile Timed Run

Coach Andy’s 5-Mile Run is named in honor of Andy Stewart, everybody’s favorite running coach and race director. Andy’s open arms built the Sugar Land running community and his generous heart supported many charities and causes over the years.

Andy passed away on November 9, 2021, and we will continue to honor his legacy through excellent races and charitable support.

Coach Andy’s 5-Mile Run is chipped timed. A white strip is on the back of your race number bib for bib-tag scoring. Wear your bib chest-high on the front and do not cover or fold your number for accurate timing.


8:30 a.m.

Aunt Jean’s 2.8-Mile Family Walk & Jog. Casual, non-competitive. Strollers welcome. No time limit.

Aunt Jean's 2.8 Mile Family Walk & Jog

Aunt Jean’s 2.8-Mile Family Walk & Jog is named after Jean Dixon, aunt to everyone who met her. Aunt Jean was head cheerleader at every race, dressed in seasonal attire, serving after race snacks with a big smile.

Aunt Jean left a big hole but wonderful memories when she passed away at age 90 in 2018.

Casual, non-competitive walk & jog. Strollers are welcome, but sadly, dogs are not. No time limit so bring the whole family!

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All Photos by Lance Phegley/raceshots.net