Turkey Trot

44th ANNUAL TURKEY TROT 5k ROAD RACE
Thanksgiving Day - November 23, 2017 - 9:00 AM
Galliens Town Beach on Beaver Lake, Route 102, Derry, NH

 

Food Donations - For ALL ENTRIES we request a donation of any non-perishable canned good or dry food item. All food donations go to food pantries in the Greater Derry area to help the needy. If you forget your donation we ask for a small cash donation which will go to the food pantry.

  ADULTS (13 & older) KIDS (12 & under)
Pre-Registration (Online Registration) $17 FREE**
Race Day Registration (Includes Wednesday) $20 $10

**Free registration for 12 & under available for online registration while supplies last - 200 entries available.

 Packet Pickup
Will begin on Wednesday from 4:00PM to 8:00PM at the race site and also from 7:00AM to 8:30AM at the race site on race morning. Race day registration will also be available during the packet pickup hours and the Race. It is highly recommended to come Wednesday afternoon to take advantage of this and avoid the Thursday morning crowds.

Shirt, Raffle And Post Race Amenities

  • High quality long sleeve, with 4 color logo design to the first 1,200 entrants, see entry fees above.
  • There will be plenty of post race food for you to enjoy while you socialize with your friends.
  • Hydrate after the race with plenty of post race beverages along with Gatorade and water.
  • There will also be tunes while you relax.
  •  Walkers are welcomed to join us.

Awards

  • Awards will go to the First Three Overall Male and Female finishers
  • Awards will go to the First Male and Female Finishers from Derry and Londonderry
  • Awards will be made at approximately 9:30 AM

Parking
Parking will be available at the Pinkerton Academy and there will be continuous bus transportation from the Pinkerton Academy parking lot to the race site from 7 am to 11 am. Map

Turkey Trotters

The Course
Certified 5k (3.1 miles) course USATF #NH9306WN. The scenic course takes you clockwise around the residential roads of Beaver Lake, a highly sought after residential location in Derry. The course has several scenic vistas and has been really beautiful in the past with accompanied by a fresh layer of snow falling before or during the race. Check our the Course Map and Elevation Chart

Want to see how the course looks like and where to turn and start climbing up and running down? We have added a video of the course filmed by ViewTheRace.com

Directions
From Route 93, take Exit 4. Follow Route 102 East and proceed through Derry center to rotary. Follow Route 102 off rotary east approximately 1 mile to Galliens Beach and Beaver Lake on right. Parking permitted anywhere on North side of Route 102 or West side of Pond Road, bordering Beaver Lake. Please observe coned areas for no parking.

Cancellation
If weather looks threatening check this website to see if the event has been cancelled. If cancelled, no refunds and pick up of TShirts at a later date is responsibility of race entrant.

Questions?

Contact the Race Director Sean Coyle at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Please support our Generous Sponsors!

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Attachments:
Download this file (2016_Turkey_Trot.pdf)Turkey Trot Flyer1204 kB

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Monthly Meetings

MGCCGDTC club meetings are held on the first Wednesday of the month, 7:30pm at the Marion Gerrish Community Center, Derry, NH. The meetings are open to all members. Marion Gerrish Community Center Map

Sunday Long Runs

Coffe ShopClub long runs are held every Sunday at 8:00AM (7:00AM Memorial Day – Labor Day) at The Coffee Factory 55 Crystal Ave, Hood Commons, Derry, NH. Sunday Long Run Maps. Map to Hood Plaza Coffee Factory.