$10,356 Raised for Northeast Regional Food Bank, CYO
Welcome to the 66th Troy Turkey Trot!
The Troy Turkey Trot is a premier road race featuring 5k and 10k distances, among other events. Since its humble beginnings in 1916, when six runners entered, the Troy Turkey Trot has grown into one of the largest and oldest turkey trots in the United States. 2013 will feature four events: the competitive 5k and 10k runs, the one mile Turkey Walk and the Grade School Mile. Join us in this proud annual tradition!
- 66th Annual Troy Turkey Trot Hits Stride with Second-Largest Field Ever Despite Freezing Conditions
- Former Holy Names, Georgetown Running Sensation Hoping to Best Trot’s 17-Year-Old 5K Women’s Open Record
- Race Security Statement: 66th Troy Turkey Trot
- Join us for a LIVE CHAT on November 20, 6-7p
- Costume Contest Added to This Year’s Turkey Trot – The Record
- 66th Troy Turkey Trot Slated for Thanksgiving Day
- Registration Now Open for the 66th Troy Turkey Trot
- Trot Training Challenge Set to Launch for Thanksgiving Day Races
- 65th Troy Turkey Trot Sets New Participation Record
Message from Mayor Lou Rosamilia
We are thrilled to host the 66th Troy Turkey Trot and proud to showcase some of Troy’s most historic neighborhoods. This race is the biggest event Troy holds all year and serves as a fantastic way to get the entire community involved in celebrating fitness, family and tradition. This prestigious event continues to evolve and a slate of new additions will help make this year’s edition truly unique. On behalf of the City of Troy: Welcome!
Aerial View of the 10K Course with Trotter the Turkey:
MARK OF EXCELLENCE AWARD – Congratulations to the Troy Turkey Trot marketing staff for beating stiff competition to win the American Marketing Association’s (Capital Region Chapter) Mark of Excellence award on October 2, 2013 at the Glen Sanders Mansion in Scotia. The awards were handed out by Benita Zahn from WNYT NewsChannel 13. Featured in this photo (L to R) are: George Regan, event director; Troy, NY – City Hall Mayor Lou Rosamilia; and, Edward Parham, director of public relations at Rueckert Advertising & Public Relations.
A TIME TO GIVE BACK — Troy Turkey Trot Event Director George Regan (left); Mark Quandt, executive director of the Latham-based Regional Food Bank of Northeastern New York; Sharon Smith, executive director of the Troy Boys and Girls Club; Troy Mayor Lou Rosamilia; and, Mike Manupella, executive director of the Lansingburgh Boys & Girls Club, gathered Tuesday, Nov. 27th at Troy’s City Hall. Charity representatives accepted a check for $12,177 from organizers of the 65th Troy Turkey Trot, which was held Thanksgiving morning. Twenty-two percent of the event’s record-setting field of 8,290 donated to this year’s designated non-profits.