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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. 2015 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!

Message from Mayor Lou Rosamilia

We are delighted to once again host the Capital Region’s premier Turkey Trot. Whether you live in Troy, Albany, Schenectady or beyond, we invite you to come to Troy with your family and friends to experience our event, soak up our city’s rich history, and kick off your holiday festivities.

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7,252 Run, Walk, Trot in 68th Troy Turkey Trot


TROY, NY (Nov. 26, 2015) — On a day that families come together and give thanks, more than 7,252 participants descended upon the home of Uncle Sam this morning for.. read more

Rosamilia announces last chance registration and security expectations for 68th Troy Turkey Trot


TROY, NY (Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2015) – Mayor Lou Rosamilia announced a few reminders to individuals who will be in the City for the 68th Troy Turkey Trot on Thanksgiving.. read more

Troy Turkey Trot to Host Third Annual Costume Contest


Troy, NY (November 17, 2015) — If you’re planning to run in this year’s Troy Turkey Trot and want to participate in the event’s popular costume contest, event organizers want.. read more