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Costume Contest

The Troy Turkey Trot will feature a costume contest in which individuals and groups will be awarded prizes for “Best Thanksgiving Day Costume” and “Most Unique Costume.”

PRIZES: 1st Place: $100 Hannaford gift certificate*
2nd Place: $50 Hannaford gift certificate*
3rd Place: $25 Hannaford gift certificate*
*In each of the two categories, “Best Thanksgiving” and “Most Unique”

ENTRY DETAILS:
1) Download the costume form PDF.

2) Fill out the form and include your bib number, which can be obtained either by searching your name on the website or by attending one of three bib/chip/t-shirt pick-up sessions at the Troy Atrium (4 Third Street, 2nd
Floor):

  • Sunday, Nov. 19 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Wed., Nov. 22 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Thurs., Nov. 23 from 7-9 a.m.

3) On Thanksgiving morning, bring the completed form to the costume contest check-in tent at the start line (corner of Fulton and Fourth Streets) any time after the start of the 8 a.m. 10K race. (Inclement weather site: The Atrium)

4) Judging will be held from 9-9:45 a.m. All entrants will have their photo taken and then walk in front of the judging panel. (Note: Teams are entered as one entry; please list the group leader.)

  • Judges will assign points for each entry based on:
  • Costume Creativity (0-5 points)
  • Presentation (0-5 points)
  • Functionality (how easily can the entrant run in the costume) (0-5 points)

5) Judges will then tally up their marks and the finalists will be announced before the start of the 5K.

6) Following the conclusion of the 5K, contest winners should report to the awards stage in Monument Square to pick up their awards.

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