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General Info & Fees

Photo Jeff Foley

Photo Jeff Foley

We have a wonderful event in store for you and are excited to see you toe the line on Thanksgiving morning.

Your registration gets you:

  • Entry into one of the oldest and largest Turkey Trots in the United States
  • Custom shirt for all events
  • A commemorative participation medal for all 5k, 10k and Grade School Mile finishers. Turkey Walkers will receive a finisher’s token as well.
  • Eligibility for overall and age-group awards
  • Post-race refreshments
  • A wonderful way to start off your Thanksgiving Day celebrations

Registration Fees & Deadlines (a processing fee is added to the entry fees below)

Event Distance: Start Time: Regular Reg:
( Thru 10/21)
Late Reg:
(10/22-11/17)
Last Chance Reg*:
(11/18-11/21)
Open 10k 6.2 miles 8 a.m. $25 $30 $35
Grade School Mile 1 mile 9:30 a.m. $10 $12 $15
Turkey Walk 1 mile 9:35 a.m. $10 $12 $15
Open 5K 3.1 miles 10:00 a.m. $25 $30 $35

*Note: Online registration closes Wednesday evening before the race. ET. Last Chance Registration on Wednesday before the race. To register by paper form click here. Must be posted by 11/12.

Race Information

Packet Pick-up:
Start/Finish:
All races will start at Fourth and Fulton St. All races will end on River St at Monument Square. See the Course Maps here.

Course:
Out and back, flat and fast.

Split Times:
5k: 1 mile and 2 mile markers. 10k: 1 mile, 5 mile markers

Swag/Awards:

Shirts to the first 7,000 to pre-register.

  • Open: Male & Female, 1st Place – $300
  • Age Graded: Male & Female, 1st-3rd Place: $200, 150, 100
  • Teams: Male & Female, 1st Place: $250

Total Prize Money Awarded: $2,000

Participation certificates or medals to all 5k, 10k and Grade School Mile finishers.

Teams:
5k participants have the option of signing up as members of teams on top of their regular registration. Categories include: Sister/Sister, Mother/Daughter, Mother/Son, Father/Son, Father/Daughter, Brother/Brother, Brother/Sister, and Husband/Wife teams.

Race Results:
Complete race results will be listed in the Troy Record newspaper in the days following the event. Also online at www.troyturkeytrot.com

Lodging:
Franklin Square Inn & Suites
1 Fourth St
Troy, NY 12180
518 274-8800
Located 1.5 blocks from start line

Hilton Garden Inn
235 Hoosick St
Troy, NY 12180
518 272-1700
5 minute drive to start line – approx 1 mile

Old Judget Mansion
330 6th Ave
Troy, NY 12180
518 274-5698
5 minute drive to start line – approx 1 mile

Free Parking:
Broadway & 5th Ave Parking facility
Located 1 block east of start line

Uncle Sam Parking facility
Located on River St 1 block north of start line

State & Front St. Parking facility
Located 3 to 4 blocks west of start line