Troy Turkey Trot

2020 details coming soon! 2019 results are here. The Troy Turkey Trot is a premier road race featuring 5k and 10k distances, among other events. This year marks the 73rd running of the Troy Turkey Trot, the 12th oldest road race in the country, and the 64th oldest in the world. Started in 1916, the Trot was held 16 times between 1916 and 1963 and has been held continuously since 1964 (56 times).

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Message from Mayor Madden
mayor_madden_tttOn behalf of the City of Troy, I am delighted to welcome you to the 73rd running of the Troy Turkey Trot. Our event, which was founded in 1916 as a remembrance run for veterans, is the nation’s 12th oldest road race and serves as a fantastic way to engage the entire community in celebrating fitness, family and tradition. I am confident your experience at the Troy Turkey Trot will continue to draw you back to the Collar City for many years to come.

Key Highlights

  • The area’s only 10K with $2,300 in prize money
  • Medals to all finishers & T-shirts to all registrants
  • The costume contest with Hannaford gift certificates for “Best Thanksgiving Day Costume” and “Most Unique Costume”
  • Chip timing with ChronoTrack Live
  • Family team awards (5k)
  • Colored start sections at the 5K to ensure a safe start

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As you know, there was a shortage in some of the men’s shirt sizes this year. Awards By Walsh’s & Creative Marketing now have the additional printed shirts and will hold them until 1/31/2020. Please pick up your shirt from their store located at 233 Ontario Street, Cohoes. Store hours are 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, starting Jan. 2.

If you are unable to pick up for some reason, please reach out to Deana Novak at Awards by Walsh at 518-235-6362 or Event Director George Regan at 518-221-3051 and we can make alternative arrangements.

Thank you for your patience regarding this matter and participating in the 2019 Troy Turkey Trot. See MoreSee Less

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