6,425 Brave Freezing Conditions To Compete In 71st Troy Turkey Trot

Participants Donate $15,000+ to Event’s Two Charities, Regional Food Bank of Northeastern New York and Joseph’s House and Shelter TROY, N.Y. (Nov. 22, 2018) — With temperatures hovering around 8 degrees and wind chills near zero, more than 6,400 runners from 40 states and five nations gathered for a heaping helping of fun, family and fitness…

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Cold Weather Advisory & Running Tips

To make the 71st Troy Turkey Trot more enjoyable for participants/volunteers during the predicted cold snap, Trot organizers will: -Have patio heaters available at the start/finish lines to keep runners warm. -Take appropriate measures to try to keep water bottles from freezing out on the course and put down sand/salt near the water stops in case…

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71st Edition Troy Turkey Trot Participants Invited to Take Part in Annual Costume Contest

Troy, N.Y. (October 29, 2018) — Organizers of the 71st Troy Turkey Trot on Thanksgiving morning invite entries into the event’s popular costume contest presented by Pioneer Bank. “The costume contest is always a highlight of the 5K and our entries are extremely creative,” said longtime Event Director George Regan.  “We’ve seen everything from folks…

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71st Troy Turkey Trot Registration Now Open

Collar City Event Aims to Raise $20,000+ for Event’s Charities, the Regional Food Bank of Northeastern New York, Joseph’s House & Shelter   TROY, N.Y. (Oct. 11, 2018) — Organizers of the Troy Turkey Trot, the nation’s 12th and world’s 64th oldest road race, today announced the start of registration for the event’s 71st edition.…

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Registration Now Open for the Troy Turkey Trot Training Challenge

10-Week Program Will Help First Timers Complete First 5K, Established Runners Tackle a 10K TROY, N.Y. (September 18, 2018) — The Troy Turkey Trot, the Capital Region’s largest Thanksgiving road race, will launch a 10-week Training Challenge on Monday, Sept. 17 to prepare beginner, intermediate and advanced runners for the 71st edition of the Troy…

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70th Troy Turkey Trot Draws 7,195 to Collar City Thanksgiving Morning

Participants Donate Generously to Event’s Two Charities, Regional Food Bank of Northeastern New York and Joseph’s House and Shelter TROY, NY (Nov. 23, 2017) — The Troy Turkey Trot, one of the largest and oldest Thanksgiving races in the nation, celebrated its 70th birthday in style today, as 7,195 participants from 34 states and two…

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Troy Officials Issue Traffic Advisory for Troy Turkey Trot

TROY, NY – City officials have issued a traffic advisory for the 70th Troy Turkey Trot in the City of Troy, New York. The following streets will be closed beginning 6:00am until 2:00pm on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 23, 2017. 4th Street from State Street north to Federal Street Federal Street from the Green Island Bridge to…

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