Event Info

Race Information

Welcome to the Troy Turkey Trot!

Your registration includes:

  • Entry into one of the oldest and largest Turkey Trots in the United States
  • Custom shirt and bib for all events
  • A commemorative participation item for all finishers
  • Eligibility for overall and age-group awards
  • Post-race refreshments
  • A wonderful way to start off your Thanksgiving Day celebrations

Packet Pick-up:
See the event schedule page.

All races will start at Fourth and Fulton St. All races will end on River St at Monument Square. See the Course Maps here.

Out and back, flat and fast.

5K participants have the option of signing up as a member of a family team in addition to their individual registration. Categories include: Sister/ Sister, Mother/Daughter, Mother/Son, Father/ Daughter, Father/Son, Brother/Sister, Brother/Brother and Husband/Wife, Family/Friends, Corporate. There is no additional fee to participate in a family team category.

Race Results:
Race results will be posted on-site and will be available online at troyturkeytrot.com by 4p race day.

Event Distance Start Time Thru 7/31 Thru 9/30 Thru 10/31 Thru 11/27
5k3.1 Miles10 a.m.$30$35$40$45
10k6.2 Miles8 a.m.$30$35$40$45
School Mile1 Mile9:30 a.m.$20$20$20$25
Turkey Walk1 Mile9:35 a.m.$20$20$20$25

*Note: We have instituted age-based pricing to help keep costs down for families.  Children 14 and under can sign up for the 5k or 10k for just $20 through 10/22, $25 through 11/12 or $30 through 11/28.

Fees do not include separate online processing fee which averages $2.62 per entrant.



Awards presented for the 10k, 5k, and Grade School Mile, as follows:

10K Awards

10K overall prize money will be awarded as follows:

  • 1st-3rd Place Male/Female - $300/$200/$100
  • 1st Masters Male/Female - $100
  • 1st - 3rd Male/Female Age Graded* - $200/$150/$100

*Note: Age-Graded awards are separate from Age-Group awards.

10K age-group awards presented to top 3 male/female in each 5-year age category.

10k age groups are: 14 & Under | 15-19 | 20-24 | 25-29 | 30-34 | 35-39 | 40-44 | 45-49 | 50-54 | 55-59 | 60-64 | 65-69 | 70-74 | 75-79 | 80+

5k Awards

Overall awards presented to top 3 males and females in the 5k

5K age-group awards presented to top 3 male/female in each 5-year age category

5k age groups are: 14 & Under | 15-19 | 20-24 | 25-29 | 30-34 | 35-39 | 40-44 | 45-49 | 50-54 | 55-59 | 60-64 | 65-69 | 70-74 | 75-79 | 80+

Grade School Mile Awards (kids up to 8th grade)

Overall awards presented to first place overall male and female in the GSM in these age categories: 8 & under; 9 to 11; 12-14 (or oldest 8th grade age)


All participants will receive a nice athletic blend t-shirt and a finisher medal.


Don’t forget to form a team!  Teams will be scored for all traditional categories so get the family together or make a team with friends.

Thank you to La Salle Institute which supports our event through the use of their building and resources for our packet pick-up locations.


La Salle Institute was founded by The Brothers of the Christian Schools in 1850 to serve the growing immigrant population coming into Troy, NY. In a caring, supportive environment it enables young men and women to grow in their relationship with God. It accomplishes this by deepening their faith through example, instruction and service. Academic success is achieved by providing a strong college preparatory academic program that stresses the academic growth of each young person. Our community encourages, challenges and supports each student's journey to reach their potential. Learn more.