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 includes:

  • 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 finishers
  • Eligibility for overall and age-group awards
  • Post-race refreshments
  • A wonderful way to start off your Thanksgiving Day celebrations

Registration Fees & Deadlines

(Note: a small processing fee will be added by the registration provider to your Trot entry fee)
Event Distance: Start Time: Early Bird Fee
8/27-9/2
Fee 9/3-9/23 Fee 9/24-10/21 Fee 10/22-11/23*
Open 10k 6.2 miles 8 a.m. $20 $25 $30 $35
Grade School Mile 1 mile 9:30 a.m. $6 $8 $10 $15
Turkey Walk 1 mile 9:35 a.m. $6 $8 $10 $15
Open 5K 3.1 miles 10:00 a.m. $20 $25 $30 $35

*Note: Online registration closes 11:59p ET Monday the week of the race. Race day registration takes place up to 30 minutes prior to each event.

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: Every mile

Swag/Awards:

Participation medals to all finishers in all events. A clear plastic draw string bag and a cotton blend wicking T-shirt to all registrants.

Awards will be presented at the awards tent in Monument Square to the top three male and female finishers in the 5K and 10K.
9:00 a.m. 10K Awards Ceremony
10:30 a.m. 5K Awards Ceremony

Troy Turkey Trot 10K 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.

5k and 10k age-group and team awards can be picked up at the Monument Square tent following the completion of each race. Awards will be available to the top three age-group winners in 15 age group categories in
both the 5K and 10K for both males and females.

Participation medals to all finishers.

Teams:
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. Awards to the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place finishers in each category. There is no additional fee to participate in a family team category.

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

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

Courtyard by Marriott
515 River St
Troy, NY 12180
518 240-1000
3 blocks north of start line on the 5k and 10k course

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

Uncle Sam Parking Garage (limited access)
Located on River St 1 block north of start line

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