Event Info

Race Information

Welcome to the 2021 Troy Turkey Trot! We will have in-person events this year for the 10k, 5k, Grade School Mile and Turkey Walk. We will continue the Virtual component for the 10k, 5k and Grade School Mile for those who would like to run on their own time and course during our running window.

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 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.

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

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.

Entry Fees

EventDistanceStart TimeThru 9/26Thru 10/23Thru 11/20Thru 11/25
5k3.1 Miles10 a.m.$25$30$35$40
10k6.2 Miles8 a.m.$25$30$35$40
School Mile1 Mile9:30 a.m.$10$10$15$15
Turkey Walk1 Mile9:35 a.m.$10$10$15$15

We have also 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 $15.

Awards

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 in all events.

Swag

All participants will receive a nice athletic blend t-shirt and a finisher medal. You can have your swag mailed to you to avoid packet pickup by adding “mail me my stuff” during registration.

Age-Base Pricing

We have also 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 $15.

Teams

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.

 

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