Runner Instructions

Dear Runners -

We are excited to welcome you to the 2022 Troy Turkey Trot this Thursday, Thanksgiving Day. This email contains important information that will help you navigate the event safely and smoothly.

Look up your bib number and event details here. Registration is still open for friends or family members who would like to participate!

Wednesday Drive-Through packet pickup - Wednesday, 11/23
Our final early packet pickup takes place tomorrow (Wednesday, 11/23) from 10a - 4p at La Salle Institute located at:

174 Williams Rd
North Greenbush, NY 12180

You can review the drive-through packet pick-up process here. We encourage everyone to get packet early to avoid the rush of race day! Please bring this email with you (print or phone) and prepare to share your bib # details as you pull in so we can have a safe and speedy pickup. Yes you can pick up packets for others, just know their bib #.

Race Day Packet Pickup - Thursday, 11/24
Race day packet pickup starts at 6:30am downstairs at the Troy Atrium and goes until 15 minutes before each event.  Enter at 4th and Broadway (one way only). Have your Bib # handy. Please follow indicated direction of travel.  Look for the sign that corresponds to your bib range and you can quickly pick up your items. Again, we encourage you to get your packet Wednesday if possible.

Event Schedule for Thursday, Nov 24:
8:00 a.m. - 10K Start
9:30 a.m. - Grade School Mile Start
9:35 a.m. - Trot Mile Walk Start
10:00 a.m.- 5K Start

Bag Check
Baggage check is located in the Troy Atrium on the first floor on the south side (Broadway side). Look for signs. Only items in a clear plastic bag will be accepted. We do have clear plastic bags available at packet pickup if needed. Your bag will have your bib number assigned to it if you need one.

Water Stations
Water Stations are located at the 1.5 mile mark, 3.5 mile mark and 5.5 mile mark for the 10k.
For the 5k, water stations are located at the 1 mile and 2 mile mark.

There will also be port-o-potties located around the Atrium and at the finish line.

Directions, Parking & More
For other key event-related information, please click on the appropriate links here:

Event Directions and Parking

Virtual Runners
The Virtual Running window is Nov 24-27. Please see all info about submitting results, photos and more here.

Supporting Local Charities
Besides being a community tradition and the 12th oldest road race in the country, the Troy Turkey Trot supports two great local organizations. Help us help them help others and donate to our long time charitable partners The Regional Food Bank of NENY and Joseph’s House and Shelter.

Costume Contest
Get dressed up! There will be a costume contest with two categories: Most Unique Costume and Best Thanksgiving Costume. More info is available here.

We hope you have a safe and enjoyable event, and a wonderful Thanksgiving with family and friends. See you on Thursday!


-TTT Event Committee