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Tom O'Reilly Jingle Bell Turkey Trot

Sun December 3, 2023 Somerset, NJ 08873 US Directions



Colonial Park
156 Mettlers Road
Somerset, NJ US 08873


Gobble Gobble! Or should we say Deck the Halls.....

Join us the first Sunday in December for our fourth annual "Tom O'Reilly Turkey Trot 5k," this time with a holiday theme! Whether your outfit is complete with a turkey tutu or a Santa hat, come jingle all the way through Colonial Park and enjoy some hot cocoa and good company.

Sunday, December 3rd at 10am (rain, snow, or shine)


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Colonial Park 
156 Mettlers Road
Franklin Township

Donations to the 'RVRR Scholarship Fund' in Tom's memory:

Please visit our donations tab to donate if you're not signed up for the race.  If you are signing up, you'll have a chance to donate at checkout.  



Click HERE for our crazy fast 2022 race results.  Timing provided by Compuscore.



Race Day Registration/Packet Pick-up: 8:00 am - 9:45 am in Knob Hill Pavilion (Lot C)

Pre-Race Day Packet Pickup: Saturday, December 2 at Road Runner Sports, North Brunswick from 10 am-4pm

Start Time: 10:00am

Parking: ONLY available in Lot B.  Please enter from the Mettlers Rd. entrance to the park, especially if you are arriving after 9:30am.  The main road in the park will be closed at 9:30 am as we prepare for the trot

Registration Pricing:

                              $25 Early Bird registration until October 8, 11:59 pm

                              $30 Registration from 10/09 until November 1, 11:59pm

                              $35 Registration from 11/01 until November 30, 11:59pm 

                              ($3 discount for RVRR/USATF members during pre-registration)

                              $40 Race-day registration, no discounts 

Race Shirts: Register by 11:59pm on Sunday, November 12th to guarantee a race shirt. Shirts are NOT guaranteed to race day registrants or those who register after November 12th.  

Awards: Beginning at 10:45 am under the Knob Hill Pavilion. 

Awards will be given to the first, second and third overall male and female.

First female and male overall winners receive a gift certificate to RoadRunner Sports valued up to $100.00

Age group awards will be given to first, second and third place male/female finishers in the following categories: 14 and under, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70-79, 80 and over.

Course: Flat & fast (and did we mention fun??). Race starts and ends in Colonial Park.  

Water Stops:  There will be one water stop on the course.

Post-race Refreshments:  Bottled water/beverages and snacks will be provided post-race at Knob Hill Pavilion. 





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