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The SECOND ANNUAL "Tom O'Reilly Turkey Trot 5k"
Sunday, November 28, 2021 at 10am (Rain, Snow or Shine, PARTICIPATION LIMIT HAS BEEN LIFTED! CURRENTLY THERE IS NO CAP, but may be adjusted as Executive Orders evolve)
156 Mettlers Road
Donations to the 'RVRR Scholarship Fund' in Tom's memory:
Please use the link to the left to donate if you're not signing up for the race. If you are signing up, you'll have a chance to donate at checkout.
Thank you in advance for your generous donation!
Click HERE for 2020 race results. Timing provided by Compuscore
RACE DAY SCHEDULE
Race Day Registration in LOT C at Knob Hill Pavilion will be determined by capacity limits and current Executive Orders (Currently there are NO limits).
Pre-Race Day Packet Pickup: - November 27th from 10am until 4pm at Roadrunner Sports, 501 Shoppes Blvd, North Brunswick Township, NJ 08902. Look for the RVRR Tent in front of the store! (We will be inside the store if Executive Order allows)
5K Turkey Trot Start Time:……………….10:00am
PARKING Parking is ONLY available in Lot B. Please enter from the Mettlers Rd. entrance to the park if you are arriving AFTER 9:30am. The main road in the park will be closed at 9:30a for final race prep and 10a start time.
REGISTRATION - All Pre-Registrations are ONLINE and NO PROCESSING FEES!!!
$25 Early Bird Registration good until 11:59pm 6/1/2021
$30 Registration from 12:00am 6/2 until 11:59pm 8/1/2021
$35 Registration from 12:00am 8/2 until 11:59pm 10/1/2021
$40 Registration from 12:00am 10/1/2021 until 11:59 pm, November 24th
(RVRR/USATF members $3 discount)
RACE-DAY REGISTRATION WILL BE DETERMINED BY CAPACITY LIMITS AND CURRENT EXECUTIVE ORDERS!
ALL PRE-REGISTRATIONS ARE VIA RUNSIGNUP.
IF WE NEED TO CAP THE RACE, ONCE THE LAST SPACE SELLS, THERE WILL BE NO MORE.
RACE SHIRTS: To all entrants pre-registered by November 1st Shirts are NOT guaranteed to race day registrants or those who register AFTER November 1st. XXLarge shirt option available for an additional fee.
PINT GLASSES: A commemorative "Second Annual Tom O'Reilly Turkey Trot 5k" Pint glass will be given to the Top 3 Finishers in EACH Age Group
AWARDS: First Place Overall Female and Male 5k finishers will be awarded a Road Runner Sports gift certificate for a free pair of shoes (max value $120.00). The top Second and Third Overall Female and Male finishers and the top 3 female and male 5k finishers in each age group will also receive separate awards. No duplicate awards. Age categories: 14 and under, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70-79, 80 and over
COURSE: Flat & Fast. Race starts and ends in Colonial Park. Click HERE for detailed map.
WATER STOPS: Will be determined closer to the event. Due to COVID-19 concerns and changing Executive Orders, we will determine closer to the event. We encourage ALL runners to bring a hand-held bottle with water/Gatorade they need during the race.
COVID PRECAUTIONS: RACE START - Expect wave-style start. All registrants will be required to provide estimated finish time so that we may set up waves according to your expected paces PRIOR to the event. If Race-Day Registration is permitted, all Race-Day Participants will be assigned to the last starting Wave. All participants will be required to remain masked and social distanced on designated markings in wave corrals up to the start of their respective wave. After the start of the wave, runners may discard disposable masks within a specified area after the start if they wish. Volunteers will collect and properly dispose of discarded masks. Upon crossing the finish line, runners will be expected to re-mask. Disposable masks will be available at the finish for those who need them.
All Race volunteers will be wearing required personal protective equipment (PPE) as outlined under current Executive Orders.
We respectfully ask that all race registrants and spectators comply with the Executive Orders and wear proper PPE during Registration and all Pre & Post-Race activities whenever Social Distancing cannot easily be observed.
All participants and volunteers must undergo a self-assessment for any Covid-19- symptoms. No one should attend if they, or someone they live with, has any of the following: A high temperature (above 37.8°C or 100.0%F); a new, continuous cough; or a loss of, or change to, their sense of smell or taste. This check should be done prior to the event. Should an individual or anyone they live with have any such symptoms, they must not participate as a runner or volunteer, and should follow relevant guidance from the CDC and NJ Department of Health.
We reserve the right to ask non-compliant observers/participants to leave (without refund of entry fees) if they are unwilling to comply.
POST-RACE REFRESHMENTS: Bottled Water/Beverages and pre-packaged snacks will be provided post-race at Knob Hill Pavilion. Bottled water will also be provided at the finish line for all participants that need it.
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