Manasquan Turkey Run

Sat November 19, 2022 Manasquan, NJ 08736 US Directions

Runners' Information

MANASQUAN TURKEY RUN - Information you need to know!

Thanks for being a part of the Manasquan Run. Enjoy & Thank You for the Support!

Pre-Race Pickup and Registration Schedule - Bib (numbers) & T-Shirts can be picked up before the race.You (or a friend or family member) can pick up the bib. Avoid a rush & pick up your stuff before race day. All bibs are to be picked up (they won't be mailed)!  Important: Bibs must be worn on front on race day.

Thursday Night, Nov 17 and Friday Night, Nov 18, 5:30 - 7:30 PM at Leggett's Sand Bar, 217 First Avenue, Manasquan

Race Day Event Schedule:

8:30 AM – Pickup & Registration (if available) 69 Second Ave, Manasquan, NJ 08736. T-shirts must be picked up by 12:30pm Race Day, after which shirts will be given to Volunteers. NO EXCEPTIONS, NO MAILINGS.
10 AM - Start of One Mile Fun Run - on 1st Ave north of Ocean Avenue (near house # 61 Ocean Avenue).
11 AM - Start of 5 Mile - On 1st Ave, south of E. Main Street. Please be at starting area at 15 minutes before start. Line up in accordance with your speed – Swiftest runners at the front.

Information / Problems - Email us at, or Check in at the “Help Desk”, near the registration tent on race day. 

Recognition and Finish - Medals to all finishers age 12 and under. Awards to top 25 Male & Female finishers in Five Mile race. Both events finish on Second Ave near Little League Field. Official Race photos posted at    Please note that the Manasquan Turkey Run, like the past year Turkey Trots',  does not compile complete results.

Parking – Street Parking will available in the surrounding streets except for 2nd Ave. Extra parking at three lots - 3rd Ave just north of Main St.;  4th Ave just South of Main St. &  3rd & Pompano Avenue.

Restrooms – Port-O-Johns are located in the Park. You may also use facilities at Leggett’s & Main Beach Pavilion.

Water - It is important for runners to drink plenty of water prior to, during and after the race. Water is available before & after the race in parking lot of the Little League field. Water is available during the race on the course.

Safety - For the safety and enjoyment of all Turkey runners the course is restricted to registered runners & race personnel. Dogs, skateboards, any skates, bicycles & baby joggers/strollers are prohibited. We ask that you don't use radio/recorder head phones or earbuds, and any headphones and earbuds must be removed before crossing the finish line chute. First Aid will be on site. Your safety is our first concern- please run safely & run smart. If you feel dizzy or lightheaded or you are seeing optical illusions (Like a Turkey) - STOP. Look for a volunteer or an official! Note: Time Limit for the 5 Mile is 90 minutes. Current CDC Covid-19 Protocols encouraged.  IMPORTANT: for safety, only the registered runner will be permitted to cross the finish line - do not have children or other family members jump in to finish with you.

Course  - See map of 5 mile route at this link: For the One Mile course Click Here

Post Race – Complimentary refreshments for all registrants are available at the ball field. Please be considerate of the other runners; take only one item per runner. Refreshments are for runners only!   Music provided by Jersey Shore Running Club’s John O’Gorman.

OFFICIAL RUNNER'S PRE & POST RACE PARTIES  (please support these sponsors)

     LEGGETT’S SAND BAR, 217 First Avenue, Manasquan,     (Race Headquarters)

     THE SALTY WHALE, 390 E. Main Street , Manasquan, 

     REEF & BARREL, 153 Sea Girt Avenue, Manasquan,

     THE IRISH RAIL, 229 E Main St, Manasquan,

Directions to Race - GSP Exit 98 to Rt. 34 south. After circle stay in right lane & take Manasquan exit. Follow Atlantic Avenue East to light. Make a right turn at light onto Main St. & follow Main to first available parking space close to 3rd or 4th Avenues - Quickly!

Sponsors - Thank you to our Sponsors.

See you on November 19th!

Thank you,
Manasquan Turkey Run Committee



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