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Manasquan Turkey Run

Sat November 18, 2017
Location: Manasquan, NJ US 08736 Directions
Type: Run or Run/Walk
The 2017 Manasquan Turkey Run was a Success!

Congratulations to all 2017 Turkey Run participants!  

Please note that the Manasquan Turkey Run, like all past year Turkey Trots, does not compile complete results.

Top Finishers Lists are HERE.    Photos posted HERE.          

Congratulations to winners Matt Sampson and Elizabeth Sheprow.


Race Director Message

Manasquan Turkey Run

December 14, 2017

The tradition of Manasquan continues the Saturday before Thanksgiving with The Manasquan Turkey Run. With months of planning, it would not have been possible without the help of Paul Samuel, Erik Ertle, Penny & Phil Hinck, Jack and Diane Cheer, George Steiner, Jersey Shore Running Club, Gio “Dr. T Shirt,” John Paglia, Paul Wolf & the entire Leggett’s Sand Bar staff.

I would also like to thank the Mayor & Council, Manasquan Police Department, Manasquan DPW, Manasquan First Aid, Manasquan H&L Fire Co. #1, Manasquan Fire Police, Manasquan VFW Post 1838, Manasquan Recreation, MHS Key Club, Manasquan Troop 59, Manasquan Pack 59, Manasquan Seniors, Manasquan Music & Dance Academy, Colleen McCrone, Ed Donovan, Harry Hoey, Bill McManus, Lucky McKelvey, Bubba Laird, the Patterson Family, MHS football team & coach Jay Price, Monmouth County Sheriff’s Dept., Wall Twp. Police Department, Manasquan Police Chief Mike Bauer & Captain Jake Kleinkencht.

Special thanks to our first tier sponsor, LEGGETT’S Sand Bar.
Thank you to our second tier sponsors: Orthopaedic Institute of Central Jersey & Peak Performance,
John B. Wright Insurance, Manasquan Beach House, Sperry Tents, Nordson EFD, Manasquan Bank, Sunnyside Manor, and Maser Consulting.
Additional thanks to: Cutter’s Cove, Reef & Barrel, Jaspan Hardware, Devo Construction,  Carlson’s Corner, Campbell’s Pharmacy, Ralco Builders, Joe Leone’s, Kearny Bank, Ocean Pointe Realtors, Squan Tavern, Keith Walsh & Sons Plumbing & Heating, Rt. 34 Landscape Supply Yard, WAWA, Jersey Shore Running Club, Ward Wight/Sotheby’s, Cuozzo Orthopedic, UNEX, Manasquan PBA #284, Wall Twp. PBA #234, Falkingburg Tree Experts, Acme Supermarket, Irish Rail, Inlet Outlet, Keith Henderson & Associates, Manasquan Elks, Mariner Wealth Advisors, Max Devros, Richard L. Wood Agency, and Spirit of ‘76 Liquors.

Thanks to our sponsors & runners, all money raised from this event–over $120,000–since 2014 has been donated back to the community: Manasquan VFW, Manasquan First Aid, Manasquan Public Library, Manasquan Historical Society, Sarcoidosis, Paul Keating Memorial, Wall PBA, Manasquan PBA, R.A.F.T.S., Manasquan Boy Scouts, Manasquan Big Sea Day, Manasquan H&L Ladies Auxillary, MHS Warrior Band, Manasquan Brielle Little League, Manasquan Women’s Club, Manasquan Recreation, MHS Baseball, Manasquan Football Club, Manasquan H&L Fire Co. #1, Manasquan Volunteer Engine Co. #2, Manasquan PTO, Manasquan Gridiron, Manasquan Seniors, ALS Valentine Plunge, St. Denis Doves, Wall Cares, Squan Lifesaving Station, and
MHS Warrior Tennis Club.

Thank you to all the sponsors, volunteers, and runners for making this year’s run a success!

May we all have a Merry Christmas & Happy New Year.
Carmen Triggiano
Director, Manasquan Turkey Run

Raceweek Schedule
Online Registration closes Wednesday November 16
Pre-Race Pickup and Late Registration Schedule
  • Thursday Night, Nov 16th 5 - 8 PM at Leggett's Sand Bar, 217 First Avenue, Manasquan
  • Friday Night, Nov 17th, 5 - 8 PM at Leggett's Sand Bar, 217 First Avenue, Manasquan
  • Bib (numbers) & T-Shirts can be picked up before the race. Avoid a rush & pick up your stuff before race day. All bibs need to be picked up (they won't be mailed)! Important: Bibs must be worn on front on race day.
  • Late Registration is still available in person only
Race Day Event Schedule:
  • 8:30 AM – Pickup & Registration (race day shirts not guaranteed) 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.
  • 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.

Manasquan Turkey Run

The Annual Manasquan Turkey Run replacing the old "Trot". Good times guaranteed again in Manasquan on November 18th, 2017 at 11 AM. Last couple of years were a great success and this year promises to be the best Turkey Run so far. We have a better head start and worked on a few improvements over last couple of years. Same route, same pubs, same Little League playing field - but a Whole lot more Fun!

Registration fee is $35 Nov 2 thru Race Day,    12 & under runners - $25. 

All participants receive a Long Sleeve, Mock Turtleneck  T-Shirt.  Five Mile Run limited to 2,000 registrants.

One Mile start at 10 am

Five Mile start at 11 am

Manasquan Little League Baseball Field
69 Second Avenue
Manasquan, NJ US 08736
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