Mercer County Turkey Trot

Live Race November 24, 2022 | Virtual Race November 20-27, 2022 West Windsor, NJ 08550 US

Events

5K Run

11/24 8:30AM EST

1Mi Walk/Fun Run

11/24 8:45AM EST

Race Website

Additional race information can be found at https://www.mercercountyturkeytrot.com/.

Description

The Tenth Annual Mercer County Turkey Trot -- a  5K race and 1 mile fun run/walk -- will take place on Thanksgiving Day. We are so excited to be back hosting this event in-person and we are looking forward to making this event the most successful one yet!  The proceeds from the Race support our local food banks and pantries.

EVENT INFO 
The 5K course is certified by USA Track & Field (click here for a map of the race course).  The course is paved.  The race is open to runners, families, and strollers. No dogs allowed. We will put the serious, faster runners in the front, and we will stage the runners by approximate run times. 
 
1 Mile Walk/Fun Run.  The walk/fun run follows a portion of the 5K course. This event is open to runners, families, and stroller. No dogs allowed. No chip is worn, so no time is registered for the fun run/walk. Please note we will start this event at 8:45am. 

*T-shirts available for the first 950 registrants. Limited sizes available.*

FORM A TEAM

Grab your friends and form a team to help provide for those in need in these difficult times.  Teams with over 10 members will get $3 off registration for each team member. 

TRAIN WITH US: SPOTIFY PLAYLIST

Download the official 2022 Mercer County Turkey Trot virtual race Spotify playlist!  Curated by the MCTT Race Committee, this playlist includes some of our favorites to get your heart pumping and keep you on track as you run.  Use it as you train over the next weeks and blast it out during your official run on Thanksgiving!

More information will be available at www.MercerCountyTurkeyTrot.com as we get closer to the race time.

This is the tenth annual event being organized by a Race Committee of Mercer County residents.  The race committee will oversee the donation of the net proceeds from the event to local food pantries.  If you or your organization are interested in supporting the Mercer County Turkey Trot, please contact MercerTurkeyTrot@gmail.com.

PACKET PICK-UP

If you are participating in the 5k (1 Mile Fun Run/Walk participants do not need a bib number) Race bibs and Mercer County Turkey Trot t-shirts can be picked up in advance of the race Sunday, November 20 or Tuesday, November 22. Both Pickups will occur at McCaffrey's in West Windsor in the Bistro area upstairs​.  On Sunday, we will be there from 9:30​am​-3pm, and on Tuesday, we will be there from 5-8pm.

On race day, Packet Pick-up will begin at 7 am in the pavilion at the West Picnic Area in Mercer County Park. PLEASE try and pickup your packet on November 20th or November 22nd to minimize the crunch before the race.

 

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