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Live Event Thursday, Nov 23. Virtual Event Nov 23 - Nov 26. Buffalo, NY 14216 US
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The Oldest Consecutively Run Footrace in the World!



Join us in celebrating the running of the 128th annual YMCA Turkey Trot.

Known to be the oldest consecutively run footrace in the WORLD, the YMCA Turkey Trot is an 8K road race that attracts trotters of all ages and abilities to the city of Buffalo, NY each year.

With a field of 14,000, the YMCA Turkey Trot is a beloved Thanksgiving Day tradition filled with community spirit and good will. Proceeds raised through this event help fund the YMCA’s important work to empower youth, ensure health equity, and provide support to our community’s most vulnerable.


This Thanksgiving, the YMCA Turkey Trot will celebrate its 128th milestone year in Buffalo, NY.

2022 YMCA Buffalo Niagara Turkey Trot Recap


2564 Delaware Ave
Buffalo, NY US 14216

Turkey Trot Contact Info

If you have any questions about this Turkey Trot, please contact the Turkey Trot director at

Turkey Trot Website

Additional Turkey Trot information can be found at


Available for Apple and Android devices.

Interactive Race Day Experience with RaceJoy

Live Phone Tracking, GPS Progress Alerts and Cheers!

We are providing you with RaceJoy as part of the official race experience for the 128th Annual YMCA Buffalo Niagara Turkey Trot.

Download the RaceJoy mobile app in advance to ensure proper phone setup. Invite your friends and family to track you and send you cheers!

Some key RaceJoy features include:

GPS Progress Alerts

  • Receive continual progress updates as you complete your goal.

Live GPS Tracking

  • Remote spectators can track your progress live in a map view. You can also track others.


  • Receive supportive audio cheers from remote friends & family.

Virtual Results (virtual events only)

  • Enter your race-assigned bib number to automatically submit your finish data for real-time scored results.
To use RaceJoy, you must carry your phone and activate tracking on the day you complete your race.
View RaceJoy How-To

Late Shirt Pick Up / Size Swap

All late entrants and participants who wish to either pick up their 





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