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Sailor's Point Boat launch at Peace Valley Park on New Galena Rd
Doylestown, PA US 18901
💥COVID UPDATE as of TODAY…(TURKEY DAY, 11/26/20)…WE ARE ON AND CANNOT WAIT TO SEE EVERYONE!!💥 (Remember…skin is waterproof🙄)
😊 The BCTT is on. Race day is TODAY.
We are closely monitoring the increasing cases of COVID. We (Scoogie Events, Bucks County Parks & Rec. & New Britain Township) along with any new state guidelines that are put into place, will ALWAYS put the safety EVERYONE involved with this event FIRST(period). THIS is our #1 priority and we take this responsibility VERY SERIOUSLY. With that said, we will keep everyone updated via this website AND with emails as to if the Bucks County Turkey Trots will happen this year. As is stands TODAY, we are a GO and looking forward to a very special event on Thanksgiving Day.
🦃VIRTUAL OPTION🦃 For those runners that have registered but DO NOT feel comfortable attending this event, we will be allowing folks run the Bucks County Turkey Trot VIRTUALLY and still get your swag!😊. This means that for those of you that choose to run the event virtually (on your own time and a location that you chose), you will be able to come pick up your SWAG (t-shirt & 4” finisher’s medal) on Wednesday, November 25th from 2:30-4:30 at Sailor’s Point at Peace Valley Park. You will NOT have to get out of your vehicle, you will simply drive in and tell a Scoogie Events CREW member your name (or names of any friends you are picking up for) and a CREW member will bring your SWAG bag to you. (wearing a mask of course). If you are unable to (or don’t feel comfortable with) coming to this pick-up option, you will also be able to pick up your SWAG bags at our next live event’s packet pick-up or on the actual race day. Should that date also not work for you, you can pick it up at the second live event we have. Note: swag bags will not be mailed. Should the state mandate new guidelines that would preclude us from having this event, you will receive an email explaining next steps.
🦃IMPORTANT PACKET PICK-UP NOTES🦃 Bucks County Turkey Trot Packet Pick details will be emailed to all registered runners the weekend before the event!
Packet Pick-up Basic Details: Packet pick-up is NOT mandatory. Runners may pick up their packets on race morning. BUT, it is WE HIGHLY RECOMMEND that runners pick them up at packet pick up the day before to avoid lines on race day.
Packet Pick-up will be at THE SAME location as the start & finish! ~Sailor’s Point @ Peace Valley Park~ Here are the GPS coordinates: VIEW IN GOOGLE MAPS
PARKING ON RACE DAY: PARKING ON RACE DAY WILL BE AT SAILOR’S POINT @ PEACE VALLEY PARK as well. Again, here are the GPS coordinates: VIEW IN GOOGLE MAPS
ALL BUCKS COUNTY TURKEY TROT 5K’S ARE SOLD OUT! Actually on November 17th we opened 10 BRAND NEW SLOTS for the WILD 5K 7:45 am start! But the slots will go/have gone quickly. If the system allows you to register, you are in! Good luck.
With the careful planning & cooperation from Bucks County Parks & Recreation, New Britain Township & Scoogie Events, we are VERY PROUD to announce a BRAND NEW Turkey Trot!
The Bucks County Turkey Trots! 🦃Wild Turkey 5k!🦃 🦃Mild Turkey 5k!🦃 on Thanksgiving Day 2020 at Peace Valley Park!
😃THIS IS A IRL "In Real Life" EVENT!😃 (Choose your START TIME & choose to be MILD or WILD!) (Both the WILD 5k & the MILD 5k start and end in the same location!) And, don't let the name WILD 5k scare you...it's not too difficult at all. It has one 8% 1/3 of a mile long hill...the rest is flat😊.
🦃Wild Turkey 5k!🦃 9:45 IS SOLD OUT. ONLY 10 SLOTS LEFT OPEN FOR 7:45 START. & 🦃Mild Turkey 5k!🦃 BOTH ARE SOLD OUT.
🏃♂️🦃🏃♀️ As you most likely know, in normal years (when there’s not a pandemic) we have our Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot in North Wales. We close down the US 202 Parkway for over 2000 runners! But this year we had to get creative… and that’s exactly what WE DID! 😃
Introducing a BRAND NEW TURKEY TROT where YOU GET TO CHOOSE your start time as well as what type of course you’d like to run!
🦃Start time choices🦃 Early Turkey start is 7:45 am! Late Turkey start is 9:45 am!
~ 🦃Course choices & details🦃 Wild Turkey 5k! (This 5k has one 8% 1/3 of a mile long hill...the rest is flat😁) or Mild Turkey 5k! (This is a relatively flat 5k)
😃To see the course routes, click HERE for our race homepage😃
You will receive an email the Saturday before the event with details regarding packet pick as well as race day details. In the meantime, here are the GPS coordinates: VIEW IN GOOGLE MAPS
💥TWO VERY IMPORTANT & TIME SENSITIVE NOTES ABOUT THIS EVENT💥
1. For safety reasons and park & state guidelines, we are limiting each 5k to ONLY 100 RUNNERS! This means that once 100 runners has been reached, the event will CLOSE and we simply cannot accept any new registrations.
2. Should COVID gets worse over the weeks/months and we deem it to be unsafe to have this event, we will make the event a VIRTUAL event. There will be no refunds. Your swag (medal & t-shirt) will be held able to be picked -up a yet to be determined SWAG pick up.
EARLY TURKEY START 7:45 AM! Suggested arrival 7:00-7:15 Pre-race announcements 7:30 National Anthem 7:38 BOTH Wild Turkey 5k & Mild Turkey 5k’s will start at 7:45 Starts will be a staggered time trail start at two different start/finish lines (in sight of each other). DEPARTURE TIME 8:45…(we kindly ask that you please leave the venue by 8:45 to make room for the LATE TURKEY’S🦃😄) LATE TURKEY START 9:45 AM! Suggested arrival 9:00-9:15 Pre-race announcements 9:30 National Anthem 9:38 BOTH Wild Turkey 5k & Mild Turkey 5k’s will start at 9:45 Starts will be a staggered time trail start at two different start/finish lines (in sight of each other). DEPARTURE TIME: 10:45. 🦃PACKET PICK-UP (PPU): Stress-free PPU😊
When: Wednesday, November 25th from 2:30-4:30 pm Where: Sailor’s Point, Peace Valley Park (race start/finish) You will simply follow the signs down towards the lake, a Scoogie Events CREW member then comes to your window, asks for the name of the packets you’re picking up and you’ll be on your way. 💥PPU IS VERY STRONGLY ENCOURAGED TO AVOID LINES ON RACE MORNING💥 💥 This will exponentially decrease race day lines which will help comply with COVID guidelines! 💥
THIS NEEDS TO BE STATED AGAIN: PACKET PICK-UP IS VERY STRONGLY ENCOURAGED! MANY OF OUR DEVOTED CREW MEMBERS & VOLUNTEERS ALSO RUN THESE EVENTS AND THEY NEED TIME TO PREPARE AS WELL! PLEASE THINK OF THEM AND TRY VERY HARD TO COME TO PACKET PICK-UP THE DAY BEFORE (11/25)!
Plus, if you pick up your packets at packet pick-up, you don’t have to arrive so early on race morning. PPU is NOT mandatory but again, STRONGLY encouraged. You CAN pick up your friend’s packets (You must know their FULL name & DOB) 😊TIMING/AWARDS😊 Both 5k’s WILL BE TIMED & AWARDS will be given out! But, this year there will be no awards ceremony. Winners will collect their awards and if desired can stand on the podiums, individually, for photos😊
😃RUN IN A HOLIDAY COSTUME!😃 (but you are not obligated to dress up)
😁The SWAG😁 The awesome Scoogie SWAG you get when you register for the Bucks County Turkey Trots: 🏃🏻♂️🦃🏃🏻♀️
😀 Register BEFORE November 10th’s T-shirt deadline and you are guaranteed SPECIAL EDITION BUCKS COUNTY TURKEY TROTS LONG SLEEVE TECH TEE! 😀 EVERYONE that crosses the finish line gets a HUGE FOUR INCH Bucks County Turkey Trots finisher's medal!!!! 😀 VANITY BIBS: Your name or nickname printed on your race bib! 😀 STAGGERED START & INSTANT RESULTS: This event will be chip timed with the chips embedded in the special edition BCTT vanity race bibs. We will have everyone lined up (socially distanced, with masks ON), you choose when you want to start! No pressure! There will be timing mats at the start line, therefore your time starts once you cross the start line. So no need to rush to get to the start. The start will begin at 7:45 or 9:45 with runners starting in 5 second intervals. 😊Start when you are ready😊
You CAN take your mask off when you run (please carry it with you while running) Your results will be EMAILED &/OR TEXTED upon crossing the finish line!
You will receive an email the Saturday before the event with details regarding packet pick as well as race day details. In the meantime, here are the GPS coordinates: VIEW IN GOOGLE MAPS HOW WE WILL CREATE A SAFE YET POSITIVE & HAPPY ATMOSPHERE SO THAT EVERYONE FEELS COMFORTABLE AND ENJOYS THEMSELVES 💚
We all need positive vibes even more this year! And that’s exactly what you’ll get at the BCTT!
The Scoogie Events CREW has very successfully produced two events in the past few months! We take YOUR SAFETY VERY SERIOUSLY!
🐶DOG NOTE🐶 NO DOGS ALLOWED FOR ANY OF THE 4 5K'S PLEASE (IT'S TOO NARROW TO ALLOW DOGS FOR THIS RUN)
You all know how hard that is for us...WE LOVE DOGS!! (hence our logo🐶)
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THE COVID PROTOCOL GUIDELINES FOR THIS EVENT!
PLEASE TAKE THE TIME TO READ EVERY PIECE OF INFORMATION BELOW BEFORE COMING ON THURSDAY! 🤸🏻♂️
💥#1: REGARDING SPECTATORS💥
DUE TO RESTRICTIONS SET FORTH BY THE STATE & LOCAL GOVERNMENTS WE ARE RESTRICTING THE TOTAL NUMBER OF PEOPLE AT THIS RACE! THESE ARE RESTRICTIONS THAT WE MUST ABIDE BY. THEREFOR, WE ARE ONLY ALLOWING REGISTERED RUNNERS TO ATTEND THE EVENT.
💥#2: REGARDING YOUR SAFETY AND HAVING THIS EVENT SHOULD THINGS GET WORSE💥
WE WILL NOT HAVE THIS EVENT IF WE DON'T FEEL THAT IT IS A SAFE EVENT FOR EVERY SINGLE PERSON INVOLVED IN THE EVENT! If circumstances change for the worse in the next few days, we will change the event to virtual.
Absolutely everyone at the event will be required to wear a mask at all times EXCEPT WHEN YOU ARE RUNNING. If you don't feel comfortable wearing a mask, please do not come. We do not enjoy wearing masks either...(especially when it's hot) But, during these unprecedented times, we need to deal with it. ALL runners will be able to take their masks off right before starting their run. YOU MUST CARRY YOUR MASK WITH YOU AT ALL TIMES ON THE RUN (WEAR SOMETHING WITH POCKETS)
EVERYONE will need to have their temperature taken BEFORE they step foot onto the event grounds. (Temperatures will be taken by top of the line non-contact, one second Infrared thermometers). If you do not feel comfortable with this, please do not come. Note: Taking one's temperature DOES NOT necessarily indicate a positive or negative. It simply is just one of the many steps that we are taking to eliminate any possible unsafe situation. But please understand that IF your temperature is too high when we check it, we will allow you to rest in your car where it's cooler and try it again. But, if it remains high upon your second check, you will not be allowed on the event grounds. If you see this as a possible problem, please do not come.
WE NEED EVERYONE to consciously pay attention to SOCIAL DISTANCING from the second you step foot onto the venue until the time you leave. THIS VERY IMPORTANT SOCIAL DISTANCING DETAIL IS WHAT WILL MAKE THIS EVENT A SAFE EVENT FOR EVERYONE. The 45 Scoogie Events CREW members and 25+ volunteers will be very busy at their specific detail making sure that they do their job to keep you SAFE. They WILL NOT be checking for social distancing! That is what we would like YOU TO PLEASE DO.
Because 2020 has been a very difficult year for so many of us and even though we are limited to such a small number of runners and it’s five times the amount of work to make this event happen, we feel that we need to give HOPE and spread some needed POSITIVITY to our faithful runners. And that’s EXACTLY what we plan on doing on November 26, 2020!
Additionally, we LOVE Peace Valley Park and want to give back to them! They are this year’s race beneficiary and they will receive 100% of the donations generated from this event!
💥AGAIN, VERY IMPORTANT & TIME SENSITIVE NOTES ABOUT THIS EVENT💥
Again, if COVID gets worse over the weeks/months and we deem it to be unsafe to have this event, we will make the event a VIRTUAL event. There will be no refunds. Your swag (medal & t-shirt) will be held able to be picked -up a yet to be determined SWAG pick up.
🏃♂️🦃🏃♀️ INTRODUCING A VERY EXCITING BRAND NEW PROGRAM FROM SCOOGIE EVENTS THAT ALLOWS YOU TO EARN MONEY BACK....EASILY!!! 💖The Scoogie Events Share The Love Referral Program!💖 How it works: Once you have registered for this event, you will automatically be emailed a unique link in your confirmation email that you can then share with friends ANY WAY YOU'D LIKE: Post your link on Facebook, Twitter or email it to your friends, family & co-workers and each time a friends registers for this event (not including the kids 1/2 mile run or 1 or 2 mile walks) you get $5 back onto the original credit card you used to register for the event. Keep doing it till you earn your registration money back…EASY PEASY!
😃😃IT WILL LITERALLY TAKE YOU 1 MINUTE TO DO!!😃😃 💥HERE'S EXACTLY HOW TO EARN YOUR REGISTRATION MONEY BACK! 👉🏻STEP #1. Simply copy YOUR UNIQUE URL LINK. (Which is just below the list of 2020 events below!) Where it says: Remember to invite your friends with your special URL Simply copy that code. 👉🏻STEP # 2. Send that URL link to ALL OF YOUR FRIENDS via a TEXT, EMAIL or even a post on Facebook of Instagram! ~Suggest that they join you at this AWESOME family friendly Scoogie Event! Ask them to kindly use the exact URL link below (the one you copied & pasted) 💖BAM💖: $5 back on your credit card FOR EACH PERSON THAT REGISTERS until you earn your whole registration back!! YES, THAT'S CORRECT, YOU READ IT RIGHT...WE WILL GIVE YOU $5 RIGHT BACK ONTO YOUR CREDIT CARD FOR EVERY FRIEND THAT REGISTERS....IT LITERALLY COULD NOT BE ANY EASIER! The Scoogie Events Share The Love Referral Program is a SUPER EASY process and you will LOVE seeing your money come back to you but, remember to make sure your link is used correctly or it won't work! VERY Important Reminders: ~It will only count towards your referral if your link is used! It doesn’t include the kid’s 1/2 mile run or 1 or 2 mile walks. Make sure your tell you friends to click on your link and then to continue the registration process without backing out of the page. If they back out and register not using your link, you will not receive referral credits! ~Remember, for this to work, you must share THE ENTIRE URL LINK (NOT just the referral code) Have questions about the The Scoogie Events Share The Love Referral Program? Shoot us an email and we'll be happy to help in any way that we can :-) email@example.com ANOTHER EXCITING SCOOGIE EVENTS PROGRAM: ~~Scoogie Events MULTI-FAMILY & FRIENDS Program": Save $10 when you register 3 people or more at this event:-) "Multi person/family discount means that you get $10 off the total registration fees when signing up 3 or more runners for the any of the runs besides the kid's run or walk". The "Multi person/family discount" will be automatically taken off once three runners are registered when registering them all at the same time! 🏃♂️🦃🏃♀️ AWARDS: Overall TOP THREE winners (male & female), plus top three males & females in each age category: NEW AGE GROUP 14 & under, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59 60-69, 70 & over. No mailing of awards or shirts. Again, no mailing of awards or shirts. You MUST pick up your award before you leave. If you do not, we cannot hold/store awards and it will likely be given to a race day entry or someone else. It is simply too much to hold/store & inventory the awards. Note: If you are registered for this race and you registered in time to choose a tech shirt BUT you are unable to run for whatever reason, you will NEED TO CONTACT us BEFORE RACE DAY and let us know if you'd like us to hold on to your reserved shirt for you to pick up at a future Scoogie Event. If you do not do this, we cannot hold your shirt and it will be given to someone that registered after the deadline. We cannot mail shirts! Packet Pick details will be emailed 5 days before this event. Runners may pick up their packets on race morning but it is advised that they pick them up at packet pick up the day before to avoid lines on race day. PARKING ON RACE DAY: PARKING ON RACE DAY WILL BE AT SAILOR’S POINT @ PEACE VALLEY PARK. (specific parking details will be emailed 5 days before the event) If you have any questions, please feel free to email to good folks at Scoogie Events and they will respond promptly. You will receive an email the Saturday before the event with details regarding packet pick as well as race day details. In the meantime, here are the GPS coordinates: VIEW IN GOOGLE MAPS
IMPORTANT NOTE REGARDING WEATHER: This event is a rain/shine event. This means that if it rains (and as long as the temperature isn’t low enough to freeze any surfaces), this event IS A GO…even in the rain….”skin is waterproof😀” In the event that we experience bad weather such as snow or ice or any weather that would cause the course to be unsafe, we will cancel the event. There will be no refunds due to the fact that at this point all of the expenses for a race of this magnitude have been paid for. Should COVID gets worse over the weeks/months and we deem it to be unsafe to have this event, we will make the event a VIRTUAL event. There will be no refunds. Your swag (medal & t-shirt) will be held able to be picked -up a yet to be determined SWAG pick up.
It’s important to understand that IF we need to cancel this event due to extreme weather, we will not issue any refunds and we will not reschedule the event this year. NOTE: We do not issue any refunds, transfers or credits for any reason. We have the right to revise or cancel the race due to emergency or weather issue....(but we really hope this doesn't happen:-)
Thank you for your understanding. RACE BENEFICIARY: BUCKS COUNTY PARKS & RECREATION Without the generous donations & help provided by our AWESOME SPONSORS, we could never do what we do! Thank you to each of our sponsors below! Please take the time to visit their website and their place of business...They are all GREAT!!
North Wales Running Company
The McCall Connelly Group B RILEY Wealth Management
Montgomery Podiatry Associates
Tony Roni Pizza
Terri Swain Realtor
Sandy Dog CrossFit
This year’s race beneficiary is Bucks County Parks & Rec!
-The Crew at Scoogie Events 😊
If you have any questions, please feel free to email to good folks at Scoogie Events and they will respond promptly.
Scoogie Events contact: firstname.lastname@example.org 🏃♂️🦃🏃♀️SEE YOU ON NOVEMBER 26TH🏃♂️🦃🏃♀️
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