Sewickley Turkey Trot

Thursday, November 25, 2021 Directions
FAQ AND MORE

Q: Are Turkey Trot race shirts still available?

We are currently sold out of our 2021 Turkey Trot race shirts.

 

Q: What does my registration fee include?

Your registration fee includes our 2021 Turkey Trot swag, bib, a fully-supported course, and post-race snacks and awards ceremony.

 

Q: Who does the Turkey Trot support? 

By supporting the Sewickley Turkey Trot, you impact the lives of local elderly individuals who utilize the Y program, Faith in Action.  The program is a free community outreach program of the Sewickley YMCA, which provides the elderly in our service communities with volunteer drivers to help them remain independent and a vital part of their community by providing rides to doctor appointments and medical treatments.  Faith in Action also provides information and referrals for additional life-sustaining services in the community.

 

Q: If I miss the packet pickup, can I pick it up on the day of the race?

You may pick up your race packet on Thanksgiving morning.  Due to day-of registrations, we recommend picking up Wednesday, November 24.

 

Q:  Can I register on Thanksgiving morning?

Yes, race day registration is available.  Please plan on additional time if you choose race day registration to ensure you will not miss the race start.  

 

Q: What is the schedule for the day and race start times?

7:00 a.m. Day-of registration and packet pickup opens
8:30 a.m. Timed 5k begins
9:30 a.m.  Award ceremony

Please arrive one hour prior to your event to secure parking and reach the start line.

 

Q: Where do I go once I park?

Head War Memorial Park, begin stretching, enjoy the music and check out our sponsors while you wait for your event to start.

 

Q: Where is the start line?

War Memorial Park 

 

Q: How will I be timed?

There is a disposable timing chip attached to your bib if you entered the timed events. To officially be timed, you must wear the bib pinned to your clothing on your front visible to the timer – not under layers of clothing.

 

Q: What do I do after the race?

Grab some water and a snack, check out your results on your phone pick up your award if you placed in your age group, and celebrate the start of your Thanksgiving day with us!

 

Q: Who will receive awards?

Awards will be given for the following:
Top three male and female winners in each age group and overall race male and female winners.

12 and under, 13 - 15 years old, 16 -19 years old, 20 -  29 years old, 30 - 39 years old, 40 - 49 years old, 50 - 59 years old,  over 60 years old

 

Q: Will there be a bag drop?

Due to security issues, we do not offer a bag drop for participants so please leave all valuables at home.

 

Q: Will the race be canceled due to rain or snow?

The Sewickley Turkey Trot is a “rain or shine” event. 

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