28th Annual YMCA Turkey Trot

Thu November 26, 2020 Fredericksburg, VA 22401 US Directions RaceJoy Ready


$30 Price increases after October 31, 2020 at 11:59pm EDT


$30 Price increases after October 31, 2020 at 11:59pm EDT


$15 Price increases after October 31, 2020 at 11:59pm EDT

VIRTUAL 1/2 Mile

$15 Price increases after October 31, 2020 at 11:59pm EDT

It's a Thanksgiving tradition!  Run or walk with us Thanksgiving morning and then go home and enjoy Thanksgiving with your family and friends!


This year will be a little different but we are committed to putting on a fun and safe event for you on Thanksgiving morning.  We will also be offering virtual options for those who cannot make the in-person event.

Packet Pick Up
James Monroe High School
Wednesday, November 25th from 10 am -6 pm
NO RACE DAY PACKET PICK UP, we want to eliminate any addtional crowds race morning.

5K: Cash Prizes for Top 5 Overall Male and Female ($250, $150, $100, $75, $50)

Gift Certificates for Top 3 Masters Male and Female

Gift Certificates for Top 3 Male and Female in the following age groups: 13 & under, 14-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80 & over. Based on chip time.

Gift Certificates will be from Dick's Sporting Goods!!!!

All awards based on chip time.  


2300 Washington Ave.
Fredericksburg, VA US 22401
COVID-19 Considerations

Please adhere to the following guidelines on race day so we can put on a safe event for everyone!

1.  Packet pick-up will be held in the cafe area of James Monroe High School on Wednesday, November 25th from 10am-7pm.  Please wear your mask when you are in the building.

2. Restrooms are located in the building.  Please wear a mask when you are in either area. 

3. All runners are required to wear masks/face covering pre-and post race and while in colored corral waiting area , but not in the starting corral, during the race, or warming up and cooling down. Race staff and volunteers will be wearing masks or face coverings.

4. No water will be supplied on the course - runners need to BYOW (Bring your own water). 

5. Waves may be assigned and runners will be asked to stand on marked spots at 6 ft. spacing in the starting corral.

6. Anyone who does not feel comfortable getting in to the starting grid with their wave will have up to 2 minutes to start themselves after the rest of the runners have cleared out from their assigned wave.

7. After you finish, a water bottle and banana will be in an individually packed plastic bag past the finish line for you to grab and go post-race.

8. Runners are encouraged to leave finish area ASAP - results will be posted online and awards will be mailed to the winners.

9. No spectators will be permitted near the start/finish line as we need to adhere to the gathering limit under Phase 3.  Spectators are permitted on the course, but we ask that they maintain social distancing from the athletes.

10. If you are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 - STAY HOME!

11.  All precautions are subject to change so we can adhere to the governor's guidelines.  Thank you for your understanding as we work to host a safe and fun event for you!

Race Contact Info

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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 28th Annual YMCA 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.
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