28th Annual YMCA Turkey Trot

Wed November 25 - Sun November 29 Fredericksburg, VA 22401 US Directions RaceJoy Ready

It's a Thanksgiving tradition!  Run or walk Thanksgiving morning virtually! Due to new COVID-19 safety precautions released on Friday November 13,2020 out in person race has been changed to virtual.

We appreciate your support in keeping our community safe during these unprecedented times.

enjoy running or walking a 5k course of your choosing on Thanksgiving day or weekend. Virtual results can be posted on this website from Thanksgiving morning thru Sunday November 29th at noon.


Packet Pick Up

Massad Family YMCA 

212 Butler Road, Falmouth, VA 22405

Tuesday 8am-10am , 4pm-6pm

Wednesday 8am-10am, 4pm-6pm

This will be a drive by packet pick up. Please stay in your vehicle. When you turn into the parking lot turn RIGHT towards the small parking lot. There will be a sandwich board saying Packet pick up. Stay in your car a volunteer will come out and greet you. Please give them all the names you are picking up for, then we will bring your shirts and bibs right to your car.

Thank you for your flexibility during this time. 



Now that our race has become a Virtual race, there will be no awards.


Fredericksburg, VA US 22401
Race Contact Info

If you have any questions about this race, click the button below.


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 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.
View RaceJoy How-To
Virtual Race Instructions

Here are the steps for our virtual race:First decide if you would like to use our RaceJoy Experience! Family members and friends can track you as you run and send you motivational texts. 

Create a race joy account put in your bib number (getting this on Sunday Nov 23rd)

Download RaceJoy on your phone

Search: 28th Annual YMCA Turkey Trot-.Click it! Follow the rest of the prompts.

If you do not want to use Race Joy you can track  your own distance and time, using your personal garmin, fit bit, apple watch. Then submit results on link below.


Reach out to us if you have any problems with Race Joy.

Have a happy and safe Trot!!!


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