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Come out Thanksgiving morning to mark the 40th running of Richmond's Turkey Trot 10K. Join Richmond Road Runners Club and the race's new sponsor Wegmans for the 10K road race and a kids fun run in and around the University of Richmond. This running-in-Richmond tradition regularly sells out its limit of 1,600 participants.
The Kids Fun Run, sponsored by Lucky Road Run Shop, will be held prior to the 10K. It is free of charge and has a limit of 200 children.
Parking is in the lots adjacent to the Robins Center (6505 Boatwright Drive), which are a short walk from Tyler Haynes Commons.
Price for the first 700 runners registering is:
RRRC members - $25 plus processing fee; Non-members - $35 plus processing fee
Then until October 31 @ 11:59 PM the price is:
RRRC members - $30 plus processing fee; Non-members - $40 plus processing fee
Starting November 1, the price is:
RRRC members - $40 plus processing fee; Non-members - $50 plus processing fee
There is no race day registration (neither online nor on-site).
Kids Run: It is free but REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.
Any discounts will be applied at check out.
All entry fees and processing fees are non-refundable and non-transferable, no exceptions. In the event of postponements or cancellation due to weather or other unforeseen circumstances, there will be no refunds.
Runners must be 6 years old or older to participate in this 10K road race.
This is a road race conducted under the rules of USATF and RRCA. In consideration of the safety of all participants, the following are not allowed on the course during the race: baby joggers, baby strollers, headphones, animals on leash, skateboards, inline or roller skates, or bicycles.
The hilly and challenging course loops around the campus of the University of Richmond and neighboring streets. About a 1/2 mile of the course is on the trail by Westhampton Lake. Course records were set by Silas Frantz (men: 31:18, 2015) and Rena Chesser (women: 36:44, 2011).
PLEASE NOTE THAT YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR YOUR SAFETY. BE ALERT, WATCH FOR TRAFFIC & PAY ATTENTION TO YOUR FELLOW RUNNERS, COURSE MARSHALS, AND POLICE.
Water stops will be available approximately every two miles on the 10K course. Sports drinks, water and snacks will be provided after the 10K race.
Bib numbers may be picked up Wednesday, November 22 from 2:30-6:30 pm at the University of Richmond Tyler Haynes Commons, the student center next to the lake.
Packet pick-up on the day of the race will start at 7:30 am.
Runners registering for the 10K race by November 2nd receive a race shirt (but we can't guarantee size, color or fit.). Runners who register after that date may be able to get a race shirt at packet pick up, while the supply of different size shirts lasts.
Runners registering for the Kids Run by November 2nd are guaranteed to receive a race t-shirt (only one size of shirt will be available). Runners who register after that date may be able to get a shirt at packet pick up, while the supply lasts.
To commemorate this 40th running of the Turkey Trot 10K, all 10K finishers will receive a race medal!
Awards for top finishers include: $75, $50, and $35 gift certificates to the first, second and third place male and female overall; and $50 gift certificates to the top masters male and female.
The race will be chip-timed by Mettle Events. Results will be posted after completion of the race on this website (Results menu tab) and the MettleEvents and RRRC websites.
Runners and volunteers -- please bring peanut butter and/or canned tuna to packet pickup or on race day. All food donations will be delivered to FeedMore, Central Virginia’s core hunger-relief organization and food bank.
If you prefer to make a monetary donation, please go to the FeedMore website.
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