Somerville 5K Turkey Trot

Thu November 25, 2021 Somerville, NJ 08876 US Directions
Engine Company No. 1
170 E. Main Street
Somerville, NJ US 08876

On behalf of the race committee, thank you for registering for the sixth annual Somerville 5K Turkey Trot.

Registration and packet pick up will open at 7:30am at the staging area at Engine Company No. 1 (170 E. Main Street, Somerville, NJ 08876) and Veterans Memorial Drive.

Free parking will be available at the parking deck located at 59 Veterans Memorial Drive.  (Entrance is between Warren St. and Hamilton St.)  As you approach the race site there will be signs directing traffic.

We kindly request that runners line up according to speed-- the fastest runners should be up front, and walkers, dogs, and strollers towards the rear.  Please also be mindful of social distancing.

We will be accepting same day registrations, cash only, exact change appreciated, $40.

We will be collecting donations in conjunction with SAFE (Somerville Alliance for Food Education) for the Food Bank Network of Somerset County.  The most needed items are:

Food Items: Spaghetti Sauce (canned), Shelf Stable Milk (Parmalat), Tuna, Canned Fruits & Vegetables, Canned Meats (Spam, Corned Beef, & Stew), Canned Spaghetti, Cereal (Hot/Cold), Jelly, Juice, Macaroni & Cheese, & Peanut Butter.
Non-Food Items: Toilet Paper, Diapers/Wipes, Feminine Products, Paper Towels, Deodorant, Hand Soap, Toothpaste, Dish Detergent, Laundry Detergent, & Shampoo.

We would like to acknowledge the following race sponsors for their generous support: 

American Legion Post 12
Base Entertainment Group
Functional Health
GEICO Somerville
Life Time Athletic of Bridgewater
LMR Disposal
Provident Bank
RWJUH Somerset/RWJ Barnabas Health
Savor Restaurant
Sneaker Factory
Somerville Civic League
Somerville Elks Lodge BPOE 1068
Starbucks Somerville
T and M Associates
Universal Lacrosse

We look forward to seeing you on Thursday to start the Thanksgiving holiday off on the right foot!   


Kathy Gerndt,
Borough of Somerville
Director of Recreation


Somerville Recreation is excited to host the 6th annual Somerville 5K Turkey Trot to benefit Recreation Programming.  

Registration will open on August 2, 2021 at 9am

USATF Certified, Sanctioned 500 Grand Prix Points

Parking Information:  Parking is available at the parking deck: 59 Veterans Memorial Drive. Entrance is between Warren St. and Hamilton St. 

Schedule: 9am Start 

Race results will be available at: 

Times will be posted for the following categories (both male and female):  Overall 1-3; 10 and under; 11-14; 15-19, 20-29; 30-39; 40-49; 50-59; 60-69; 70-79; 80+

NEW FOR 2021: There will be an award for the team with the greatest number of participants!

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Somerville Turkey Trot 5K Route

5K Certified Course

USATF Sanction

USATF Certified, Sanctioned, 500 Grand Prix Points

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