Turk-EA Trot

East Aurora, NY

Please join us on Thanksgiving morning for the 6th Annual Turk-EA Trot in beautiful East Aurora, New York! The USATF-sanctioned event will start and end at the Boys & Girls Club of East Aurora. This is a family-friendly event designed to be fun AND fast--we know you gotta get home to that turkey!

There will be awards for top finishers, age-groups, and BEST COSTUME!  Everyone is encouraged to bring a non-perishable food item to be donated to a local food bank, and a substantial portion of the proceeds will benefit the Boys and Girls Club of East Aurora, as well as other local organizations.

The race will start and finish at the Boys & Girls Club of East Aurora.

Boys & Girls Club of East Aurora
24 Paine Street
East Aurora, NY 14052
*Free parking is available on many village streets, in the Ace Hardware lot (Riley Street) and the Town/Village Office lot (585 Oakwood Avenue).

Online registration will remain open until the start of the race.

Packet pick-up will be held Tuesday, Nov. 22 from 5 to 9 p.m. at Aurora Cider House (198 Main Street, East Aurora).  Come and enjoy Corona and cider specials during their Tuesday 'Taco Night' while you pick up your packet!

Race-day registration will take place inside the Boys & Girls Club from 7:30 am right up until the start of the race at 9:00 am. 

Pre-registration and early packet pick-up is HIGHLY ENCOURAGED--thank you!

Our optional ($10 each) shirts will feature an iconic view of East Aurora on a performance-material shirt.  Already registered or you aren't able to run the race? You can still get a shirt! Click the orange 'Register Now' button to get started. Shirts will be sold online until they run out! 

>Thru 11/21:
$25 adults, $10 kids, Max Family: $60 (4), $65 (5), $70 (6)

>Race Day:
$30 adults, $10 kids, Max Family: $70 (4), $75 (5), $80 (6)

New this year!  Jon Podeszek of Pod Running will be offering coaching sessions Tuesday nights beginning 10/18 at 6 pm at the Buffalo Botanical Gardens.  Please contact him directly for more information.

Join us after the race for homemade goodies and a quick awards ceremony before heading home for to be with your family on Thanksgiving!

Awards will be presented to:
-First male and female, overall 
-First male and female, Master (60+) 
-Top 3 male and female per age group: 10 and under, 11-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+
-Best Costume 

For additional information on the race or sponsorship opportunities available, please contact Holly R. Layer at (937) 974-2521 or via email at hrlayer@gmail.com.

Gun start/chip finish timing services using industry leading Jaguar Electronic RFID timing will be provided by Race Management Solutions. Results are updated throughout the race in real time and can be accessed at any time after crossing the finish line using any one of the following options:

  • FREE ITSYourRace Mobile App
  • RMS Race Results Kiosk/Printer
  • Scrolling Results TV Monitor(s)
  • ITSYourRace.com
  • RaceManagementSolutions.com

Race participants can also use the ITSYourRace platform to view and share finish line photos with family and friends for free on Facebook. Custom finisher certificates can also be downloaded from the results page at no charge!

When & Where

Nov 24, 2022


9:00 AM

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