Garden City Turkey Trot Logo

proceeds to benefit

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society


MDA


MDA

 

The turkey always tastes
better after the
Turkey Trot!


Register Online for the Garden City Turkey Trot

Race Photos

Frequently Asked Questions

Click a question below to jump to the answer:


Am I registered?

Check the Runners Entry List to see if you are registered for the 5 Mile Run or the Fun Run. This list is updated in real-time. Mail-in registrations will generally not be updated until a day or two before the race.

back to top


When and where can I pick up my race number and timing chip?

St. Paul's School field house
295 Stewart Avenue
Garden City, NY 11530
Map & Directions

Wednesday night (night before Thanksgiving, November 27, 2013 - 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Please help us by picking up your race number and timing chip on Wednesday evening. It's quick and easy with parking right outside the field house door!

Race Day — Thursday, THANKSGIVING DAY, - starting at 8:00 am. If you cannot pick up your race number until the morning of the race, we recommend that you leave ample time to park and get to the field house at least 60 minutes prior to the start time of your race.

DON'T FORGET TO BRING NON-PERISHABLE FOOD TO THE RACE FOR THE TURKEY TROT FOOD DRIVE.

Runners who pre-registered for the 5 Mile Run can pick up their race number and timing chip at the Pre-registration table.

Runners who pre-registered for the 1.4 Mile Fun Run can pick up their race number at the Fun Run pre-registration Table.

Runners who pre-registered for the Challenger Run can pick up their race number at the Challenger pre-registration Table.

All runners pick up their tee shirts at the T-shirt table.

back to top


Can I sign up on race day?

Yes - but it's a hassle for you and a hassle for us and very limited. Register online up until 9 p.m. EST on the Monday prior to the race — it's quick and easy and saves you time and money.

Registration is also possible the Wednesday night prior to the race at St. Paul's School field house from 6:30 pm to 8:30 p.m. — late registration fees apply.

Day of the race late registration is also possible but limited ends at 9:00 a.m. at the St. Paul's School field house — late registration fees apply.

back to top


Is the race held rain or shine?

Yes - we run in the snow too. Weather forecasters always change their forecasts and are often wrong!

back to top


Is there any place where we can store our belongings during the race?

Sorry, there is no secure baggage check.  There is a huge indoor field house open before and after the race but of course you should not leave any valuables unattended.

back to top


Where can I see the race course?

Click here for the Race Course page.

back to top


What is the Challenger Division?

Several years ago the Turkey Trot Committee established the Challenger Division Race.  These competitors, who are  physically challenged, wanted to run on a special course so that they too could help raise money for charity.  The Race Committee welcomes their spirit and contributions.

back to top


What is the Jim Flynn Memorial Trophy?

Click here for information about Jim Flynn Memorial Trophy.

back to top


Where can I get a mail-in race application?

If you prefer not to register online, you can print and mail in this PDF copy of the race application. Mail-in registrations must be post-marked no later than the last Friday prior to the race.

back to top


Will I have fun if I run this race and feel much better about stuffing myself with turkey and pumpkin pie later in the day?

Yes - in fact, you can eat twice as much guilt free - be sure to ask for extra whipped cream on your desserts!

back to top


Where can I park?

Parking is available at nearby locations including the Garden City High School, Garden City Train Station, Garden City Library and other neighboring locations. There is no parking at St. Paul's School.

back to top


How do I volunteer?

Please e-mail us at ttvolunteers@gmail.com

back to top






© Copyright 2007-2010, Garden City Turkey Trot  www.gcturkeytrot.com     Powered by SDR Solutions