Get ready to run this turkey day!

By Product Expert | Posted in Community, Just For Fun, Local Events & Attractions on Monday, October 29th, 2018 at 10:05 pm
2018 Turkey Trots near Bay Shore, NY with image of runners

2018 Turkey Trots near Bay Shore, NY 

Before feasting on your Thanksgiving dinner, take your family to one of these great Turkey Trots near Bay Shore, NY!  This is a great way to spend time with those you care about while letting you prepare for all the food you’ll eat later. 

image of runners' feetGavin’s got Heart Turkey Trot 2018 

Come and run to help support Gavin’s Got Heart and the families the organization helps!  Sign up by November 3rd to guarantee a shirt and a personalized bib.  The 5K run/walk is pet-friendly and families are able to bring strollers.  The winners will receive Thanksgiving pies and costumes are encouraged. 

When: Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 22, 2018 

Day-of Registration & Check-in: 7 AM 

Race Starts: 8 AM 

Start & Finish Line: Islip Town Hall, 655 Main Street, Islip, NY 

Register and Donate Here! 


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A vector illustration of a cartoon Turkey running.11th Annual 1K Turkey Trot and 5K Run/Walk 

This is the 11th Annual Turkey Trot for the Nissequogue River State Park Foundation that has a fun 1K event for kids and a 5K run/walk for older participants.  There will be cash prizes for best overall male and female runners, a cash prize for best Thanksgiving costume and all children will receive a ribbon in the 1K Turkey Trot.  Wheelchairs and strollers are welcome, there will be live music and entertainment that will be good for all ages and pre-registered runners will receive a free t-shirt. 

When: Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 22, 2018 

Day-of Registration & Check-in: 7 to 8 AM 

Race Starts: 1K Turkey Trot – 8:30 AM
5K Run/Walk – 9 AM 

Start & Finish Line: Nissequogue River State Park Administration Building, 799 St. Johnland Road, Kings Park, NY 

Register Here! 


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People running on Thanksgiving morning during the Run to Feed the HungryThe Oyster Bay Turkey Trot 

This is a fun, family-friendly 5K run/walk that will give away awards to the top runners.  Pre-registration will be $20 until November 18th, then it will be $30 until November 21st and the day-of fee will be $35 in cash only.  The first 750 entrants will receive a t-shirt as well.  The proceeds will go to local non-profits that benefit the community. 

When: Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 22, 2018 

Day-of Registration & Check-in: 7:45 to 9:15 AM at Theodore Roosevelt Elementary School 

Race Starts: 9:30 AM 

Start & Finish Line: Corner of South Street and Audrey Avenue to the Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Park in Oyster Bay, NY 

Register Here!

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