Turkey Trots on Long Island


Before sitting down to Thanksgiving dinner, why not go for a run or walk?

“Turkey Trots” can be an activity the whole family can take part in while having a little fun! And whether it’s the morning of Thanksgiving or a few days before, there are “Turkey Trots” taking place all over Long Island!

So lace up your running shoes, bundle up (OR dress up!) and sign up for a race near you!

  • Garden City Turkey Trot at St. Paul’s School, GARDEN CITY – Thursday, November 27th, starting at 8:30am. Events include:  Challenger Division, Fun Run 1.4 Mile, and 5 Mile Turkey Trot
  • Huntington Turkey Trot at American Legion Hall, HUNTINGTON – Thursday, November 27th, starting at 8:30am. Events include: 1K Fun Run and 4 Mile Run
  •  Massapequa Park Turkey Trot at Brady Park, MASSAPEQUA – Saturday, November 22nd, starting at 8:30am.  Events include: Youth Fun Run and 5K Run/Walk
  • Mattituck Turkey Trot at Mattituck High School, MATTITUCK – Thursday, November 27th, starting at 9am. Events include: 5K Run/Walk
  •  Smiles Turkey Trot at Corey Beach Park, BLUE POINT –  Thursday, November 27th, starting at 8:45am. Events include: Kid’s Fun Run, 5K Fun Run, and 1.5 Mile Walk
  • Smithtown Kickers Turkey Trot at Smithtown Elementary School, SMITHTOWN – Thursday, November 27th, starting at 9am. Events include: Adult 5K Run and Kids 1 Mile Run
  • The Oyster Bay Turkey Trot at Oyster Bay High School, OYSTER BAY – Thursday, November 27th, starting at 9am. Event: 5K Run/Walk

To find more runs on Long Island, check here, http://www.run.li

Happy Running!


By: Janet Brandsema

Photo credit:  flickr

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