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Friday, November 18, 2016

Alexandria Turkey Trot Information

Dear Neighbors,

The Alexandria Turkey Trot is only a week away, and our friendly giant turkey is missing your registration!

Head on over to to register now before the race fills up.

Looking forward to seeing you on Thanksgiving morning.

The Alexandria Turkey Trot Team

In this Email:

* Race Details
* Packet Pickup Information
* course
* Race Schedule
* Start Area
* Food Donation to Alive!
* Transportation
* Awards and Prize Purse
* Registration Information
* Volunteer Info

Event Information:

Date/Time: Thursday, November 24th, at  9 am sharp start.
Packet Pickup: Packet pickup will be held at the GW Middle School from 6-8 PM on Wednesday November 23, and starting at 7:30 on Thanksgiving morning.

New this year, the addition of early packet pickup throughout Del Ray, details to follow

Course Details: Fast USATF certified 5 Miler through the Del Ray Neighborhood of Alexandria.

Start Area:

Because of the increased crowd volume over the past couple of years, and the addition of an official stroller and doggy race, Strollers and Doggy runners will be required to start in a separate start shoot on the north side of the school.

Transportation: The race is one block from the Braddock Road Metro stop. Limited parking at GW Middle School will also be available to runners.

Food Donation: Please support ALIVE! , a nonprofit organization serving Alexandria’s needy, by bringing two nonperishable food items (cans, boxes) on race day. You may also make an optional cash donation when you register..

Awards and Prize Purse:

Cash Prizes

* 1st M&F: $500
* 2nd M&F: $400
* 3rd M&F: $300
* 1st Masters M&F: $100
* Stroller Champ: $100 (net time)
* Doggy Champ: $100 (net time)

Race record bonus $300:

* Men: Habtamu Arga 23:31 (2015)
* Ladies: Susanna Sullivan, 27:11 (2015)

Age group awards:

3 deep: $20/$15/$10

* 10 and under
* 11-14
* 15-19
* 20-29
* 30-39
* 40-49
* 50-59
* 60-69
* 70-79
* 80+

You must be present to collect your Age-group or cash award.

Award winners are determined from GUN TIME only. If you plan on being competitive, you should make your way to the front of the pack for the start.


Registration is available now at http://www.alexandriaturkeytrot.com .

Registration fees:

Age on race day



12 or under






22 or over



Volunteer Information:

Volunteers are an integral Part of any running event, simply stated, races would never happen without the help of dedicated volunteers. If you don't plan on running the race, or if your friends and family would like to watch the race from a great vantage point, please encourage them to volunteer. For more information and to register please visit the volunteer page .

Dog and Stroller Races:
This year Dogs and Strollers will begin in their own start coral on the North Side of GW Middle School. Additionally kids MUST remain in their strollers the entire race (including the finish), and dogs must be on straight leashes shorter than 2 feet.

Schedule of Events

Wednesday November 23:
6-8 PM, Packet Pickup at GW Middle School
Thursday November 24:
7:30 AM, Doors at GW Middle School open for registration and Packet Pickup.
8:45 AM: Invocation and announcements.

9:00 AM: Race Start.
10:00 AM: Main awards ceremony begins.

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