18th Annual TURKEY TROT 5K


Thursday November 27, 2014

9 a.m. Start Time


**Despite the weather, the Turkey Trot will still be held at 9 a.m. on Thursday, November 27, 2014. See you there!**




Download and Print a Registration Form​ and bring to registration Thursday, November 27 from 7 a.m. - 8:15 a.m. ONLY!  

View the 2014 race course





Registration Fees (Non-Transferable):




Pre-Entry: Postmarked by November 17, 2014
$25 Moisture Wicking Shirt
$15 No Shirt


Post-Entry:  Postmarked after November 17, 2014
$30 Moisture Wicking Shirt
$20 No Shirt


Youth Ages 13 and under
$18 Moisture Wicking Shirt​
$5 No Shirt 




Turkey Trot Runner's Expo: 



At the Graham Aquatic Center, 543 N Newberry St, York, PA 17401. Parking for facility located off Parkway Blvd. 

  • Tuesday, November 25 - 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.
  • Wednesday, November 26 - 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. 
All registrants are strongly encouraged to pick up their race packets prior to race day at the Turkey Trot Runner's Expo.
The Turkey Trot Runner's Expo will feature local health & wellness-centric organizations and businesses, along with community partners and organizations. 


Food Drive




The YMCA and the Catholic Harvest Food Pantry are once again conducting a food drive at the race. Like the Turkey Trot, the food drive continues to grow each year and we hope to continue that trend in 2014! Food pantry volunteers will be onsite to accept donations of non-perishable food items at race packet pick up and the morning of the race. The Pantry thanks you for your continued support! More information can be found at the Catholic Harvest Food Pantry's website, www.catholicharvest.org


Race Director



Karen Ruppert, Executive Director of the BOB HOFFMAN BRANCH YMCA and York Branch Director of Aquatics 







Eighteen years ago, with only 200 runners, the very first Turkey Trot was run. In 2013, over 5,000 people pounded the pavement through York City on Thanksgiving morning!  A popular race, the Turkey Trot is not just a great way to get your exercise in before the biggest meal of the year, it's also has become an event where families and friends can enjoy being together. Growing by hundreds of runners each year, it is THE race to be a part of in York County! 


The Turkey Trot is a fundraiser. The dollars raised from the race go directly to support YMCA Health & Wellness programs and to offer financial assistance to those who otherwise could not afford our programs and services.  ​​​






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