About the Race
The 2023 Wellesley Turkey Trot 5K race is SOLD OUT. We reached capacity meaning there is no additional space to accommodate more runners. We will try to offer a two-wave start next year to allow more people to participate.
Please do not show up to run or walk at race time if you do not have a bib.
Bank of America is proud to present the Wellesley Turkey Trot, a wonderful start to Thanksgiving day.
Help us make a lasting impact in our community. Please consider making an additional tax-deductible donation to support our charity partners during the registration process or mail a check payable to Wellesley Turkey Trot Foundation, Inc. to Kate Maul 64 Washburn Ave. Wellesley, MA 02481
Prizes will be awarded to the top 3 overall Male & Female and to the top 3 in the following age groups:
Under 13 / 14-19 / 20-29 / 30-39 /40-49 / 50-59 / 60-69 / 70+
Fastest WHS student/alum Female
Fastest WHS student/alum Male
KIDS FUN RUN ENTRANTS DO NOT COUNT TOWARDS TEAM TOTALS: ONLY 5K ENTRANTS COUNT FOR COMPETITION
• Largest Team
• Largest School team
• Fastest team: a team must have a minimum of 3 runners, including 1female.
• Fastest Family team: team members must be related and have a minimum
of 3 runners including 1 female
• Fastest WHS student/alumni male team
• Fastest WHS student/alumni female team
The Hannah Randolph Fun Run registration is limited to 300 participants. The Kids Fun Run is up to 1 mile in distance and ONLY for children 10 and under. Parents with very young children can accompany them and do not need to register. Kids will receive a tee shirt and a chocolate turkey lollipop. It will start at 8:45 in the back of the parking lot near CVS. Again, it is only for children ten years old and younger. Children over ten who would like to run should register for the 5k.
The Turkey Trot is a USATF Certified 5k run through scenic Wellesley. The start and finish are at Linden Square on Linden Street. Runners will follow Linden Street to Crest Road where they will turn left before turning right on Central Street. The runners will follow Central Street to the firehouse and turn left on Weston Road until they reach Washington Street. From there, they will turn right on Washington Street until scenic College Road, the entrance to Wellesley College Campus. Runners will follow College Road up for approximately ¾ of a mile before turning right on Route 135 (Central Street) and there they will run past the famous Boston Marathon Scream Tunnel. The runners will follow Central Street to Crest road where they will turn left and then an immediate right on Linden Street to the finish line.
There is plenty of parking on Linden Street and we encourage families that live close by to walk or jog over.
Race Number Pick Up Schedule
Marathon Sports, Wellesley with a 20% shopping discount during the number pick up hours (some exclusions may apply)
PICK UP EARLY IN THE WEEK FOR THE BEST SELECTION OF SHIRT SIZES. If you wait until the last minute, we will have limited size selections in shirts.
Saturday - Tuesday 2pm - 6pm
Wednesday 2pm - 5PM
NOTE: THERE WILL BE NO RACE DAY NUMBER PICK-UP.
You may pick up race numbers for friends and family.