RACE IS SOLD OUT for 2015
Registration opens on August 1, 2016 for next year. Sign up early, the race sells out every year!
If you are interested in volunteering on race morning, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
About the Race
Bank of America is proud to present the Wellesley Turkey Trot, a wonderful start to Thanksgiving day.
The Wellesley Turkey Trot Foundation has designated the following beneficiaries for the 2015 race: Wellesley Cancer Prevention Project, Wellesley Education Foundation (WEF), and the Wellesley Field Fund.
Help us make a lasting impact in our community.
Please consider making an additional tax-deductible donation during the registration process. Thank you!
SPECIAL RAFFLE PRIZES FOR ANYONE MAKING AN ADDITIONAL TAX DEDUCTIBLE DONATION TO WELLESLEY TURKEY TROT FOUNDATION DURING THE REGISTRATION PROCESS. THESE RUNNERS WILL BE ENTERED IN A SPECIAL RAFFLE!
Prizes will be awarded to the top 3 overall Male & Female and to the top 3 in the following age groups:
• Under 13 / 14-18 / 19-29 / 30-39 /40-49 / 50-59 / 60-69 / 70+
• Fastest Wellesley Resident, Male & Female
• Largest Team
• Largest Family team
• Fastest team: a team must have a minimum of 3 runners, including 1 female.
We will also have a raffle with fabulous prizes donated by local businesses.
Kids Race registration is $5 until 9/1/15 and then price increases to $7. Kids race is less than 1 mile in distance and intended for children 10 and under. Kids will receive a chocolate turkey lollipop and a finishers medal. Kids Race will start at 8:45 in the back of the parking lot near CVS.
The turkey trot is a 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 over.
Race Number Pick Up Schedule
Marathon Sports, Wellesley with a 20% shopping discount during number pick up hours (some exclusions may apply)
Saturday: 12pm -6pm
NOTE: THERE WILL BE NO RACE DAY NUMBER PICK UP.
You may pick up race numbers for friends and family.