5th Annual Newton Turkey Trot

  • 11.17.2018 @ 09:00 AM
  • Newton, Massachusetts
Event Closed
The event administrator has closed online registration for this event. Please register in person at our bib pick up locations or on race day.
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5k Registration
$25 for registration through October 25, 2018
$35 from October 26, 2018 to race day
1 Mile Fun Run Registration
$15 for registration through October 25, 2018
$20 from October 26, 2018 to race day
Boston Sports Club and getkristenfit.com trainer, Kristen L., will warm up fun run participatns and then start the run at 8:30AM.
Registration deadline
Online registration closes Monday, November 12, 2018. Sign up early - the race sells out every year!
All runners registered by October 25, 2018 are guaranteed a T-shirt.
Shirts will be available for purchase on race day. Quantities and sizes will be limited.
Bib and T-shirt pick up
Get a 15% off coupon from the Heartbreak Hill Running Company for picking up your bib and T-shirt early! HBHRC will be open for pick ups on:
- Thursday, November 15: 4PM to 7PM
- Friday, November 16: 10AM to noon and 4PM to 7PM
HBHRC is located at 638 Commonwealth Ave in Newton.

Race day bib and T-shirt pick will be available in the Zervas Elementary School gym from 7:30-8:30am on Saturday, November 17, 2018.
Prizes will be awarded to the top 3 male and female 5K finishers in the following age categories: 12 and under, 13-14, 15-19, 20-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60+.

Top male and female finisher of the 1 mile fun run who is 12 years old or under will be awarded a prize.
Newton Food Pantry
Our goal is to raise $10,000 again to help the Newton Food Pantry support families with the Thanksgiving holiday. The pantry supplies nutritionally balanced food to over 600 families in Newton.
Starting at newly built Zervas Elementary School on Beethoven Ave, the USATF Certified 5K run is a beautiful out and back course. The run leads you through Newton neighborhoods, onto the Commonwealth Avenue carriage lane to Newton City Hall and loops back to end at Zervas Elementary School. The roads will be monitored by Newton Police.

The parking lot at Zervas Elementary School will be CLOSED. Limited parking is available on Allen Street and other neighboring streets. Please consider walking if you're close enough to do so!
Bikes, strollers, dogs, etc...
Please line up at the back of the starting line if you will be running with a stroller or a dog. Bikes are not allowed on the course.
Course Maps
Volunteer Registration
Looking to volunteer at this event? Click here to sign up!
Sub Event Cost Distance
$35.00 5km
$20.00 1mi
$35.00 1mi
I understand that the entry fee is non-refundable and non-transferable. I understand that participating in this event is potentially hazardous, and that I should not enter and participate unless I am medically able and properly trained. In consideration of the acceptance of this entry, I assume full and complete responsibility for any injury or accident which may occur while I am traveling to or from the event, during the event, or while I am on the premises of the event. I also am aware of and assume all risks associated with participating in this event, including but not limited to falls, contact with other participants, effect of weather, traffic, and conditions of the road. I understand that this waiver includes any claims, whether caused by negligence, the action or inaction of any of the above parties, or otherwise. I agree to indemnify and hold each of Newton Turkey Trot and its officers, employees, sponsors, local and state agencies and volunteers harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorneys fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of your use of Newton Turkey Trot produced events. Race management reserves the right to postpone or cancel the event due to events out of management's control such as weather, natural disasters or other emergencies. No refunds will be issued under these circumstances. Management may also alter the course and distances for the safety of the athletes. I hereby grant full permission to any and all of the above parties to use any photographs, videotapes, motion pictures, website images, recordings or any other record of this event.