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Franklin Park Turkey Trot 2015

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Join us for this Thanksgiving family tradition. Run or walk the beautiful paths of "jewel" of the Emerald Necklace to start your Thanksgiving! The scenic 3.1 mile route includes the most beautiful and historic views in Franklin Park.

9:00 AM, Thu. Nov 26, 2015

Boston, MA 02121

Race / Category
Prizes / Awards
No surprise fees - what you see is what you pay, service fee included
9:00 AM
M & F Age groups
9:00 AM
Boys and Girls 6-11 and 12-17
9:00 AM
Sorry; online registration for this event has closed. Click here to contact the organizer.
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Franklin Park Coalition

From the Organizer




Thanksgiving Day, November 26, 2015

Race starts at 9:00am

Franklin Park Golf Clubhouse

One Circuit Drive, Dorchester, MA 02121

Online registration closes Wednesday November 25th at noon.  Race Day registration will be limited!  First-come first-served starting at 8 am, $30 cash only.

Run or walk the beautiful paths of “jewel” of the Emerald Necklace to start your Thanksgiving Day!  The scenic 3.1 mile route includes the most beautiful and historic views of Franklin Park. 

Great Prizes for fast finishes and costumes!

Chip timed!

This event supports the Franklin Park Coalition’s programs and events: woodlands restoration, youth programs, fitness activities and more year-round. 

Questions? Contact:
or call: 617-442-4141

Sorry hats are sold out!  We will have a few for sale on race day.  First come first hatted.

Race Day Information

The Course

This year's route is our best yet!  More trees and pond scenery!  Tidier start and finish!  Behold:

Strollers and leashed dogs are welcome.

There will be one water stop on the course.


Most of the golf clubhouse lot will available for parking, but some sections will be blocked for the start/finish area. Additional parking is available just a few yards away near the Blue Hill Ave. entrance, on the street along Circuit Drive. and the parking lot right across from the club house entrance.

Number Pick-Up and Bib Tags

Number pick up on Wednesday the 25th is at J.P. Licks from 4pm - 7 pm at 659 Centre St. in Jamaica Plain.  Numbers can also be picked up race morning inside the golf clubhouse starting at 8:00 am.  Your early pick up is appreciated to help keep things on schedule.

Our sponsor


The golf clubhouse will be open, but be advised that the bathrooms only have a few stalls.  We will have three porta potties as well.  Leave plenty of time in case there is a line.  

Bag Check

We will not have bag check, sorry.

Watch your step!

Please be aware that in some locations on the course, the condition of the paving or concrete is poor.  

Awards & Results

We’ll have awards for the male and female overall winners, age group first place winners, and for runners in the best costumes, at approximately 9:50 inside the clubhouse.

Results will be posted shortly after the race by our timers, Race Menu.

Thanks to our sponsors and prize donors.

Sponsors - this event is possible because of you!

Prize donors!  Thanks for your generosity to help us make participants feel rewarded!