Thanksgiving Day November 22, 2018
Race Start 9:00am
Start your Thanksgiving Day with a run or walk on the beautiful paths of our “crown jewel” of the Emerald Necklace, Franklin Park! The scenic 3.1 mile (5k) route includes the most beautiful and historic views of the park.
- All ages and paces welcome
- Strollers and race-ready leashed dogs are welcome
- Great prizes for fast finishers and costumes
- Event is chip timed
Register before 9/30 to receive the Early Bird discount!
Great Prizes for fast finishers and costumes!
This event supports the Franklin Park Coalition’s programs and events: woodlands restoration, youth programs, fitness activities and more year-round.
Race day registration will be limited.
Questions? Contact: TurkeyTrot@franklinparkcoalition.org
or call: 617-442-4141
Race Day Information
Race day number pick up starts at 8 am at the golf clubhouse:
Franklin Park Golf Clubhouse
1 Circuit Drive, Boston MA
Number pick up and in-person registration
Once again we plan to offer number pick up and registration Wednesday evening Nov 21st. Time and place to be confirmed. Please note that race day registration may be limited or we may sell out!.
Ample parking in Franklin park at the golf club house, along Circuit Drive, in the parking lot across the street, and in the circle by the exit towards Blue Hill Ave. There's additional parking .3 miles down Circuit Drive in an additional parking lot and by the zoo rear entrance.
The golf clubhouse will be open, but be advised that the bathrooms only have a few stalls. We will have porta-potties as well. Leave plenty of time in case there is a line.
We will not have bag check, sorry.
Watch your step!
Please be aware that the condition of the pathway surfaces varies.
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, the fastest dog, and fastest stroller at approximately 9:50 inside the clubhouse.