Runner registrations support the Franklin Park Coalition’
s programs and events including; conservation & stewardship, arts & health, and advocacy that happen year-round. The three pillars of the Franklin Park Coalition are: Work, Play and Engage!
Our signature fundraising and fitness event, the 6th Annual Turkey Trot 5K brings each of these elements to life in the park.
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
Ample parking in Franklin Park at the golf clubhouse, along Circuit Drive, in the parking lot across the street, and in the circle by the exit towards Blue Hill Ave. There is an additional parking lot .3 miles down Circuit Drive and an extra parking lot by the zoo rear entrance.
The 2018 course will highlight the $5 Million pathways project recently completed through Mayor Walsh's capital plan, including a loop around beautiful Scarboro Pond! View the 2018 course map.
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 a bag check, sorry.
Watch your step!
Please be aware that the condition of the pathway surfaces varies.
Awards & Results
We’ll have prizes 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.
Do you love parks and want to further support Franklin Park Coalition? After registering for the race please create and share a Parksgiving fundraiser.
While it's optional to fundraise- we really appreciate your support. During this time of sharing- our friends & family will love to support the places and causes you love!