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Turkey Trot
Turkey Trot Annual Turkey Trot
  • Date: Saturday, November 22, 2014
  • Time: Registration / Check-in is at 8 a.m.
  • Location: Handloff Park

Delaware's second oldest consecutively run race is on Saturday, November 22 at Handloff Park on Barksdale Road in Newark. Both courses (5K and 10K) are T.A.C. Certified. There will be 10 men's and 10 women's divisions in each run. The first 250 registrants will receive a long-sleeve T-shirt. Prizes will be awarded to overall winners, as well as winners in age group categories for each run. Overall first, second, and third place awards will be given for the 5K Walk.
  • Be sure to list your age on race day so we can place you in the appropriate division.
  • Random awards will be given during the awards ceremony, following the 5K. All winners must be present during the ceremony in order to collect their award.
  • Please fill out the registration form and return it to the Parks and Recreation office or register online by Thursday, November 20 at 5pm in order to get the reduced registration rate.
  • Once again this year the Ancient Order of Hibernians will be collecting coats that will be distributed to people in need throughout the area. Anyone interested in making a donation may bring coats in good condition the morning of the race.
  • Pre-race shirt and number pick up at the Parks and Recreation office will be held on Thursday, November 20 and Friday, November 21 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Please remember that pets are not comfortable in the heat and crowds of large events, so for their safety and the safety of those attending the event, please leave your pets at home.
  • This is a rain or shine event. For additional information, please call the Newark Parks and Recreation Department at (302) 366-7060 or the hotline at (302) 366-7147.
  • Fees are $20 at pre-registration (on or before November 21), and $25 on November 20 and 21.
  • Trophies for overall winners and age group winners.

Activity # Event Start Time
4522-303 10K Run 9 a.m.
4522-303 (same) 5K Run/Walk 10:15 a.m.