Back to All Events

[11/28] FACE TO FACE 27th ANNUAL TURKEY TROT-2019

Once again, Philadelphia Insurance Companies and The Maguire Foundation are proud to sponsor the 27th Turkey Trot to Benefit Face to Face! On Thanksgiving morning, join the tradition with other runners on a 5 Mile USATF Certified (#PA 18031NB) course along Forbidden Drive, winding through beautiful Wissahickon Park. A one-mile fun run/walk begins immediately after the 5 mile race goes off so there is something for each family member to enjoy. It’s a fun and meaningful way to begin your Thanksgiving Day.

Join us outside in nature, running in support of Face to Face, a human services organization providing meals, nurse-managed health care, legal services, social services, and children’s programs in Germantown for those struggling in poverty. This year, we are offering a new challenge. If you secure at least $250 in pledges, you will receive a complimentary race slot! Contact Suzanne Laurito at suzanne@facetofacegermantown.org for details.

"Rain or Shine” the race goes off at 9 am with staggered starts. Race Day Registration begins at 7:30 AM at the start of Forbidden Drive at the corner of Wissahickon Drive and Northwestern Avenue in Chestnut Hill--Use 200 Northwest Avenue, Philadelphia for Nav System and Google Maps. Pre-Race Packet Pickup will be held Wednesday, November 21nd from 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM at Cedars House Café 200 Northwestern Avenue, Philadelphia.

First 1500 Runners receive a Dri-Fit Race Shirt and a Groothie drawstring bag and enjoy chip timing and snacks. Awards will be given for male and female 1st, 2nd & 3rd place overall along with first place age category awards.

The Five Mile Run is $35 until 11/18, with 12 and under only $10. The One Mile Fun Run/Walk - $25 on or before 11/18 with ages 12 and under $10. On 11/21 and Race Day, the cost of the race is $40 with ages 12 and under still $10. We look forward to spending Thanksgiving morning with you for this wonderful tradition!

Website: https://www.athlinks.com/event/face-to-face-27th-annual-turkey-trot2019-19422%20