Race Roster

The Turkey Trot is a 35 year old Thanksgiving tradition in Parkersburg.  Many families return from 35-40 states to take part in this event, wave at their old friend and enjoy the friendy competition on the three mile, out & back course.

Registration Fees

Turkey Trot

Family Running/Walking Event

Sep 20 - Nov 20 $13.00
Nov 21 - Nov 23 $15.00


A dressed turkey to the first male and female to cross the finish line. 

After the race, a drawing will be held for 50 free turkeys and prizes

Limit one turkey per family while supplies last, please. Must be present to win.


A three mile, out & back course, starting and finishing in the Parkersburg City Park.


Mail-in registration must be received by Thursday, 11/20/2014.

You may also register in person or pick up your packet on Wednesday, 11/26/2014, from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM at On The Run & Walk, 2903 Emerson Avenue, Parkersburg -OR- the morning of the event at the City Park Pavilion from 7:30 AM to 8:45 AM. 

Special Group Price:

4 people or more is $11.00 EA, if received by 11/20/2014.

Mail applications for all members together with payment.

Discount calculated at checkout for online group entries.


Last years video!

Event Schedule

  • November 27 07:30 AM EST - Registration and Packet Pick-up

  • November 27 09:00 AM EST - Start Time

Contact Information

Event Location

Parkersburg, WV

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