The Turkey Trot is a 39 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.
Family Running/Walking Event
A dressed turkey to the first male and female to cross the finish line.
After the race, a drawing will be held for 50 prizes. Your name will be listed on a board at the finish line if you are a winner.
Limit prize per family while supplies last, please. Must be present to win.
The classic, three mile, out & back course, starting and finishing in the Parkersburg City Park.
Mail-in registration must be received by Thursday, 11/18/2017, to receive discount pricing. You may also register in person and/or pick up your packet on Wednesday, 11/22/2016, from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM at the City Park Pavillion, Parkersburg - OR - the morning of the event at the City Park Pavilion from 7:30 AM to 8:45 AM.
FYI: In person registration at On The Run & Walk, may be done at any time priot to race day.
Special Group Price:
4 people or more is $11.00 EA, if received by 11/18/2017.
Mail applications for all members together with payment.
Discount calculated at checkout for online group entries.
Virtual Turkey Trot is Online Registration only!
This year we are offering a Virtual Turkey Trot to our friends who can't be in Parkersburg for the 2017 Turkey Trot. It is online registration only with a signup closing date two weeks before Thanksgiving Day. We'll be mailing packets out, with the official 2017 Parkersburg Turkey Trot shirt, in time for Virtual participants to run/walk 3 miles from wherever their location might be on Thanksgiving Day.
November 23 7:30 AM EST - Race Day Registration and Packet Pick-up
November 23 9:00 AM EST - Start Time