Charles River Turkey Trot Run
5.7 Miles | 3.1 Mile
Join Boston Road Runners in our third annual Turkey Trot in Artesani Park! The course follows a nice path around the river and should feature some great autumn foliage.
We’ll be holding a canned food drive to help ensure that everyone in the Boston community can enjoy a bountiful Thanksgiving. Please consider bringing some canned foods.
5.7 mile Pass
3.1 mile Pass
Registration will close at 2 PM on Friday, July 21.
Register Early, Every Year the Race Sells out
5.7 Miles: 8:00 AM
3.1 Miles: 9:30 AM
USATF Certified & Sanctioned Course
View Course Map (JPG) 5.7 Miles
View Course Map (JPG) 3.1 Miles
Parking is available on the following streets and parking facilities. Please read all street signs and obey parking regulations. We recommend arriving at least 45 mins before your start time to allow enough to for travel and getting ready for the race.
- Artesani Park – Parking Lot (in front of Start & Finish Area)
- Western Ave
- North Harvard Street
Take the MBTA if possible to reduce traffic, parking congestion, and ecological impact.
There will be a safe place to store your personal items.
Do not check any valuables. Although we will do our best to ensure that your gear is waiting for you at the end of the race, we are not responsible for lost items and/or gear check bags.
There are restrooms available on site. Please respect the surroundings to ensure we are able to continue using the park as our home base.
Prizes for Top Female & Male and Age Group Winners Female & Male are Marathon Sports Gift Cards.
Running Clubs accumulate points for this race based on participation and finishing places. The year’s top clubs are honored and receive special awards at BRR’s Annual Runner’s Night.
Teams of 4, only for the 5.7 mile race
(2 Females & 2 Males)
First Place: Party with Beer & Food
Are you interested in volunteering for this race? Sign up for a position on the Volunteer page:
Sign Up to Volunteer.
RACE FEE BREAKDOWN
The following is a close approximation of how the race fee is allocated in BRR’s service plan.
|23%||Community Initiative||Covers BRR’s other programs, including the three weekly runs, fitness challenges, summer activities and events, and marathon training programs|
|20%||Youth Initiative||Supports the BRR Scholarship Fund and the Youth Access program to provide discounted registration for Youth under 18|
|10%||Non-profit Operations||Contributes to overhead costs and the costs associated the management and expansion needed to fulfill our mission|
|7%||Permit Fees||Contributes to fee for insurance, application, course certification, and other USATF required costs|
|10%||Security & Staff||Contributes to compensation for park rangers, police, and other assorted security personnel|
|13%||Road Race Expenses||Photographers, Race Equipment, Race Supplies, Water, Food, Portable Restrooms, etc.|
|17%||Timing Expenses||Contributes to cost for timing services|