Turkey Trot Run

5.7 Miles | 3.1 Mile

November 18

Charles River


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


BIB Pickup

Friday, November 17th (1 PM – 7 PM)
Location: TBD


Please consider bringing canned or nonperishable food to our food drive. A $5.00 donation would also benefit the Boston Road Runners Program.


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.

Team Competition

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.

COED Competition

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 FAQs

Baggage, Security, and Lost & Found
Number Pickup
Race Timing
Rules of Competition
Code of Conduct


Marathon Sports Gift Certificates will be given to the top three female and male finishers as determined by gun times.

Prizes given to age groups for top female & male:

19 years old and younger 50-59 years old
20-29 years old 60-69 years old
30-39 years old 70 years old and older
40-49 years old




The following is a close approximation of how the race fee is allocated in BRR’s service plan.

Cost Service Details
20% Community Initiative Covers BRR’s community programs, including two weekly run clubs, fitness challenges, summer activities, and marathon training programs
20% Youth Initiative Funds the Youth Initiative’s projects, including the Youth Access program to provide discounted registration for under-18 & Scholarship Fund
10% Non-profit Operations Contributes to overhead costs, expenses associated with management and operations
5% Permit Fees Contributes to fee for permits, insurance, and USA Track & Field fees
15% Security & Staff Contributes to compensation for park rangers, police, and personnel
20% Road Race Expenses Photographers, race equipment, race supplies, water, food, portable restrooms, etc.
10% Timing Expenses Contributes to cost for timing services


Presenting Sponsor





In-Kind Sponsor