Turkey Trot @ Mystic River Reservation
November 28 | 8:00 AM
A fun Thanksgiving Day Race 5 Mile road race around the Mystic River Reservation on November 28. The course is around a beautiful river surrounded by trees and parks.
The race will benefit our Community & Youth Initiative. To inspire and support youth running. We have a goal to get 2,000+ youth to run in 2019.
7:15 AM – Number Pick-Up Opens
8:00 AM – 5 Miler Starts
10:15 AM – Award Ceremony
10:30 AM – Course Closes
GETTING TO THE RACE
Parking – Parking has been known to be an issue around the neighborhood. Please read all street signs and obey parking regulations.
We recommend taking the MBTA to the race.
Runners can check their belonging near the start/finish area. You must use the bags we provide on-site by BRR to check your belongings. Bags must be picked up after the race.
Please use the tag affixed to your bib number to help the volunteers identify and locate your bags. Please do not check valuable. BRR is not responsible for lost or stolen items.
Please arrive 30 minutes before the start of the race. We ask runners to be calm and patience and line up by mile pace. Faster runners towards the front and fun runners toward the back. The starting line will close 5 minutes after the gun.
Please be cautious of children and other runners.
Toilets – Located near the start/finish area. Please respect the surroundings and our beautiful local parks.
Medical – Assistance will be located near the start/finish area and will be available to treat non-critical injuries. BRR is not responsible for event event-related injuries and athletes are responsible for individual expenses incurred.
Water Station – There will be one water station located halfway on the route. There will be water available for all runners. Fluids will also be available near the start/finish line.
TIMING & RESULTS
Runners will have a time limit of 1 and 15 minutes. A time limit allows us to host a fun and safe road races, due to permit restriction and are mindful of our fabulous volunteer time. We hope you understand and if you have any questions or concerns, feel free to message us.
Official Results will be posted on our website and Facebook later in the day. As well as a recap email will be sent out to all runners.
Award Ceremony will be held after the completion of the road race. All awards must be picked up during the Awards Ceremony.
- Top three Overall Female and Male finishers as determined by gun times
Volunteers are the heart and soul of our races. Please consider volunteering; you can sign up for a position on the Volunteer Page.
Need help training or looking for a fun Run Club to join. We host two weekly run clubs. Join us for a run along the Esplanade! We break up into groups based on running level; this is great for both beginners and veterans.
We run rain or shine every week. For updates, please join our Facebook Group.
To foster and support an inclusive Greater Boston running community by creating an open, accessible, and welcoming environment for athletes of all backgrounds and experience levels across the region.
COMMUNITY & YOUTH INITIATIVE
With your support and participant in our road races, we can support and motivate people to run. Our community Initiative provides a free weekly run club, running clinics and activities that promote the sport of running and make it accessible and open to all. Youth Initiative provides discounted and free entries to youth. As well a Scholarship Fund.