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GDTC Thanksgiving Turkey Trot
Thu, Nov 25, 2021
ADULT (13 & Older) 5K Run / Walk
KID (12 & under as of race day) 5K Run / Walk *No Free Shirt*
Virtual GDTC Turkey Trot *No Free Shirt*
About This Activity
48th ANNUAL TURKEY TROT 5K ROAD RACE Thanksgiving Day - November 25, 2021 - 9:00 AM Galliens Town Beach on Beaver Lake
The deadline to receive a shirt was 11/8/21. Shirts are no longer available for any of the options.
MASK / FACE COVERING REQUIREMENTS First Student requires masks be worn by anyone riding on their buses.
Face coverings are NOT REQUIRED while participating (running or walking on the course), in the Start Zone, and warming up or cooling down when physical distancing can be maintained.
Food Donations - For ALL ENTRIES we request a donation of any non-perishable canned good or dry food item. All food donations go to food pantries in the Greater Derry area to help the needy. If you forget your donation we ask for a small cash donation which will go to the food pantry.
ADULTS (13 & older)
KIDS (12 & under)
Pre-Registration (Online Registration)
Packet Pickup Will be on Sunday 11/21 from 10:00AM to 2:00PM at Derry Sports and Rehab, 23A Crystal Ave, Derry AND Wednesday 11/24 from 4:00PM to 8:00PM at Galliens Beach. There will be race day registration or packet pick up this year. It is highly recommended to come Wednesday afternoon. Shirt, Raffle And Post Race Amenities
High quality long sleeve, with 4 color logo design to anyone who registers by November 8th. see entry fees above.
Hydrate after the race with plenty of post race beverages along with Gatorade and water.
Walkers are welcomed to join us.
Awards will go to the First Male and Female Finishers
There will be some post race food and beverages, but congregating in the post race area will not be permitted - we will be encouraging runners/walkers to head for the shuttles.
Parking Parking will be available at the Pinkerton Academy and there will be continuous bus transportation from the Pinkerton Academy parking lot to the race site from 8 am to 11 am. Map
Parking will not be allowed on Route 102. The Course Certified 5k (3.1 miles) course USATF #NH9306WN. The scenic course takes you clockwise around the residential roads of Beaver Lake, a highly sought after residential location in Derry. The course has several scenic vistas and has been really beautiful in the past with accompanied by a fresh layer of snow falling before or during the race. Check our the Course Map and Elevation Chart Want to see how the course looks like and where to turn and start climbing up and running down? We have added a video of the course filmed by ViewTheRace.com Directions for Packet Pick up Only From Route 93, take Exit 4. Follow Route 102 East and proceed through Derry left to rotary. Follow Route 102 off rotary east approximately 1 mile to Galliens Beach and Beaver Lake on right. Parking permitted anywhere on North side of Route 102 or West side of Pond Road, bordering Beaver Lake. Please observe coned areas for no parking.
Directions for Parking at Pinkerton Academy the day of the race From Route 93, take Exit 4. Follow Route 102 East and proceed through Derry left to rotary. At the rotary take your 4th exit and continue up to Pinkerton Academy Parking lot about 1/4 mile up Route 28 ByPass (North Main Street). Cancellation If weather looks threatening check this website to see if the event has been cancelled. If cancelled, no refunds and pick up of TShirts at a later date is responsibility of race entrant.