Third Annual North Wales Turkey Trot 8k, 5k, Kid's Run & Walk: Thursday, November 23, 2017 Welcome to the Third Annual North Wales Turkey Trot will be on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 23, 2017)
**We are expecting over 2500 runners this year...and one VERY special guest appearance to start the event:-)
MOST RECENT NEWS/UPDATE:
BIG NEWS REGARDING THE AWESOME 1/4 ZIP PULLOVER THAT YOU WILL RECEIVE: EVERYONE THAT REGISTERS AND IS ABLE TO SELECT A SIZE IS GUARANTEED A SPECIAL EDITION 1/4 ZIP!!!!!!!!
PLEASE NOTE: THERE ARE VERY VERY LIMITED QUANTITIES LEFT....YOU MUST REGISTER ASAP TO GUARANTEE ONE OF THESE AMAZING 1/4 ZIPS!
****WHEN REGISTERING FOR THIS EVENT ON THE RUNSIGNUP REGISTRATION PAGE (BY CLICKING BELOW)....IF THE SYSTEM ALLOWS YOU TO CHOOSE YOUR SIZE 1/4 ZIP...YOU ARE GUARANTEED TO GET ONE...SIMPLE AS THAT. IF YOU CANNOT SELECT YOUR SIZE...YOU MOST LIKELY WILL NOT GET ONE. SOME SIZES ARE SOLD OUT...PLEASE REGISTER ASAP!!!*****
The course is a nice mix of an 8k, 5k & 1/2 mile kid's run & 2 mile walk!
**A COURSE MAP IS POSTED TO THE LEFT OF THIS SENTENCE :-)
With the careful planning and cooperation from Montgomery Township, Warrington Township, Penndot and Scoogie Events, we will be CLOSING DOWN THE US 202 PARKWAY on Thanksgiving Day from 8-10am!
Each of the 8k, 5k & Kid's 1/2 mile runs will take place on the closed US 202 Parkway!!
$30 by July 31st "EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION!!"
$35 by August 31st
$40 by October 1st
$45 by October 31st
$50 by November 21st
$55 on race day **(IF SPACE IS AVAILABLE)**
Some of the unique amenities you get when you register:
EVERYONE who registers for either the 8k or the 5k early is GUARANTEED A SPECIAL EDITION 1/4 ZIP PULLOVER! IF THE SYSTEM ALLOWS YOU TO CHOOSE YOUR SIZE 1/4 ZIP WHEN REGISTERING...YOU ARE GUARANTEED ONE!!
*FREE MIMOSAS* & FREE CONTINENTAL BREAKFASTcompliments of the Joseph Ambler Inn!!!! **OVER 21 AGE OF COURSE**
*AWARDS for various costume categories...(but you are not obligated to dress up)
This event will be CHIP TIMED with the chips embedded in the special edition NWTT race bibs and there will be timing mats at the start, therefor your time starts once you cross the start line.
So no need to panic to get to the front:-)
The 8k run will begin PROMPTLY at 8:00 followed by the 5k run at 8:03 followed by the kid's run at 8:07 and then finally the walkers will start at 8:10.
All three runs and the walk will be completely on the US 202 Parkway! (yes it's COMPLETELY CLOSED TO VEHICLE TRAFFIC!!) This is VERY RARE OPPORTUNITY to run actually ON the parkway with all of your closest friends and NO CARS! It's THE PERFECT route for an 8k & 5k...it's beautiful, rolling and there are NO CARS!!!
*Strollers are welcome...but we ask that they start towards the rear of the start.
And...we will have plenty of folks cheering you on the whole way as well as one water stop for the 5k runners and two for the 8k runners.
Why are we holding this event? Because we want to bring folks together in a meaningful way, get friends and families OUTSIDE to enjoy our beautiful area that we live in and most importantly, to raise funds for the Wissahickon Water Shed Association!!!
Scoogie Events, Montgomery Township, Warrington Township and The Joseph Ambler Inn are holding nothing back and pulling out all of the stops to make sure that this first ever event of it's kind will truly be one for the memory books.
Having the beautiful & famous Joseph Ambler Inn, Montgomery Township and the new US 202 Parkway play host to this event is a dream come true. This is a THE perfect location to host an event like this and the US 202 Parkway is THE perfect run course. The combination of these factors and the fact that Scoogie Events is bringing this race to you and will see to it that all runners needs and desires are met, means that this race is surly not to be missed.
WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT TO RECEIVE WHEN YOU REGISTER FOR THE AWESOME EVENT:
The famous Joseph Ambler Inn will serve ALL runners a FREE CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST!!!!
AND....(drum roll.......) Mimosas for ALL the runners (of age)...mock mimosas for underage.
The Joseph Ambler Inn will also provide $20 gift cards for each 8k & 5k runner!!!
That's just a start....Just wait till you see what else we have in store for everyone!
AWARDS: "You ask for it.....we deliver": From now on, ALL Scoogie events age group awards will be in FIVE YEAR age increments!! Awesome awards for age groups in both the 8k & 5k runs! Awards given for 8K & 5k only, Kids Run is for FUN! Overall winner (male and female), plus top three males and females in each age category: 14 & under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59 60-64, 65-69, 70 & over. No mailing of awards or shirts.
**A RUNNER EMAIL WAS SENT OUT TO ALL REGISTERED RUNNERS ON FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 17TH AS WELL AS MONDAY, NOVEMBER 20th OUTLINING THE DETAILS OF THE RACE AND EVERYTHING THAT YOU WILL NEED TO KNOW ABOUT RACE DAY**
Packet Pick up will be at The Joseph Ambler Inn the on Wednesday, November 22nd. The time for PPU will most likely be from 4-7 but this will be confirmed closer to the event.
Runners may pick up their packets on race morning starting at 6:30, but it is advised that they pick them up at packet pick up the day before to avoid lines on race day.
PARKING ON RACE DAY: PARKING ON RACE DAY WILL BE AT THE ABINGTON HEALTH/KIDDIE ACADEMY LOT AT 1020 HORSHAM RD (but this lot will fill by 6:30). THEN PARKING WILL CONTINUE IN THE COST CO PARKING LOT. ***IT IS VERY VERY IMPORTANT THAT YOU ONLY CROSS OVER 202 AT THE TRAFFIC LIGHT AT COST CO DRIVE AND 202 WHEN THE WALK SIGN ALLOWS YOU TO DO SO. ***DO NOT ATTEMPT TO CROSS OVER 202 ANYWHERE ELSE!!!**
If you have any questions, please feel free to email to good folks at Scoogie Events and they will respond promptly.
We could NOT put this race on if it weren't for our awesome sponsors. PLEASE go visit them and spread the word because again, without their generosity, this event wouldn't happen.
Thank you to each of our sponsor below!
Please take the time to visit their website and their place of business...They are all GREAT!!
The Joseph Ambler Inn
The Mccall Connelly Group of Raymond James
Lansdale Auto Group
NEW BRITAIN WOODS by Toll Brothers
Orange Theory Fitness Gwynedd
Terri Swain @ Keller Williams
North Wales Water Authority
North Wales Running Company
Wissahickon Watershed Association
Montgomery Podiatry Associates
Renewal By Andersen
Tony Roni's Pizza
Blue Bell Psychical Therapy
NOTE: We do not issue any refunds, transfers or credits for any reason. We have the right to revise or cancel the race due to emergency or weather issue....(but we really hope this doesn't happen:-)
Scoogie Events contact: email@example.com or call:215.439.1684