24th Annual PNC YMCA Turkey Trot presented by United Healthcare

5K, 5 Mile, 1 Mile

Event Date

Thu, Nov 27, 2014

Address

Pittsburgh, PA

About This Activity

RESULTS CAN BE VIEWED AT http://www.runhigh.com/2014RESULTS/R112714AA.html

ONLINE REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED, BUT IT'S NOT TOO LATE TO REGISTER!  RACE DAY REGISTRATION WILL OPEN AT 7:30 AM NEAR THE FINISH LINE, AT THE INTERSECTION OF MAZEROSKI WAY AND NORTH SHORE DRIVE!  CHECK, CASH AND CREDIT WILL BE ACCEPTED AND WE STILL HAVE LOTS OF SHIRTS!  FEES WILL BE $15.00 FOR THE 1-MILE, $35.00 FOR THE 5K, AND $40.00 FOR THE 5-MILE.  THERE IS NO REGISTRATION AVAILABLE UNTIL RACE DAY.  HOPE TO SEE YOU THERE!

A great way to help those in need on Thanksgiving and a fun event for the entire family!

Now featuring four different events:

-MedExpress 1 Mile Family Fun Run/Walk

-United Healthcare 5K Turkey Trot

-5 Mile Turkey Trot

-NEW for this year, the Collins-Wardle Doubble Gobble! The Collins-Wardle Double Gobble will only be open to the first 100 participants and consists of the 5K Turkey Trot followed by the 5 Mile Turkey Trot!

Event details and schedule

Start Times:

1 Mile - 8:30 AM

5K - 9:00 AM

5-Mile - 9:30 AM

Race Maps:

United Healthcare 5K Race Course

MedExpress 1 Mile Family Fun Run Race Course

Precor 5 Mile Race Course

Early Registration Packet Pick-up:

Early Registration packet pick-up (FOR ALL THOSE REGISTERED ON OR BEFORE NOVEMBER 16TH, 2014) will be held Tuesday, November 18th through Friday, November 21st from 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM, with hours extended to 8:00 PM on Wednesday, at the PNC YMCA, located at 236 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15222. Parking is not available at the YMCA for pick-up. (Friday, November 21st is Light Up Night, so please anticipate road closures starting in the early afternoon)

Late Packet Pick-up:

Late packet pick-up (FOR ALL RUNNERS) will be held Monday, November 24th through Wednesday, November 26th from 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM, with hours extended to 8:00 PM on Monday and Wednesday evening, at the Treasure Chest, located in PNC Park, on W. General Robinson, next to the Lexus Club. Runners may use the Parking Lane next to the park, free of charge, for packet pick-up.

Family/Friend Packet Pick-Up:

You are allowed to pick up packets for family and friends by showing a copy of their registration confirmation email.

Race Day Packet Pick-Up:

On race day, packet pick-up will be available at PNC Park at the intersection of Mazeroski Way and North Shore Drive but is NOT RECOMMENDED. If possible, please make arrangements to have family/friends pick-up your packet before race day if you are unable.

Strollers:

This is a family event! Strollers are welcome but must line up near the rear of the start area.

Dogs:

Dogs are welcome at our event provided they are leashed and friendly. Runners with dogs must line up near the rear of the start area.

Parking is included in your registration! Parking lots around the park will be open on race day as follows:

-Participants arriving prior to 8:00 AM may use Gold Lot 1, Lots 7A, B or C, or the West General Robinson Street Garage.

-Participants arriving after 8:00 AM may use Lots 7A, 7B or 7C, or the West General Robinson Street Garage.

-PLEASE NOTE: There will also be parking available at the Carnegie Science Center, but the Science Center lot WILL NOT be free.

Public Transportation:

The T's new North Shore Connector will be open on race day. At this point in time, the Port Authority anticipates service starting at 6:00 AM. Please call the Port Authority at 412-442-2000 for exact stops and times as race day approaches. Park at the 1st Avenue Stop and ride the "T" to the Allegheny Stop to avoid both pre and post race traffic!

Volunteering:

Not a runner but still want to be part of the event? No problem! We'll need over 150 volunteers on the day of the Turkey Trot and could really use your help. From water stops to registration, there's something for everyone to do to help out with the race. Please CLICK HERE to sign up to volunteer, or email Jennifer Huffman at jhuffman@ymcapgh.org for more information!

Awards:

Medals will be awarded to first, second and third place finishers, for both the 5K and the 5-Mile, both Male and Female, for the following categories:11 & Under, 12-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80+ The Marty Sudzina Award will be given to the top finisher for both the 5K and the 5-Mile, both Male and Female in the Regular and Masters divisions. First, Second, and Third place medals, both male and female, will be given out for the Collins-Wardle Double Gobble. Kiddie Finisher Medals will be given out for the 1-Mile only.

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