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2015 Great Turkey Chase at Hunter's Oak Golf Club
5 Mile, Other
Thu, Nov 26, 2015
5 Mile- 13 and older - 5 miles- 13 and older
5 Mile- youth 12 and under - 5 miles- youth 12 and under
2 Mile- 13 and older - 2 mile 13 and older
2 mile- youth 12 and under - 2 miles - youth 12 and under
About This Activity
The Great Turkey Chase at Hunter's Oak Golf Club is a family-oriented fun event! Start and share Thanksgiving morning being with family and friends on a beautiful 5 mile or 2 mile run/walk in the Scottish Hills setting at Hunter's Oak Golf Club. Give "thanks" by bringing non-perishables to donate to the locally run Saint Martin Ministries, an outreach to poor and homeless people on Maryland's Eastern Shore.
RACE LOCATION: Hunter's Oak Golf Club, Queenstown, Maryland Bring your non-perishable Food Donation(s) THE GREAT TURKEY CHASE BENEFITS Saint Martin Ministries so please remember to bring some non-perishable food items with you to the Chase. Our goal is to collect at least 1300 pounds.
COURSE: The course for The GREAT TURKEY CHASE is a mix of flat and rolling terrain! It is a beautiful Scottish Hills style course with pond views, occasional wildlife sightings, woods, fields, and, of course, the golf course!!
DRESS UP!! COSTUMES encouraged! We have prizes for best costume (Male and Female) so be creative, be festive!
Event details and schedule
SCHEDULE: 7:00 a.m. - Registration Opens SHOW AND GO THIS YEAR!! 8:00 a.m. – Registration Closes WHEN TO ARRIVE ON RACE DAY Arrive anytime between 7am and 8am for the new SHOW AND GO START! You will have to park, pick up your t-shirt and bracelet, drop off your food donation before going on the course. All registered participants must be wearing the colored bracelet given at registration in order to enter the course. PARKING There is plenty of parking available near the start for all race participants. There is only one way in and one way out of Hunter's Oak Golf Club. Enter through the gate and follow the road until you reach the Pro Shop on the right. Volunteers will direct you to the parking lot. REGISTRATIONwill be at the Pavilion connected to the Pub. ALL RUNNERS SHOULD PROCEED DIRECTLY TO THE APPROPRIATE REGISTRATION TABLE. PRE-REGISTERED RUNNERS: Check in at the Registration Table Sign waiver Pick up tshirt and bracelet Drop Off food donation(s)
RACE DAY REGISTRANTS: Drop off Saint Martin's Ministries donations Complete the Registration Form & Waiver Have check made out to Kent Island Running Group (KIRG) $35 Five Mile; $25 Two Mile; $20 for children under age 12 Pick up t-shirt and bracelet
COURSE: The course for The GREAT TURKEY CHASE is a mix of flat and rolling terrain! It is a beautiful "Scottish Hills" style course with pond views, occasional wildlife sightings, woods, fields, and, of course, the golf course!! PLEASE NOTE: The path can be narrow in some spots. We kindly ask that our walkers and those with strollers start keep to the right of the path to leave the course as clear as possible for our runners. Both races follow the same course until 1.75 miles. At this point the 5 milers go left at a crossroad and the 2 milers continue to the finish arch. There will be ONE water stop on the FIVE MILE course. Port o pots are only available in the parking area. There are NONE on the course!
AWARDS for BEST COSTUME only! The Chase has a SHOW AND GO start! NO MASS START AND NO TIMING! All runners should proceed to the Pavilion after finishing the race for refreshments. DRESS UP!! COSTUMES encouraged! We will have prizes for best costume (Male and Female) so be creative, be festive!
PRE AND POST RACE: There will be water and light refreshments at the Pavilion beside registration.