2018 Turkey Trot -One Mile & 10K Runs

Thursday November 22nd, 2018

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Note: Price Increase November 22nd

2018 Turkey TrotAbout the Race

This Thanksgiving, Thursday November 22nd, 2018 come on out to the Virginia Beach YMCA next to Mt. Trashmore for the 41st annual Tidewater Strider Turkey Trot. There will be a 1 Mile and 10k run.

The purpose of the Turkey Trot 10k and 1 Mile Run is to provide a traditional quality running event for families & runners of all abilities with the proceeds going to the Tidewater Strider Scholarship Funds.

 

This race is sanctioned as a:

  • Grand Prix Event
  • Youth Grand Prix Event
  • Walking Grand Prix Event

 

Tidewater Striders Scholarship Fund

The objective of the Scholarship Award is to provide financial assistance to Tidewater area college bound high school running, track, and cross country athletes. Annual scholarship awards will be designated for the most deserving graduating high school seniors as recommended by the Scholarship Committee and approved by the Board.

For more info about Tidewater Striders scholarships or to send tax deductible donations, contact: Scholarships@Tidewaterstriders.com

or

Tidewater Striders: 1585 Lake James Drive Virginia Beach, VA 23464 (Phone: 757-495-3552)

 

 

2018-19 Scholarship Recipients


$25,000 Awarded to these 16 Strider Student-Runners

Mel Williams Scholarship:

Abigail Motely…William & Mary

Tom Bashara Scholarship:

Nicholas Martin…Cox /UVA

Pamela Edwards Scholarship

Abigail Oliphant…Great Bridge / Texas A & M

Tidewater Striders Scholarships:

H. Martingayle…Princess Anne / LSU

Madeline King…Ocean Lakes / U of Miss

Rachel Boyce…Ocean Lakes / JMU

Riley Dorough…Liberty U

Kayleen Meinen…Tallwood / VWU

Lauren Nery…Ocean Lakes / GMU

Kristen Pieczynski…Ocean Lakes / VT

Morgan Will…Ocean Lakes / Nova SE

Thomas Amabile…Graddfield / UVA

Mark Rogerson…Cox / US Naval Academy

Kasey Sutryk…Ocean Lakes / Baylor

Cierra Sheppard…TCC

Josh Spare…Tallwood / ECU

 

Turkey TrotRace Information

Thursday November 22nd, 2018

Race Entry Fee

($3 OFF these prices if you select "No Shirt")

Strider Members

$18 Adult / $8 Youth* by Nov 8th

$25 Adult / $15 Youth* Nov 9th-Nov 21st

$35 Adult / $25 Youth* Race Day Nov 22nd

Non-Strider Members

$22 Adult / $12 Youth* by Nov 8th

$30 Adult / $20 Youth* Nov 9th-Nov 21st

$35 Adult / $25 Youth* Race Day Nov 22nd

* Youth = Age 22 & Under

Online processing fees apply

Paper entry forms not available.

GOLDEN RUNNERS: Use PROMO CODE to be sent by email - Register by Nov 8th. GR discount ends after Nov 8th.

Registration

Online registration for this race is OPEN until November 21st

Race Day Registration on site is from 7:00am - 8:45am for the 10k and 7:00am - 8:00am for the One Mile.

A Club Membership Discount is available thru Nov 21st. Discounts are automatically applied on the payment page during registration. You should use the account you used to register for the club to apply for this discount. We will also attempt to match on name/date of birth.

Fluids & Foods

There will be THREE Water Stations along the 10k course at mile marker 1.3, 3.6 and 5.7

Time Limits

The 1-Mile race will start promptly at 8:15am and end at 8:45am

The 10k race will start promptly at 9:00am and end at 10:45am

Amenities

Colorful Long-sleeved T-Shirts provided for all.

Onsite refreshments and post-race party will be complimentary to race participants & volunteers in the YMCA parking lot.

FREE Parking

Course Map

The 10k race is a certified course that starts at the Mt. Trashmore YMCA, loops through Windsor Woods and then Mt Trashmore City Park & finishes back at the YMCA.

The 1-Mile race will begin and finish at the YMCA and is an 'out-and-back' on South Blvd.

Location

Mt. Trashmore YMCA

4441 South Boulevard, Virginia Beach, VA 23452

Conveniently located just off I-264, take the South Independence Blvd Exit, turn left onto Edwin Dr, and then left onto South Blvd.

FREE Parking available at Mt Trashmore lot next to the YMCA.

Late Registartion & Pre-Registered Packet Pickup

You can pick up your race packet...

WEDNESDAY Novemeber 21st between 1pm-7pm at the Mt Trashmore YMCA, Virginia Beach. (Address: 4441 South Boulevard, Virginia Beach, VA 23452)

Awards/Results

Mile Run/Walk Awards for the Top 3 female and male finishers in each categories:

  • Age 6 & Under
  • Age 7 - 8
  • Age 9 - 10
  • Age 11 - 12
  • Age 13 - 19
  • Age 20 - 39
  • Age 40 & Above

10K Awards for the Top 3 female and male finishers in each categories:

  • All Age 12 & Under
  • All Age 13 - 19
  • All Age 20 - 24
  • All Age 25 - 29
  • All Age 30 - 34
  • All Age 35 - 39
  • All Age 40 - 44
  • All Age 45 - 49
  • All Age 50 - 54
  • All Age 55 - 59
  • All Age 60 - 64
  • Males 65 - 69
  • Males 70+
  • Females Age 65 & Up
  • ...and Walkers

All finishers will receive a Finisher’s medal at the race finish line.

Post-Race Party

A post-race party will be held at the Mt Trashmore YMCA parking lot

Complimentary Food & Refreshments will be provided to all Runners and Volunteers.

Course Etiquette

Start and Finish line times for the race will be recorded using the Chronotrack Bib Chip timinig System. Do not fold your race number.

Numbers must be worn and visible on front of body at all times during the race.

Stay on the designated path of the course.

Be courteous, there are other runners and walkers on the course.

Strollers are permitted but are asked to start near the back & yield to runners for safety.

Regret dogs cannot be permitted "on" or "off" leash.

Inclement Weather/National Security

The Race Director and the Tidewater Striders reserve the right to modify or cancel events as needed in the interest of safety or access restrictions to the venue.

No refunds can be given in the event of modification or cancellation.

Volunteers

Not running the Turkey Trot? Share in the fun and excitement by lending a helping hand. You will be rewarded with the post race party and the gratitude of all our racers.

Some of the following volunteer positions are available:

  • Registration Wed 1pm-7pm or Thurs 6:45am-8:45am
  • Course Marshals
  • Finish Line 7:45am-10:45am

Volunteer individually, with a friend, or get a group together and come on out and have some fun!

Ready to volunteer? Contact Dan Edwards at lionrun@aol.net

Turkey TrotRace History

10k Winners (Male & Female)

(Click Column headers to sort)

Year Male Time ▲▼ Female Time ▲▼
2017 Adam Visokay 31:29 Abigail Motley 38:21
2016 Ryan Drew 34:34 Natalie Hall (2) 40:32
2015 Jeremy Greenwald (2) 34:18 Lindsey Graybill 38:22
2014 Jeremy Greenwald 33:47 Natalie Hall 38:06
2013 Justin Turner (2) 31:59 Renee Hall (4) 36:54
2012 Justin Turner 31:41 Renee High 36:21
2011 Michael Bailey 32:25 Renee High 38:22
2010 Danny Tepovich (2) 32:32 Hannah Leffew 39:55
2009 Dan Lewis 32:38 Renee High 37:41
2008 Danny Tepovich 31:55 Natalie Sherbak (3) 35:12
2007 Daniel Daly (2) 31:33 Natalie Sherbak 37:09
2006 Daniel Daly 32:55 Natalie Sherbak 37:09
2005 Todd Bibbs 35:08 Mookie Blaylock 37:52
2004 Billy Edwards (2) 33:41 Megan Burns 40:07
2003 Rick Cochrane 32:06 Delores Ware (2) 38:06
2002 Tim Dutton 33:29 Mercedes Gil 38:10
2001 Dai Roberts 33:07 Delores Ware 36:39
2000 Alex Clayton 32:47 Heidi Grimm 38:35
1999 Billy Edwards 32:19 Mary Davison 39:34
1998 Joe King 32:18 Kendall Tata 39:26
1997 John Johnson 32:14 Nancy Delaney 38:55
1996 Tommy Holland 30:22 Barbara Falleon 36:32
1995 Bart Sellers (2) 32:14 Leslie Willis (5) 36:45
1994 Mark Shea 31:49 Leslie Willis 35:27
1993 Michael Harrison 31:37 Leslie Fedon 35:44
1992 Jeffrey Scofield 32:17 Leslie Fedon 35:31
1991 Bart Sellers 31:04 Leslie Fedon 37:13
1990 Ray Ochs (2) 32:05 Monica Reilly 37:05
1989 Tim Covington 31:13 Lorraine Hochella 36:09
1988 Ray Ochs 32:34 Donna Harper (2) 39:06
1987 Mark Crumblish 32:28 Donna Harper 38:36
1986 Paul Hough 32:53 Kathleen McAllister 39:09
1985 Sean O'Flynn 32:21 Nancy Turner 38:43
1984 Harry Freeman (2) 31:57 Maureen Hinnebusch 38:04
1983 Judson Springer 33:27 Juanita Etheridge 38:15
1982 Harry Freeman 31:28 Gigi Kessier 37:18
1981 Ray McDaniels 30:35 Carolyn Cook 38:38
1980 Stephen Hubbard 32:04 Unknown
1979 UNKNOWN Unknown
1978 Finn Pincus *30:32 Karen George *39:57

* Course short 400 feet

Turkey TrotContact Us

Race Director:

Dan Edwards
757.495.3551
lionrun@aol.com

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