2017 Turkey Trot

Put your bird in the oven & bring your family (visiting grandchildren) and friends to the


Run/Walk /Bike/Scooter/Other

Just Donate Canned Food and Socialize After the Trot


Start/End Location: 476 Woodcrest Drive

Arrival Time: 8:30 a.m.  Start Time:  9:00 a.m.

Turkey Trot: This is the outer loop of neighborhood.

Chicken Fun Run:  This is a small loop for those toddler turkeys or those who are not “game” for the trot.       

Admission: Food for the Central PA Food Bank (see back)

No Registration Necessary

Please Bring: canned food or monetary donations for the food bank, refreshment to share and your reusable water bottle to quench your thirst.


All Are Welcome:  Bring a friend.  Actually, bring many friends!


We have raised over 6,000 pounds of food and $9,000 for the food bank over the years.


We can continue to make a difference if you continue to participate and each year you get one more person/family to join us.


Not available on Thanksgiving? 🙁  You can still contribute!

Drop off food donations on the porch of 476 Woodcrest.


Shirt purchasing has passed, but you can still run with us!


Racers and Non-Racers please join us for refreshments & social afterward

Feel free to bring a delight or beverage to share.


Not a Racer? Volunteers & Spectators needed

Photographer, Set-up, Finish Line & Clean-up


Create Community

Our neighborhood thrives when every family organizes 1 neighborhood event or assists with at least 2-3 events & participates in many!


Most valuable non-perishable items for the PA Food Bank:

  • Canned tuna, meats and stews
  • Canned fruits and vegetables
  • Soup
  • Peanut butter
  • Packaged meals
  • Packaged pasta and rice
  • Canned and dried beans
  • Pure fruit and vegetable juices
  • Baby food, cereal and formula (must be within code date)

If you cannot make the race, we still would love your food contributions.

Drop off your food donations at 476 Woodcrest Drive.


This benefit is a way to truly be thankful this Thanksgiving and give back to the community!


For more information and/or to volunteer for the race, email Johanna, a neighborhood volunteer, at

476 Woodcrest Drive, Mech., PA 17050




Vicki Wilken is handling the shirts and family/corporate sponsors.

Amy Johns is handling the food sponsors.

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