Registration Open for Park Commission Turkey Trot At Colonial Park

Turkey Trot

The 20th Annual Somerset County Parks Commission Turkey Trot is set for Nov. 14 in Colonial Park.
Photo: Somerset County Park Commission.

The Somerset County Park Commission’s 20th Annual 5K Turkey Trot is scheduled for 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 14, 2015, on Colonial Drive at Colonial Park.

The morning of family fun will also include a 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk at 9:00 A.M.

The USATF sanctioned and certified 5K race will take place rain or shine, beginning and ending in Colonial Park and is valued at 500 New Jersey Grand Prix Event Points. Medals will be awarded to the top three male and female 5K finishers in the following age groups: 14 and under; 15 to 19; 20 to 29; 30 to 39; 40 to 49; 50 to 59; 60 to 69; 70 to 79; and 80 and over.

A turkey will also be awarded to the top male and female finisher in each age group.

Preregistration postmarked before Friday, November 6, 2015 for the 5K Race and/or the 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk is $20.00 (USATF members-$3 off). Long sleeve t-shirts are guaranteed to all those who register by October 28th. Registration fee after November 6 and through the morning of the race is $25.00. On-site registration and packet pick-up will begin at 8:00 A.M. in Parking Lot B.

Event sponsors include: Road ID, On Your Mark Productions, Hillsborough Massage Therapy, Compuscore, and The Reitman Group.

Information is available by calling the Somerset County Park Commission at 908-722-1200, ext. 226 or NJ Relay at 711 for individuals with a hearing or speech impairment.

Information on this event and other Somerset County Park Commission activities may be found on the Internet at www.somersetcountyparks.org

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