Lake Sunapee Turkey Trot: Register online

Online registration for the Sixth Annual Lake Sunapee Turkey Trot is underway at:

www.sunapeeturkeytrot.com.

Race day is Thanksgiving Day, November 22. Sunapee Harbor is the location for the 5K run and the 1K chicken run for  kids.

Pre-registration will also be held on Wednesday, November 21, at the Lake Sunapee Protective Association, the Knowlton House, Sunapee Harbor, from 5 to 8 p.m.

The  Turkey Trot has become a fun and festive event attracting more than 800 racers. It attracts families and friends, and many dress in costume.

The race supports the local rec department. Sunapee Recreation will use this year’s race proceeds for a new skateboard park adjacent to Veteran’s Field on Route 11. Other projects helped by the Turkey Trot include the Dewey Field improvements and the Nona Peirce playground on Route 103B.

More race day news…

  • Pie Sale: The Sunapee Parent Teacher Organization will hold a fund-raiser and will have pies for sale, $10 each.
  • Water Stations: Prospect Hill Antiques will set up water stations at the start and finish lines to reduce waste. Organizers encourage racers to bring their own reusable bottles and fill up when needed.
  • Parking: If possible, carpool. There is limited parking at the Sunapee Post Office, Sunapee Town Office, Lake Sunapee Protective Agency, Garnet Hill Road, Sherburne Gym on Route 11, and the parking lot adjacent to the start line.

Race day schedule

  • 7:00-8:00 am: registration and bib pick up
  • 8:15 am: 1K Chicken Run, kids fun run down Lake Avenue and back.
  • 9:00 am: 5K Turkey Trot
  • 10:15 am: Awards Ceremony for top male and female racers and age category winners and prizes for the best male and female costumes.

Contact info

Race questions: info@sunapeeturkeytrot.com

Registration questions: registration@sunapeeturkeytrot.com

Volunteering: volunteer@sunapeeturkeytrot.com

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