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Where to Run a Thanksgiving Turkey Trot Near Philadelphia

Run a mile (or five!) before you feast at a Thanksgiving Turkey Trot.


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Find your Thanksgiving Turkey Trot near Philadelphia in our list below. Photograph by Rafal Olkis via iStock.

Thanksgiving is right around the corner, and we’re excited for two reasons: 1) The food. Duh. and 2) Turkey Trots! There’s honestly something so satisfying about running around in the cold, only to head inside for a feast soon after. To start your festive morning on the right foot, find a Thanksgiving Turkey Trot near Philadelphia from our list of over 20 of them below.

Happy running — and eating! 

Pre-Thanksgiving Turkey Trots

Bordentown Turkey Trot
When: Saturday, November 17. Walk begins at 9 a.m,, 5K begins at 10 a.m.
Where: Joseph Lawrence Park, 317 Ward Avenue Bordentown.
Course Distance: 5K run and Family Fun Walk.
Cost: $25 for both.

Towamencin Turkey Trot
When: Saturday, November 17 at 9 a.m.
Where: Fischer’s Park, 2225 Bustard Road, Lansdale.
Course Distance: 5K run.
Cost: $30.

Thanksgiving Turkey Trots

Harrisburg Pie Gobbler
When: Thursday, November 22. 10K at 8 a.m., 5K at 8:20 a.m.
Where: 11 Championship Way, Harrisburg.
Course Distance: 5K and 10K runs.
Cost: $25/$30.

PNC Bank Thanksgiving Day MS Run
When: Thursday, November 22 at 8 a.m.
Where: PNC Bank Center, 116 Garden State Parkway, Holmdel.
Course Distance: 5K and 10K runs/5K walk.
Cost: $25 for one event/$40 for both.

Abington YMCA Gobble Wobble
When: Thursday, November 22 at 9 a.m.
Where: 1073 Old York Road, Abington.
Course Distance: 5K run and two-mile walk.
Cost: $30 for the run/$28 for the walk.

Action Potentials Turkey Trot
When: Thursday, November 22 at 9 a.m.
Where: Garnet Valley High School, 552 Smithbridge Road.
Course Distance: 5K run and one mile walk.
Cost: $31 through November 20.

Bucks County Turkey Trot
When: Thursday, November 22. Five miler at 9 a.m., one mile at 9:06 a.m.
Where: 43 Summit Square Shopping Center, Langhorne.
Course Distance: Five miler run and one-mile fun run.
Cost: $37.50/$20.

Chester County Turkey Trot
When: Thursday, November 22 at 8 a.m., Kids Run at 9 a.m.
Where: 445 Manor Avenue, Downingtown.
Course Distance: 5K Run/Walk, 2K Walk, and Kids Run
Cost: $25 for run/walks, $10 for kids run.

Fairmount Park Turkey Trot
When: Thursday, November 22 at 8:30 a.m.
Where: Memorial Hall, 4231 Avenue of the Republic.
Course Distance: Five-mile run.
Cost: $35 before November 9, $40 after.

The Fast and The Furriest
When: Thursday, November 22 at 8:30 a.m., Kids Run at 9:30 a.m.
Where: 840 E 6th Street, Ocean City.
Course Distance: 5K and Kids Run.
Cost: $30 for 5K and $15 for the Kids Run.

Medford Lakes Colony Turkey Trot
When: Thursday, November 22 at 8:30 a.m.
Where: Vaughan Hall 79 Tecumseh Trail, Medford Lakes.
Course Distance: 5K run/walk
Cost: $25.

Moorestown Turkey Trot
When: Thursday, November 22, walk at 9:15 a.m., run at 9:45 a.m.
Where: Moorestown High School, 350 Bridgeboro Road, Moorestown.
Course Distance: 5K run and one-mile fun run/walk.
Cost: $10 each.

North Wales Turkey Trot
When: Thursday, November 22 at 8 a.m.
Where: 1005 Horsham Road, North Wales.
Course Distance: 5K/8K runs and two-mile walk.
Cost: $55 for the runs/$22 for the walk.

Spartan Alumni Turkey Trot
When: Thursday, November 22 at 8:30 a.m.
Where: Fort Washington State Park, 500 S Bethlehem Pike, Fort Washington.
Course Distance: 5K run.
Cost: $25.

Boyertown 3rd Annual Turkey Trot
When: Thursday, November 22 at 9 a.m.
Where: Boyertown Park, 17 S. Madison Street, Boyertown.
Course Distance: 5K run and one-mile walk.
Cost: $30.

Post-Thanksgiving Turkey Trots

Burn off the Bird
When: Saturday, November 24 at 9 a.m.
Where: Franklin Commons, 400 Franklin Avenue, Phoenixville.
Course Distance: 5K race and one-mile fun run.
Cost: $30 for 5K/$15 for fun run.

St. Bernadette Turkey Trot
When: Saturday, November 24 at 9 a.m., Walk at 9:05 a.m.
Where: St. Bernadette Church, 1015 Turner Avenue, Drexel Hill.
Course Distance: 5K run and one-mile walk.
Cost: $25 for run/$15 for walk.

Cardinal Foley School 5k Run and Family Fun Walk
When: Saturday, November 24 at 9 a.m., walk at 9:15 a.m.
Where: Annunciation BVM Parish, 401 Brookline Boulevard, Havertown.
Course Distance: 5K run.
Cost: $30.

East Greenwich Turkey Trot
When: Saturday, November 24 at 9:30 a.m.
Where: Jeffrey Clark School, 7 Quaker Road, Mickleton.
Course Distance: 5K run or one-mile walk.
Cost: $15.

Haddon Township Turkey Trot
When: Saturday, November 24 at 9:15 a.m., fun walk at 8:45 a.m.
Where: 120 Haddon Avenue, Westmont.
Course Distance: 5K run or one-mile fun run/walk.
Cost: $30 for the run/$15 for the walk.

Historic Turkey Trot 5K and Fun Walk
When: Saturday, November 24 at 9 a.m.
Where: Luckenbach Mill, 459 Old York Road, Bethlehem.
Course Distance: 5K run and walk
Cost: $40 for runners, $25 for walkers through November 21, $45/$30 after.

Turkey Burner
When: Friday, November 23 at 8:30 a.m.
Where: 201 North Church Street, West Chester.
Course Distance: 5K run and 2K walk.
Cost: $20.

Wenonah Turkey Trot
When: Friday, November 23 at 9 a.m.
Where: Memorial Presbyterian Church, 202 East Mantua Avenue, Wenonah.
Course Distance: 5K and one-mile runs.
Cost: $30.

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