2012 Alexandria Turkey Trot

 Registration is closed for this event

This is preliminary information for the 2012 event, and is subject to change without notice.

Registration is set to open August 1, 2012 at 12:00 EST.

Online registration will be open until 12:00 PM, November 21, or in person on race day from 08:30-09:30 A.M. The race is selling out at a record pace this year, to ensure you have a spot please register online.
No mail-ins.


Registration fees:

Age on race day Online In-person raceday*
12 or under $5 $10
13-21 $15 $20
22 and over $20 $25

*Cash/check only


T-SHIRT: Optional, $10. Order online to be sure your size is available. A limited number will be available for purchase on race day, but we usually sell out by 09:30.

PACKET PICKUP: George Washington Middle School from 6-8 pm on Wednesday the 21rd, starting at 8:30 am at George Washington Middle School on Thanksgiving morning.

COURSE: Flat, fast, USATF-certified 5 MIile course, starts and ends at George Washington Middle School.

Click here to take a look at the course map. 

Schedule of Events:

Wednesday November 21:

  • 6-8 PM, Packet Pickup at George Washington Middle School

Thursday November 22:

  • 7:30 AM, Doors at GW Middle School open for registration and Packet Pickup.
  • 8:45 AM: Invocation and announcements.
  • 9:00 AM: Race Start.
  • 10:00 AM: Main awards ceremony begins. 


FOOD DONATION: Please support ALIVE!, a nonprofit organization serving Alexandria’s needy, by bringing two nonperishable food items (cans, boxes) on race day.  You may also make an optional cash donation when you register..

MINORS: Must have parent or guardian present to register and participate.


TIMING: The Alexandria Turkey Trot will be chip timed using a Chronotrack timing system. Please familiarize yourself with this system and how the timing tag should be attached to your shoe by visiting the Chronotrack website.

AWARDS: $2000 split by 1st, 2nd, 3rd place overall M+F, plus 1st place M+F masters.

Other valuable prizes to 1st, 2nd, 3rd place age group winners.
$100 bonus for new course record!
Award winners are determined from GUN TIME only. If you plan on being competitive, you should make your way to the front of the pack for the start.

COURSE RECORD: (M) Gurmessa Kumsa 23:39 (2006); (F) Emily Harrison, 27:14 (2011).


Metro: Take the blue or yellow line to Braddock Road, walk west a along Braddock Road (under the merto tracks) you will see GW Middle School on the right after the underpass.

From DC: Take the 14th street bridge to VA, exit onto route 1 and drive 2.7 miles to raymond road (just past Target), make a right onto Raymond road, and a left on to Mt. Vernon ave, proceed one mile on Mt. Vernon, GW Middle School will be on your left. 

From Springfield: Take Route 1 into Alexandria and make a left on Whythe St., continue onto Braddock road (passing under the metro tracks), make a right onto Mt. Vernon Ave, GW Middle School will be immediately on your right.  

VOLUNTEER! Can't run? Register to volunteer by clicking here or email us at volunteer@alexandriaturkeytrot.com

MORE INFO: For FAQs and contact information, please visit the FAQ Page.

Check your registration here.

November 22nd, 2012 9:00 AM   through   12:00 PM
George Washington Middle School
1005 Mt. Vernon Avenue
Alexandria, VA 22301
United States
Race Entry
Standard Entry $ 20.00
Child 13 - 20 $ 15.00
Child under 13 $ 5.00
Long Sleeve Cotton $ 10.00
Short Sleeve Technical $ 10.00
Optional Donation To ALIVE

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