2018 Alexandria Turkey Trot 5 Miler

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Register now for the 43rd Alexandria Turkey Trot, DC area's premiere Turkey Trot.

Registration is set to open August 1, 2018 at 12:00 EST.

Online registration will be open until 6:00 on raceday.

In person registration will open at 7:30 and close at 8:30

NO mail-ins, NO Refunds, NO Transfers.


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 21st, starting at 7:30 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. Timing chips will be attached to the back of your bib, please wear the bibs on the front, outermost layer of clothing for an accurate time.

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.
$200 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) TSEGAYE GETACHEW 23:10 (2016); (F) Birtukan Alemu 26:21 (2018).


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 delrayvolunteer@gmail.com.

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

November 22nd, 2018 from  8:00 AM to 12:00 PM
1005 Mt Vernon Ave
Alexandria, VA 22301
United States
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Event Fee(s)
Long Sleve Cotton Shirt $15.00
Short Sleve Tech Shirt $15.00
None $0.00
Additional Donation To Alive!