Frequently Asked Questions
Yes, but strollers must start in the designated area behind the main field or in the designated stroller start area on the side of the school.
Since this is a 5-mile course, if you are still on the course at 10:15, you’ll need to move out of the roadway and onto the sidewalk for safety.
Please note that if you are still on the course at the 10:15 deadline, you will not have technically “finished” the course from a race perspective and will not have a time listed in the final results.
Yes. If you register online, you can pick up your bib number and t-shirt at the GW Middle School the evening before the race (Wednesday, November 27) between 6:00PM and 8:00PM. If you arrive earlier than 6:00PM, please be prepared to wait.
Please note that first priority for sponsorships are given to members of the Del Ray Business Association (DRBA), one of the co-sponsors of the event. If you are interested in joining the DRBA or would simply like to learn more about the Del Ray area, visit their website at http://www.visitdelray.com.
The course covers exactly 5 miles from start to finish.
You can run or walk the race, but the roads are closed only for 75 minutes, based on a walking pace of 15 minutes per mile.
If you are still on the couse after 10:15 AM (75 minutes past the 9:00 AM start), you will be asked to move off the course for your own safety so the roads can be reopened.
If you do need to drive to the event, please refer to the race map, downloadable here: https://www.alexandriaturkeytrot.com/info/course for all street closings.
Regrettably, no the entries are non-refundable and non-transferable, even if the event is canceled.
All participants are eligible for prizes, top 3 overall are awarded on gun time.
1st M&F: $500
2nd M&F: $400
3rd M&F: $300
1st Masters M&F: $100
Stroller Champ: $100 (net time)
Doggy Champ: $100 (net time)
Race record bonus $300:
(M) TSEGAYE GETACHEW 23:10 (2016); (F) Birtukan Alemu 26:21 (2018)
Age group awards:
3 deep: $20/$15/$10
10 and under
You must be present to collect your Age-group or cash award.
In case of extreme inclement weather (hurricane, 1 foot of snow on the course), the race could be cancelled. A decision to cancel the race will be made on race morning and posted on the site. Because this is a thanksgiving race, there is no makeup date.