How can I help?

If you already know the drill, and you would like to volunteer, you can do so by clicking here now.


We need about 100 volunteers to make this event a success.

We need help with setup, runner registration, t-shirt sales, crowd control, water stop, finish line management, and cleanup.

Wednesday Evening:

4:00 - 9:00 PM - assist in packet pickup, prepping the gym for race-day, eating copious amounts of pizza.

Thursday (Thanksgiving day):

Times listed are not mandatory, especial on the early shift. Please remind all fellow volunteers and runners that the start time is 9:00 this year.

Early shift:

5:00 - 8:30 - Setting up fencing, water stop, finish line, and other course logistics. The moving into the gym for packet pickup and registration duties.

Race shift:

7:00 - 10:30 Start with registration packet pickup and crowd control, then move onto course marshaling, water stop volunteer, and finally course and gym cleanup.

Thursday cleanup:

Please remind all fellow volunteers and runners that the start time is 9:00 this year.

10:00 - 12:00 - Would help with any and all task above.

Volunteers receive our eternal gratitude and a complimentary Turkey Trot t-shirt. If you would like to volunteer please submit the volunteer information form by clicking here. You may also obtain more information by emailing volunteer@dcroadrunners.org.



2015 Turkey Trot registration now open

Post date: 07/10/2015 - 11:26 am

Final Instructions Posted

Post date: 11/26/2014 - 12:10 pm

2 days away 5000 registrations

Post date: 11/26/2013 - 10:45 am

Over 3000 Registrations!

Post date: 11/18/2013 - 4:13 pm

One Day Away

Post date: 11/20/2012 - 10:05 pm

Nearing 1000 registrations

Post date: 10/30/2012 - 11:23 am

2012 Turkey Trot start time moved to 9AM

Post date: 10/12/2012 - 1:30 pm


Brought to you by:

DC Road Runners

Title Sponsor

Jen Walker

Finish Line Sponsors

Water Stop



Pace Car Sponsorship