Turkey Trot 5K Walk/Run

Friends of the Poor logo

TCMC students are pleased to present the 4th Annual “TCMC 5K Turkey Trot Walk/Run” to benefit Friends of the Poor. The event will feature a 5K run or walk and a Tiny Trot for youths.

Event Date

Saturday, November 2, 2013 (rain, snow or shine)

Event Times

  • Registration begins at 7:30 am
  • The Jewish Community Center will be sponsoring pre-race stretching at 8:15am for the Tiny Trot in the PNC Plaza and 8:45am for the Turkey Trot on the front lawn!
  • Tiny trot steps off at 8:30 am
  • Walk/Run steps off at 9 am
  • The Drinker Mobile food truck will be on hand post-race to provide food for purchase!

Event Fees

  • $20 adult participant fee (14 and older) pre-registration, $25 race day registration.
    T-shirts will be provided to each Turkey Trot participant. 
  • $5 tot participant fee or 2 canned goods (4 – 13 years) 

Registration and Race Day Check-In

TCMC Medical Sciences Building, Main Lobby & PNC Plaza
525 Pine Street, Scranton, PA 18509


Parking lots B & F will be open for parking the day of the race.Click here for a map of TCMC's parking lot locations.


Timing for the race will be managed by PA Runners.

Prizes will be given to the top three men and women finishers.

Registration & Payment

  • Online registration is now closed.
  • Cash, check, money order, and credit cards will be accepted on race day.

Volunteer to Help

The TCMC Turkey Trot: 5K Walk/Run committee is looking for volunteers to help on race day. There are a variety of opportunities available. You can also help by posting the flyer at businesses you frequent. For more information or to volunteer your time, please email TCMCTurkeyTrot@gmail.com.  

Join Us on Facebook 

To stay up to date on Turkey Trot developments, join our network on Facebook or visit the Turkey Trot event on Facebook and let your friends know that you'll be attending.

Key Links 

Previous Race Results and Photos 



Proceeds of the TCMC Turkey Trot: 5K Walk/Run benefit Friends of the Poor. 

Thank you to our 2013 Sponsors/Donors:  

Alfredo's Pizza
Giant Supermarket
Krispy Kreme
Asher's Chocolate
Banko Beverage
Cooper's Seafood
CrossFit Scranton
Lynn Sandy's Bakery
Mayuri Indian Cuisine
Mercury Cleaners
Mission Yoga
Scranton Running Co
South Side Bowling
Weiss Supermarket
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