16th Annual Guthrie Sayre Turkey Trot Live Race with Virtual Option for 2022!
Due to the ongoing pandemic, race day will function a little differently this year. The health and well-being of our runners, staff, and volunteers is of utmost importance. Appropriate guidelines will be followed to provide all who participate in the Guthrie Sayre Turkey Trot an enjoyable experience. We appreciate your patience and partnership as we work together to keep this 15-year running tradition alive in 2022 *All appropriate COVID-19 safety guidelines will be followed.
Live Race Information:
- When: THANKSGIVING DAY! - Thursday, November 24, 2022
- Kids Fun Run begins at 9:30 a.m.
- 5K Race begins at 10 a.m.
- Where: Sayre Theatre, 205 South Elmer Ave., Sayre, Pa.
- $22 Early Bird for 5K - Live or Virtual Race (January 1 - August 31)
- $25 for 5K – Live Race (September 1 - November 18)
- $25 for Virtual 5K (September 1 - November 18)
REGISTRATION/ RACE SWAG/ AND PACKET PICK-UP
REGISTRATION NOW OPEN! Registration will close November 18 - DON’T WAIT, REGISTER TODAY!!!
Race Swag - STAY TUNED! More information to come on the 2022 Guthrie Sayre Turkey Trot race swag!
Packet Pick-up: - STAY TUNED! More information to come on the 2022 Guthrie Sayre Turkey Trot packet pick-up process!
NOW LETS TROT!
Be a part of this beloved holiday tradition and the largest 5K in Bradford County! This flat, fast course starts and finishes at the historic Sayre Theater. The course runs on local streets through the Athens and Sayre Boroughs. *All appropriate COVID-19 safety guidelines will be followed. Kids' Fun Run - The Kids' Fun Run (ages 10 and younger) is free and there is no official registration process for our young trotters! Near the race day packet pick-up area at the Sayre Theater on race morning, the kids can fill in a paper with their name and enter in a drawing for a free raffle prize! The first 50 kids receive a free gift!
- 9:15 a.m. - Raffle drawing at the Sayre Theatre under the marquee
- 9:30 a.m. - All children ages 10 and younger will line up at the intersection of S. Elmer Ave and W. Hayden St. and run down S. Elmer Ave to the Turkey Trot finish line in from the Sayre Theater marquee. Parents can run the Kids' Fun Run with their little turkeys for free!
RACE RESULTS AND AWARDS
Race Results and Awards - STAY TUNED! More information to come on the 2022 Guthrie Sayre Turkey Trot race results and awards!
5K Awards: *LIVE RACE ONLY
- Overall Male & Female 5K participants - 1st place: $100 gift card / 2nd place: $75 gift card / 3rd place: $50 gift card
- First Master's (age 40-49) Male & Female 5K participants: $50 gift card
- First Grand Master's (age 50-59) Male & Female 5K participants: $50 gift card
- First Senior’s (age 60-69) Male and Female 5K participants: $50 gift card
- Race Route Record Breaker - The person who set the next Sayre Turkey Trot USA Track & Field certified race route record: $50 gift card (The current male record set in 2017: 16:16:71 by John Johnson. The current female record set in 2017: 18:03:32 by Kenzie Jones.)
- Teams awards: 1st thru 3rd all male, all female, co-ed
- Age group awards: 1st thru 3rd in each age group 12 and under, 13-15, 16-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80+
VIRTUAL RACE INFORMATION
IF YOU ARE NOT READY TO RUN A LIVE EVENT, THAT'S OKAY! WE WILL ALSO HAVE A VIRTUAL OPTION THIS YEAR.
Virtual Race Time and Place:
Virtual race will take place November 21 - November 23. Run anytime, anyplace Thanksgiving week! *Turkey Trot official course will be closed to virtual runners during the hours of the live race November 24th.
Virtual Race Swag - STAY TUNED! More information to come on the 2022 Guthrie Sayre Turkey Trot virtual race swag!
Virtual race participants are not eligible for age group or overall awards. Virtual participants only will be able to record their own time and challenge themselves by tracking other virtual racers. Remember, this is based on the honor system. No need to upload data to Strava or record your mile with a GPS. Once you are registered, you will be able to upload your time using the following steps:
- Step 1: Make sure you are logged into RunSignUp (use the email you used to register).
- Step 2: Click on the RESULTS then click on the blue box that says SUBMIT VIRTUAL RESULTS. Search for your name.
- Step 3: Add your time and save your results. It might take a few minutes to update in the overall results, but you can refresh the page and wait. That's it! You are done
WHO DO THE RACE PROCEEDS BENEFIT?
STAY TUNED! More information to come on the 2022 Guthrie Sayre Turkey Trot race beneficiary!
Proceeds from the 2021 Guthrie Sayre Turkey Trot raised over $30,000 for Guthrie’s Cancer Care Fund. This fund was designed to help with the many financial burdens that come with fighting a cancer diagnosis, whether its arranging payment to heat a home for a patient undergoing chemotherapy or providing gas gift cards to patients just to get them back and forth to treatment. Because of your generosity, Guthrie cancer patients will receive the critical financial assistance they need while the finish their fight against cancer.
*Thank you to our 2021 sponsors! Your support makes a meaningful difference to those in need!
STAY TUNED! More information to come on the 2022 Guthrie Sayre Turkey Trot sponsorship opportunities!
2022 GUTHRIE RACE SERIES
Register and complete both the 38th Annual Guthrie Gallop and the 16th Annual Guthrie Sayre Turkey Trot to receive a commemorative Guthrie Race Series gift! *Gifts are available after the completion of the Guthrie Sayre Turkey Trot. *Virtual runners are eligible to participate in the Guthrie Race Series.
In the event the Sayre Turkey Trot live race is forced to cancel, all participants will automatically be transitioned to the virtual race. Refunds will not be available.
RACE CONTACT INFO
For questions e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org