17th Annual Guthrie Sayre Turkey Trot Live Race with Virtual Option for 2023! – Save the Date!

Live Race Information:

  • When: THANKSGIVING DAY! - Thursday, November 23, 2023
  • Time:
    • 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.

Registration Fees

  • 2023 registration information coming soon!

THANK YOU for joining us as we drumstick dashed across the finish line on Thanksgiving Day at the 2022 Guthrie Sayre Turkey Trot! Over 900 runners and many sponsors raised more than $48,000 for the Guthrie Cancer Care Fund, making this year’s Turkey Trot a record-breaking success! 

We look forward to seeing you next year as we gobble till we wobble on Thanksgiving Day 2023. For more event details or to view the race results, click here

Check out Guthrie’s social media accounts for highlights from our 2023 event!
 

REGISTRATION/ RACE SWAG/ AND PACKET PICK-UP

2023 Registration/ Race Swag/ and Packet Pick-Up Information Coming Soon!

NOW LETS TROT!

2023 Race Day Information Coming Soon!

RACE RESULTS AND AWARDS

RACE RESULTS
Race results will be posted online immediately following the race.  There will be no in-person awards ceremony.  The top two-three finishers in our LIVE race from each age group and the overall winners will receive a medal.   All awards will be mailed directly to your doorstep post-race. 

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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 Masters (age 40-49): Male & Female 5K participants, $50 gift card
  • First Grand Masters (age 50-59): Male & Female 5K participants, $50 gift card
  • First Seniors (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 receives a $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.)
  • Team 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:
The 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: Virtual race runners’ packets and race swag can be picked up at early packet pick-up (Wednesday, November 23, 4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m., Patterson Auditorium, Guthrie Sayre Campus) 

*Masks and appropriate social distancing will be required when picking up race packets inside a Guthrie facility. Virtual runner packets can be mailed to participants upon request.  
*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?

2023 Race Beneficiary Coming Soon!

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

2023 Sponsorship Opportunities Coming Soon!

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.

RACE CANCELLATION

The Guthrie Cancer Care Fund relies on income from this event to fulfill its mission to provide critical assistance to Guthrie cancer patients facing a financial crisis, therefore, refunds are not available.    


In the event the Guthrie Sayre Turkey Trot live race is forced to cancel, all participants will automatically be transitioned to the virtual race and still receive their awesome race swag in the mail! All applicable sponsorship benefits will be honored and 100% of your generous sponsorship will benefit the Cancer Care Fund.  
 

RACE CONTACT INFO

For questions e-mail sayreturkeytrot@guthrie.org

BECOME A FUNDRAISER

Go the extra mile this year and personally fundraise for the Guthrie Cancer Care Fund, the official Turkey Trot beneficiary!  You can make a BIG impact on the lives of those fighting a cancer diagnosis this holiday season, and it’s as easy as 1,2,3…4

  1. Visit https://runsignup.com/Race/Donate/PA/Sayre/sayreturkeytrot and click on “Become a Fundraiser” to get started.
    1. You can create an Individual Fundraiser!  
    2. You can also fundraise as a group! Corporate employees, school sports teams, or even just a group of friends can create a Group Fundraiser and join forces to make the biggest impact!  
  2. Create your personal fundraising page. You can even create a custom fundraiser URL to share with your friends and family directing them to your fundraising page!
  3. Get social! Share your fundraising mission on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram and ask your friends near and far to help raise money for this meaningful cause. They can make a donation right on your fundraising page! It’s as easy as that!
  4. Get social! Share your fundraising mission on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram and ask your friends near and far to help raise money for this meaningful cause. They can make a donation right on your fundraising page! It’s as easy as that!

With your fundraising support, you are helping a cancer patient who is facing financial hardship with opportunities such as staying current on their housing payment and ensuring they have hot water, light, and heat.


Fundraising not for you, but you still want to make an impact? You can make a personal donation to the Cancer Care Fund at https://runsignup.com/Race/Donate/PA/Sayre/sayreturkeytrot
 

Title Sponsor


Auxiliary

 

Platinum Sponsors


Williams Toyota

 

Clearsense

 

Gold Sponsors


Carstar  New Morning Times  Matco  Sayre American Legion Post #283   C&N  Chesapeake Energy Radigan Choice 102

 

Bishops  BRAC    

 

 

Water Station Sponsor


GCCU  Landy and Rossetti