Guthrie Sayre Turkey Trot Virtual 5K Raises Over $18,000 for Guthrie Cancer Care Fund

December 16, 2020

Close to 400 runners completed the 14th Annual Guthrie Sayre Turkey Trot Virtual 5K, raising over $18,000 for the Guthrie Cancer Care Fund. The Cancer Care Fund provides financial assistance to Guthrie cancer patients in need.

Thank you to this year’s sponsors, including Presenting Sponsor the Robert Packer Hospital Auxiliary, Gold Sponsors Williams Toyota of Sayre, FirstEnergy, the Morning Times, and Silver Sponsor Landy & Rossetti, PLLC.

“We are so grateful for the community support and hundreds of runners that came together virtually to help make this event a success for those who rely on the Guthrie Cancer Care Fund, especially during this difficult time” said Kyle McDuffee, President of the Robert Packer Hospital Auxiliary.

Race participants were asked to register for the event, and then walk or run a 5k distance anytime during Thanksgiving week, Nov. 22–29.

Save the date for next year’s race on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 25, 2021. Registration opens on Jan. 1, 2021. For race details, visit

Guthrie is a non-profit integrated health system located in north central Pennsylvania and upstate New York, serving patients from a twelve-county service area. Guthrie is a member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network and is the first health system based in Pennsylvania and New York to join this network. Guthrie is comprised of a research institute, home care/hospice, hospitals in Sayre, Pa., Corning, N.Y., Towanda, Pa., Troy, Pa. and Cortland, N.Y., as well as a multi-specialty group practice of more than 325 physicians and 210 advanced practice providers offering 47 specialties through a regional office network providing primary and specialty care in 22 communities in Pennsylvania and New York. In addition, Guthrie offers home medical equipment and respiratory therapy products at seven convenient Med Supply Depot locations. Guthrie provides a wide range of services and programs to enhance the health and well-being of those it serves.