Thank you for your interest in The Chatham Turkey Trot. We have decided to cap the race this year to 950 runners. As a result, we are no longer accepting online registrations for this year’s race.


We thank you for your interest and encourage you to 'Like Us' on Facebook or register for our mailing list to keep abreast of developments around next year's race: 


Have a great Thanksgiving.  We hope to see you in 2019!

2018 Chatham Turkey Trot Participant Letter
Important details on the race, registration and more.
2018 Chatham Turkey Trot Participant Let[...]
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  • There are NO restroom facilities along the racecourse, please plan ahead.
  • The race takes place at 110 Van Houton Avenue and Seminole Way. 


  • Please do not bring dogs to the race to ensure the safety of others and the cleanliness of the race course. 



  • For those of you driving to the Turkey Trot, please carpool and arrive early. You can ONLY park on the following side streets: Mohawk, Rockledge or Ramapo Trails, located below Van Houton Avenue. Please do not try to park along the racecourse on Van Houton Avenue or Huron Drive.
    • Alternatively, you can walk over from Birch Hill Drive (down Fairmount) or walk from Sunset Drive (through the secret path) to Huron Drive and down Seminole Way.   




  • Awards will be presented to the top male and female and boy and girl (Under 13 years-old) finishers at the conclusion of the 5K race (~9:50 AM).
  • All 1 Mile Family Fun Run participants will receive a ribbon and the top boy/girl (under 13 years-old) will also receive a trophy.