23rd Annual PNC YMCA Turkey Trot

Date

Start: Thursday, November 28, 2013 @ 8:30 AM (EST)

Address
PNC Park 115 Federal Street
Pittsburgh , PA 15212
Registration Closing Date

Sunday, November 24, 2013 @ 12:59 AM (EST)

Organizer's Website

http://www.ymcapgh.org

About This Activity

23rd Annual PNC YMCA Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot! Offering three different events: 1-Mile Fun Run/Walk, 5K, and 5-Mile!

REGISTRATION

Online registration will close at midnight on Saturday, November 23rd. Please visit the YMCA at 236 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15222, starting Monday, November 25th if you still wish to register. Paper registrations will only be accepted until 5:00 PM on November 27th. Packets will be available starting the morning after you register. Registration will also be available on race day starting at 7:30 AM.

LATE PACKET PICK-UP; NOTE LOCATION CHANGE!!!

Late packet pick-up (FOR ALL RUNNERS) will be held Monday, November 25th through Wednesday, November 27th from 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM, with hours extended to 8:00 PM on Monday and Wednesday evening, at the Treasure Chest, located in PNC Park, on W. General Robinson, next to the Lexus Club. If available, runners may use the Parking Lane next to the park, except during rush hour times.

RACE DAY PACKET PICK-UP

On race day, packet pick-up will be available at PNC Park at the intersection of Mazeroski Way and North Shore Drive but is NOT RECOMMENDED. If possible, please make arrangements to have family/friends pick-up your packet before race day if you are unable.

RACE MAPS

5K Map

5-Mile Map

1-Mile Map

Turn-by-Turn Directions

STROLLERS

This is a family event! Strollers are welcome but must line-up near the rear of the start area.

EARLY REGISTRATION PACKET PICK-UP

Early Registration packet pick-up (FOR ALL THOSE REGISTERED ON OR BEFORE NOVEMBER 16TH, 2013) will be held Monday, November 18th through Friday, November 22nd from 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM, with hours extended to 8:00 PM on Monday and Wednesday, at the PNC YMCA, located at 236 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15222.

FAMILY/FRIEND PACKET PICK-UP

You are allowed to pick up packets for family and friends by showing a copy of their registration confirmation email.

PARKING

NEW for this year, parking is FREE! Parking lots around the park will be open on race day as follows:

Participants arriving prior to 8:00 AM may use Gold Lot 1, Lots 7A, B or C, or the West General Robinson Street Garage.

Participants arriving after 8:00 AM may use Lots 7A, 7B or 7C, or the West General Robinson Street Garage.

PLEASE NOTE: There will also be parking available at the Carnegie Science Center, but the Science Center lot WILL NOT be free.

PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION

The T's new North Shore Connector will be open on race day. At this point in time, the Port Authority anticipates service starting at 6:00 AM. Please call the Port Authority at 412-442-2000 for exact stops and times as race day approaches. Park at the 1st Avenue Stop and ride the "T" to the Allegheny Stop to avoid both pre and post race traffic!

VOLUNTEERING

Not a runner but still want to be part of the event? No problem! We'll need over 130 volunteers on the day of the Turkey Trot and could really use your help. From water stops to registration, there's something for everyone to do to help out with the race. Please contact Jennifer Huffman at jhuffman@ymcapgh.org for more information!

AWARD CATEGORIES

Medals will be awarded to first, second and third place finishers, for both the 5K and the 5-Mile, both Male and Female, for the following categories: 11 & Under, 12-14, 15-19, 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+ The Marty Sudzina Award will be given to the top finisher for both the 5K and the 5-Mile, both Male and Female in the Regular and Masters divisions. Kiddie Finisher Medals will be given out for the 1-Mile only.

TRANSFERS/RACE CHANGES

Please contact Brandice Miller at bmiller@ymcapgh.org for information on race changes and transfers.

Fees

Vary by event and registration date

Additional Date Information
1-Mile at 8:30 AM, 5K at 9:00 AM, 5-Mile at 9:30!

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