2017 Turkey Trot

Ridgway YMCA Turkey Trot 5K Run, 5K Walk Marathon, Half-Marathon & Marathon Relay

WHEN:  Sunday November 5, 2017

WHERE:  Trailhead of the Clarion-Little Toby Trail (Corner of Center & Water Streets), Ridgway, PA 15853.


  • Marathon begins at 9:00am                 
  •  Marathon relay (3 person) begins at 9:00am
  • Half-marathon begins at 10:30am
  • 5K run/walk begins at 1:30pm


  • Official Qualifying Race for Boston Marathon
  • Marathon relay consists of 3 lengths with the transition area at the Croyland Trailhead (CCC Camp)
  • Long sleeve shirt for all half-marathon/marathon/marathon relay runners and short sleeve shirt for all 5K run/walk participants pre-registered by October 18th.
  • Flat, out-and-back course along Clarion-Little Toby Trail – FAST TIMES!!!
  • Crushed limestone rail trail – easy on the knees!!!
  • Scenic views of the Clarion-Little Toby River Basin, Allegheny National Forest, & wildlife
  • Proceeds to benefit the Ridgway YMCA, Habitat for Humanity and Little Toby River Trail


Male & Female Divisions – 19 & under, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60 & Over

Male, Female & Mixed (3 person team) divisions for Marathon Relay

AWARDS & PRIZES: 1st, 2nd, & 3rd place medals in each age group and relay divisions. Top male & female overall winners in the 5K Walk, 5K Run, Marathon and Half-Marathon will receive a turkey.  The top finishing Marathon Relay team (all three members) will receive a turkey. All marathon finishers receive a medal. All registered participants will be eligible for door prize drawings.


Post-marked on or before October 18th

  • $60 for Marathon & $45 for Half-Marathon
  • $90 for relay team
  • $25 for 5K run/walk

Post-marked on or before October 18th

  • Post-marked after October 18th
  • $80 for Marathon & $65 for Half-Marathon
  • $120 for relay team
  • $35 for 5K run/walk

Accepting race day registration for 5K run/walk from noon – 1:00 p.m. 

All participants should arrive at Cole Orthodontic Associates Inc, located at 103 Center Street, Ridgway, PA 15853 30 minutes prior to the start of their race

*** Packet pick-up for all pre-registered participants will be available at the Ridgway YMCA on Friday November 3rd  from 9:00am to 6:00pm. Packets will also be available starting at 8:00am on race day at the office of Cole Orthodontics, 103 Center Street, Ridgway, PA 15853.

REFRESHMENTS:   Post-race refreshments; hot chocolate, homemade cookies will be provided.

MORE INFORMATION: Ridgway YMCA: (814) 776-1146, ridgwaymca@windstream.net.  Further information available at “Runner’s High” website (www.runhigh.com)



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