Seacoast Rotary's Annual 5K Turkey Trot
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Our Annual Turkey Trot 5K

Held each year on Thanksgiving morning, 8:30 AM.

Online Registration for 2013 is now open!
Click on the Registration link on the left menu to securely register online.
Register by November 1, 2013, to receive a race t-shirt!

We are pleased to partner with the Portsmouth Community Road Race Series

Sunday, January 1: Great Bay Services Resolution 5K
Saturday, April 20: Seacoast Science Center Whale of a 5K Trail Race & Kid’s Fun Run
Saturday, May 11: Portsmouth HS ECO Run for the Sol 5K
Sunday, June 2: STSS 5K to Keep Kids Safe Road Race
Thursday, August 1: Rotary Club of Portsmouth Thunder Chicken Road Race
Saturday, September 14: Celebrate Pink 5K Road Race & Walk
Saturday, October 12: Community Childcare Center of Portsmouth 5K Run /Walk & Fun Run
Thursday, November 28: Seacoast Rotary Club 5K Turkey Trot

Special prizes will be awarded to runners who participate in 4 out of the 5 series races.

Turkey Trot Race Details and Route Map:

Course : 3.1 miles through historic Portsmouth, NH

Start: 8:30am sharp, Pierce Island, Portsmouth, NH
Finish: Strawbery Banke (Timing by Millennium Running)

Course Route: Starting at Pierce Island, take a left onto Marcy Street and veer right onto South Street. Follow South Street and take a right on Middle Street, take a right at the Baptist Church, and turn right onto Court Street. At the end of Court Street turn right onto Marcy Street. The finish line is in front of Prescott Park. Join us for refreshments after the race!


Bib and Chip Pick Up:
Wednesday, November 27: From 3:30-6:30pm at Little Harbour Elementary School, 50 Clough Drive, Portsmouth, NH.
Race Day: From 7:15-8:15am at Strawbery Banke on Marcy Street, Portsmouth.

Extra shirts will be available for purchase. $15 each (limited quantities) 

From 95 N or S, take Exit 7 and follow signs to Strawbery Banke.

Parking: On Pierce Island, two blocks from Strawbery Banke, neighborhood streets as allowed; or at the High-Hanover Parking Facility (75 cents/hour) in downtown Portsmouth (10 minute walk) at 34 Hanover Street (see for directions). 

  • Youth  (12 & under)
  • Jr.  (13-19)
  • Open (20-29)
  • Adult  (30-39)
  • Masters (40-49)
  • Sr. Masters  (50-59)
  • Grand Masters (60-69)
  • Classic (70+)
  • Rotarian
  • Walkers Welcome!

Thanks to our 2012 Sponsors!

Cornucopia Level ($2500)

Seacoast Dental Implants & Oral Surgery
Sanders and Karcher, CPAs
Samuel Adams

Gobbler Level ($1000)

Optima Bank
Kennebunk Savings Bank
Access Sports Medicine
Gulfstream Financial Group
Planet Fitness
Prime Buchholz
Demeters Restaurant
Dos Amigos Burritos

Harvest Level ($500)

The Provident Bank
McLane Law Firm
BJs Wholesale
Federal Savings Bank
Sanford Institute for Savings

Plymouth Rock Level ($250)

Toscano & Ardito CPAs
Sagamore Golf
Green Pages
Staff Hunters
CA Technologies
Ann Kelly
Dr. Clarizio
Quintessential Chiropractic
Interventional Spine Medicine
Baku/Stewart Family

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