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Rhinebeck Ferncliff Forest 5K Turkey Trot

November 26, 2020

The Rhinebeck Ferncliff Forest 5K Turkey Trot will be held Thursday, November 26, 2020 at 9 Astor Dr, Corner of Montgomery St, Rhinebeck, NY US 12572.

The entry fee is $25 plus a $2.50 sign up fee through November 16th when the price increases to $35 plus $3.00 sign up fee.

There are age-based discounts.

To register go to :

Here is the latest from race organizers:

“COVID UPDATE 10-05-20:    We currently have preliminary approval from the Town/ Village of Rhinebeck. But we also need County  / State approval.

We are optimistic that the event will happen.  There will be some changes to provide for social distancing. I will update again as soon as I have more info.   


Our event helps to fund all projects and operating expenses at Ferncliff Forest, we are a totally privately funded nature preserve and have NO paid employees. 100% of money raised will go to the forest fund. The forest is a great place for a Trail run, Hike or Mountain Bike ride.

Walkers Welcome!  Get a group together and come on out. You don’t have to be a runner.”

Course: All on Paved road- Montgomery St /Mt Rutsen Road from Astor Dr. to Ferncliff Forest and back. Paved road course out and back. Gentle rolling Hills.
Classes: Ages 1-10, 11-14, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69,70+

Awards:  Awards to top 3 overall male and female finishers, top 3 male and female age group finishers. All Kids under 10 get something.
When: Thursday Nov 26th, 2019 – Thanksgiving Morning
6:45AM Event Day Registration / Bib Pick up
8:00AM  Start        8:50 Awards ceremony

Free Food for racers- bananas, bagels, drinks etc.
Bonus: There will be a prize  for the best Thanksgiving related Costume. Turkey? Pilgrim? Bowl of Mash Potatoes? Get creative !!
Packet Pickup: Bib pick up and In person registration
When: Wed. Nov 25th 4:30-6:30pm
Where: Rhinebeck Bagels  31 W Market St, Rhinebeck, NY 12572

You may also pick up your bib and shirt morning of the event starting at 6:45am in the Baptist Church Hall by the start

Strollers are OK. Well behaved dogs on leash are OK too, Just start to the side or back.


Ferncliff Forest
68 Mt Rutsen Road
Rhinecliff, NY 12572 United States
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