The Mid Hudson Road Runners Club 2020 Virtual Turkey Trot will take place on Thursday, November 26th and can be completed anywhere you would like! Participants can choose from the following distances:
* Turkey 2 Miler
* Turkey 10k (6.21 miles)
* Turkey 10 Miler
* Turkey 25k (15.53)
The cost of each virtual event is $15 and the first 300 registered participants will receive a Custom MHRRC Turkey Trot Fork as well as a 2020 Race Bib. Runners and walkers of all ages, paces and abilities are welcome to participate!
100% of the profits and donations from the 2020 virtual event will be donated to Dutchess Outreach. Dutchess Outreach acts as a catalyst for community revitalization and exists in Dutchess County as an advocate and provider of hunger and relief services in order to ensure that everyone, regardless of income, has access to fresh, healthy food, and the support they need. More information can be found at: http://dutchessoutreach.org/
How does a virtual run work?
– It’s simple! You complete the required distance at some point on Thanksgiving Day (11/26/2020) anywhere you would like. You can do the run on a treadmill or anywhere outdoors, we only ask that you respect the guidelines that have been set forth for social distancing and please do not run in groups. You can track the time that it takes to complete your distance using the treadmill, a GPS watch or ANY activity tracking app (examples include but are not limited to: Runkeeper, Nike Run Club, Strava, etc. etc.) and will receive an email by end of day on Tuesday 11/24 with instructions on how to submit your time into the live results after completing your virtual run.
Race Bib & Fork Pickup:
– Fleet Feet Poughkeepsie (1895 South Road, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601) will be hosting curbside pickup for the bibs and forks starting on Friday 11/20. An email will be sent to all registered participants by end of day on Wednesday 11/18 with additional details regarding the pickup.
To sign up go here: https://runsignup.com/Race/NY/Poughkeepsie/MHRRCs2020VirtualTurkeyTrot?fbclid=IwAR1UZWj0iWzxBwwsic3869OEAQYY2y2FmxtbnXY9Bv8YgCC3r5yuXxFSBuc