GDTC Thanksgiving Turkey Trot

November 28, 2019 # 47

Thanksgiving Day – November 28, 2019 – 9:00 AM
Galliens Town Beach on Beaver Lake

Food Donations – For ALL ENTRIES we request a donation of any non-perishable canned good or dry food item. All food donations go to food pantries in the Greater Derry area to help the needy. If you forget your donation we ask for a small cash donation which will go to the food pantry.

ADULTS (13 & older)
KIDS (12 & under)

Pre-Registration (Online Registration)

Race Day Registration (Includes Wednesday)

**Free registration for 12 & under available for online registration while supplies last – 200 entries available.

Packet Pickup
Will begin on Wednesday from 4:00PM to 8:00PM at the race site and also from 7:00AM to 8:30AM at the race site on race morning. Race day registration will also be available during the packet pickup hours and the Race. It is highly recommended to come Wednesday afternoon to take advantage of this and avoid the Thursday morning crowds.

Shirt, Raffle And Post Race Amenities

High quality long sleeve, with 4 color logo design to the first 1,200 entrants, see entry fees above.
There will be plenty of post race food for you to enjoy while you socialize with your friends.
Hydrate after the race with plenty of post race beverages along with Gatorade and water.
There will also be tunes while you relax.
 Walkers are welcomed to join us.


Awards will go to the First Three Overall Male and Female finishers
Awards will go to the First Male and Female Finishers from Derry and Londonderry
Awards will be made at approximately 9:30 AM

Parking will be available at the Pinkerton Academy and there will be continuous bus transportation from the Pinkerton Academy parking lot to the race site from 7 am to 11 am. Map

The Course
Certified 5k (3.1 miles) course USATF #NH9306WN. The scenic course takes you clockwise around the residential roads of Beaver Lake, a highly sought after residential location in Derry. The course has several scenic vistas and has been really beautiful in the past with accompanied by a fresh layer of snow falling before or during the race. Check our the Course Map and Elevation Chart

Want to see how the course looks like and where to turn and start climbing up and running down? We have added a video of the course filmed by

From Route 93, take Exit 4. Follow Route 102 East and proceed through Derry center to rotary. Follow Route 102 off rotary east approximately 1 mile to Galliens Beach and Beaver Lake on right. Parking permitted anywhere on North side of Route 102 or West side of Pond Road, bordering Beaver Lake. Please observe coned areas for no parking.

If weather looks threatening check this website to see if the event has been cancelled. If cancelled, no refunds and pick up of TShirts at a later date is responsibility of race entrant.


Official website

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Information about the event is available in : English

The information about this race is based on information provided by the organizers or found on the official website of the event. Always check the official website for up-to-date information. If you have noticed any mistake, let us know at [email protected]


ADULT 5K Run / Walk

November 28, 2019 (Thursday) - 09:00
5 kilometers

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