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Westfield 5 Mile Turkey Trot & PracticeHard Mile
Saturday November 24, 2018
11:15 a.m. - 5M; 10:30 a.m. - 1M
Tamaques Park (Lamberts Mill Road)
Westfield, NJ
This event is sponsored by:
DiPaolo Physical Therapy
Westfield Turkey Trot: A holiday tradition for runners, families, residents, and travelers! The Trot has run the Saturday after Thanksgiving every year for 35 years!
NEW Free Photo Downloads!: Jen Hinger Photography will be on-site capturing finish line photos. You'll be able to view, download, and share them after your run!
Amenities: NEW free photo downloads by Jen Hinger Photography!
Specialty tee (5M) and T-shirts (1M)!
Hot soup, bagels, and fun refreshments!
Wheel of Chance!
Face Painting!
Residential 5M course!
Clocks at every mile!
Bag check available!
USATF-NJ 500 pt Grand Prix event - get your last minute Category 2 points!
PracticeHard Mile with scoring, timing, and awards!
Schedule: Saturday at Tamaques Park:
9:00 a.m. - Registration opens
9:45 a.m. - Group stretches for the 1M by Kika Stretch Studios
10:00 a.m. - Warm-ups for the 1M by Game Changer Gym
10:30 a.m. - 1M Starts!
10:40 a.m. - Group stretches for the 5M by Kika Stretch Studios
10:50 a.m. - Warm-ups for the 1M by Game Changer Gym
11:15  a.m. - 5M Starts!
11:20 a.m. - 1M Awards Ceremony
12:15 p.m. - Group cool down for the 5M by Kika Stretch Studios
12:30 p.m. - 5M Awards Ceremony & Raffle Drawings!

Friday Packet Pick-Up 11/23:
1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
253 W. Westfield Ave., Roselle Park, NJ 07204 (green awning says SquareJack Gaming, building is black and red)
*Cash or check only on Fri/Sat. ($33 - 5M, $15 - 1M)
FRIDAY packet-pick-up: FRIDAY packet-pick-up and new registration is available from 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. on 11/23 at 253 W. Westfield Ave., Roselle Park, NJ 07204 (green awning says SquareJack Gaming, building is black and red).

***Dr. Tom will be on-site at the Friday Packet Pick-Up to take your questions and concerns (think injury/surgery rehab, athletic injury prevention, joint and muscle pain, back problems, sciatica, physical therapy options...)! Don't miss this great opportunity to chat with an experienced, licensed, and certified Doctor of Physical Therapy!***
Rent-A-Tent!: Do you come to the Turkey Trot with your friends, family, club, team, company, or any other group???

You can now claim your very own 10'x10' tented spot at the Westfield 5M/1M Turkey Trot.

$75 gets your group a reserved 10'x10' tent with table and 4 chairs. We'll even pre-package your group's registration materials, which means no lines!

Your own reserved area, no lines, a place to relax and enjoy your post-race refreshments - a great deal! (personal use only, no soliciting)
Registration Fees & Deadlines: PRE-ENTRY
Deadlines - Midnight on 11/22 online; 11/19 by mail
5 Mile fees - $28; $3 discount to 2018 USATF-NJ members and $8 discount to Military with ID
PracticeHard Mile- $13; $11 for Westfield youth 14 & under

IN PERSON (11/23-11/24; cash or check only)
5 Mile - $33 with tee (while supplies last)
PracticeHard Mile - $15 with T-shirt (while supplies last)

IN PERSON REGISTRATION AVAILABLE on Friday 11/23 (253 W. Westfield Ave., Roselle Park, NJ from 1-4 p.m.) and Event Day 11/24 at Tamaques Park starting at 9 a.m.
3-4-5 Runs: Come out for FREE preview runs on each of the Saturdays leading up to the event. Bagels and water will be provided. Maps will also be provided for anyone who may want to run their own pace.

Saturday, 11/3 - 3 Miles of the course at 10 a.m.
Saturday, 11/10 - 4 Miles of the course at 8 a.m.
Saturday, 11/17 - All 5 Miles at 9 a.m.

Get the Google Maps route here:
Awards: 5 Mile - Top 3 overall m/f .
Top Master 40+ m/f.
Top 3 in each age group m/f.

PracticeHard Mile - Top 3 overall m/f.
Top 3 in age groups - boys/girls.
Ribbons to all finishers.

5M Age Groups: 5 Mile - 14 & under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80-84, 85+.
PracticeHard Mile: The PracticeHard Mile is scored by B-Tag timing technology! That means electronic scoring and no hassle in the finish line! All competitors in the PracticeHard Mile will be officially scored, and results will be available! Awards will be given to the top 3 overall finishers - male and female - as well as the top 3 boys and girls in the following age groups (6 & under, 7-8, 9-10, 11-12, 13-14).
Courses: 5M - USATF certified course on park roads and residential streets. Primarily a flat and fast course. 2 Water stops available. 500 point USATF-NJ Grand Prix. Clocks will be at every mile.

1M - Run entirely in Tamaques Park with park closed to traffic.
5K Route on Google Maps:

(Mile markers are not accurate, but this shows all of the turns on the streets)
Directions to Tamaques Park: GSP Exit 135 - Follow Signs to Westfield. At 2nd Light Make Left On To Terminal Ave. At First Light Make Right On To Rahway Ave. Make First Left On to Lamberts Mill Rd. Follow Road For Approx. 1 Mile. Park Is On Your Right.
Parking: There are 200 spots in the Tamaques Park. The park will be open for parking until 10:20 am or when full. Additional parking is available on surrounding streets near Tamaques Park. Race officials will be on site to direct you.
Race Management & Scoring: Westfield Turkey Trot is produced and managed by Sports A/R. Please call us at 908-245-3000 for any event questions - we'll be happy to help!

Official scoring & timing for both the 5 Mile & 1 Mile provided by using B-Tag technology. Instant results will be available on your smartphone by visiting
Sponsorship: For sponsorship opportunities - please call Tears or Ray at 908-245-3000.
Notice: There are many expenses associated with organizing a large scale event such as the Westfield 5 Mile Turkey Trot & PracticeHard Mile. For this reason, we are unable to offer refunds due to no shows, inclement weather, or cancellation beyond our control.
Event Contact: Sports A/R
Contact Phone: 908-245-3000
E-mail Address:
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