Way Station's Annual Thanksgiving morning 5k Turkey Trot and 1k Fun Run/Walk.Way Station's Turkey Trot has become an annual Thanksgiving morning tradition in beautiful, historic downtown Frederick, MD. For over 10 years, Way Station has been hosting this event, bringing family, friends, and local businesses together for a morning of fun, fellowship, and exercise. It's a great start to your Thanksgiving Day and the holiday season. Your participation in and support of this event benefits individuals in your own community who are living with long term mental illness. Way Station staff provide person-centered services and support as they work towards achieving personal goals of living, working, and enjoying the communities in which they live.
Planning for this year's event is underway! If you are interested in helping with planning, sponsoring this event, or would like additional information, please email us at TurkeyTrot@waystationinc.org
We invite you / your business to take advantage of an exceptional advertising and promotional opportunity as you connect with upwards of 4000 participants at this year’s Turkey Trot. Browse our buffet of sponsorship opportunities – surely there’s one that will satisfy your appetite!
FAQsIf your question is not answered in our FAQs, please email us at TurkeyTrot@waystationinc.org, or call 301-662-0099 extension 8768 (TROT).
Directions to Turkey TrotFrom Washington, DC: Take I-270 North to Frederick. I-270 becomes Route 15 at the Frederick County line. Proceed on Route 15 and exit at Rosemont Avenue. When you come off the ramp, you will come to a traffic light. Go straight through the traffic light and now you will be on W. Second Street.
From Hagerstown, MD: Take I-70 East and exit at the Frederick Exit. Once you come off the ramp you will be on Route 40 heading East. Keep going East (past all the shopping malls). Take the Route 15 North exit (it will be on the left). Once you are on Route 15 North, take the Rosemont Avenue exit. When you come off the ramp, you will come to a traffic light. Go straight through the traffic light and now you will be on W. Second Street.
From Gettysburg, PA: Take Route 15 South and exit at the Rosemont Avenue exit. As you come off the ramp, keep bearing right onto Rosemont Avenue. At the very next traffic light, turn right onto W. Second Street. From Baltimore, MD: Take I-70 West. Exit at the Route 15 North (Gettysburg) exit. Proceed north on Route 15 and get off at the Rosemont Avenue exit. When you come off the ramp, you will come to a traffic light. Go straight through the traffic light and now you will be on W. Second Street.
Once on W. Second Street you will pass Culler Lake on your right. When you come to the intersection of W. Second Street and College Ave., find a parking space because the race will start in the block ahead of you --just past the tennis courts. The Armory is at the corner of W. 2nd Street and Bentz Street.
1k Fun Run/Walk starts at 8:00 AM
5k Run starts at 8:30 AM
Entry Fees for 5K run:Before Nov. 1, 2015:
Students Under 18 — $15; Adults — $20
After Nov. 1, 2014:
Students Under 18 — $20; Adults — $25
Entry Fees for 1K Fun Run/Walk:$8
Mail entry form and fee to Turkey Trot, PO Box 3826, Frederick, MD 21705-3826. *Make checks payable to: Way Station, Inc.*
Packet Pickup/Late Registration: