Live Event Thursday, Nov 24. Virtual Event Nov 24 - Nov 27. Buffalo, NY 14216 US
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The Oldest Consecutively Run Footrace in the World!



Known to be the oldest consecutively run footrace in the WORLD, the 127th YMCA Turkey Trot is an 8K Thanksgiving Day tradition that attracts runners of all ages and abilities to the City of Buffalo each year.

Your participation in the YMCA Turkey Trot helps fund YMCA programs that empower youth, improve community health, and ensure access to all. YMCA Buffalo Niagara is a charitable, community-based organization dedicated to strengthening community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. Throughout its history, proceeds raised from the YMCA Turkey Trot have played a vital role in helping youth, families and seniors connect with the resources they need to learn, grow, and thrive.

This Thanksgiving, the YMCA Turkey Trot will celebrate its 127th milestone year in Buffalo, NY.


2564 Delaware Ave
Buffalo, NY US 14216

Turkey Trot Contact Info

If you have any questions about this Turkey Trot, please contact the Turkey Trot director at

Turkey Trot Website

Additional Turkey Trot information can be found at


Available for Apple and Android devices.

Interactive Race Day Experience with RaceJoy

Live Phone Tracking, GPS Progress Alerts and Cheers!

We are providing you with RaceJoy as part of the official race experience for the 127th Annual YMCA Buffalo Niagara Turkey Trot.

Download the RaceJoy mobile app in advance to ensure proper phone setup. Invite your friends and family to track you and send you cheers!

Some key RaceJoy features include:

GPS Progress Alerts

  • Receive continual progress updates as you complete your goal.

Live GPS Tracking

  • Remote spectators can track your progress live in a map view. You can also track others.


  • Receive supportive audio cheers from remote friends & family.

Virtual Results (virtual events only)

  • Enter your race-assigned bib number to automatically submit your finish data for real-time scored results.
To use RaceJoy, you must carry your phone and activate tracking on the day you complete your race.
View RaceJoy How-To


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