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Thanks for your interest in the 2023 Ferncliff Forest Turkey Trot !! This event keeps Ferncliff Forest free for all to use year round. We are a private preserve and get no government money. Your generous support has allowed us to maintain the forest since 1964. We have no paid directors or executives.
The first 550 entries will get a soft cotton T shirt. You can reserve your shirt when signing up. Enter now the shirts do sell out.
Race time is 8am We will do a gun start with chip timing, so if you are back in the pack your time will start when you cross the start line . All runners and walkers must start by 8:15 !
Kids under 5 are free, Kids in Stroller are Ok. Well behaved dogs on a leash arepermitted.
Walkers are welcome, bring the whole family. Many others do!
!! Raffle !! New this year, purchase raffle chances on line! We will have a raffle of goods and services from local merchants, Gift Certficates, gas cards, frozen turkeys etc Please use the Donation button to be entered in the raffle. $5 for each chance at winning a prize!
Church hall will open at 7:00 for all runners. Thurs morning entry available till 8:00
Thursday Nov , 2023 - Thanksgiving Morning 8:00am
The First Baptist Church, 9 Astor Dr, (Corner of Astor and Montgomery) Rhinebeck NY.
The Course All on Paved road- Montgomery St /Mt Rutsen Road from Astor Dr. to Ferncliff Forest and back. Paved road course out and back. Gentle rolling Hills. Classes Male and Female Ages under 10, 11-14, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+ Awards Awards to top 3 overall male and female finishers, top 3 male and female age group finishers. All Kids under 10 will receive an award.
Awards ceremony at 9am sharp
Registering : Please enter here on line
Before the Event -If you have COVID related symptoms please stay home. Symptoms include fever or chills, cough, shortness of breath, fatigue, muscle or body aches, headaches, the new loss of taste or smell, sore throat, congestion or runny nose, nausea or vomiting, diarrhea. -We recommend high-risk individuals and individuals traveling from high infection areas to consider not attending our event.
Packet Pick-Up We will be using the hall at the Baptist Church the morning of the event.
Please try to pick up your bib and shirt the night before.
-Option #1:Pick up your bib and shirt at Rhinebeck Bagels, 31 W Market St, Rhinebeck. Wed Nov 24th between 4:30pm till 6:30pm. Please try to attend the Wednesday night pick-up option if possible.
-Option #2:Race Day bib pick-up starting 7:00am in the Baptist church Hall
Start Line Located just to your left as you leave the church parking lot. On Course -When passing another racer, please announce your presence and intent to pass. Try your best to socially distance on the course.
Finish Line -Results will be posted online at PRTiming.com as the runners come in.
Race Contact Info
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9 Astor Dr
Corner of Montgomery St
Rhinebeck, NY US 12572
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