Turkey Trot 5k Run

5K Starts at 8:30 | . 1 Mile Fun Run Starts at 9:30

The Main Street Association of East Greenwich is proud to once again sponsor the East Greenwich Hill and Harbour Turkey Trot 5K Race and Fun Run taking place on Saturday, November 24th. The 5K will start at 8:30AM and the 1 Mile Fun Run will start at 9:30AM.

The Turkey Trot is a fully sanctioned and certified 5K race, with prizes for top finishers in multiple divisions. The course highlights much of the beauty of East Greenwich, which includes Main Street, the waterfront, and the hill district. This event is held annually on the Saturday morning after Thanksgiving. Last year saw over 550 runners and all indications show that this race will be even bigger. In addition to the 5K race and Fun Run, the festivities included crafts and music. Whether you are a runner, a spectator, or a volunteer The Turkey Trot allows the entire community to get involved.

This great event is held on the Saturday morning after Thanksgiving.

Volunteer On Race Day

We are once again looking for volunteers from the community come out on race day and show your support. Registration will begin at 7:00 am and most volunteer duties should be wrapped up by 11:00 am. To volunteer, please contact Cristina Feden, noting if you would like to request a specific task. As race day approaches, you will receive more detailed information. We look forward to seeing you on race day!

Race Beneficiary

The main beneficiary of the 2018 Turkey Trot is the Varnum Continentals Armory and Varnum House Museum using the funds for the restoration of exhibits. Each year a beneficiary is selected from a list of applications to receive a portion of the race proceeds. If your East Greenwich non-profit group or organization is interested in applying to be the beneficiary, please contact us at eastgreenwich5k@gmail.com.

 

Sponsor The Event

Platinum Sponsor – $2,500 (2 sponsorships available at this level)
Sponsorship at this level includes the following benefits:
• Your company name and/or logo displayed prominently on runners’ t shirts
• Your company name and/or logo displayed prominently on all event
promotion signage
• Your company name and/or logo displayed prominently on turn signs on the course
• Your company name and/or logo displayed prominently on the start/finish line banner
• Your company name and/or logo displayed prominently on the application & website
• Your company name and/or logo displayed prominently on runners’ numbers
• Acknowledgment from the podium at the event
• Acknowledgment in all pre-and post-event press releases and media coverage
• Your company name and/or logo displayed prominently in a letter to the editor in a local publication
• The opportunity to present the check to our charity beneficiary, at the conclusion of the race, with media present.

Gold Sponsor – $1,000 
Sponsorship at this level includes the following benefits:
• Your company name and/or logo displayed on runners’ t-shirts
• Your company name and/or logo displayed on all event promotion signage
• Your company name and/or logo displayed prominently on the application & website
• Your company name and/or logo displayed prominently on runners’ numbers
• Acknowledgment from the podium at the event
• Your company name and/or logo displayed prominently in a letter to the editor in a local publication

Silver Sponsor – $500 
Sponsorship at this level includes the following benefits:
• Your company name and/or logo displayed on runners’ t-shirts
• Your company name and/or logo displayed prominently in a letter to the editor in a local publication
• Your company name and/or logo displayed within the website

Bronze Sponsor – $250 
Sponsorship at this level includes the following benefits:
• Your company name listed on runners’ t-shirts
• Your company name will be displayed within the website