INFORMATION ABOUT THE 2022 TURKEY TROT

On Thanksgiving Day 2022, we will host our 4th “Turkey Trot for Hunger” 5K Run to help raise funds for our Beans and Rice Food Pantry, serving hungry families in the Chelsea community.

WHEN & WHERE

The race will begin at 7:00 am on Thursday, November 24, 2022, to be held “come rain or shine”.  It begins at the Chelsea Recreational Park on County Road 39 and ends at St. Catherine’s Episcopal Church at 642 Kings Home Road.  See the map*.  This a chip-timed race with a certified 5K course.  Parking is available at the Park Complex, as are restroom facilities.

All racers will receive a racing bib and chip; t-shirts are not included in order to maximize funds raised for the hungry.  Bib pick up begins at 6:00 am on the morning of the race.

Unfamiliar with Chelsea?  Here are directions to Chelsea Recreational Park:

  • From Birmingham, take Highway 280 to Chelsea, and at the stoplight (McDonalds and Taco Bell on your left) turn right onto County Road 47 (After crossing the railroad tracks, City Hall will be on your right).  At the traffic light, continue straight on County Road 39.  Proceed for 1.1 miles and Chelsea Recreational Park will be on your right.
  • From Harpersville/Childersburg/Sylacauga, take Highway 280 to Chelsea and at the stoplight (McDonalds and Taco Bell on your right) turn left onto County Road 47 (After crossing the railroad tracks, City Hall will be on your right).  At the traffic light, continue straight on County Road 39.  Proceed for 1.1 miles and Chelsea Recreational Park will be on your right.

 

REGISTRATION for Turkey Trot Race

Online registration   Pay with credit card (plus a small admin fee for card processing)

Thru November 9th 

$ 10 Entry Fee                 Race chip only

On or After November 10th

$ 15 Entry Fee                 Race chip only

 

Please review the suggested donations for St. Catherine’s Episcopal Church Beans and Rice Pantry and then register via the downloadable form found after the donation list below.


$ 10 Donation                Will pay for a tray of 13 cans of vegetables, soup and fruit, and an 18 oz. jar of peanut butter.  (race chip not included)

$ 20 Donation                Would double the above.  (race chip included)

$ 50 Donation                Would fill one tank of gas to get to and from work.  (race chip included)

$150 Donation               Would pay for 1,000 pounds of various foods from the foodbank of Central Alabama which sells what no one purchased from the stores.  (race chip included)

$500 Donation               Would help St. Catherine’s support 25 families with approximately 1 week’s food.  (race chip included)

$ you decide amount     You sleep in but support the cause (no running/no chip)

 

Funds collected to St. Catherine’s Episcopal Church Beans and Rice Ministry are tax deductible.

Donations    Pay with credit card (plus a small admin fee for card processing)

 

Thank you in advance for your support of this important ministry!

 

We want to thank everyone who joined us 

Thursday, November 25, 2021

2021 Turkey Trot for Hunger 5K Run/Walk 

           TURKEY TROT WINNERS

                      Female

1st overall       Alena Mitchell     27:16         

2nd overall      Thyra Campbell   30:11

3rd overall      Stacy Hux              31:05  

 

                        Male

1st overall     Jackson Moore     21:04

2nd overall     Sawyer Herring    22:46

3rd overall      Jake Ellis               22:56   

 

This is the link to check the results

https://www.athlinks.com/event/321153/results/Event/977365/Results