Finish was widened 20 feet .

Thanks to our sponsors!

No member of the Parkersburg Turkey Trot Committee or the River City Runners & Walkers Club Board of Directors shall receive any monetary benefit from their association with the event.

 Parkersburg Turkey Trot Committee
The Parkersburg Turkey Trot Committee members are volunteers from the membership of the River City runners & Walkers Club.  The committee includes: Melissa Wigal – Registration & Packet Pickup, Poultry Recovery Keith Hoy – Race Course, Head Turkey Wrangler
Sharon Marks – Volunteer Coordinator & Poultry Distribution
Lou Molinaro –  Poultry Procurement Negotiator & Hydration
Dorsey Cheuvront – Early In-person Registration, Commentator, Announcer, Race Advisor
Kristin Meeks, Website/Social Media
Cyndi Gibbs – Registrar &Conscience
Sara Pugh, Virtual Turkey Trot Coordinator
Joe Corra – Director, Turkey Wrangler Emeritus
It is the mission of the Parkersburg Turkey Trot to promote fitness in our community through distance running and walking.  We strive to achieve this goal through friendly competition and encouragement in a group setting that is enjoyable to people of all abilities.  

It is the choice of the Parkersburg Turkey Trot Committee to keep cost affordable, thereby encouraging participation by all who wish to do so.  All proceeds derived from entry fees will be distributed at the discretion of the River City Runners & Walkers Club Board of Directors, to programs which promote that same goal.  

Registration $13  before 11/17/16

Registration $15 after 11/17/16

November 23 10am-6pm

Registration and Packet Pick up at

On The Run and Walk

Emerson Ave Parkersburg

Race Day Pick Up at the Parkersburg City Park  November 24 9am Race Start Time

Race Director:

Joe Corra

For our friends who can't be in Parkersburg for the race, we're offering a Virtual Turkey Trot that you can participate in, no matter where you are.
We'll mail your Virtual Turkey Trot packet (including the official 2016 shirt) to you in time for a three mile Thanksgiving day run or walk.  You can post your photo on our Facebook page or email it to us and we can post it for you. Entry for the Virtual Turkey Trot is online only, follow the link to enter now.New Turkey Trot committee member, Sara Pugh, will be in charge of the Virtual Turkey Trot. 


Love & marriage


& safety

Thanksgiving Day



3 mile Run Run and Walk

Parkersburg City Park


You can register online by

registering here  (online registration opens September 20) or you can

download the application.