34th Annual Sound Runner Madison Turkey Trot Coming Up Nov. 22nd

New this year: Get to the park before 9:30 a.m. because they will close the park shortly thereafter to traffic and you may not be able to get in after that. Here's what you need to know to participate ...


The 34th Annual Sound Runner Madison Turkey Trot, dedicated to event director and friend Dave Parcells, will be Thursday, Nov. 22, 2012 on Thanksgiving Day. There will be a 5 mile road race at 10 a.m. and a 2 mile fmily fitness walk at 10:05am

New this year, please be sure you get to Hammonasset Beach State Park by 9:30 a.m., because they will close the park to traffic shortly thereafter, and you may not get in. Here are some useful links if you are interested in participating:

Registration | Running Map | Walking Map
Directions | Sponsors | Results

Here is additional information about the race from the Madison Jaycees website:


Dave Parcells, two-term Madison Jaycee President passed away suddenly in April of 2007. Dave was a loving and extremely involved father to his two children, a tremendous leader, fundraiser, and an inspiration to everyone he met. He was also the oldest person to swim an English Channel double-crossing, raising hundreds of thousands of dollars to benefit local charities. Dave touched and inspired the lives of everyone he knew, and will be deeply missed. In 1979 when this event began there were 22 participants. Now 34 years later we have exceeded 3,000 participants making us one of the largest road races in the State. It’s easy to see why. A beautiful flat looping course all within the grounds of Hammonasset Beach State Park. Be prepared to run your fastest 5 mile race of the year. Long sleeve t-shirts are guaranteed to the first 2,000 pre-registered runners and walkers, great post race party and refreshments, Separate run and walk courses, Certified Course and ChampionChip timing. All net proceeds go to various charities in the local area.

Sponsors include the following:


David Moloney November 20, 2012 at 01:43 PM
Register before the race at 121 Sampson Rock Drive, Madison Tuesday from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. or you can also register at the park before the race. Thank you David Moloney Turkey Trot Race Director


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