Thu November 26 - Sun November 29 Newtown, CT 06470 US
Virtual Race Results Upload

After completing your run, you may upload you time via the RESULTS PAGE. Results submission may be completed from Thursday November 26 until midday on Monday November 30, 2020.

The results page will also provide the means to upload any photographs taken during your run, that you wish to share. We hope as many people as possible to submit images so that even though were not able to share the moment together, we can do so virtually.


Welcome to the official site of the 11th Annual Newtown Turkey Trot 5K Road Race to benefit the C. H. Booth Library!  The COVID-19 pandemic requires us to maintain social distancing so this year's Turkey Trot will be a virtual event held during the 4-day Thanksgiving holiday.  Participants will be able to complete their 5K distance at any location and at any time over the holiday weekend.

Afterward, you may upload your time at this website to see how your effort compared with others. If you also want to add a photo or two from the run we would welcome that as well!

Race Entry

  • Enter as an individual or part of a team.
  • Registered participants will be provided with a cotton race t-shirt which may be collected from C.H. Booth Library on the Tuesday or Wednesday before Thanksgiving, during normal business hours.
  • Alternatively, you may opt to have the shirt mailed to you.

Entry Fee

  • Individual entry - $30
  • Groups of 4 - $100 (Registrations must be made together)

Shirt Availability

  • Each registered participant will be provided with a cotton race t-shirt. (Please note, size selection is not guaranteed after Nov 13.)
  • Shirts may be collected from C.H. Booth Library, 25 Main St, Newtown, on November 24th or 25th, or received by mail. Note: A $5 shipping fee will be added for each item shipped. Shirts will not be mailed until after the Thanksgiving Holiday weekend.


  • Upon completion of your run, upload your time at this web site. If you took photos during the run, you can add them at the same time!

The Newtown Turkey Trot provides essential funds to maintain the library and provide programming initiatives.  Funds raised from your participation will support the C.H. Booth Library’s mission to promote the joy of lifelong learning, stimulate curiosity, support the exchange of ideas, and provide a welcoming gathering place.

The Turkey Trot has grown over the years to become a popular holiday tradition for our community.  It presents an opportunity for family and friends to share a common experience while supporting a vital community resource. Your involvement with this year’s virtual event sends a message that the library matters to this community.    

Race Contact Info

If you have any questions about this race, click the button below.

Course Details

Name: Newtown Turkey Trot
Distance: 3.14 miles / 5.06 km Run
Location: Start & Finish: Of your own choosing

Description: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic we will be practicing social distancing for the 2020 trot.  We ask runners and supporters of the library to run their own 5k course and to time yourself. Share your results, photos, videos, and comments here and on our Facebook page.

You will have the whole holiday weekend to get out on the road with family and friends.  This year your participation is more important than ever and a great way to “Earn Your Stuffing.”


Like this page and invite your friends on Facebook.

Race Participant Survey

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