Thank you for participating in the 44th Annual Turkey Run! Our staff and volunteers look forward to this event each year along with our sponsors. Read below for a few key points on the event.

Day of Parking & Facility Access

Parking for day of event:

  • Quincy Senior High Parking Lot
  • Heartland Bank & Trust

There will be no facility access prior to the event on Thursday. Shirt Pick-up will be held inside the YMCA activity room. Portable bathrooms will be set up in the Southeast parking lot. Individuals registered for the Swim will enter through the Activity Room door and wait in a "holding area" before being taken into the pool.


All participants must complete our waiver and bring it to shirt pick-up. Yes, you can send your completed waiver with family/friend picking up your shirt and bib. A Waiver box will be in the Activity Room Thursday morning for those bringing waivers back.

Shirt Pick-up -

  • Wednesday, November 22nd: YMCA Activity Room 9AM-6PM
  • Thursday, November 24th: YMCA Activity Room 6:30AM-7:30AM

We encourage you to pick up your shirt on Wednesday, if possible.

Race Day

Start/Finish Line is on Maine Street in front of the YMCA (3101 Maine).


  • 6:30 Packet Pickup Opens
  • 7:00 Coffee Truck is open
  • 7:45 Line up and announcements
  • 7:55 National Anthem
  • 8:00 Shotgun Start

See 10K and 5K routes. The 1 Mile Run is an out and back on Maine Street.

Please follow rules of the road. Maine Street will be blocked off and we do have volunteers out on the route to help. There are still portions of the route that are not closed down to traffic. Check your surroundings before crossing an intersection.

Have some fun!

Share your photos with us on social! #QFYTurkeyRun

  • Picture This Photography will be around snapping pictures all morning; smile and wave.


Results will be sent electronically through text message shortly after you complete your timed event. Results can also be found here.

We will announce 1st and 2nd Place Winners and Overall Winners. There will be a link posted on Facebook and on our Website.

Shirt Pick-Up

Wednesday, Nov. 22nd


YMCA Activity Room

Thursday, Nov 23rd


YMCA Activity Room


We would like to thank all of our sponsors that help make this event possible.

Presenting Sponsors:

Quincy Recycle



Start/Finish Line:

Custom Dental Care

Refreshment Services Pepsi

Schlipman Wealth Advisors

State Street Bank

Quincy Recycle

Race Bibs:

Merrill Lynch

Hydration Station:

Quincy Medical Group

Blessing Health System

Turkey Spotters:

Blue Cross Blue Shield

Shirt Sponsor:


New This Year

You spoke and we listened. This year we will have CC's Coffee Bar with us at the event. CC's will serve up Lotus, Coffees and Kids Drinks! Stop by and try a cup of ambition!

Check out CC's Coffee Bar social to see what is in store for you.

Thank YOU! We appreciate your continued support of the Annual Turkey Run and The Quincy Thanksgiving Tradition.

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