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If you or your company would like to become a Sponsor for the 2019 Seacoast Rotary Turkey Trot, please click here!

Has this become a family tradition or a competition among friends/family?  Do you run in a costume for this race?
We would love to hear from you - send us a few photos!
THANK YOU for supporting our race!  We look forward to starting our Thanksgiving holiday with you!
- Seacoast Rotary Club

Our 2019 beneficiaries are non-profit organizations that serve our Seacoast community.

Hospice Help     Seacoast community school

Race information - no new changes, the same rules apply:

  • NO VIP and NO family registration 
  • NO DOGS - due to liability we can not have dogs on the race course. We love our furry friends, but please do not bring them to run in the race with you!
  • If you register by November 1st, by 11:59pm - you will get a free wicking race t-shirt.
  • Prize tiers:

    - Top male and top female finishers will win a prize

    - Top 3 finishers for each age group will receive a prize

Race Details & Route

Our Annual 5K Turkey Trot is held each year on Thanksgiving morning at 8:30AM. Families, friends, runners, walkers and costumes welcome!

No dogs allowed. Strollers must begin race at the back of the line.

Start: 8:30am sharp, Peirce Island, Portsmouth, NH 
Finish: Strawbery Banke (Timing by Millennium Running)
Course Route: Starting at Peirce Island, take a left onto Marcy Street and veer right onto South Street. Follow South Street and take a right on Middle Street, take a right at the Baptist Church, and turn right onto Court Street. At the end of Court Street turn right onto Marcy Street. The finish line is in front of Prescott Park. Join us for refreshments after the race!
Bib & Chip Pick Up: 
Wednesday 11/27,  4:00 – 6:00PM at Little Harbour School, Portsmouth, NH
Race Day, 7:30 – 8:15AM at Strawbery Banke, Portsmouth, NH *****NOTE NEW LOCATION for 2019!
Directions & Parking: From 95 N or S, take Exit 7 and follow signs to Strawbery Banke.
Please allow plenty of time to find parking and get to the starting line on Pierce Island. THERE IS NO PARKING ON THE ISLAND!  The roads on the race course are closed starting at 7:30 due to the timing equipment set up. Parking is available at the Strawberry Banke Museum, Portsmouth Library, City Parking Lot at Junkins Ave & Parrott Ave, Hanover Parking Garage and various neighborhood street parking.
Registration fee tiers:
Youth 12 and younger = $10 
Teen 13 - 19 yrs = $20
Adult 20 + = $30
Youth  (12 & under) 
Jr.  (13-19) 
Open (20-29) 
Adult  (30-39) 
Masters (40-49) 
Sr. Masters  (50-59) 
Grand Masters (60-69) 
Classic (70+)Wheelchair

Thank You to Our 2019 Sponsors!

If you would like to become a 2019 Sponsor, click here to download (pdf) our sponsor form!

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Bluebird Tech Solutions
Cambridge Trust
Charles Schwab & Co.
Cross Insurance
Eastern Propane
Hannaford Supermarket
Keane & Macdonald, PC
Lincoln Financial
McLane Middleton
Partner’s Bank
Piscataqua Savings Bank
The Grieb and Chase Group of Ameriprise Financial
The Provident Bank
Wentworth by the Sea Marina

Ardito, Toscano & McCollum PC
Brick and Barn Real Estate
Classic Cutters
Cycle Fierce
Dr. Louis Clarizio
Emil Uliano - Great Island Realty
Flagg Law
Friendly Toast
Impax Asset Management
Infinite Imaging
RE/MAX Shoreline
Ridell Law, PLLC
Sagamore Hampton Golf Club
TD Bank
The Flower Kiosk
Tuscan Kitchen