Turkey Trot 5K/10K
10th Annual Turkey Trot
Sunday, Nov. 3, 2019
Proceeds support Friends of the Poor!
Our 10th Annual Turkey Trot 5K/10K Walk/Run in support of Friends of the Poor will be held on Sunday, Nov. 3 at Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine, 525 Pine St., Scranton.
There will also be a Tiny Trot races (approx. 100-200 meters), face painting, and arts & crafts for kids 13 and under starting at 8 a.m.! Tiny Trot activities are free, with a suggested donation of canned goods for the Friends of the Poor Food Pantry.
Race-day registration will be from 7-8:15 a.m.
5K/10K races begin at 8:30 a.m.
Please join us following the race for a fun-filled morning of raffles, prizes and more!
Thank you to AllOne for their partnership. All proceeds support Friends of the Poor!
Please note: The deadline to pre-register and receive a t-shirt is Saturday, Oct. 12. Anyone who registers after this date is not guaranteed a t-shirt.
Race-day registration will be from 7-8:15 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 3.
Packet pick-up will be held at Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine, 525 Pine Street, Scranton, on Friday, Nov. 1 from 5-7 p.m. and Saturday, Nov. 2 from 12-3 p.m.
Directions and parking
If you would like to become a Turkey Trot sponsor or donate to Friends of the Poor, click here!
If you have any questions, call 570-504-7000 or email email@example.com.
Check out our Facebook event page.
Thank you to:
- NYPD Triathlon Team
- Bruce Rhoades
- Carmine Cerra, MD
- Youngjin Cho, PhD and Jess Cunnick, PhD
- Scranton Jewish Community Center
- Northeastern Gastroenterology Associates, P.C.
- Jeff and Stephanie Pallas
- Wayne Memorial Health System
- Andrea and Larry Mulrine
- Mary Triano
- Hepatitis B Foundation
- Michael Sulzinski
- Scranton Running Company
- Enrico Pelicci
- Luis Cabrejos
- Dr. Wasique Mirza
- Dr. Steven and Kelly Scheinman
- Coldwell Banker
- Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine
- Jersey Mike's Subs
- Dr. Rajaram-Glikes
- GCSOM's Finance and Admissions Department
- Sage Hartlaub
- David Coyle
- Jennifer Boardman, PhD
- SIA Insurance
- GCSOM Marketing and Communications Team
- Michele Santangelo
- Sentinel Imaging
- Thomas Samuelsen, MD
- Kimberly Kovalick, DO
- Christian Carbe, PhD
- James Caggiano, MD
About Friends of the Poor
Friends of the Poor, based in Scranton, is a nonprofit organization that seeks to ease the burden of living in poverty and enhance the quality of life for all who live in the low income community. The ministry has served the needs of residents in the greater Scranton area for more than 25 years and is an outreach ministry of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary.
Each year, Friends of the Poor hosts a Thanksgiving dinner which serves several hundred people with resources that have been donated. The proceeds of the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine Turkey Trot 5K/10K benefit this important event and the work of Friends of the Poor throughout the holiday season.