2023 Turkey Trots and Thanksgiving Races in Central Pennsylvania

(WHTM) – For some people, Thanksgiving is all about the food. Others love watching the parade. Another tradition that many people love is the Thanksgiving Turkey Trot.

If you live in central Pennsylvania, there are some turkey trotting and other Thanksgiving races near you.

Adams County:

East Berlin – November 23rd from 9 a.m. in the East Berlin Community Center, registration Here

Cumberland County:

Carlisle – November 23rd from 9am at the Carlisle Family YMCA, registration Here

Mechanicsburg – November 23rd from 8 a.m. at McCord Commons across King’s Arms Road, registration Here

New Cumberland – November 23rd from 8 a.m. at New Cumberland Borough Park, registration Here

Shippensburg – November 23rd from 9 a.m. at Shippensburg Memorial Park, registration Here

Dauphin County:

Derry Township – November 23rd from 9 a.m. at Galliens Town Beach on Beaver Lake, registration Here

Harrisburg – November 23rd, starting at 8am. Pie Gobbler 5 km and 10 km on City Island, registration Here

Franklin County

Greencastle – November 23, starting at 8:30 a.m., 300 South Ridge Ave, registration Here

Lancaster County

Elizabethtown – November 23 starting at 8:15 a.m. at Elizabethtown Brethren in Christ (EBIC) at 996 E High St in Elizabethtown, registration Here

Millersville – November 23rd starting at 9 a.m. at Biemesderfer Stadium on the campus of Millersville University, registration Here

Manheim – November 23rd starting at 8:30 a.m. at Lancaster Junction Trail, 99 Champ Blvd, registration Here

Lebanon County

Palmyra – November 23rd, from 8 a.m., registration online, 798 Airport Road Here

Perry County

Newport – November 23 starting at 9 a.m. at 16 North 2nd Street in Newport, register Here

York County

York – Nov. 23 starting at 9 a.m. at the York YMCA, 90 N. Newberry Street, registration Here

This list is ongoing. If we miss an event in your community, send an email to and we will try to add it to the list.

James Brien

James Brien is a WSTNewsPost U.S. News Reporter based in London. His focus is on U.S. politics and the environment. He has covered climate change extensively, as well as healthcare and crime. James Brien joined WSTNewsPost in 2023 from the Daily Express and previously worked for Chemist and Druggist and the Jewish Chronicle. He is a graduate of Cambridge University. Languages: English. You can get in touch with me by emailing:

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