Turkey Trot 2022

August 10, 2022







(Buffalo, NY) – YMCA Buffalo Niagara is excited to announce that registration for the 127th annual YMCA Turkey Trot will open Thursday, August 11 at 11:00 am. Runners may register at YMCABN.org until race capacity is reached.  

A virtual option is also available to participants who cannot attend the in-person event. Those who register for the virtual race have the option to run, jog, or walk an 8k (4.97 miles) anytime between Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 24 through Sunday, November 27.

The YMCA Turkey Trot is a time-honored Thanksgiving Day tradition. The oldest consecutively run footrace in the world, the YMCA Turkey Trot is an 8k race that attracts 14,000 runners and walkers annually. Proceeds raised help fund vital YMCA programs and services that empower youth, improve community health, and provide support to our community’s most vulnerable. 

For more information on this year’s race, please visit YMCABN.org or contact the Turkey Trot call line at (716) 565-6000.