Turkey Trot 2023

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£20.00 - £35.00
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Get ready for the festive season with the Turkey Trot from Zig Zag Running. Held at the exclusive Suffolk Running Centre, you'll take the Gallops route through Newmarket and might even get to spot some racehorses in training.
Participants
5k, 10k, Half Marathon, and 2 more
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Calendar
Sat, 25 Nov 2023
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LocationPin
Bury Saint Edmunds, United Kingdom
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Where and when
Location
Suffolk Running Centre, Church Rd, Bury Saint Edmunds IP29, UK, UK
Start times
Sat, 25 Nov 2023
5k:
9:00am |
10k:
9:00am |
Half Marathon:
9:00am |
Marathon:
9:00am |
Ultra:
9:00am
Races summary
Here's what races are available for Turkey Trot 2023
5k
Distance
5km
£20.00 - £22.00
10k
Distance
10km
£20.00 - £22.00
Half Marathon
Distance
13.1mi
£22.00 - £27.00
Marathon
Distance
26.2mi
£30.00 - £35.00
Route information
Terrain: Road
Elevation: 600ft
Route Type: Out-and-Back
This event will be utilising the Gallops Route which will take runners to Newmarket and through to the Gallops where you might get to see race horses in training. The route will also pass through the villages of Higham, Gazeley, Ashley, Dalham and Denham.
Whether you are looking to run your 1st 10k, or your 50th Marathon, the brilliant Zig Zag Running team will cheer you all the way around. This event is ideal for those looking to achieve marathon distance, or even wanting to push a little further to a possible ultra.
What's included
  • Medal(Lucky-Dip or Event Medal)
  • Coffee and Cake for all finishers
  • Event marshals
  • Water/aid stations
  • Bag drop area (not secure)
  • Free Parking
Train
How to get there
Suffolk Running Centre, Church Rd, Bury Saint Edmunds IP29, UK, UK
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Parking
There will be free parking available on site. Please use the postcode IP29 5AX to find where to park.
Event day logistics
08:50 Runners called to the start line
09:00 Wave 1 starts
11:00 Wave 2 starts
16:00 Event ends
Waves
Participants have the choice to start their race at 9 am or 11 am. It's a seven-hour cut off event, (if you start at 9am, and 5hour event if you start at 11am).
Race Packs
Race bibs will be collected on the day from registration.
Age Restrictions
All entrants must be 18 and older to enter the event.
Water/Aid Station
There will be a water/aid station at Race HQ, which will be situated at the start and lap point of the route.
Bag Drop
There will be a space for runners to leave their bags and belongings, however they are left at your own risk and should not contain valuables. It is advised by the organiser to leave your belongings in your car, keeping valuables out of sight.
Lucky Dip Medal
The lucky dip medal gives runners a chance of receiving a previous Zig Zag Events medal for a slightly reduced cost. This can be chosen when registering and ensures a little surprise on event day.
Cupless Event
Please note the event has gone cupless, so please bring your own water bottle to the event.
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Zig Zag Running
Since 2000, Zoe of Zig Zag Running started running, starting from scratch with the feat of trying to get to complete a 5k, taking the couch to 5k training plan. It just didn't stop there, over the years pushing herself, this self motivation eventually evolved into marathon running. Zoe has completed Marathons, Ultra Marathons, 5 Marathons in 5 Days, 52 marathons in 52 weeks, 10 marathons in 10 days, 100 marathons in 100 weeks, a 50k & a 50 mile Ultra marathon, with her target next of completing a 100 mile race. ​ Stephens background is in Hypnosis, therapy, sports coaching and Entertainment. ​ During this time we have both gained valuable experience in what it takes to organise a good marathon, we have also both met and made friends with some wonderful people who are such fun to be around, with useful advice, assistance and encouragement throughout the country and even in other corners of the world Our mission is to give our runners the best experience and encourage others to achieve their goals and dreams and to also impart the ideals of good sportsmanship, community and health.
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Backpack
Kit List
* Please note the event has gone cupless, so please bring your own water bottle to the event.
FAQs
How long do I have to run the Turkey Trot?
If you start at 9am, you'll have 7 hours to complete your chosen distance. If you start at 11am you'll have 5 hours to complete your chosen distance.
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What qualifies me to run as an affiliated candidate at the Turkey Trot?
Participants must be affiliated with a EA/UKA club and have an EA/UKA number to qualify as an affiliated candidate.
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Is there a minimum age I have to be to participate in the Turkey Trot?
Yes, all participants must be 18 and over.
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