NYRR Virtual Turkey Trot 5K

  • Date

    November 23, 2019 -
    December 1, 2019
  • Location

  • Distance

  • Hashtag

  • Virtual 6
  • Virtual Race


Get into the spirit of giving and start the holiday season with this free virtual 5K race. You can compete with friends and family for bragging rights and with runners around the globe on the Strava leaderboard!

Prepare yourself for second helpings on Thanksgiving—or burn those calories after your big feast—by running 5K anywhere in the world. Already have a turkey trot lined up? You can count those miles toward your virtual race, and race not only your friends and family, but turkey trotters all over the world!

Need some tips for preparing the big feast? You’ll get special tips and recipes from surprise chefs!

All donations made at checkout support NYRR’s nationwide youth and community programs.

Year-End 5K PR Series

Finish your year strong by signing up for the last three 5K races of the 2019 NYRR Virtual Racing series, then do your best in each race to beat your best time. Registrants will receive 30 days of Strava Summit to help them achieve their goal. Finishers of the Year-End 5K PR Series will receive a limited-edition medal to commemorate their accomplishment. Here’s how to join: 

  1. 1. Sign up for Race #1: NYRR Virtual World Championship 5K
  2.         a.  During registration, add the 5K PR Series to your cart. You only need to add the Year-End 5K PR Series one time with the NYRR Virtual Championship 5K race. You will automatically be enrolled in the Year-End 5K PR Series once you sign up for the other two races.
  3. 2. Sign up for Race #2: TCS New York City Marathon – Virtual 5K
  4. 3. Sign up for Race #3: NYRR Virtual Turkey Trot 5K

NYRR Virtual 6 Program

We are no longer accepting new runners into the 2019 program. Runners who have already started the 2019 program may continue to sign up at the NYRR Virtual 6 entry level to continue their journey to earning guaranteed, non-complimentary entry to the 2020 Popular® Brooklyn Half as part of the NYRR Virtual 6 program.

What Is an NYRR Virtual Race?

A virtual race is a race that can be run at your convenience during a specified period of time. To participate in NYRR Virtual Racing, create your free Strava account, sign up for a race, and run or walk the distance of the race on a course you select wherever you are. Visit our FAQ page for additional information. 

For more information, including how to complete your virtual race, visit our NYRR Virtual Racing page.

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