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YMCA Turkey Trot

One of the oldest footraces in the country, the YMCA Turkey Trot 8K in Buffalo, N.Y., has been held each year since 1896, which made this year’s race the 118th annual edition!

Run on a chilly day on Thanksgiving, Nov. 28, the 2013 YMCA Turkey Trot 8K was won by Jacob Krolick, 22, Arcade, N.Y., in a time of 24:21.

Chris Walters, 26, of Buffalo was second in 24:45, and Michael Thielman, 23, from North East, Penn., finished third in 24:59.

The women’s winner was Rachel Schneider, 22,  from Washington, D.C., who ran 28:16.

Elizabeth Paddock, 32, of Missola, Mont., was second in 28:46, and Aileen Hoak, 30, of Buffalo finished third in 28:55.

The race distance, 8K, is just under five miles.

 

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This 8k course goes down Delaware Ave in Buffalo, NY.

2013 Race Winners · 2012 Results · 2011 Results

Division Clock Time Name Age State/Country
Overall Male Winner 24:21 Jacob Krolick 22 Arcade NY
2nd Male Finisher 24:45 Chris Walters 26 Buffalo NY
3rd Male Finisher 24:59 Michael J. Thielman 23 North East PA
4th Male Finisher 25:25 Nick Hestand 23 Kenmore NY
5th Male Finisher 25:26 Bryan D. Deibel 21 Albion NY
6th Male Finisher 25:31 Seth Yernye 25 Derby NY
7th Male Finisher 25:55 Jack D. Jibb 16 Monroe NY
8th Male Finisher 26:00 Tim Caramore 32 Missoula MT
9th Male Finisher 26:35 Jesse Mang 28 New York NY
10th Male Finisher 26:37 Tim Mann 31 Buffalo NY
Overall Female Winner 28:16 Rachel Schneider 22 Washington DC
2nd Female Finisher 28:46 Elizabeth Paddock 32 Missoula MT
3rd Female Finisher 28:55 Aileen M. Hoak 30 Buffalo NY
4th Female Finisher 29:33 Kasey Jones 20 Holland NY
5th Female Finisher 30:00 Megan E. Baritot 18 East Aurora NY
6th Female Finisher 30:24 Christin Handley 24 East Aurora NY
7th Female Finisher 30:27 Michelle Hazelton 29 Buffalo NY
8th Female Finisher 30:47 Megan Maffelt 20 Arcade NY
9th Female Finisher 30:48 Danielle Hunt 25 Pittsford NY
10th Female Finisher 31:01 Allison Carr 35 West Seneca NY

2013 Age-Group Winning Times · 2012 Results · 2011 Results

Division Chip Time Name State/Country Age Age-Graded
1st Men 40-49 27:14 Jim Park 47 86.90
2nd Men 40-49 28:14 Bernie A. Sill 49 85.18
3rd Men 40-49 28:16 Bill Frawley 43 81.19
1st Men 50-59 29:05 Joe N. Campbell 57 88.31
2nd Men 50-59 29:35 Jim Waldron 53 83.94
3rd Men 50-59 30:06 John D. Willett 51 81.17
1st Men 60-69 33:07 Ted Paget 62 81.03
2nd Men 60-69 34:58 David Ward 62 76.74
3rd Men 60-69 35:13 Harry O'Hara 65 78.28
1st Men 70+ 38:15 Larry A. Lavoie 71 76.64
2nd Men 70+ 39:01 Jerry Bergman 71 75.14
3rd Men 70+ 39:26 Salvatore Lamastra 74 77.64
1st Women 40-49 31:30 Melissa Senall 41 79.52
2nd Women 40-49 32:20 Amy Fakterowitz 45 79.95
3rd Women 40-49 33:39 Maureen K. Callahan 44 76.13
1st Women 50-59 35:21 Karen Mohn 50 77.18
2nd Women 50-59 35:22 Martha R. Mangan 50 77.14
3rd Women 50-59 36:16 Christine A. Quenneville 50 75.23
1st Women 60-69 39:13 Patricia L. Lyons 62 81.68
2nd Women 60-69 42:14 Patricia M. Kunselman 68 83.07
3rd Women 60-69 43:12 Nancy J. Morrison 61 73.07
1st Women 70+ 58:36 Mac Mackenzie 70 61.83
2nd Women 70+ 59:48 Fran Rowe 73 63.71
3rd Women 70+ 1:02:22 Verna R. Kieffer 70 58.10

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At A Glance
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LocationBuffalo, NY
Race Distance8K
Race Date 2014November 27, 2014
  Race Date 2013  November 28, 2013
  Race Date 2012  November 22, 2012
  Race Date 2011  November 24, 2011
Start Time9:00 A.M.
Years Running117
Entrant Cap1,400
Age Group Awards5 Year
ExpoYes
Entry Fee25.00
 
Advance RegistrationOnline Registration
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