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Turkey Trot - Avalon, NJ

Burn off those Thanksgiving calories and kick-off Festive Friday in Avalon, NJ.

Friday, Nov. 29, 2024
Event registration for 2024 will open online August 1, 2024!
Avalon, NJ

5K Run starts at 10am / 1.5M Walk starts at 10:05am

Click Here for the 2023 Turkey Trot Photo Gallery


  • Top 3 Men & Women overall
  • Top 3 in each age group
    • AGE GROUPS Male & Female: Under 15, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70-79, 80+
  • In honor of Festive Friday in Avalon, there will be a prize for the most festively dressed individual and group!

Race Day Registration & Bib Pickup 

  • 8:00AM-9:30AM
  • 30th & Avalon Avenue, Avalon, NJ 08202
  • $35 (cash, check, & credit cards accepted)

Barefoot Ball 2024

Saturday, Sept. 7, 2024, 5-9pm at ICONA Windrift

Level 2 Restaurant - Entrance on 80th Street

Enjoy Spectacular Ocean Views, Live Music, Cocktails, Hors D’oeuvres, Live Auction

Click Here for Sponsorship Opportunities or to Donate Online


Contact Joanna Gorecke at for more details or sponsorship inquiries. 


Each year, the Helen L. Diller Vacation Home for Blind Children hosts two major fundraising events; the Barefoot Ball in September and the Turkey Trot in November.

The Diller Home is a registered 501c3 charitable corporation under the name Challenged Children’s Charities Corporation.