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Turkey Trot - Avalon, NJ

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

Registration for the 2023 event opens in July!

Friday, Nov. 24, 2023
Avalon, NJ
5K Run / 1.5M Walk


  • 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 2023


Saturday, Sept. 9, 2023

ICONA Windrift
Level 2 Restaurant - Entrance on 80th Street

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

Contact Joanna Gorecke at for more details.



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.