Turkey Trot - Start Thanksgiving Right


Cause Areas


Thu Nov 24, 2016, 07:00 AM - 11:00 AM


Emmitsburg Community ParkWillow LaneEmmitsburg, MD 21727

Join us on November 24th for this creative, fun and family-friendly run/walk to help raise awareness and funding for support the many services and programs Seton Center offers low-income families in our community. Check it out at www.emmitsburgturkeytrot.com!


On Thanksgiving morning, we'll observe the Emmitsburg tradition of the 8th Annual Emmitsburg Wattle Waddle Run/Walk, which includes a 5-mile run, a 1-mile walk and a free breakfast for runners, walkers and spectators. It is an absolutely fun and invigorating experience and we invite you to be a part of this event by volunteering your time - to give thanks by giving back. Proceeds will benefit the services and program Seton Center provides to those in need.

This year our volunteer needs include folks to assist with the following areas:

  1. Award table

  2. Runner Walker registration table

  3. T-shirt sales table

  4. Recovery table - refreshments and snacks at end of race for runners

  5. Breakfast - set-up & preparation, cooking, transport of food to park, serving food, clean-up

  6. Traffic control/direction

  7. Course set-up/signage

  8. Parking

  9. Turkey Mascot

  10. Cheerleaders


  • Event Management
  • Outdoor Recreation
  • Food Delivery / Distribution
  • Ushering

Good Match For

Kids Teens People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Flexible: 1-4 hours depending on task
  • Complete a volunteer application
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