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YMCA Turkey Trot seeking 'Trot Gobblers'

by jmaloni
Mon, Oct 31st 2011 07:05 am

YMCA Buffalo Niagara is inviting Western New Yorkers to cheer on the participants for the 116th annual YMCA Turkey Trot as "Trot Gobblers." Held every Thanksgiving morning, the race welcomes more than 12,500 participants to the 8K course on Delaware Avenue in Buffalo.

"Trot Gobblers" are enthusiastic spectators who will cheer on the race participants to help create an atmosphere of fun and excitement for all involved. Community organizations, block clubs, local businesses, high school/college groups, athletic teams, cheerleading squads, families are encouraged to bring pompoms, noisemakers, balloons, signs, and wear costumes. Trot Gobblers will be assigned to a pre-designated section of Delaware Avenue from 9 to 10:30 a.m. on race day.

For more information, contact Michelle Slawiak at 565-6000, ext. 119, or email [email protected].

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