Following the event, the Turkey Trot Awards Ceremony will be held at 11:00 a.m. at the finish line area on Caitlin Avenue. Frozen turkeys, courtesy of Wegmans, will be presented to award winners. The Distinguished Participant medals will be presented to those individuals who have run during Historic Half Weekend, in Junes Run Amuck, Belleau Wood 8K or Recon Ruck, Quantico Tri or Quantico 12K and the Turkey Trot.
Frozen turkey awards are presented to the top three overall male and female, and to the first place finisher in the following agre group categories: 7-10, 11-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70+, and masters male and female.
In partnership with Always Advancing and sponsored by VA Runner, local running specialty store, the Distinguished Participant medal will be presented to runners who have participated events on four specific dates during 2019 including Historic Half events (13.1, Semper 5ive, Devil Dog Double) in May; Run Amuck, Belleau Wood 8K or Recon Ruck in June; the Quantico Tri or Quantico 12K in August; and the Turkey Trot 10K in November. The Distinguished Participant medal, recognizing a year-long commitment to running with the Marines, is awarded to qualified runners after they finish the Turkey Trot in November.