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 male and female finishers in the following age group categories: 7-9, 10-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+.
Sponsored by Pivot Physical, the Distinguished Participant medal will be presented to runners who have participated events in events from four of the five tiers below, either in person or virtual, during 2021:
- Tier One: Quantico Crucible
- Tier Two: Historic Half events (13.1, Semper 5ive or Devil Dog Double);
- Tier Three: Belleau Wood 8K or Crossroads Trail 15K;
- Tier Four: Marine Corps Duathlon or Quantico 12K;
- Tier Five: Turkey Trot 10K or Turkey Trot Mile
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.