2012 Turkey Trot by Jack McCoy 7Registration is open for the 2014 Historic Bethlehem Turkey Trot 5k Run and Fitness Walk! Be sure to register for this fantastic annual event that supports over 300 years of history and 20 historic sites.

The race begins in the historic Colonial Industrial Quarter at 459 Old York Road, Bethlehem, PA 18018 on the banks of the Monocacy Creek. The picturesque USATF certified course then winds through the National Historic Landmark District of Historic Moravian Bethlehem and continues on Sand Island along the Lehigh River.

This race features five age groups, with a special timed group for runners age 12 and under as well as a special race wave for competitive walkers. For those who do not want to race competitively, participate in the fun walk after the start of the race!

Gather your friends, family members, fellow alumni, or coworkers and register as a Turkey Team! Turkey Teams will get a special shout out from our DJ. Show your creativity by making team t-shirts or fun and festive costumes to wear on race day!

More details on waves and how to register are available at the HistoricBethlehem.org. All registered runners will receive a long sleeve Turkey Trot T-Shirt for all participants, and free admission to HBMS museums Saturday and Sunday with your race t-shirt or bib. New in 2014, get your race updates delivered to Facebook, Twitter and Mobile devices and let your family and friends track your race progress.

Runners 9:00 am
Competitive Walkers 9:05 am
Fun Walkers (Not Timed) 9:10 am

$35  before 11:59 pm Nov. 25, 2014
$40 registration Nov. 28 at T-shirt Pick up 9am– 3pm
and day of race 7 – 8:30 am

Anyone interested in sponsoring the 2014 Turkey Trot and introducing their business to more than 1,600 racers may contact Mary at 610-882-0450 ext. 27 or mmulder@historicbethlehem.org.


Historic Bethlehem is a not-for-profit institution that brings to life three centuries of American history. Historic Bethlehem tells the story of a small town of great influence, home to some of our nation’s earliest settlers, to America’s first municipal water pumping system, and to one of the world’s greatest industrial companies. Historic Bethlehem is located in Eastern Pennsylvania, only a 1.5 hour drive from Philadelphia to the North and 2 hours west of New York City. Historic Bethlehem is an Affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution and is distinguished as a National Historic Landmark District for Historic Moravian Bethlehem. For more information please call 610-691-6055 or visit www.historicbethlehem.org.