CHATHAM, NJ - The 7th Annual Chatham Turkey Trot raised $24,000 for the Chatham Fire Department and the Diabetes Research Institute, with its 5K race 1-mile run on Thursday morning,

The winners were:  Jackson Koury, boys 1 mile fun run; Will O'Neill, boys 5K; Will Mitchell, men/overall 5K (16:57); Rebecca Womer, girls 5K; Jody Mead, women 5K, and Elody Burko, girls 1 mile fun run.

“I want to thank everyone for their support this year," Curt Ritter, Chatham Turkey Trot president said. "It was our most successful race ever. We raised more than $24,000 benefiting the Chatham Township Volunteer Fire Department and the Diabetes Research Institute and had more than 950 runners participating in our 1 mile family fun run and 5K race.

"It truly helps you understand how fortunate we all are, and what a great town we live in. Special thanks goes to our race committee, the entire Fire Department and the Chatham Emergency Squad, the Department of Public Works and the Chatham Twp. Police Department. This was a team effort and could only have been done with all of their help and support. We look forward to 2016 and wish everyone a happy Thanksgiving.”