CHATHAM, NJ - The 10th annual Chatham Turkey Trot set a record for participants and money raised on Thanksgiving morning.
Alec Gironda won the 5K men's race in 17:51 and Emily Tato was the first woman to cross the finish line in 19:24.
Also taking home trophies were 5K boys winner Alex Rosenberg, who clocked 22:20 and girls winner Juliana Falzarano in 24:48.
Tommy Martin won the 1-mile fun run for the boys and Sydney Grossman won for the girls.
"Despite the artic chill, The Chatham Turkey Trot posted record numbers in funds raised and runners," Curt Ritter, president and founder of the Chatham Turkey Trot, said. "We had nearly 1,000 registered runners and raised more than $27,000 making it our most successful race in our 10-year history!
"This brings our 10-year total of funds raised to more than $150,000 benefiting the Chatham Township Volunteer Fire Department, the Diabetes Research Institute, the Chatham Emergency Squad, and The Barton Center for Diabetes Education. We thank our sponsors and all who came out in the cold to be a part of this Chatham holiday tradition. Happy Thanksgiving to all."
Winners of the 2018 Chatham Turkey Trot:
5K Men: Alec Gironda 17:51
5K Women: Emily Tato 19:24
5K Boy: Alex Rosenberg 22:20
5K Girl: Juliana Falzarano 24:48
1 Mile Boy: Tommy Martin
1 Mile Girl: Sydney Grossman