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Hayes Wins Chatham Turkey Trot; Race Raises Record $27,500

More than 950 ran in the 8th annual Chatham Turkey Trot on Thanksgiving morning Credits: Chatham Turkey Trot
Credits: Chatham Turkey Trot
Credits: Chatham Turkey Trot
Credits: Chatham Turkey Trot
Credits: Chatham Turkey Trot
Stuart Hayes clocks 17:11 in winning the 8th annual Chatham Turkey Trot Credits: Chatham Turkey Trot
L to r: Julia Smith, Elody Burko, Ashley Thomas, Braken Burke, Jake Fifer, Stuart Hayes Credits: Chatham Turkey Trot

CHATHAM, NJ - Stuart Hayes was the first to cross the finish line in 17:11 and Julia Smith was the first woman to finish with a time of 21:16 in the eighth annual Chatham Turkey Trot 5K race held on Thanksgiving Day.

More than 950 runners came out for the 5K race and mile family fun run that raised $27,500. It was the most money raised in the race's history.

Since its inception in 2009, the Chatham Turkey Trot has raised more than $100,000, benefiting the Chatham Township Volunteer Fire Department, the Diabetes Research Institute, the Chatham Emergency Squad and The Barton Center for Diabetes Education. 

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5K Turkey Trot 

Men: Stewart Hayes - 17:11

Women: Julia Smith - 21:16

Under 13 

Boy: Jake Fifer - 23:05

Girl: Ashley Thomas - 23:19 

One Mile Family Fun Run

Boy: Braken Burke - 5:42

Girl: Elody Burko - 5:48


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