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Help! We Need Some Turkeys. Help! Not Just Any Turkeys

Tue November 21, 2023 Sayville, NY 11782 US


Turkey Drive Pub Run

6:00PM EST - 7:00PM EST


We are bringing back the Turkey Drive Pub Run in 2023! Join us on Tuesday, November 21st at 6 pm for a fun run around South Sayville ending at a local bar. First drink is on the house, we just ask that you bring a turkey (10lb. max) to donate.  

If you'd like to make an additional contribution there is an option to donate money as well when you register. That money will be used to cover any shortfall in turkeys or to add other Thanksgiving food items.  We'll buy this food from local grocery stores, and deliver them to the shelter ahead of Thanksgiving day.  Any money or food collected above what the shelter needs will be distributed to local food pantries.

The run will be anywhere from 3-7 miles.  It will not be timed as it is a fun run, meant to get runners together to log some miles, donates some turkeys and have some fun. All runners and walkers are welcomed.

Ideally, donated turkeys are a maximum of 10lbs

These turkeys are guaranteed to fit in the ovens at the shelter and are particularly helpful for this particular donation.

Help Us Feed a Local Shelter

  • Distance: 3-7 miles
  • Entry fee: donate a turkey (10lb max)  or other Thanksgiving items
  • Get a free beer, a great social evening, and the satisfaction of helping someone in need in your community
  • We need at least 80 total turkeys to feed the entire family shelter
  • Can't make the pub run? Participate virtually


Download Your Digital Bib


  • After registering for the race, click the circle icon in the top right corner of
  • Click "profile"
  • Scroll down to "Upcoming Races"
  • Select "View Pre-Race Bib" under Help! We Need Some Turkeys 

    Feel free to print your bib and wear it while you run OR post it to social media and let everyone know that you're donating to the cause!

Upload a Photo of your Run (or post-run beverage)

Have a socially distant friend take a picture of you running your race, or take a selfie when you finish!
You have to upload a result in order to post pictures.

  • click on the results tab
  • click your result
  • click on the "photos" link (located underneath your bib number)
  • click "start uploading photos"

December Pub Run

Make sure to join us on Thursday, December 15th at 6 pm for our next pub run.

The 2020 Virtual Hit Song

When we were younger, not much younger than today
We had a turkey drive pub run before Thanksgiving Day
But now those days are gone, COVID ruined our event
Yet that shelter still needs 76 turkeys sent

Help us if you can, we're feeling down
And because of COVID you can't bring turkeys 'round
Help us use our feet to cover ground
Won't you please, please help us?

And now our drive has changed in oh so many ways
Your run can happen anywhere on any day
But even though you can't bring turkeys to the store
You can still pitch in like you always have before

Help us if you can, send a few bucks
A pandemic shouldn't mean those families are out of luck
With your money we'll fill up our delivery truck
Won't you please, please help us
Help Us, Help Suffolk!


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