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12th Annual Franklin Turkey Trot to Benefit Franklin Food Pantry

The Franklin Food Pantry is pleased to announce the 12th annual Franklin Turkey Trot, a 5K fun run to benefit The Pantry, will take place on Nov. 23, 2023, at 8 a.m. Walkers and runners of all ages and abilities are invited to register for the Thanksgiving morning tradition which begins and ends at 91 Jordan Rd., Franklin, Massachusetts. Runners will receive a light breakfast, and category medals and door prizes will be awarded following the race. Registration fees are $25, with a family cap of $100. Food donations are no longer accepted at the event. Proceeds from the race help provide supplemental food assistance and programs to those facing food insecurity. To register, visit through Nov. 21, or register in-person at the race location on Nov. 22, between 7 and 9 p.m., or the morning of the race between 6:30 and 7:30 a.m.

Race day sponsors are needed to make this year’s event a success. Funds received from sponsorships support The Pantry and cover costs associated with the event including the race registration company, timing technology, insurance, and security details. Sponsorship levels are:
•    Presenting Sponsor $2,000
•    Platinum Sponsor $750
•    Gold Sponsor $500
•    Silver Sponsor $250
•    Friend Sponsor $100
•    Door Prize Sponsor
A complete list of sponsorship benefits is listed on The Pantry’s website Potential sponsors are encouraged to sign up prior to Nov. 9.
To date, the following organizations and individuals have graciously committed to sponsoring the event:
Platinum Sponsors: MyFM 101.3, Next9Up, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

Gold Sponsorship: Franklin Knights of Columbus #1847, Paul A. Longobardi & Sons Trucking
Silver Sponsorship: Franklin Matters, Vendetti Motors, Emmons LLC, Starr and Glick Orthodontists, Mike and Maureen Sabolinski, Nutrify Performance Nutrition for Women, LLC
For more information on the 12th annual Franklin Turkey Trot, please visit