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Former Canisius College runner Chad Maloy of Boston won his second straight Buffalo YMCA Turkey Trot on Thursday, finishing first among the 12,041 runners officially entered in the 8K race down Delaware Avenue. Maloy’s time was 24 minutes, 25 seconds in the 122nd edition of the race. He won last year in 24:46. Mike Deren of Louisville, Ky. was second in 24:44.9 while…

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Jennifer Bardrof squeezed in lots of stuff in the spring of 2016, during the weeks she helped move her family from the Florida Gulf Coast back to her native Western New York: The Goofy, a 10K run followed by a half-marathon at Disney World; landing a new job as a substitute teacher; buying a new house. She didn't have time to bother with the flu-like symptoms that dogge…

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Registration for the Turkey Trot has closed after 14,000 runners signed up for the 8K Thanksgiving morning run down Delaware Avenue. Geoffrey Falkner, YMCA Buffalo Niagara Communications Director, announced at 5:16 p.m. Wednesday that the race field was full. The regional Y, which organizes the event, limits the field to 14,000 for safety reasons. The nearly 5-mil…

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It almost didn’t seem like a Thanksgiving Day race as the YMCA Turkey Trot was staged in Buffalo on Thursday morning. The conditions were closer to an early October day than late November, with temperatures rising into the 50s and no precipitation in the air. Michael Thielman and Alexandra Cadicamo took advantage of the mild day to capture their first Trot titles.Thielman …

2014 - Zachary Ahart (24:30) and Morgan Burrows (29:10)2013 - Jacob Krolick (24:21), Racehl Schneider (28:17)2012 - Jed Christiansen (24:01), Jackie Rzepecki (28:17)2011 - Dennis Pollow (24:42), Maura Frauenhofer (29:10)2010 - Dennis Pollow (24:07), Jackie Rzepecki (29:04)2009 - Dennis Pollow (24:52), Maura Frauenhofer (29:06)2008 - Dennis Pollow (24:46), Aileen Hoak (29:1…

For so many Western New Yorkers, the annual Turkey Trot is just as much part of Thanksgiving tradition as the grand bird atop the dinner table. Now 119 years old, the event is considered the longest consecutively run race in the nation. Here are some clips from The News' coverage of the race back in the '90s:    

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I've been trying all week to work "get your dupa to Zupapalooza" line into an article. ("Dupa" essentially translates to "backside" from Polish to English. Is the joke less funny now that I've explained it?) While you're surely stimulated -- or maybe your eyes hurt from rolling them at my humor -- Zupapalooza actually is a real event, a Polish soup extravaganza that's a w…

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Runners who plan on participating in the YMCA Turkey Trot but haven't yet registered for the race are challenged to beat the clock in more ways than one. The price of registration for the YMCA Turkey Trot increases by $5 in just a few days. To take advantage of the $30 early bird price, runners must sign up by Thursday. On Friday, the price goes up to $35 per individual e…