The Tofurky Company invites you to join in the 2014 Buffalo Tofurky Trot, August 3rd 2014 in Buffalo, NY. Tofurky Trots are designed to support both the health and vitality of local communities and raise money for local groups supporting plant based diets. The race is 5k (3.1 miles) and is a run, trot, or walk open to all levels of physical fitness. It’s a great day to enjoy the company of fellow plant eaters and highlight the benefits of plant based diets.
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The Tofurky Trot will be the starting event to Buffalo's first annual WNY VegFest. The purpose of the event is to bring people from all different walks of life into a family friendly atmosphere that promotes a vegan lifestyle. We hope to raise vegan awareness within our community, help people make lifestyle transitions, and help vegan and vegetarian people connect. Restaurants, holistic therapists, vegan food companies, and many more vendors will be on site. We will also have live music, multiple speakers, and a children's area. For more information on the VegFest visit http://www.wnyvegfest.com/
Andrew Peters and Georges Laraque will be running the tofurky trot!
Chris Pert the wild juggler will be juggling the entire course!
Ether the Wonder Pig's fathers will be running in their underwear!
Buffalo Joywalkers will be dancing their way through the entire trot!
SHIRTS GUARANTEED TO FIRST 200 RUNNERS
11:00 Start Time, August 3rd, 2014
Location: Delaware Park Marcy Casino, 199 Lincoln Parkway, Buffalo, NY 14222
On site day of race registration 9:30 - 10:30 a.m.
IMPORTANT DAY OF REGISTRATION WILL ONLY ACCEPT CASH OR CHECK NO EXCEPTIONS!
WNY Finish Line Services will be doing the timing for the race.
Very well behaved dogs on short leashes only allowed!
$30 On-site adult registration, $15.00 Children under 18
(Children under 18 years old half price, children under age 5 free!)
T-shirt provided to all pre-registered runners. T-shirts provided to participants registering day of race while supplies last.
Great Prizes will be awarded to the top male, female, and children finishers, as well as for best costume. Age division winners will also be recognized. Tasty vegan snacks and drinks will be provided at the finish line. There will also be random prize drawings, but the real focus are the non profits who we run to support.
On Line Registration will close at 7 p.m on Saturday, August 2, 2014. You may still register on race day morning. Be sure to give yourself plenty of time to park and walk to the start and register if needed Race begins at 11:00 !
Parking will be available along the street and in the parking spots directly across the street from Marcy Casino.
For more info contact Sara at firstname.lastname@example.org or Betsy at email@example.com
VOLUNTEERS GREATLY APPRECIATED!
If you or a family member or friend are willing to be a race official, great! We definitely need volunteers. Please email Sara Rogers at firstname.lastname@example.org to volunteer.
THANKS FOR YOUR HELP!
Who are we running to support?
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