Community Center’s 7th Annual Turkey Trot

The 7th Annual Turkey Trot hosted by the Fishers Island Community Center (FICC) was ‘overrun’ with enthusiastic participants again this year, breaking all previous attendance records.

Many thank yous go out to all the people who helped make this event a big success – including volunteers Elizabeth Reid, Heather Burnham and Izzie Reid who helped Thanksgiving Day with registration, FICC’s Manager of Finance & Administration Kathleen Neiman and her husband Chef Ed Neiman for organizing, supplying and hosting the delicious breakfast, and of course the FICC’s Director of Operations Sarah Porter for overseeing the event, the groundwork, early registrations, and great t-shirts.

Thank you to the 2017 Turkey Trot Sponsors who included David Burnham, Race Rock; Heather Burnham, Beach Plum; Bill Bloethe, FI Village Market; Sarah and Steve Malinowski, Fishers Island Oyster Farm; Jim Reid, Mystic Isle Realty; Elizabeth Reid, Amaden Gay Agencies; Jeremy Spofford and Aaron Lusker, Lusker & Spofford Construction; Bob Warden, Pequot; the FICC; and Bob Meyer, Maple Syrup Cook Family Farm 1847.

2017 Turkey Trot Prize Winners

1 Mile Prize: FICC Gift Certificates
18 & Under Female Katie Waters
Male Finn Ruddy
30 & Under Female Chandler Rutherford
50 & Under Female Meris Enright w/Thomas & Maggie
Male Matt Edwards
70 & Under Female Jane Crary
Male John Klimczak
Over 70 Female Cathy Posey
Male Henry McCance
3 Mile Prize: Maple Syrup
18 & Under Female
Male Ronan McCarthy
30 & Under Female Hannah Grimes
Male Thomas Phifer
50 & Under Female Amanda O’Grady
Male Andrew Carlson
70 & Under Female Susan Chapman
Male Scott Reid
Over 70 Female Connie Dotson
Male Bill Dotson

Thank you again to all who came out and joined the fun Thanksgiving morning.
You were in good company of about 200 Fishers Island
community members, extended family, and guests. 


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