Calling all Artists! YMCA Turkey Trot T-shirt Design Contest Underway!

September 1, 2013 Updated Sep 1, 2013 at 11:05 AM EDT

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Calling all Artists! YMCA Turkey Trot T-shirt Design Contest Underway!

September 1, 2013 Updated Sep 1, 2013 at 11:05 AM EDT

(Buffalo, NY) – YMCA Buffalo Niagara is pleased to announce that they are launching the 2nd Annual YMCA Turkey Trot T-Shirt design contest for the 118th running of the race! Submit your most creative design and if selected, you’ll get the bragging rights that your artwork is going to be worn by over 14,000 Western New Yorkers on Thanksgiving morning and beyond!

“This is another great way for individuals to get involved in this time honored WNY tradition,” said Kathy Romanowski, Communications Director for YMCA Buffalo Niagara.

Submissions for consideration must be emailed to turkeytrotshirt@ymcabuffaloniagara.org by 11:59 pm (EST) on Wednesday, October 9, 2013. No hand drawings or hard copy submittals will be accepted. Official contest rules and restrictions along with an application can be found at ymcaturkeytrot.org.

The YMCA Turkey Trot is the oldest consecutively run foot race in North America drawing larger crowds each and every year. Runners and walkers alike are encouraged to participate. Proceeds from the event helps to make YMCA programs and services accessible to children and families at all YMCA Buffalo Niagara Branches who would otherwise be unable to afford them.