Over 940 people braved the bitter cold Thursday morning to participate in the Mattituck-Cutchogue Teachers’ Association’s eighth annual Turkey Trot 5K run/walk.
Sixteen-year-old Everest Crawford of Gloucester, Mass. finished in first place with a time of 16:41.9.
The winning female was 14-year-old Melanie Pfennig of Cutchogue with a time of 20:33.8.
Proceeds from the Thanksgiving Day race will benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in honor of the Morgan West, Olivia Menard Fund and MCTA Senior Scholarship Fund.