Going Cold Turkey in 2013!

 SWIF Turkey Trot

It seems neither the 12 degree wind chill nor the snowy running trail could keep true SWIF Turkey Trotters home on Thanksgiving morning.  Hundreds of runners, walkers and chilly cheerleaders came out to North Park’s Rose Barn to participate in the 13th Annual STICK WITH IT FITNESS Before-You-Eat- A-lot Turkey Trot benefiting Autism Speaks. 

Race organizers were thrilled by the turnout. Event Coordinator, Sue Seiff said, “Turkey Trotters are a committed bunch! Most are determined to start their long holiday weekend with a great run for a great cause, no matter what the weather.”

The best news of all: This year’s Turkey Trot made over $10,000 for Autism Speaks!!  With that total, STICK WITH IT FITNESS’ charity events and programs have raised over $100,000 since it opened its doors in 1997.

Seiff and SWIF President, Albert Eiler want to acknowledge the generosity of their volunteers, the racers, as well as their loyal co-sponsors–the many local businesses that have supported this event year after year.  “We could NOT trot without them!”

Despite the arctic temps, it was a terrific event: a run, some fun, food, friends and more.  The photos tell it best.

The Race!Lining-Up




Top Male Winners (tied) Bobby Lincoln & Will Loevner. Top Female Winner: Inna Borisov with the Race Organizers Sue and Al
Top Male Winners (tied) Bobby Lincoln & Will Loevner. Top Female Winner: Inna Borisov with the Race Organizers Sue and Al

 Ohio Trotters
Our “Ohio Contingent of Trotters”


Event Staff Volunteers



Setting up the Start Line



Dedicated SWIF Staff: Matt, Mary and Al

Race Organizers: Sue and Al



Post-Race Festivities







Winner of the Penguins Ticket/Merchandise Raffle

Check out these pictures and LOTS MORE
on the SWIF Facebook Page.

Thank You Gold Sponsors:

Allison Park Contractors

Burchick Construction Company, Inc

FireDEX of Pittsburgh

Olde Stonewall Golf Club

PGT Trucking

Seubert and Associates

Schellhaas Funeral Home

Willow Tree Banquet Hall

 Thank You Silver Sponsors:


Aliquippa Giant Eagle

Alpine Pools

Brew House Distributor


C.I.E., Inc.

Cipriani & Werner, PC

Nathan Contracting

Sign*A*Rama of Gibsonia

Scott Advertising Specialists

 Thank You Bronze Sponsors:

#1 Cochran

Ace Athletics

Artistic Tree & Landscape Creations

Brayman Construction Corporation

Casey’s Family Restaurant

Csonka Optometric

Heritage Seubert Financials


Major Supply

Massucci Builders, Inc.

Minuteman Press of Allison Park

St. Margaret Foundation

Smokin’ Hot Yoga


UPMC Centers for Rehab Services

WALCO Corporation

Waves Equipment Source

William Mercer & Assocs.

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