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Turkey Trot for Hospice Goes Virtual for 2020 Helios Care Dedicates Event in Memory of John Hayen

Written By Editor on 10/27/20 | 10/27/20

Oneonta, NY - Helios Care is announcing two new elements of the 2020 Turkey Trot for Hospice. The event will be held virtually, and this year’s Turkey Trot is dedicated in memory of John Hayen. 

Since 2013, the Turkey Trot has become a Thanksgiving tradition for hundreds of families and community members and has always been an opportunity to honor and remember loved ones. A virtual event allows families and friends to safely gather virtually while continuing the tradition of the Turkey Trot despite the pandemic. 

John Hayen was an active Oneonta community member, sports personality and Townsquare Media Executive who recently passed away after an illness. John was a founding member of the Turkey Trot for Hospice Committee and was integral in the planning and support of the event. In recognition of his support, Helios Care is dedicating the 2020 virtual event to John's memory. 

"We are all deeply saddened by the loss of our dear friend John Hayen. Many will miss him and his passionate spirit,” said Kelly McGraw, Helios Care’s Director of Access and Turkey Trot Event Director. “Dedicating the 2020 race to John will allow Helios Care to show our gratitude for the enthusiasm he brought to this event and his advocacy on behalf of hospice care.” 

Registered participants will be able to run or walk any time, any place from Friday, November 20th through Monday, November 30th. If desired, registered participants can download a virtual mobile app which automatically tracks pace, distance and overall time, and provides the option of automatically uploading results. 

Runners/walkers are encouraged to share pictures and results through the event’s website and Facebook page. All posts will be entered into prize drawings. Those registered by November 2nd will be guaranteed a long-sleeved race T-shirt. 

For more information and to register go to or contact Kelly McGraw or Alicia Fish at 607-432-6773

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