In 1896, Henry A. Allison was among six runners competing in a five mile cross country race that stretched along routes that have long since been reconstructed in the downtown Buffalo, New York area. Little did Allison know he would become the first winner of the Turkey Trot, a race that would long outlive him. During those early days, runners paced along rugged dirt roads. It wasn’t until the mid-1900s that the Turkey Trot was actually run on pavement.
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From it’s start back in 1999 until today, over 6,500 events have been photographed by Terry Wherry Photography/ Buffalo Photo CD. (Yeah, we were surprised too.) Based in Western New York, Buffalo Photo CD was founded on a passion for capturing that special event and athletics photography.

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