The Officer Donald Hassiak Turkey Trot is a Running race in Danbury, Connecticut consisting of a 5K.
The annual Turkey Trot originated in 2007 by Coach Brian Hayes and the Immaculate High School XC teams. A scholarship fund to honor Donald J. Hassiak, a 16-year-old veteran of the Danbury Police Department was established. Hassiak was killed by a drunk driver in a tragic hit and run car accident when reporting to duty on June 3, 2010. With the consent of the Hassiak family, Hayes, also a Danbury Police Officer, agreed to have the proceeds of the Turkey Trot support the Donald J. Hassiak Scholarship.
The Turkey trot has grown into a school and community favorite. Taking place early on Thanksgiving morning it is great to see alumni,Keep Reading
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