BUFFALO, N.Y. -- The 121st Annual YMCA Turkey Trot got off to a fast start Thursday morning.

Fourteen thousand runners from 43 different states registered for the 8K trot down Delaware Avenue in Buffalo.

The Turkey Trot is known as the oldest continuously running race in North America.

The first person to cross the finish line was Chad Maloy, 23 of Boston, NY.

Jennifer Boerner, 34 of Lancaster, was the first female finisher.