The Sunapee Turkey Trot benefits the Sunapee Recreation Department. All proceeds go to the Recreation Department, and past proceeds have gone toward improvements at Dewey Field and the new Nona Peirce playground on Route 103B.

The mission of Sunapee Recreation is to provide quality activities and facilities to all residents of Sunapee and their guests. Sunapee Recreation strives to posivitely enhance the mind, body and spirit as well as to encourage participation, fun and learning with its programs.