What to do this Thanksgiving in Lakeland, FL | OkCarz

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2017 Thanksgiving Race events in Lakeland, FL 

For most people, the best part of Thanksgiving is the delicious feast. While it is great to be able to stuff yourself with turkey, potatoes, and other scrumptious delights. Before you settle in for a Thanksgiving meal, consider undertaking one of the Thanksgiving race events happening near Lakeland, FL.  

Run for the Pies 8k 

November 23, 2017 

There are many things to enjoy about Thanksgiving, and one of them is definitely dessert. While you may love that extra slice of pie, your waistband likely won’t. If you want to enjoy your Thanksgiving dinner without all the guilt from gorging yourself, spend Thanksgiving morning on the trails during the Run for the Pies 8k at Holloway Park in Lakeland, FL. You can register online until November 22, 2017, or in person on November 22, 2017, at Fitniche Lakeland until 6 pm. You’ll also be able to register at the race until 7:50 am. The race begins at 8 am on November 23, 2017, and the first 200 finishers will receive an apple pie. 

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[Related: Ways to give back Thanksgiving 2017 in Lakeland, FL]

Double Down 5k 

November 25, 2017 

Beat that post-Thanksgiving lethargy with the first-ever Double Down 5k in Lakeland, FL on November 25, 2017. Registration online is open until November 22, 2017, at 11 pm, or in person until November 25, 2017, before the race. In addition to the race, The Double Down 5k is a location where you can bring a new toy for the Rudolph Round-Up Toy Drive.  The race will begin at 7:30 am on November 25 in Fletcher Park at Lake Bonny.  

Happy Thanksgiving from OkCarz! 

Thanksgiving is the kick off of the holiday season, which means that you’ll likely be traveling quite a bit, whether it is to and from holiday races, or to relative’s houses. No matter where you’re going, you’ll likely want a reliable vehicle to get you there. Visit one of OkCarz’s five locations to view the available used vehicles, and to learn more about financing your used vehicle this holiday season.

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