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2019 Thanksgiving Turkey Trot Races

Once Thanksgiving arrives, you will want to stuff yourself with your favorite turkey, potatoes, cranberries, and more while surrounded by friends and family. Why not burn some of those calories before sitting down at the table? Here are two Turkey Trot races happening in Tampa for 2019.

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Goody Goody Turkey Gobble 5K, 8K, & 1 Mile

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Join other Tampa residents on Thursday, November 28 (Thanksgiving Day) for the 5th annual Goody Goody Turkey Gobble 5K, 8K, & 1 Mile Turkey Trot! Race with friends and family for the fastest time you can set! Getting tired? Walk the rest of the distance.

Depending on how much distance you’d like to cover, choose between the 5k, 8k, or 1-mile races. The 8k race will cost $40, the 5k costing $35, and the 1-mile route costing $15. Dogs are welcome but must be registered before the event and always be accompanied by a registered runner. The 5k and 8k races will last from 7:00 am to 8:30 am while the 1-mile race will last from 7:15 am to 8:30 am. Each race will start at Amalie Arena in Tampa, Florida. To register, visit the organizer’s website here.

2019 Turkey Trot at Avalon Park

In the outskirts of Orlando, the 2019 Turkey Trot will be held at Avalon Park on Thanksgiving Day! The race will be a 5k that is open to adults and kids alike. The cost of registration will vary based on when you register. Online pre-registration is open through November 25. Registering by November 13 will cost $20 for each adult and $10 for each kid aged 7 years and up. Registering online between November 14 and November 25 at 5 pm will cost $25 each adult and $15 each kid. Lastly, registering in person the day of the race will cost $30 each adult and $20 each kid. Registration on Thanksgiving Day opens at 7:00 am and the race begins at 8:00 am.

Want to remember the day? T-shirts are available for sale at $10 each. Also, if you would like to give back to the community this holiday season, the Woodbury Food Pantry is accepting non-perishable food donations at the event. You can register for this event here.

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