2014 Thanksgiving Races

November 3, 2014 - 3 minutes read


Where has the time gone? Winter has unleashed itself and it is time again to bring out the fancy dishes, prepare the turkey, and spend time with the ones we care about. This year start a new tradition by gathering your family and friends together to work up an appetite before you sit down to your Thanksgiving Feast. With so many Turkey Runs to choose from, which one will you pick?

5 Mile Turkey Trot (Fargo, ND)

5 mile USATF sanctioned and certified race. Edgewood Chalet at Edgewood Golf Course in North Fargo. Lake Agassiz Pacers (LAP) will donate $2 to the Dorothy Day Food Pantry for each registered runner.

Wild Turkey Wattle (Elk River, MN)

5K Run/Walk fundraiser for the Elk River Nordic Ski Team. Come out and enjoy some beautiful trails before sitting down to an excellent Turkey dinner at home. You may even see some Wild Turkeys in the process!

Thanksgiving Day Races at Lake Harriet (Minneapolis, MN)

Cranberry Cruise One Mile

Cranberry Cruise One Mile is the first of 3 Thanksgiving Day races at Lake Harriet. It is followed by the Cranberry Kid’s 1/2 Mile and the Drumstick Dash 10K.

Drumstick Dash 10K

Drumstick Dash 10K is two laps around Lake Harriet in Minneapolis. Event is chip timed, features long sleeve shirts, and starts your Thanksgiving Day off with family fun and post-race cookies.

Pi Run

Coming in at a little more than 5K (3.14159265359 = Pi), it’s a great way to get ready for your Thanksgiving Day Festivities

Turkey Day Trail Trot (St. Paul, MN)

Come run with us, bring your family and run the beautiful trails of Battle Creek Park. NEW this year – Family Team Division! Distances: 10k | 5k | 3 x 5k Team | Race #4 (last race in the series) in the Urban Trail Series presented by Endurance United.

8th Annual Turkey Trot (Aurora, OH)

Join us for the 8th Annual Turkey Trot 4 Mile Run/Walk on Thanksgiving morning at the Aurora Premium Outlet Mall!

Town Bank Turkey Trot 5k Run/Walk (Burlington, WI)

Turkey Leg 5K Run 3.1mile run through the streets of Willmar, MN. Start and Finish at the YMCA.

Marshall Area YMCA Gobble Wobble 5K (Marshall, MN)

The Marshall Area YMCA is excited to announce our 1st Annual Gobble Wobble 5K! Before you eat that huge Thanksgiving meal, bring your whole family and get out for a run or walk! Race event capped at 300 runners, so register early to secure your spot and hoodie.

       Are you putting on a Holiday themed run? Contact ZapEvent today for help setting up your online registration. 

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