7 Turkey Trots to Walk off Your Thanksgiving Weight Gain ...


If you think the only race on thanksgiving is the race to the dinner table, think again. Around the world, majorly in the Unites States, there are countless Thanksgiving Day races. Most of these races range from the 5k to 5 mile or somewhere in between, and the focus in on charity, united friends, family and having a blast. What better way to start your high calorie consumption day than with a race. And if you are like the average person you will consume close to 2600 calories on this day. Yikes! So start your day right burning some calories you will certainly have with your holiday celebration. And the prizes in these races are usually pretty clever ranging from a turkey to a pie. So grab your turkey costume and head to one of these races or find one closer to you! And have a happy and healthy Thanksgiving!

1. Dana Point Turkey Trot

In the middle of the OC you will find one of the country’s largest and most scenic turkey trots. Started in 1977, the Dana Point Turkey Trot encourages its 11,000 runners to start your day with a workout. This race supports local charities like the Boys & Girls Club of Capistrano Valley and the Dana Point 5th Marine Regiment Support Group among others, the event includes a 5K, 10K and a short sprint for kids.

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