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Turkey Trots 2016

FROM Tom & Cindy

By now, you most likely have your Thanksgiving plans in place. If you are cooking and starting to panic because you aren’t as ready as you’d like, check out our Last Minute Thanksgiving Dinner Guide!

If you are like most people, Thanksgiving can be a day of indulgence. From the appetizers, turkey, delicious side dishes like sweet potato and green bean casseroles, wine and scrumptious pies for dessert, you can really pack on the calories in just one meal!

Why not earn that Thanksgiving dinner by participating in one of the area’s Turkey Trots? Here are some of the most popular ones around:

Alexandria Turkey Trot
WHEN: 11/24 at 9:00 AM
WHERE: George Washington Middle School, 1005 Mount Vernon Avenue, Alexandria, VA
LENGTH: 5 miles
MORE INFO: http://www.alexandriaturkeytrot.com/
*Bring food donations to support ALIVE!

Arlington Turkey Trot
WHEN: 11/24 at 8:00 AM
WHERE: Christ Church of Arlington, 3020 Pershing Drive, Arlington, VA
LENGTH: 5K
MORE INFO: http://www.arlingtonvaturkeytrot.org/
*Money raised benefits three Arlington charities: Arlington-Alexandria Coalition for the Homeless, Doorways for Women and Children and the Arlington Food Assistance Center

Fairfax Turkey Trot
WHEN: 11/24 at 9:00 AM
WHERE: Mantua Swimming Pool, 9330 Pentland Place, Fairfax VA
LENGTH: 4 miles
MORE INFO: http://www.fairfaxturkeytrot.com/
*Proceeds benefit Britepaths (formerly Our Daily Bread)

South County Turkey Trot
WHEN: 11/24 AT 9:00 AM
WHERE: South County High School, 8501 Silverbrook Road, Lorton, VA
LENGTH: 5K and 1 mile Gobble Wobble
MORE INFO: http://www.turkey-trot-5k.com/
*Proceeds benefit the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research

Virginia Run Turkey Trot
WHEN: 11/24 at 8:00 AM
WHERE: Virginia Run Community Center, 15355 Wetherburn Court, Centreville, VA
LENGTH: 5k run/2K walk
MORE INFO: https://runsignup.com/Race/VA/Centreville/27thAnnualVirginiaRunThanksgivingDayTurkeyTrot
*Proceeds benefit Life with Cancer

Turkey Trots 2016