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Work off that pumpkin pie with good people and great causes! 

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1 Turkey Trot for Project Echo

Run, walk, or parade in costume (think turkeys, Pilgrims, Native American Indians, pumpkins) at the  Annual Turkey Trot to benefit Project Echo at the ARC of Southern Maryland Community Resource Center. Register early to take advantage of the pre-reg perks.

Keep an eye on Project Echo's page for more information and registration links in the near future.

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2 Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot

Nov. 23, 2017 9:00am
Run through downtown Annapolis. Prize awarded for best turkey costume. Post-run refreshments will be served. Strollers, kids, and dogs are welcome to join in on the fun!  Registration required. Various donation levels described at on-line registration site.

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3 Y Turkey Trot Charity 5k

Nov. 23, 2017 
Help raise funds for the YMCA with this Thanksgiving Turkey Trot in either Arnold, Baltimore, Bel Air, Ellicott City, Towson, or Westminster, Perry Hall.  $17.50-$35 with registration by 11/19.
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4 Turkey Trek 5K at Pemberton

Nov. 23, 2017, 8:00AM registration, 9:00AM race
Before the Feast, take a run along Pemberton Historical Park's nature trails.  Weave through forests, meadows and wetlands on a mostly flat terrain with some small hills. Supports Pemberton Historical Parks' environmental education programs.

Register directly online through this link.

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5 Annual CHS XC Turkey

Nov. 23, 2017

Join other runners and walkers at the 14th Annual CHS XC Turkey Trot for this spectacular grass-roots event.  Registration is required for this event which features a cross country course, Battle of the Schools competition, and various philanthropic recipients.  

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6 Hagerstown Community College Turkey Trot

Nov. 23, 2017

Presented by Hagerstown Community College Athletic Teams, the proceeds from this event directly benefit student athletes and scholarships.  Registration includes a free t-shirt, stock water stations, cash & prizes, 5K custom awards for each age group winner, entertainment, a food/toy drive, and much more.

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7 Laurel Advocacy & Referral Services Turkey Trot

Nov. 23, 2017

Join hundreds of other runners and walkers in either the 5k or 1 mile to help benefit various causes.

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8 Annual Bethesda Turkey Chase Charity Run

No. 23, 2017

Every Thanksgiving for the past 34 years, thousands of runners have gathered in Bethesda to run in the Turkey Chase in support of the YMCA’s Youth and Family Services, YMCA Bethesda-Chevy Chase and the Bethesda-Chevy Chase Rotary Club Foundation.

And, each year the YMCA Bethesda-Chevy Chase and the BCC Rotary Foundation, through the Turkey Chase, make it possible through financial assistance and local grants for thousands of children and families in the community to attend Y programs and receive services from local non-profits that keep them safe, engaged and valued. 

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9 Jug Bay Post Turkey Trail 5k

Nov. 25, 2017

Take in the magnificent trails of Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary in Lothian after all that turkey, stuffing, and mashed potatoes.  All proceeds from the race go to Recreation Deeds for Special Needs and is part of Anne Arundel County's Move More race series which is designed to get Marylands more active.

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10 Montgomery County Turkey Burnoff

Nov. 25, 2017

Work off those extra calories at one of the most popular club races in Montgomery County, the Turkey Burnoff at Seneca Creek State Park in Gaithersburg. The course is scenic and you’ll burn off that third helping of pumpkin pie on the gently rolling hills.

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