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Thanksgiving Day Races

on 10 November 2011.

 

Any list of Thanksgiving traditions starts with turkey. Toss in football, the Macy's Parade and the official kickoff to Christmas shopping season. Thanksgiving Day road races have also be a long tradition before dinner.

Established in 1896, the Buffalo, New York Turkey Trot 8km is the oldest continually running public footrace in North America. The race on Thursday, November 24, 2011 marked its 116th consecutive start; the footrace is a popular fundraiser for the local branch of the YMCA – Race history - http://www.ymcabuffaloniagara.org/trot/trothistory.html

More information on the race -  http://www.ymcabuffaloniagara.org/turkeytrot.html

The Cincinnati Thanksgiving Day 10K will be celebrating its’ 102nd running on November 24th.  Started in 1908, the Greater Cincinnati's Turkey Day Run is the sixth oldest race in America.  Race history - http://thanksgivingdayrace.com/history.php    More information on the race - http://thanksgivingdayrace.com/index.php

Check out these Thanksgiving Day races…

  • Turkey Trot, Columbus, 5 mile,

http://ultrafit-usa.com/turkeytrot2011/index.html

 

  • Turkey Trot, Miamisburg, 5 mile

http://www.orrrc.org/events/november/turkey-trot.html

 

  • Turkey Trot, Cleveland, 5 mile,

http://www.hermescleveland.com/roadracing/turkeytrot/index.php

 

  • Turkey Trot, Warren, 5 mile, 2 mile

http://gopherarun.com/races/2011%20Turkey%20Trot%20Entry.pdf

 

  • Eastside Turkey Trot 5K, Oregon

http://toledoroadrunners.org/Entfms/2011entryforms/2011_Eastside_Turkey_Trot.pdf

 

  • Turkey Trot, Canton 5K

http://www.ohiochallengeseries.com/index.cfm?template=calander

 

  • Turkey Trot, Granville, 5km

http://granvilleturkeytrot.com

 

  • Turkey Trot, Minster, 5km

http://premierraces.com/2011races/harmony.html

 

Check out all of the Thanksgiving Day Races on the RUNOHIO print November Calendar -  http://www.runohio.com/index.php/events/calendar/november-2011

 

Check out all of the Thanksgiving Day Races listed on The Running Network/RUNOHIO Searchable Race Calendar -  http://www.runohio.com/index.php/national-event-calendar

 

List upcoming races free on The Running Network/RUNOHIO Searchable Race Calendar - http://www.runningnetwork.com/RN_calendar/events/index.php?com=submit

 

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