Here is a list of races and events leading to Thanksgiving Day. Happy Thanksgiving, and Happy Running!
Saturday, Nov. 19
R3 Turkey Trot 5-Miler/10-Miler, 9 a.m. for the 5-Miler and 10 a.m. for the 10-Miler, Clarksville, Tenn. To register: http://www.active.com
Historic Holiday Run 5K/10K and Kids Fun Run, Town Square, Springfield, Tenn. Fun Run starts at 11:30 a.m., with 5K and 10K both beginning at noon. Entry form on this website.
Avon Breast Cancer Awareness 5K Run and Walk, 9 a.m., Willingham Center, 210 Carr St., Fulton, Ky. (entry form on this site)
Thursday, Nov. 24 (Thanksgiving Day)
Pass the Turkey Family 5K Fun Run, 8 a.m., Governor’s Square mall, Clarksville, Tenn. This is not a competitive run, only a fun run to raise money and nonperishable food items for Manna Cafe, a charitable organization that feeds those in hunger.
10th Annual Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot, 8 a.m., Founders Square, downtown Hopkinsville, Ky. This is a fun 5K run, with refreshments to be provided. The event is free and open to the public, although donations to support the Rails to Trails effort in Hopkinsville will be appreciated.