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Thanksgiving Turkey Trot Runs in Coney Island & Prospect Park, Brooklyn

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Earn your Thanksgiving Day calorific feast! Join in a fun Thanksgiving Turkey Trot event.

Here are two Brooklyn Turkey Trots, one the weekend before the holiday, and one scheduled for the morning of Thanksgiving Day.

1. Prospect Park Turkey Trot on Thanksgiving Day

Photo by Ellen Freudenheim
Every year since 1977, Brooklynites and guests have run, walked, and danced their way through the 5 mile annual Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot. Preregistration is required; early registrants qualify for a race souvenir.

IN 2013, the Turkey Trot will be held on November 28, 2013 at 9:00 a.m.
In partnership with the Bishop Ford Track Teams

 Prospect Park Track Club or Jack Rabbit Sports.

 

2. Coney Island Turkey Trot on the Sunday Before Thanksgiving

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Courtesy of the Coney Island Sports Fdtn

Want to get a 5K run in the weekend before Thanksgiving Thursday? Join the fab  Coney Island Turkey Trot.

In 2013 the date is   Sunday, November 24 11:30 AM.

Fees can be paid before or on the day of the race. First three male and female runners will get a prize of a Butter Ball Turkey. The first runners to preregister receive prizes too, such as a Coney Island sweatshirt. The reception after the race includes six -foot long hero sandwiches, music and beverages. There's parking at MCU Parking lot.

See also: 6 Things to Do in Coney Island in the Winter

Run it or walk it, Brooklyn's two Turkey Trots are fun

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