2017 Turkey Trots in Annapolis

It’s November and that means it’s time to dust off those running shoes, grab a few friends and register for a local Turkey Trot!  

Never participated in a Turkey Trot? No worries! They’re run or walk at your own pace 5K events that are very family friendly, usually take place on Thanksgiving morning and always benefit a great charitable cause.

Sound good? Great! Here’s a quick run down of three upcoming Turkey Trots in Maryland. And after the trot, treat yourself to an extra slice of pumpkin pie, you earned it, do-gooder!

Fleet Feet’s 11th Annual 5K
Annapolis, MD
Thursday, November 23rd, 2017

Join the Fleet Feet Sports crew for the 11th Annual Thanksgiving Day 5K Turkey Trot. The course winds through the streets of historic Annapolis and 5K proceeds benefit Girls on the Run Greater Chesapeake and the Travis Manion Foundation. Strollers, kids, and dogs are welcome to join in on the fun!

Register Here.

Y Turkey Trot Charity 5K
Thursday, November 23rd, 2017
Arnold, Baltimore City, Bel Air, Ellicott City, Towson, Perry Hall, Westminster, Eastern Shore

The Y’s Charity Turkey Trot in another time honored annual tradition for over 20 years! The event is held on Thanksgiving morning and open to all ages and abilities. Everyone (friendly dogs included) can walk, skip or run the 3.1-mile course at one of 8 Turkey Trots organized throughout Maryland.

BONUS:  if you’re not an existing Y member, your event registration comes with a complimentary 30 day Y membership! So what are you waiting for?

Location and registration details here.

2017 Goggle Cobble
Baltimore
Baltimore – Inner Harbor
Thursday, November 23rd, 2017

Downtown Baltimore’s only Turkey Trot! Adults and kids will enjoy a festive run through the downtown that starts and ends at Inner Harbor East. Everyone who finishes the 5K course will receive a medal and race proceeds will be donated to The Sol Goodman Pancreatic Cancer Research Center at Johns Hopkins and the Greater Maryland Chapter of Alzheimer’s Association.

Click here for details and registration info.