Turkey Day 5k - Gobble Gobble!

Monday, November 19, 2012

It's the Turkey Day 5k!



Work up your Thanksgiving appetite with a race for all ages!

The Life Time Turkey Day 5K in Minneapolis has been a healthy way to start Thanksgiving Day since 1989. Participants can run, jog or walk the 3.1 miles with friends and family, & even the kids can participate in the Turkey Day Kids K, an indoor fun run held at the Life Time Fitness Target Center indoor track with a Kids Carnival to follow.

Life Time Turkey Day 5k joined forces with Second Harvest Heartland to collect food for the less fortunate in our community. Last year, 10,076 pounds of food were collected at the Turkey Day 5K and this year participants are encouraged to donate food or funds to assist Minnesota residents in needs.

The 5K race starts near the Life Time Fitness Target Center and takes participants past City Hall, the Metrodome, the Guthrie Theater, Gold Medal Park and the Mighty Mississippi River ~ now THAT is a beautiful run!

And this weather we are having? YES PLEASE!!

WHERE: Life Time Fitness Minneapolis—Target Center 600 North 1st Avenue Minneapolis, MN 55403 WHEN: Thursday, November 22 Race day registration/check-in: 6:00 a.m.-7:30 a.m.
Turkey Day Kids K and Kids Carnival: 7:00 a.m-10:00 a.m. (Featuring characters from Sesame Street Live)
Turkey Day 5K Race start: 8:00 a.m.

Have you been procrastinating signing up for this race but are thinking now you'd really love to do it?

You are in luck! The folks at Lifetime Fitness tell me that they get thousands of race entries this week alone - and they have four FREE ENTRIES for readers of Gust Gab!

So, who wants to burn some calories before partaking in Thanksgiving Festivities on Thursday?

Simply leave a comment on this blog post ~ Let me know if you are interested in running it, and how many of the 4 tickets you could put to good use.

Because we are short on time for this gig - We'll wrap it up Tuesday (tomorrow!!) night and I'll notify those of you interested if I have FREE race entries for you!

Gobble Gobble!

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