I signed up for the Turkey Trek 5K six days before the race, unsure whether I’d be needed to work. It turned out I didn’t need to work, so I decided to run the annual Thanksgiving race that my work, Wicomico County Recreation & Parks, puts on. I’ve been at this race for several years, … More The Turkey Trek 5K was a fun way to start Thanksgiving
One especially fun part of my November running was participating in BibRave Pro Angie Maske-Berka’s annual 100 Miles in November challenge, which has an active and supportive Facebook group. This was my third year taking part in the challenge, which is not a competition. Read on for more about my November running and this challenge, … More 100 Miles in November — and more
Of course, 2020 has been an odd year. But this year, I got to participate in one annual tradition for many that was new to me — running a Thanksgiving Day race! For the past five years or so, I have volunteered at the Turkey Trek 5K that my work, Wicomico Recreation, Parks & Tourism, … More I ran my first Thanksgiving Day race ever — in 2020
What better way to start Thanksgiving than with running and eating pie? Sign up for Wicomico County Recreation, Parks & Tourism’s ninth annual Turkey Trek 5K, and you can do just that. I am the assistant director of marketing and public relations for Wicomico County Recreation, Parks & Tourism, so it’s my job to promote … More Sign up for this Thanksgiving’s Turkey Trek 5K
Follow @vanessajunkin I’ve had a lot to blog about recently, and I still have more posts to catch up on. But before we get too far into August — I know we’re already a third of the way through! — I do want to wrap up my July running. I ran 73.6 miles. I wanted to … More July wrap-up: A busy month of running!
Once again, I get to promote a race for my job! The Turkey Trek 5K is coming up this Thursday — Thanksgiving. The race, at Pemberton Historical Park (5561 Plantation Lane, Salisbury) is hosted by Wicomico Recreation, Parks & Tourism, and I am the assistant director of marketing and public relations for the department. I have volunteered … More Turkey Trek 5K is this Thursday!
If you are looking for a race to run on or near Thanksgiving, and you live on Delmarva, you’re in luck, as there are plenty of them going on. Here are Thanksgiving races I’ve found information for, in order of when they’re taking place.