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Running Roundup: Sayre Turkey Trot Slated


The Fifth annual Sayre Turkey Trot 5K will take place on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, Nov. 24 at 10 a.m.

For more information and to register, visit the website at www.sayreturkeytrot.com.

This year, PaRunners will be the official timers of the event, using disposable chips.

The first 450 entrants will receive a two-tone knit beanie.

Early entrance is $20; race bv  day registration is $25 from 8 to 9:30 a.m. at the Sayre Theatre.

There will be awards for overall male and female 5K runners and age group awards, overall male and female 5K walkers and for the first time, Master's male and female 5K runners' awards. There will also be age group awards for male and female runners.

There will also be a free Kids' Fun Run at 9:30 a.m. for those ages ten and under. Kids should bring a non-perishable food item, travel-sized toiletry, household paper product, or laundry soap to donate to the Sayre House of Hope. The first 50 kids in the fun will receive a gift.

The proceeds from the race will be used by the Robert Packer Hospital/Guthrie Auxiliary to benefit various hospital projects.

Volunteers are needed; anyone interested in helping out should email sayreturkeytrot@gmail.com.


Upcoming Races

Nov. 12: One-Mile Turkey Trot, Wyalusing Valley High School, 9 a.m.

Nov. 12: Run to Rebuild, Bloomsburg, 8 a.m.

Nov. 12: Recovery Run, Wilkes-Barre, 6 p.m.

Nov. 19: TCMC Turkey Trot, Scranton, 9 a.m.

Nov. 19: Geisinger Turkey Trot, Wilkes-Barre, 9 a.m.

Nov. 19: Heller Memorial Market Street Races, Berwick, 9:10 a.m.

Nov.  24:  Pete Keyes Turkey Trot 8K, Binghamton, 9:30 a.m.

Nov. 24:  Run for the Diamonds, Berwick, 10:30 a.m.

Nov. 26: Andy Gavin’s Green Ridge Mile, Scranton, 1 p.m.

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