Imagine waking up on Thanksgiving morning, the air crisp and cool as you lace up your running shoes. You step outside and join a crowd of eager participants, all excited about the Turkey Trot 5K/Fun Run. As you start running, you feel the crowd’s energy propelling you forward. The course takes you through winding streets and scenic parks, with autumn leaves crunching underfoot. Well, this and more await at this loved event, the YMA Turkey Trot 5K.
Why join the Turkey Trot 5K/Fun Run
Participating in the Turkey Trot 5K/Fun Run is a great way to start your Thanksgiving on the right foot. Not only will you be able to enjoy the beautiful autumn weather, but you’ll also get some exercise before indulging in a delicious feast later in the day.
In addition, taking part in the Turkey Trot 5K/Fun Run can be a terrific way to give back to the community. Since any of these events are organized as charity fundraisers, by participating, you’ll be supporting a good cause while also having fun.
What to Expect at the YMCA Turkey Trot 5K/Fun Run
The YMCA Turkey Trot 5K/Fun Run is an annual event that occurs on Thanksgiving Day. The YMCA Thanksgiving 5K race commences at 8:00 am, and participants can select to run or walk the 5K route. The route begins at the YMCA and winds through the picturesque streets of downtown. Along the way, you will pass by historic landmarks and exquisite parks.
But suppose you’re a family with youngsters and want to participate in this incredible event. In that case, joining the one-mile Fun Run for kids and families is a superb decision. This shorter route is perfect for those who want to participate in the event but may not be ready for a full 5K. Make sure you have comfortable running shoes that provide good support and are appropriate for the weather. Also, dress in layers so you can efficiently adjust your clothing as needed, and consider wearing a hat to protect your face from the sun. After the race, you can enjoy a post-race celebration with food, music, and fun activities for all ages.
Get Ready to Trot!
We look forward to seeing you at the YMCA Turkey Trot 5K/Fun Run! With a beautiful route through the city’s heart and a wide range of fun activities for all ages, this event will surely be a highlight of your holiday season. And when all the fun is done, our properties at Mountain Village at Estes await. They are fully furnished and come in various sizes, ensuring you enjoy Thanksgiving Day. The best part? They are situated near many of the attractions you look forward to exploring. So why wait? Contact us today to make your reservations in advance. With us, you can look forward to making your dream vacation a reality.