By Blaine Hurty of DarienCTNews
Looking to burn off those extra calories from Thanksgiving dinner? Or just want to do something active with the whole family? Here are family-friendly local Thanksgiving Turkey Trots and Runs..
Where: Rowayton Community Center at 33 Highland Avenue, Rowayton, CT
When: November 25, 2021 at 9:30am
Details: Join the Rowayton Turkey Trot 2021. Sign up for the 5 K or 1 Mile fun run. The fundraiser will go towards local non-profits heavily affected by the pandemic.
Registration: $40 for Adults, $15 for Junior (10 TO 17, Under 10 Free).
Prizes for: Prizes for fastest male, female, kids under 10, fancy dress and stroller (over the 5k course, kids over the 1 mile).
New Canaan, CT
Where: New Canaan Nature Center at 144 Oenoke Ridge, New Canaan, CT
When: November 27, 2021 at 10am
Details: Grab the entire family (and any lingering holiday visitors too!) and head on down to the New Canaan Nature Center! Embark upon a healthy, invigorating Trail Trek to work off that holiday meal. While “waddling” the trails, try your hand at the “Weekend Waddle scavenger hunt.” Search for clues that will help you solve a fun holiday riddle, while also enjoying some Nature Center trivia. As an extra Thanksgiving bonus, share your answers for a chance to win a special prize.
Where: Arch Street Teen Center at 100 Arch Street, Greenwich, CT
When: November 27, 2021. 9:30am start time for 1 mile run and 10am start time for 5K
Details: Join Greenwich Alliance for Education’s Turkey Trot! 5K & 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk.
Registration: $35 for adults early registration (Race Day – $40), $15 for children 13 and under (Race Day – $15), Service fee not included.
Westchester County NY
Where: Westchester Community College
When: November 25, 2021 at 8:15am
Details: Join this Thanksgiving tradition and come to the Westchester Turkey Trot (10K/5K run/walk)
Where: Rye Recreation Park at 281 Midland Avenue, Rye, NY
When: November 27, 2021 at 8am-12noon
Details: Come to City of Rye Recreation’s Annual Turkey Run and Paws Walk. Paws Walk starts at 9am. 1 Mile Fun Run starts at 9:30am. 3.1 or 5.2 Mile Race starts at 10am.
Registration: Early Bird fee is $15 for all ages until November 23. Day of race fee is $20 (all ages). Register online on City of Rye Recreation Website.