For Pie Lovers and Runners Alike, Thanksgiving Day Is All About Pacing Yourself

It’s estimated that over one million Americans will participate in a Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot this year.

By Texas StandardNovember 22, 2017 11:19 am

For more and more Americans, Thanksgiving morning isn’t just about getting the turkey in the oven. It’s also time to lace up your running shoes and head out to the local Turkey Trot — a trend that Texas Runner and Triathlete Magazine editor Lance Phegley says Texans are embracing wholeheartedly.

What you’ll hear in this segment:

  • How many turkey trot races take place around Texas, and the variety of distance options that are available
  • How some races honor their first-place runners and costume contest winners (hint: you may want to save this turkey for Christmas)
  • How to sign up for a race near you just minutes before the race starts

Written by Rachel Zein.