Turkey Trot set for 15th anniversary
race on Thanksgiving Day
For the 15th year in a row, the Junior Woman's Club of Mequon-Thiensville will host the Turkey Trot 5K Run/Walk Race on Thanksgiving morning.
The Run/Walk begins at 9 a.m. this Thursday in Thiensville's Village Park, 250 Elm St. A 50-meter Kids' Gobble Dash will take place at 10 a.m.
Race packets may be picked up from noon to 4 p.m. Wednesday in Village Park. Packet pick-up also will take place prior to the race from 7:30 a.m. to 8:45 a.m.
This year, proceeds from the Turkey Trot benefit Family Sharing of Ozaukee County, the Frank L. Weyenberg Library, Interfaith Caregivers of Ozaukee County and Possibility Playground.
Participants are encouraged to bring nonperishable food items for Family Sharing. The Thiensville Police Department also will collect new unwrapped toys that will be delivered to Kapco's Kids 2 Kids Christmas. Bins for the donations will be located near packet pickup on Wednesday and Thursday.
To register online and for more information, go to www.juniorsmt.org.