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Bloomington precedes the feast with 44th annual Turkey Trot Thursday | features

The Bloomington Parks and Recreation Department is holding its 44th-annual Turkey Trot Fun Run/Walk on Thursday.

The Thanksgiving tradition will feature a kid’s half-mile run, a three-mile run and a one-and-a-half-mile walk.

The kid’s half-mile run is scheduled to begin at 9 am followed by the three-mile run at 9:15 am and the one-and-a-half-mile walk at 9:30 am

The races will begin outside of the Miller Park Pavilion.

People interested in kicking off Thanksgiving with the Turkey Trot Fun Run/Walk can register online. Participants who pre-register online will be eligible to win a variety of raffle prizes.

Registration for the races will also be open at 8 am on the morning of the Turkey Trot at the Miller Park Pavilion.

There are volunteer opportunities still available to anyone who wants to help with this year’s Turkey Trot. Volunteers can sign up for an open spot online.

EMMA SYNDER is a News and Features Reporter for The Vidette. Snyder can be contacted at [email protected] Follow Snyder on Twitter at @ejsnyder21

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