Turkey Trot set for Thanksgiving morning

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Join in this fun-filled family tradition Thanksgiving morning on the Boardwalk in Ocean City. The annual Turkey Trot 5K race begins at 8:30 a.m. in front of the Music Pier, Moorlyn Terrace and the Boardwalk. Race day registration begins at 7 a.m.

Runners and walkers can pre-register at www.active.com or by mail. Entries must be received by Nov. 19. Applications are available at the Ocean City Community Center and the Humane Society or from the Humane Society website, www.HSOCNJ.org.

The cost to pre-register is $25 or $80 for a family of four. Race day registration is $30 or $90 for a family of four. A kid’s fun run is $10. T-shirts will be given out to all pre-registered athletes and on race day while supplies last. 

There will be awards for the overall top three males and females, top three law enforcement employees and top three age-group winners. Pre-race packet pickup will take place 4-8 p.m. on Nov. 21 at the Humane Society, 1 Shelter Road in Ocean City. All proceeds benefit the Ocean City K-9 unit and the Ocean City Humane Society. 

Contact Louise Nunan, race director, at 398-5068. 

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